Nicole Smolinski
Nicole  Smolinski


Aliso Viejo, Calif.

High School:
Aliso Niguel HS '13



Animal Science


Aggies abound on Big West fall honor roll

Twenty-six student-athletes from five fall sports earn All-Academic awards


Aggies dominate double-OT draw at Cal Poly

Sunday’s game in San Luis Obispo marks the final appearance in a UC Davis uniform for six student-athletes


Women's soccer hosts Long Beach State on Senior Day

Stretch run starts Friday with a 3 p.m. home match against the 49ers


Women's soccer opens '16 season with a 2-1 win

Goals from Minissian, Ahr help Aggies win seventh season opener since joining the Big West Conference


Aggies claim 28 spots on Big West fall honor roll

Ten UC Davis student-athletes make third appearance on Fall Academic All-Conference squads

2016: BIG WEST ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM... Took a season-high three shots vs. Sonoma State (8/19)… Recorded a season-high shot on goal vs. the Seawolves, at Sacramento State (9/2) and vs. Pacific (9/16)... Named a starter in 12 of 14 games played.

2015: BIG WEST ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM... Started seven of 13 games played.

2014: Competed in three games: at Sacramento State (8/22), vs. Southeast Missouri (9/5) and against Utah (9/14) before receiving a medical redshirt.

2013: Earned her first start as an Aggie against Iowa (8/30)... Of her 13 games played, Smolinski was a starter in four... All four of her shots taken throughout the season were on goal... Shots/SOGs were earned against Iowa, at Utah (9/13), at New Mexico (9/22) and UCSB (11/3).

ALISO NIGUEL HS '13: Four-time team Defender of the Year... Earned All-Southern Section as a junior and senior center defender... Competed in the CIF, state and national Boosted team to Southern Section titles in each of final two seasons, plus a Southern California region title as a junior... Named Aliso Niguel's Defender of the Year all four seasons... In 2012, Smolinski earned all-league and all-CIF second team accolades... As a senior, she received all-county first team and all-CIF first team honors... Wolverines went 23-1-4 in 2011-12, garnering state and national No. 1 ranking... Class valedictorian, holding 4.0 GPA or better all four years... Also garnered school's Esprit de Wolverine award for outstanding academic achievements in 2011 and 2012... Played club ball for SC Blues (San Juan Capistrano), helping team to Regional Cup, Regional League and National League championships in 2012.

PERSONAL: Born in Huntington Beach, California... Majoring in animal science... Parents are Michael and Fabienne Smolinski... Plans on becoming a veterinarian... Proudest personal accomplishment was earning valedictorian at ANHS... Fun fact: named her car after a Japanese cartoon character... Enjoys reading and listening to music... Being named her school's valedictorian is her most meaningful personal accomplishment... Winning the CIF Championship in 2012 is her all-time athletic highlight... Her other favorite sport to compete in other than soccer is innertube water polo... Her favorite facility is the Nike Manchester United Cup venue... Her favorite non-sports hero is her grandpa... If she won a million dollars, she would take her family on a vacation and donate to charity... If she were to write an autobiography, it would be titled, "The Chronicles of N(icole)arnia"... Would love to visit Australia one day.

Year G/GS Goals Ast. Pts. Shots SOG Shot Pct.
2013 13/4 0 0 0 4 4 .000
2014 3/0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2015 13/7 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2016 14/12 0 0 0 9 3 .000
Totals 43/23 0 0 0 13 7 .000