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Katri Nokso-Koivisto
Katri Nokso-Koivisto

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kokkola, Finland

Last College:
Fresno State

Height:
5-6

Position:
M

Birthdate:
11/22/1982


Junior (2004): Played in and started 17 games...posted 12 goals and five assists...named First-Team All-Conference...received A-Sun All-Academic honors...made an immediate impact in her first year after transferring from Fresno State...team's second-leading scorer (29 points)...tied for fourth in the A-Sun in points, fifth in goals, and tied for second in game-winners...led team and was fourth in the A-Sun with 56 shots...led FAU with four game-winning goals, tying her for the third-best mark in history...finished in the top four on the team in nearly every major offensive category...25 of her 29 points came in final nine games...scored a goal and points in five straight matches...the goals streak is third in team history while the points streak ties her for fifth...first FAU goal came Aug. 29 against Northeastern...scored lone goal Sept. 12 against American...had a goal and assist Sept. 30 against Belmont...had game-winner along with two assists next time out against Lipscomb...started streak two games later with two goals, including game-winner, and an assist Oct. 10 at Mercer...posted two goals and game winner Oct. 15 against Jacksonville...had one goal Oct. 17 against Stetson...had two goals and an assist Oct. 22 against Troy...had lone goal, in overtime, Oct. 27 against Miami.

Sophomore (2003): Played in and started all 18 games at Fresno State...posted five goals and five assists...named First-Team All-WAC and team offensive MVP...first on the team in assists...second on the team in points (15), goals and shots (41)...tied for team lead with two game-winning goals... scored her first goal of the season Sept. 6 against Sacramento...had a goal Oct. 3 against Boise State...Bulldogs went 5-0-1 when she scored at least one point.

Freshman (2002): Played in and started all 21 games at Fresno State...posted nine goals and five assists...named All-WAC Second-Team and to the WAC All-Tournament Team...Fresno State Scholar-Athlete...Dean's List...excelled at the forward position in her first collegiate season...one of four players to start all 21 games...second on the team in goals, assists, points (23), shots (43) and shots-on-goal (24)...scored first collegiate goal, the game-winner, Sept. 6 against Southern Utah...ended year 10th on the team's all-time points list and tied for 10th in goals...scored two goals on Nov. 9 in Fresno State's WAC Tournament first round win over Tulsa.

Club/National Team Experience: Participated with the U-21 group at the 2000 and 2003 Nordic Cup...attended Kokkolan yhteislyseion lukio in Finland where she played on the underage Finnish National Team for five years...was captain of the U-17 and U-19 Finnish National Teams...was selected to play on Finland's National Team against the United States in 2002.

Personal: International Business major...born Nov. 22, 1982, in Kauhajoki, Finland...daughter of Pekka and Leena Nokso-Koivisto.

Nokso-Koivisto's Career Stats

YearMP-MSShotsGoalsAssistsPointsGWG
200417-1756125294
2003*18-184155152
2002*21-214395233
Totals 56-561402615679

*-Played for Fresno State

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