Bucknell University
Bucknell Field Hockey BIO
17 Nicole Rupnik

Career: Two-time Academic All-Patriot League ... has 41 points on 19 goals and three assists ... one-time NFHCA Division I Scholar of Distinction for a perfect 4.0 GPA during the competition season ... two-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... two-time member of the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.

2017 (Junior): Academic All-Patriot League ... started 18 of the 19 games she played, finishing with eight points on four goals ... scored Bucknell's only goal in regulation in a 2-1 win over American in the semifinal round of the Patriot League Tournament ... also had a goal in a 2-1 win at Lock Haven and a 3-2 win at Yale ... scored in a loss at nationally-ranked Maryland.

2016 (Sophomore): Academic All-Patriot League ... played all 18 games, including 16 starts ... led the team with 18 points and eight goals while also adding two assists ... scored in three straight games against Albany, Penn State and Lehigh ... scored the game-tying goal with five minutes left in regulation in the 3-2 overtime win over Albany, which was ranked 12th in the country ... notched an assist on the game-winning goal in a 2-0 home win over Rutgers in the season opener ... scored twice in a 4-3 loss to defending national champion Syracuse ... scored in a 3-0 league win over Lafayette ... tallied a goal and an assist to help the Bison clinch a spot in the Patriot League Tournament with a 3-0 win at Colgate ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll and on the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.

2015 (Freshman): Appeared in all 19 games, including 10 starts ... finished with15 points on seven goals and one assist ... had the second most goals on the team and the ninth most in the Patriot League ... named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week (10/19) after scoring two goals in a 5-2 league win over Holy Cross ... Bison were 5-1 in games that she scored at least one goal ... tallied three points on one goal and one assist in a win over Saint Joseph's ... also scored in wins over Monmouth, Lehigh, Colgate and Lafayette ... named a NFHCA Division I Scholar of Distinction for posting a perfect 4.0 GPA during the fall semester ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll and on the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner in both field hockey and track and field … two-year team captain at Cedar Cliff High School … three-time Mid-Penn Commonwealth Division First Team All-Star … All-Sentinel First Team … Penn Live All-Star Second Team … twice named her team's Offensive Player of the Year … selected to the 2011 Patriot News Big 11 Underclassmen Team … led team to a 14-6 record and the second round of the district tournament … tallied 37 goals and 23 assists while starting every game during her high school career … notched two hat-tricks and scored five goals in a game … daughter of Dave and Karen Rupnik … has one brother, Matt … cousin, Ben Gastrock, was a swimmer at Virginia Tech.

Major: Biology

Position: Forward
Year: Junior
Hometown: Camp Hill, Pa.
High School: Cedar Cliff
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