4 Franny Nicholson
4 Franny Nicholson
Height: 5-4
Year: Fr.
Hometown: St. Paul, Minn.
Position: D
Previous Team: Cretin-Derham Hall

2011-12: Was one of only two freshman skaters to play in all 27 contests on the season...Scored two assists for two points (0-2=2)...Recorded first collegiate point, an assist, against Saint Benedict on Jan. 7...Added her season's second assist against UMass Boston on Feb. 11...Recorded a plus-two on-ice rating in three different contests on the year.

PRIOR TO SAINT ANSELM: Attended Cretin-Derham Hall prior to attending Saint Anselm...Played tennis, soccer, hockey and lacrosse...Concluded senior season at Cretin-Derham Hall scoring 25 goals and 30 assists...Named all-conference in hockey during her senior year season...Earned the 2011 Hobey Baker Minnesota High School Character Award...Garnered all-conference honorable mention accolades during 2010 hockey season...Captured the McDonough Award for hockey...Also received all-conference recognition in 2009, 2010 and 2011 for lacrosse alongside all-state honors for lacrosse in 2010 and 2011...A Miss Lacrosse Minnesota nomination in 2011.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Kevin and Brenna...Sister of Kate, Peter and Matthew...Nursing major...Striving to become a nurse practitioner...Enjoys travel, listening to music and watching football.