Hometown: Grants Pass, OR
Previous School: North Valley High School
College: Goens is returning for her fourth season as a Lady Red Hawk. She is a hard-working midfielder who always look to score a goal anyway that she can. Her dedication to learning and improving her skills has really helped her become of the best strikers in the Cal Pac. During the 2010 season, she earned California Pacific Conference Freshman of the Year and Honorable Mention honors. She is also a member of the Dean's List.
High School: Nicole played four years of varsity soccer at North Valley High School. She received second team and honorable mention honors. She also played high school basketball and track. She was a member of the honor society all four years.
Personal: Nicole is the daughter of Mark and Dana Goens and sister of Simpson soccer players Natalie Goens. Her hobbies include reading her Bible, running, hiking, and being with friends and family. Her career goal is to become a counselor.
Reason for coming to Simpson: “I chose Simpson for the experience of a great soccer team and a great school.”