Rice Rallies in 90th Minute To Force OT; Scores Again In 91st Minute For Victory
2014: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Rice Soccer Who’s Hoo Award; Promising forward who played her way into regular rotation minutes and one starting assignment in first Division I season... First career goal was the game-winner in overtime against SEC foe Vanderbilt... Only the 19th Owl in program history to have her first career goal be the game-winner... Came off the bench to score a goal and record an assist against C-USA foe Louisiana Tech… One of four Owls all season to tally two assists in a game (a Rice foursome that included first team all-conference honorees Holly Hargreaves, Lauren Hughes and Quinny Truong)… Maintained a .462 shots-on-goal percentage… Finished with 508 total minutes… Played a career-long 46 minutes on the road at C-USA foe UTSA.
Club - Forward for Lonestar Soccer Club (the same nationally ranked program as fellow Owl signee Jessica Johnston... Won the ECNL Texas Conference Championship in 2013 and 2012... Won U-15 ECNL National Championship in 2011.
High School - Attends Claudia Taylor ("Ladybird") Johnson High School in San Antonio... Serves as the team captain for the state's 5A Region IV and District 26-5A champion... Earned UIL second team all-state and was named to the state all-tournament team... Two-time first team all-district honoree, and an all-area and super team selection in 2013... Jaguars' most valuable player in 2013 and offensive MVP in 2013 and 2012... Versatile student-athlete who won the district title in the 400-meters and was a member of the 4x400 relay team... Academic all-district honoree in 2012 and 2013.
Personal - Full name: Nia Jasmine Stallings. Parents: Herry and Sherri Stallings (one sister). Chose to attend Rice over Columbia and Penn. Rice College: Baker