Kayla Nanez

#5 Kayla Nanez

POSITION D
HEIGHT 5-7
YEAR Fr.
HOMETOWN Gilroy, Calif.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Valley Christian HS

2020 (So)
COVID-19 season

2019 (Fr)
Played in 11 matches for the Beavers... Totalled 159 minutes... Made her collegaite dabut in a 2-1 victory over Wayne State (Sept. 5)... Was a key member of a BSU defensive/midfield unit that allowed just eight goals during the Beavers’ 15-game NSIC schedule, or .517 goals per NSIC game, to rank second in the league... In all, BSU posted seven shutouts... The team's .680 overall goals against average placed it among the top 50 teams in the nation.  

High School
Nanez came to Bemidji State after a decorated prep career at Valley Christian High School… A 10-time varsity letter winner in three sports, she also participated in cross country and track and field for the Warriors… A four-year varsity starter, she led the team in assists as a freshman and sophomore… She was selected as a team captain as a junior and senior… Was voted as her team’s defensive player of the year… Is a four-year Cal North ODP player and participated in the Region IV Championship… As a member of Santa Clara Sporting ’01 she led her team to the USYSA National League Showcase and Cal North State Cup title, where she scored the game-winner, in 2017… Her California Thorns Academy 2 team was U-19 NorCal State Cup Finalists and Spring 2018 NorCal NPL champions as well as Las Vegas Showcase Champions.

Personal
Kayla Nanez is the daughter of Mary Jo Butler and Gene Nanez… Born May 16, 2001… A Scholar-Athlete Award winner… Majoring in nursing.

Career Highs
Goals: - 0
Assists: - 0
Points: - 0
SOG: - 0

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