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Nico Solabarrieta
Player Profile:
Nico Solabarrieta 2273587
Position: Forward
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Santiago, Chile
High School: Saint Gabriel's

2016:
• 21 season points ranks fifth all-time
• Seven season assists ranks tied for fifth all-time
• Seven season goals ranks tied for seventh all-time
• Ranked tied for fourth in America East in assists, and seventh in points and goals 

• Made 17 starts in 20 appearances on the season

• Scored one goal and had one assist vs. Boston College in NCAA second round (11/20)

• Scored two goals vs. Binghamton (11/2)

• Recorded one assist at Hartwick; seventh consecutive game with a point (10/25)
• Recorded one assist vs. Stony Brook (10/22)
• Named America East Player of the Week (10/17)
• Scored one goal, had two assists vs. UMBC; third consecutive game with a goal (10/15)
• Scored game-winning goal with six seconds left at New Hampshire (10/12)
• Scored one goal, recorded one assist vs. Vermont (10/7)
• Recorded one assist vs. Syracuse (10/4)
• Scored first goal vs. LIU Brooklyn (9/25)
• Recorded one assist at Boston College (9/20)
• Made season debut vs. Marist, recording assist on first goal of the season (8/26)

2015:
• Notched 11 starting assignments in 18 appearances on the front line
• Recorded his first career point on an assist on the game-winning goal to Afonso Pinheiro at Lafayette (9/22) in a 1-0 win
• Tallied an assist on the go-ahead goal in a 2-1 home victory over UMass Lowell (10/17)

Before UAlbany: Member of the Universidad Catolica club at the U-17 and U-19 level...Named the top player three years in a row...Chilean youth national pool pick at numerous age groups.

Gorman on Solabarrieta“Nico is a dynamic goal scorer who’s a constant threat in every game. He has a great understanding of the game and combines well with players around him. We think he’ll integrate in to our current squad very well and look forward to seeing his immediate impact in the fall.”

Personal: Nicolas Imanol Solabarrieta...Intended major is undecided...Son of Fernando Solabarrieta and Ivette Vergara...Has one brother, Inaki and one sister, Maite.

 Solabarrieta's Career Statistics:

Season GP GS G A Pts Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2015 18 11 0 2 2 22 .000 7 .318 0 0-0
2016 20 17 7 7 21 41 .171 20 .488 2 0-0
TOTAL 38 28 7 9 23 63 .111 27 .429 2 0-0

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:

Points: 4 [t-6th] - vs. Binghamton (11/2/16)
Goals: 2 [t-2nd] - vs. Binghamton (11/2/16)
Assists: 1 - 9x, last vs. Boston College (11/20/16)
Shots: 5 - vs. Hartford (11/13/16)  

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