Abby Nielsen

#5 Abby Nielsen

POS. F
HT. 6'1"
YR. Fr.
HOMETOWN Maplewood, Minn.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Tartan

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Titans ... a three-time All-Classic Suburban Conference selection ... a three-time Honorable Mention All-State selection ... led Tartan High School to four conference championships ... a finalist for Miss Basketball as a senior ... Athena Award winner in 2004 ... two-time team Most Valuable Player ... second all-time in school history with 1,428 points ... a Academic All-State selection ... team captain as a senior ... played for coach Bryan Munter.

Personal: Abby is the daughter of Steve and Wendy Nielsen ... born July 20, 1986 ... major is communications ... chose to attend Valpo because "of the reputation of academic excellence, its religious affiliation, and the coaching staff and players."