7 - Nicole Kosta
Nicole Kosta
Height: 5-5
Year: So.
Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario
High School: Mississauga Jr. Chiefs/Canada U-18 National Team
Position: FORWARD
Last Team: Mississauga Jr. Chiefs, Canada U-18 National Team
gp 34
p 39
g 11
a 28
pim 8
+/- +31

As a Freshman in 2011-12: Participated in 34 games…Finished second on the team in points (33), tied for fourth in goals (8), first in assists (25), tied for second in plus/minus (+11), and second in shots (123)…Her 25 assists were good for a tie for 27th in the nation among all Division I skaters and third among all freshman…Was named ECAC Hockey Freshman of the Week on two consecutive weeks between 2/17 and 2/26 after finishing with back-to-back five point weekends…Her impressive season garnered Rookie of the Year honors at the team’s annual banquet…Currently riding a seven-game point streak to end last season, placing her in a tie with Kelly Babstock for the second longest streak among women skaters in program history…Kosta registered her first career assist against Maine on 10/8 in a 4-3 loss…Finished with two points including her first career goal to go along with an assist in a 5-4 loss against Maine on 10/9…Tallied an assist on the team’s only goal in a 3-1 loss against Northeastern on 10/15…Registered an assist in a 5-1 victory over Union on 10/29…Finished a 3-0 victory over Yale on 11/5 with two assists…Recorded a single-game career high eight shots in a 3-0 defeat to Clarkson on 11/11…Collected an assist on 11/12 in a 3-2 victory over St. Lawrence…Assisted on the game-winning goal in addition to registering a goal and an another assist  for a three-point performance in a 6-2 win over Colgate on 11/18…Had an assist in perhaps the most memorable moment on the year for the Bobcats as her touch-pass to Babstock led to the game-tying goal with 10 seconds remaining in regulation…Quinnipiac went on to defeat the No. 4-ranked Eagles 2-1 in overtime on 11/22, defeating the highest ranked opponent in program history…Recorded a shorthanded goal in the waning seconds to clinch a 4-2 victory over UConn in the first round of the Nutmeg Classic Tournament on 11/25…Tallied two power-play assists to help the team in claiming the Nutmeg Classic Tournament Championship in a 3-2 win over Robert Morris on 11/26…Assisted on the game-winning goal against Princeton on 12/9 in a 1-0 win…Finished with two assists against Colgate on 1/14 in a 4-1 victory…Netted a goal in a 3-0 victory over Syracuse on 1/27…Registered an assist each in defeats to Harvard and Dartmouth on 2/3 and 2/4…Finished the season with 12 points in her last seven games between 2/11 and 3/2…Started the streak with an assist in a 3-2 loss to Clarkson on 2/11…Scored the game-winning goal while also adding two assists against Union on 2/17 in a 6-2 win…Capped the regular season with two assists in a 5-1 win against Rensselaer on 2/18…Led all Bobcat skaters in postseason play with six points in four games…Scored the game-winning goal to go along with another goal and an assist in the Bobcat’s first round 4-1 victory over Clarkson in game one of the ECAC Hockey Tournament on 2/24…Assisted on the team’s only goal in a 2-1 loss on 2/25 to Clarkson in game two of the ECAC Hockey Tournament first round…Netted the game-winning power-play goal against Clarkson in a 2-0 victory that sent Quinnipiac into the ECAC Hockey Tournament Semifinals…Registered an assist on the team’s only goal in a 5-1 loss to Cornell on 3/2 in the ECAC Hockey Tournament Semifinal.

Before Quinnipiac: Attended St. Aloysuis Gonzaga…Played basketball, hockey, soccer and softball…Won a hockey league championship in 2010… Played in the World Championships in Sweden in 2011 for U-18 Team Canada…Played for the Mississauga Junior Chiefs…Helped the squad to a Union College Fall Festival Championship, USA/Canada Cup Championship, Provincial Women’s Hockey League Regular Season and Overall Championship…Was team captain and registered 25 goals and 35 assists in 31 games played.

Personal: A native of Mississauga, Ontario…Daughter of Steve and Kim Kosta…Has an older brother Jeff…Plans to major in health sciences.

2011-12 Season & Career Highs
Goals: 2, 2/24/12 at Clarkson
Assists: 2, six times
Points: 3, three times

Career Stats
 
Name Class Year Position Height GP Goals Assists TP Pen Pen-Min PP SH GW Hat
Kosta, Nicole Fr. 2011-12 - - 34 8 25 33 8 16 3 1 2 0
Career Totals - - - - 34 8 25 33 8 16 3 1 2 0
Recent Games
Feb 16 at Clarkson L, 1-0
Feb 22 at Yale W, 4-0
Feb 23 at Brown W, 4-0
Mar 1 St. Lawrence L, 1-0
Mar 2 St. Lawrence W, 3-2
Mar 3 St. Lawrence L, 2-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 34 22
Points 39 23
Goals 11 8
Assists 28 15
PIM 8 2
+/- +31 +21
Power-play goals 2 2
Short-handed goals 1 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Game-winning goals 1 1
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 1 1
Shots 133 92
Date Opponent Score g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Sep 29 Cambridge W, 7-0 1 2 3 0 +2 1 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 5 Mercyhurst T, 4-4 0 3 3 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 6 Mercyhurst L, 4-3 1 2 3 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Oct 12 Maine W, 6-1 0 3 3 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 13 Maine W, 5-2 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 19 at Syracuse W, 3-2 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 8
Oct 20 at Syracuse L, 4-0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 26 Harvard L, 2-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Oct 27 Dartmouth W, 8-3 3 1 4 0 +5 0 0 0 1 0 6
Nov 2 at Colgate W, 2-1 0 2 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Nov 3 at Cornell L, 4-3 2 1 3 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 9 at Union T, 2-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Nov 10 at Rensselaer W, 3-2 1 0 1 0 -2 1 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 16 Clarkson L, 4-1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 17 St. Lawrence W, 6-4 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 20 at New Hampshire L, 5-2 1 0 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 23 vs. Boston College L, 3-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 24 vs. Connecticut W, 6-1 0 2 2 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 30 Rensselaer W, 4-1 1 1 2 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 5
Dec 1 Union W, 4-1 0 2 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 7 at Princeton W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 8 Princeton W, 4-0 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 6
Jan 5 McGill (Exhib.) W, 4-1 1 0 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 11 at Dartmouth L, 5-2 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 12 at Harvard L, 4-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 18 at Robert Morris W, 2-1 1 0 1 0 +1 0 1 0 0 0 6
Jan 19 at Robert Morris W, 3-2 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 1 Brown W, 5-0 0 1 1 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 8
Feb 2 Yale T, 2-2 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 6
Feb 8 Cornell W, 4-1 0 0 0 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 6
Feb 10 Alumni Game   - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 Colgate W, 4-1 1 1 2 0 +1 1 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 15 at St. Lawrence T, 1-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 16 at Clarkson L, 1-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 22 at Yale W, 4-0 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Feb 23 at Brown W, 4-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 1 St. Lawrence L, 1-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 2 St. Lawrence W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 St. Lawrence L, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2011-12 34 8 25 33 16 +11 3 1 2 2 0 0 123
2012-13 34 11 28 39 8 +31 2 1 0 1 0 1 133
2013-14 - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
2014-15 7 0 4 4 12 +5 0 0 0 0 0 0 23
Total 75 19 57 76 36 +47 5 2 2 3 0 1 279
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 34 11 28 39 8 +31 2 1 0 1 0 1 133
Conference 22 8 15 23 2 +21 2 0 0 1 0 1 92
Exhibition 2 2 2 4 0 +4 1 0 0 0 0 0 7

Home 16 6 21 27 0 +27 1 0 0 1 0 1 66
Away 16 5 5 10 6 +2 1 1 0 0 0 0 62
Neutral 2 0 2 2 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5

Wins 19 7 19 26 8 +26 2 1 0 1 0 1 91
Losses 11 4 4 8 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 27
Ties 4 0 5 5 0 +4 0 0 0 0 0 0 15

October 8 4 11 15 2 +12 0 0 0 1 0 1 34
November 10 5 8 13 2 +8 1 0 0 0 0 0 37
December 3 0 3 3 0 +4 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
January 4 1 1 2 2 -2 0 1 0 0 0 0 13
February 8 1 5 6 2 +9 1 0 0 0 0 0 37
March 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1