Born in Thornton, CO., Nikki attended Skyline High School in the nearby city of Longmont and was the leading scorer for the soccer team. She was named All-State three times during her sophomore, junior and senior years and was a three-time Longmont Times-Call Soccer Player of the Year. She graduated as the top scorer in the school’s history. She scored 23 goals and served 10 assists during her senior year alone and was named 2006 Northern Conference Player of the Year, all-region soccer player of the year, and Skyline Falcon of the Year.
Nikki then attended the University of Colorado where she still holds 17 school records, and it’s the all-time leading goal scorer for the Colorado women’s soccer team to this day.
She most recently played for Portland Thorns FC in the National Women’s Soccer League from 2013 to 2014. Previously, she was a forward for the University of Colorado women’s soccer team and a defender for the Boston Breakers of Women’s Professional Soccer and the United States U-23 women’s national soccer team.
Nikki is currently the FC Boulder Sports Performance Center Director, and now FC Boulder PDL General Manager.