Marissa Nimmer Athlete Profile

#5 Marissa Nimmer

Position: Midfielder Height: 5-6 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2011-2014 Hometown: Orem, UT Last School: Timpanogos High School

Before BYU:

  • All-State MVP in 2010 and 2009 
  • Girls Soccer Player of the Year from the Daily Herald in 2010
  • Holds the Timpanogos High School scoring record of 85 goals 
  • 2010 High School captain
  • High School State Champion in 2009
  • High School State Finalist in 2009
  • High School State Semi-Finalist in 2007 and 2008
  • Four year high school starter 
  • All-State Second Team in 2007 
  • All-Valley MVP in 2009 
  • Region 4 First Team in 2007 and 2008 
  • All-Tournament MVP in 2009 
  • Wendy’s Heisman Trophy Timpanogos Winner in 2010 
  • Academic All-Region for all four years 
  • Top Ten Scoring in 4A for 2009 and 2010 
  • Celtic Storm Club Captain for all four year 
  • Nomads Cup Finalist in 2010
  • Utah Sports Rap Region 4 Female Athlete of the Week in 2007

Personal:

  • Parents are Tammy and David Nimmer 
  • Birthday: March 17
  • Siblings: Vanessa, Nicole, Mariah, Ammon, Elijah, Isaiah & Caleb
  • Majoring in public health
  • Enjoys playing basketball, hanging out with friends, and spending time with friends & family

Stats

Year Games Played Shots Goals Assists Points
2012 19 19 4 0 8
Career 19 19 4 0 8


2011 | Redshirt Year

  • First-year redshirt

2012 | Freshman Year

  • Played in 19 of BYU's 24 games 
  • Scored 4 goals in games against Cal Poly, Saint Mary's, Loyola Marymount and Utah State
  • Also tallied 19 shots on the year, including a season-high four shots against Utah in 2-1 victory
  • Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll Bronze Honors

2013 | Sophomore Year

  • Started in eight games and played in 20
  • Scored goals against Nebraska, Gonzaga and San Diego
  • Made assists against LMU, Saint Mary's and Weber State
  • Earned WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention