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Dominique Nelson
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Dominique  Nelson

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Tarpon Springs, Fla.

High School:
East Lake

Height:
5-7

Position:
D

Major:
Pre-Engineering

12/18/2015

FAU’s Student Athletes Post the Program’s Highest G.P.A.

Every women’s team (11) averaged a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher

2016 (Sophomore):
  • Did not appear in a match
2015 (Freshman):
  • Saw time in one match
  • Took a redshirt
High School: 
  • Attended East Lake High in Tarpon Springs, where she boasted a GPA of 4.30
  • Helped guide her club team, Tampa Bay United, to the Florida State Cup finals, Region 3 Quarterfinals and the USYS National Championship finals
  • On her previous team, the West Florida Flames ENCL, helped lead her team to 35 tournament championships over five seasons
  • Played nearly every position on the pitch, earning a starting role as a freshman at East Lake and leading the Eagles to the state semifinals, two Nike tournament championships, earning the top spot in the district standings each of her last three seasons
  • A two-time All-County player, she was selected as a district Senior All-Star as well
  • Off the pitch, was a member of the National Honor Society, English Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta
  • Tutored math and was a literacy coach at Lowry Elementary School.
  • Volunteered for the Humane Society of Tampa and worked with the Disabled Veterans Olympic Games
Personal:
  • Is a pre-engineering major
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