Meet the Women's Soccer Incoming Class: Nicole Loncar
The Princeton women's soccer program, coming off an undefeated, untied Ivy League season and a win in the NCAA tournament, will welcome nine members of the Class of 2017 onto the team. GoPrincetonTigers.com will introduce you to the newcomers one by one through the offseason.
Nicole Loncar • 5-7 • Midfielder
A member of the Canadian U-20 team, Loncar has competed with the Brams United club team for 10 years, winning OYSL League and Ontario Cup titles in 2007. Loncar was selected to the U-15 and U-16 Ontario provincial teams, with whom she helped secure a national championship in 2011, and later joined the National Training Centre of Ontario as an underage player. Loncar represented Canada in the U-17 CONCACAF in Guatemala in 2012, where the Canadians were silver-medalists, as well as the 2012 U-17 Women's World Cup in Azerbaijan, where Canada was eliminated in the quarterfinals after narrowly losing to eventual finalist North Korea. Loncar also ran cross country at her high school, Cardinal Leger in her hometown of Brampton, Ont.
Coach Julie Shackford on Nicole Loncar:
Favorite academic subject: Chemistry
Most interesting place you've visited: Guatemala
Place you'd most like to visit: Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
Favorite soccer memory: Playing in the opening game of the U17 Women's World Cup Azerbaijan
Favorite sport other than soccer: Tennis
Favorite thing to do outside of sports: Spend time with family and friends
Favorite movie: Into The Wild
Favorite form of exercise: Early morning jogs
Person you'd most like to meet: Einstein (looks like I missed the boat on that one)
Item that you can't be without: A good book