Delanee Nilles

Delanee  Nilles

Poulsbo, Wash.

High School:
North Kitsap





Career Highlights:

  • Totalled 5498 minutes played, 87 games (3rd most in WWU history), 13 goals and 7 assists as a defender.
  • Three-time GNAC All-Conference Selection (2013, 2014, 2015). 
  • Led Vikings to 4 NCAA II Tournament Appearances, including 2 trips to the Final Four.
  • All-American (with D2CAA and NSCAA NCAA DII).
  • 2015 WWU co-Female Athelete of the Year.

2015 Highlights:
  • Voted to NSCAA NCAA Division II Women's All-America 1st team (second WWU player to earn 1st team honors) and NSCAA NCAA II All-West Region 1st team.
  • Voted to D2CAA All-American 3rd team and D2CAA All-West Region 1st team.
  • Voted to NCAA Divivion II Soccer Championship All-Tournament team.
  • Voted to GNAC All-Conference 1st team. 
  • Named GNAC Defender of the Year.
  • Named to GNAC All-Academic team (3.41, Kinesiology).
  • Started all 24 games, led team in minutes played with 2092, scored 3 goals and had 3 assists.
  • Led a defense that only allowed 14 goals all season.

WWU Career:
  Enters season with 10 goals, four of them game winners, and four assists ... Great Northwest Athletic Conference Academic all-star for second straight year as junior in 2014 ... Competed in 18 games, making 15 starts ... Had one goal and two assists for four points ... Scored game-winning goal in 1-0 win vs. Simon Fraser on 10/02/14, earning GNAC Offensive Player of the Week honors ... Played in all 23 games, making seven starts, as sophomore in 2013 ... Had four goals and two assists for 10 points ... Scored two game-winning goals in 1-0 win vs. Montana State Billings on 10/24/13 and in 5-0 victory vs. Simon Fraser on 11/2/13 ... Played in 22 games, making 13 starts, as freshman in 2012 ... Scored five goals, one a game winner in 2-0 win at Western Oregon on 9/13/12 ... Had one goal in all three games against WOU ... Four letters.

HIGH SCHOOL: Olympic League co-MVP for second straight year and first-team all-league pick for fourth consecutive season as senior at North Kitsap High School ... Had career totals of 47 goals and 40 assists ... As senior, helped Vikings to second consecutive appearance at Class 2A state tournament ... Team captain, having 12 goals and 6 assists on 10-3-5 squad ... First-team all-state selection as junior ... Played on 12-2-3 squad that won league championship, finishing with 12 goals and 10 assists ... As sophomore, had 9 goals and 14 assists on 12-3-2 team ... As freshman, had 14 goals and 10 assists on 12-3-2 team that reached first round of Class 3A state tournament .... Started and lettered four years ... Also earned two letters in track and one in basketball ... Played club soccer for Issaquah's Eastside FC ... Finalist for national U17 team.



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