17 Nicole Maher
17 Nicole Maher
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Glen Cove, NY
High School: Saint Dominic
Position: A
gp 15
p 38
g 29
a 9

Named Sage’s Female Athlete of the Year in 2015-2016, Nicole Maher excelled last season as a member of the women’s soccer and women’s lacrosse teams.

Maher, who played for Sage's women's soccer team for four seasons, added women's lacrosse to her resume in the spring of 2016. In soccer, she played her first three years as a field player and capped her senior campaign performing as both a goalie and field performer. She helped lead the Gators to the first Skyline Conference regular-season championship after a record setting campaign. She earned 2015 Skyline Conference First Team honors as a goalie and became the first player in the program's history to earn acclaim as a 2015 National Soccer Coaches Association of America NCAA Division III East Regional Third Team honoree. She went 13-2-1 in net with a 0.80 GAA, while allowing just 10 goals in 16 games. She also tallied 16 points this fall on six goals and four assists. In the final NCAA Division III statistics, Maher ranked No. 70 in the country with her 0.80 goals against average.  Offensively, Maher finished as the program's No. 3 all-time leader in career goals with 34, while adding 18 assists, which was No. 2. She tallied 86 career points, which is No. 3 at Sage.

In women's lacrosse, the talented attacker tallied 34 points to finish second in scoring. She helped the women's lacrosse team to the best finish in school history. Her 2016 accomplishments also rank among the program's all-time career highs as she stands No. 7 in goals (29), No. 8 in assists (5), and No. 7 in points (34). She also earned a spot on the 2016 Skyline Conference Women's Lacrosse Second All-Star Team after also earning a spot on the 2015 Skyline Conference Women's Soccer All-Star First Team as a goalie.

Scholastically, she earned 11 varsity letters at Saint Dominic, and boasts a long list of accomplishments on her scholastic resume. She excelled in soccer, lacrosse, and basketball scholastically. Among her many awards, she was a three-year team captain in both soccer and lacrosse. She was the Most Outstanding Player of the League in 2012 for the NSCHGAA, while earning team MVP honors twice as well as team's most improved status in 2008.

In lacrosse, she was also a two-time recipient of the NSCHGAA Sportsmanship Award, while also winning the Eric Jensen Award twice (2008, 2011). A Timothy Byrne Scholarship recipient in 2010, she led the lacrosse team to back-to-back NSCHGAA League Championships in 2011 and 2012.

A member of the National Honor Society, she was also placed on the Spanish Honor Society as well the Art Honor Society as well as earning acclaim with a spot on the Principal's List.

She is majoring in health sciences at Sage and is the daughter of Nancy Maher.

My Favorite Professional Athlete is:
Iker Casillas

My Favorite Sports Team is:

Liverpool FC

 
Recent Games
Apr 13 Southern Vt. W, 17-4
Apr 19 SUNY College at Old Westbury W, 13-12
Apr 22 Farmingdale State College L, 20-7
Apr 25 at College of Mt. St. Vincent W, 18-7
Apr 29 at St. Joseph's College L, 19-5
May 2 at Mt. St. Mary College L, 16-14
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 7
Points 38 20
Goals 29 16
Assists 9 4
Shots 85 40
Shooting percentage 34.1 40.0
Shots on goal 52 26
Shots on goal percentage 61.2 65.0
Free position goals-shots 8-23 5-14
Ground balls 33 9
Draw controls 49 20
Turnovers 35 10
Caused turnovers 27 9
Fouls 5 2
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 8 at SUNY Potsdam L, 17-1 0 0 0 0-0 1 2 5 0 2 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 9 at Oswego State L, 17-2 1 0 1 0-0 1 4 2 0 2 50.0 1 50.0
Mar 21 at SUNY Poly L, 15-9 1 0 1 0-1 4 1 2 4 7 14.3 5 71.4
Mar 23 MCLA W, 17-8 2 3 5 1-1 2 4 3 0 4 50.0 2 50.0
Mar 25 at Bard College L, 12-7 1 0 1 0-1 2 0 1 0 2 50.0 1 50.0
Mar 28 Mt. St. Mary College L, 15-10 2 1 3 1-3 1 2 0 2 4 50.0 3 75.0
Apr 1 at Merchant Marine L, 14-10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 at Purchase College W, 16-13 3 0 3 1-3 2 3 2 2 8 37.5 4 50.0
Apr 7 Maritime W, 20-8 2 0 2 0-0 0 3 1 0 3 66.7 2 66.7
Apr 11 Elms W, 19-12 2 0 2 2-3 5 7 2 4 11 18.2 5 45.5
Apr 13 Southern Vt. W, 17-4 3 0 3 0-1 6 1 3 7 7 42.9 6 85.7
Apr 19 SUNY College at Old Westbury W, 13-12 3 0 3 0-0 1 1 2 3 7 42.9 6 85.7
Apr 22 Farmingdale State College L, 20-7 2 0 2 0-2 3 5 3 1 4 50.0 2 50.0
Apr 25 at College of Mt. St. Vincent W, 18-7 3 1 4 2-4 1 3 1 1 6 50.0 4 66.7
Apr 29 at St. Joseph's College L, 19-5 1 2 3 1-2 1 3 1 0 8 12.5 5 62.5
May 2 at Mt. St. Mary College L, 16-14 3 2 5 0-2 3 10 7 3 10 30.0 6 60.0
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2015-16 14 14 29 5 34 6-14 19 38 37 17 80 36.3 54 67.5
2016-17 15 8 29 9 38 8-23 33 49 35 27 85 34.1 52 61.2
Total 29 22 58 14 72 14-37 52 87 72 44 165 35.2 106 64.2
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 15 8 29 9 38 8-23 33 49 35 27 85 34.1 52 61.2
Conference 7 2 16 4 20 5-14 9 20 10 9 40 40.0 26 65.0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 3 16 4 20 4-10 18 23 14 17 40 40.0 26 65.0
Away 8 5 13 5 18 4-13 15 26 21 10 45 28.9 26 57.8
Neutral - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 7 1 18 4 22 6-12 17 22 14 17 46 39.1 29 63.0
Losses 8 7 11 5 16 2-11 16 27 21 10 39 28.2 23 59.0
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March 6 6 7 4 11 2-6 11 13 13 6 21 33.3 12 57.1
April 8 1 19 3 22 6-15 19 26 15 18 54 35.2 34 63.0
May 1 1 3 2 5 0-2 3 10 7 3 10 30.0 6 60.0