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#18 Nikki Turney
Position: Defender
Height: 6'0"
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Surrey, B.C.
High School: Fraser Heights Secondary
Club: Vancouver Whitecaps
Club Coach: Jesse Symons

Honors & Awards

  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015)

 

2014 (Freshman)
Nikki Turney made six appearances and averaged 40 minutes per outing for the Husker defense in her first year with the program. She earned starts against Big Ten newcomers Rutgers and Maryland, logging 45 minutes against the Scarlet Knights and 70 minutes in NU's overtime triumph over the Terrapins. During the non-conference slate, Turney took two shots on goal.

Club Soccer
Turney competed for Surrey United until she joined the Vancouver Whitecaps in the U-18 Girls Elite Program. She was a captain of the Whitecaps under Coach Jesse Symons. Turney helped the Whitecaps to the 2013 Canada Summer Games Championship and was a key part of the first Canadian team to win the Pacific Coast Soccer League Treble (the PCSL Women’s Premier regular-season title, the Challenge Cup and the McAdams Cup contested between clubs from British Columbia, Washington and Oregon). Turney and her teammates claimed the Western Canada Games title with Team BC in 2011. She also played volleyball prior to joining the Whitecaps.

Personal Information
Nikki is the daughter of Steve and Diane Turney and was born on Feb. 16, 1996. She has one sister, Katie, who played soccer at Washington State. Nikki plans to major in environmental sciences at Nebraska.

Turney on Nebraska
“I knew immediately when I arrived on campus that this was the perfect place for me. The players, facilities, coaching staff and emphasis on academics made my decision very easy.”

Turney's Career Statistics

Year

GP-GS

Shots

SOG

Goals

Assists

Points

2014 6-2 2 2 0 0 0

Totals

6-2

2

2

0

0

0

Turney's Career Highs 

Points - None
Goals - None

Assists - None