Nicole Gilliam Athlete Profile

#25 Nicole Gilliam

Nicole Gilliam
Position: Defender Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 2007-2010 Hometown: Draper, UT Last School: Alta High School

Personal

  • Parents: Rob and Stephanie 
  • Siblings: Heather, Scott and Mark
  • Husband is Brandon Gilliam

Before BYU

  • 2006 5A State Champions and finished ranked No. 2 in the nation
  • 2006 First Team All- State and All-Region Best Defender
  • 2006 team captain 
  • 2005 First Team All-State, First Team Region II 
  • 2004 5A State Champions 
  • 2004 First Team Region II, received All-State Honorable Mention 
  • Celtic Storm Premier 2006/07 
  • Celtic Storm - Team Captain
  • 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 State Cup Champion with the Avalanche 
  • 2005 Region IV Pool

Stats

 

Year Games Played Shots Goals Assists Points
2007 20 9 1 2 4
2008 16 6 0 0 0
2009 19 2 0 0 0
2010 20 0 0 0 0
Career 75 17 1 2 4

      

2007 | Freshman Year

  • Played in 20 games and started 14 as a true freshman 
  • Played significant time on a defensive squad that allowed only 11 goals for the second year in a row 
  • Tallied one goal, two assists, and nine shots 
  • Recorded first collegiate assist against Washington 
  • Scored first collegiate goal against TCU 
  • Recorded second career assist against Air Force

2008 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in 16 games and started nine, including the last six games of the season 
  • Had six shots, including a season-high two against Weber State in 1-0 win 
  • Had three shots on goal 
  • Part of a defense that allowed only 18 goals all season

2009 | Junior Year

  • Played in 19 games, started in three 
  • Named to the 2009 Academic All-Conference Team 
  • Took two shots on goal 
  • Part of a defense that only allowed 15 goals all season

2010 | Senior Year

  • Started in every game played during the season (20 of 22 games total) 
  • Anchored the BYU defensive backline that only allowed 12 goals all season and tallied 11 team shutouts