#1 Nico Campbell
|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)||St. George's College|
Summer of 2016: Played PDL for the Des Moines Menace ... named to the All-Central Conference team and was one of three finalists for Goalkeeper of the Year honors ... helped anchor a defense which tied for the PDL lead for fewest goals allowed during the regular season ... in nine regular-season appearances, posted a 0.44 goals against average and tallied 36 saves in helping to lead the Menace to a 10-2-2 record and the Heartland Division championship.
2015: Tabbed the Horizon League Goalkeeper of the Year and a First Team All-Horizon League honoree after a stellar junior season in goal for the Crusaders ... played all 1,770 minutes on the season, starting all 18 matches at goalkeeper ... posted a 7-6-5 record with a 0.76 GAA and an .808 save percentage ... led Horizon League with eight clean sheets and ranked second in both GAA and save percentage ... finished year 18th nationally in GAA and 22nd in save percentage ... 0.76 GAA and eight shutouts both rank second in a single season in Crusader history ... through three seasons, is Valpo's all-time leader in career GAA (0.82) and is third in career shutouts (15) ... five of his eight clean sheets came in Horizon League play, as he kept Detroit (Sept. 19), Cleveland State (Sept. 26), Milwaukee (Oct. 3), Northern Kentucky (Oct. 17) and Green Bay (Nov. 6) off the scoreboard ... also kept clean sheets against Loyola (Sept. 7) and in wins over a pair of nationally-ranked foes - #18 Western Michigan (Sept. 23) and #23 Omaha (Sept. 28) ... posted five straight shutouts Sept. 19-Oct. 3, matching a Crusader program record ... set program record as well for consecutive shutout minutes (582) ... earned Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week honors and was named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week Sept. 28 following the shutouts of Western Michigan and Cleveland State ... earned second league weekly award of the year Oct. 19 following 1-1 draw at #23 New Mexico and blanking of Northern Kentucky ... made season-high eight saves Oct. 24 at Belmont.
2014: Saw the majority of action in goal for the Crusaders as a sophomore, starting 17 times at goalkeeper ... posted a 7-4-6 record with a 0.81 GAA and an .800 save percentage ... led the Horizon League in both GAA and save percentage ... tied for second in a single season in program history in GAA and tied for third with six shutouts ... opened season with back-to-back shutouts at North Carolina State (Aug. 29), making seven saves, and at Davidson (Aug. 31) ... named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week Sept. 2 following his pair of clean sheets to begin the campaign ... made a season-high nine saves Sept. 9 in victory in extra time at Butler ... earned victory in goal in win at #7 Michigan State on Sept. 11, his second straight victory over the Spartans ... named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week Sept. 15 for his performances against Butler and Michigan State ... also posted shutouts against Loyola (Sept. 23) and in both the regular season (Oct. 18) and Horizon League Championship (Nov. 10) against Cleveland State ... stopped seven shots in draw with Milwaukee (Oct. 25) ... named the team's Defensive MVP ... called in to the Jamaica u23 setup for Olympic Games qualifying, starting both games and earning a pair of wins in the first round of Caribbean Zone qualifying.
2013: Appeared in four matches in goal in his first season with the Crusaders, starting all four times ... posted a 2-1-1 record with a 1.18 GAA and a .737 save percentage ... debuted with a bang Sept. 8 at Michigan State, earning the win in a 2-1 victory over the #24 team in the nation ... picked up a win in his second career start as well, Sept. 22 at Western Illinois ... made a season-best four saves apiece in each of his final two matches of the year - Sept. 30 at Dayton and Oct. 8 at Loyola ... shut out the Ramblers in the latter match for his first career shutout, a scoreless draw.
Prep: Captained his high school, St. George's College, to championships in both the Manning Cup and the Oliver Shield (Jamaica's oldest and most prestigious schoolboy competitions) ... was the goalkeeper for the Cavaliers SC club team where he won a Super League Title in 2011-12 ... named first choice goalkeeper in the 2011 FIFA u17 World Cup in Mexico where he started versus Japan and Argentina ... represented the Jamaica u20 side in the CFU and CONCACAF u20 World Cup qualifiers.
Personal: Nico is the son of Lascelles Campbell ... major is business management.