2008: Winner of Pac-10 Women's Soccer Scholar Athlete of the Year Award ... Named to the Pac-10 All-Academic First-Team ... The senior defender was a rock on defense all season for the Ducks, starting every game and leading the team with 1852 minutes played ... Played every minute in all eight of the games in which the Ducks did not allow a goal ... Her lone point on the season came against Utah, when she assisted on the game-winning goal in a 3-2 victory.
2007: Played and started all 20 games at right center back. Only two shot attempts of the season came against Montana and Washington State. Named to the Pac-10 all-academic first team and the the CoSIDA District 8 all-academic third team.
2006: Helped Oregon set school season records for lowest goals against average (0.81) and fewest goal allowed (17). Played and started in 19 games. Lone assist on the season came on Nicole Garbin’s game-winner at Arizona State. Attempted one shot. Given a red card in the season opener versus Long Beach State and had to sit out the next game (UC Riverside). Named to the CoSIDA District 8 all-academic second team and Pac-10 all-academic first team. Won the 2006 Oregon club championship with Oregon United Soccer Academy (OUSA), playing with current UO teammates Jessie Chatfield, Darcie Gardner, Adriana Montes, Allison Newton and Rianna Mansfield.
2005: Played and started in 18 matches as a true freshman. Key member of a defense that recorded a school season-record seven shutouts. Also helped Oregon record three shutouts in a row in September and garner a school-record scoreless streak that reached 355:47. Attempted 13 shots on the year. Was one of the first signees for Tara Erickson’s staff, committing to Oregon in late spring.
High School: Superb all-around athlete was the 2005 San Ramon Valley High School female scholar-athlete of the year. All-league player led San Ramon Valley to the Northern California semifinals as a senior. Two-time East Bay Athletic League champions. A two-time NSCAA/adidas scholar for the West Region. Two-time EBAL all-league. Named San Ramon Valley Times athlete of the week after scoring three goals with and assist to help SRVHS win the Tri-Valley Classic. Competed for the U17 Roadrunners, which advanced to the state finals. On the track, led SRVHS to the 2004 EBAL title by winning the 400 meters (57.3). Has best times of 12.78 in the 100 and 26.0 in the 200. Was named the top female athlete a the EBAL championships. Qualified for the CIF state finals. Also lettered in tennis.
Personal: Born Nicole Marie Dobrzynski on Sept. 23, 1987, in San Jose, Calif. Parents are Jim and Sally Dobrzynski. One brother and one sister. Major is business administration.