Women's Lacrosse


Nicole  Martindale
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Nicole Martindale

RS Junior

Brooklin, Ontario

High School:
Donald A. Wilson Secondary School





Denver Women's Lacrosse 2017 Year in Review

Pioneers finish 2017 campaign as BIG EAST Runners-up in head coach Liza Kelly’s 11th season


[-/RV] Denver Upsets [12/12] Stanford 10-7

Stevenson sets new career best with 16 saves in win


Denver Sprints Past California 15-5

Elizabeth Behrins picks up second hat trick of the season


Pioneers Tabbed Fourth in BIG EAST Preseason Poll

Nicole Martindale named to Preseason All-BIG EAST Team


Denver Names Captains Ahead of 2017 Season

Pioneers look for guidance in transition into BIG EAST

Career Highs:

  • Goals: 6, once, vs. Saint Mary’s (4/16/16)
  • Assists: 4, once, at UC Davis (4/28/16)
  • Points: 7, twice, last at UC Davis (4/28/16)
  • Shots: 10, once, vs. Saint Mary’s (4/16/16)
  • Ground Balls: 3, once, vs San Diego State (4/8/16)
  • Draw Controls: 4, four times, last at UC Davis (4/3/16)
  • Caused Turnovers: 1, three times, last at San Diego State (4/10/15)


  • Preseason All-BIG EAST selection
  • Played in four games and totaled three goals and one assist for four points before sitting out the remainder of the season due to injury


  • Played in the final nine games of the season for the Pioneers, making six starts.
  • Recorded three hat tricks and her first career sock trick in 2016.
  • Finished the season second on the team in points, goals and assists with 32, 21 and 11, respectively.
  • Also picked up five ground balls and won 11 draw controls.
  • Was named to the MPSF All-Tournament Team.


  • Played and started all 16 games she appeared in.
  • Led the Pioneers in goals with 37.
  • Recorded career-high five goals twice (Apr. 10 and Apr. 24).
  • Registered seven assists.
  • Recorded three or more goals six times.
  • Tallied 10 groundballs, 24 draw controls and three caused turnovers.
  • Named MPSF Rookie of the Year.
  • Voted Second Team All-MPSF
  • Missed two games due to injury.
  • Named MPSF Rookie of the Week four times.


  • Played one game.
  • Tallied two points on one goal and one assist, including one game-winning goal.
  • Recorded four shots against Colorado (Feb. 19).
  • Had a .750 shots on goal percentage.
  • Recorded one ground ball against Colorado (Feb. 19).
  • Received one yellow card.


  • Led her team to the 2013 OFSAA Varsity Provincial Lacrosse Championship, the first in school history.
  • Team was Silver Medalist in 2011 and 2012, and Bronze Medalist in 2010.
  • Won LOSSA Regional Varsity Lacrosse Championship in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
  • Voted team captain.
  • Team's leading scorer and Team MVP for Donald A. Wilson SS Varsity Lacrosse Club.
  • Led Lady Blue Knights to six Provincial Lacrosse Championships.
  • Ontario Sumer Games Lacrosse Champion in 2012.
  • Selected as team Captain of Lady Blue Knights U19 Elite Lacrosse Club.
  • Ontario Women's Lacrosse League All-Star.
  • Leading scorer of Ontario Women's Lacrosse League five times from 2008-13.
  • Syracuse Nike Cup All-Star Team Selection in 2011 & 2012.
  • Also played ice hockey in high school.
  • Ice Hockey: Three-time Provincial Hockey Champions.
  • Ice Hockey: Associate Captain for Whitby Jr. Wolves Hockey Club.
  • Ice Hockey: Provincial Women's Hockey League (P.W.H.L.) Champion in 2013.
  • Ice Hockey: Ontario Winter Games Silver Medalist in 2010.
  • Ice Hockey: International Silver Stick Champion in 2009.
  • Ice Hockey: Selected to the Provincial and Canadian National teams.


  • Born July 16, 1995 in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Daughter of James and Christine.
  • Has one brother, Ryan.
  • Chose Denver because the campus is amazing, the coaching staff is great, and the academic and athletic opportunities are a perfect fit for her.
  • Hopes to pursue a career in health sciences, or coach lacrosse or ice hockey.
  • Also enjoys ice hockey, golf, music, reading and swimming.
  • Volunteer instructor for WGHA Skating Development and at Edge Lacrosse Camps.
  • Certified Field Lacrosse Official.
  • Biology major.



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