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Makaela Nellams
Makaela Nellams

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Everett, Wash.

High School:
Everett

Height:
5-7

Position:
Defender/Forward

Birthdate:
08/30/1993



2013 Photo Gallery | 2012 Photo Gallery

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Ronaldino
In Her MP3 Player: Beyonce
Last Concert She Attended: Nicki Minaj
Favorite Actor: Will Smith
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holidays: Christmas & Thanksgiving
Favorite Food: Rice
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Water Skiing
Favorite Big Cities: New York & San Diego
Unique Travel Locale: Canada
Country She'd Like to Visit: Fiji
Another Sport She Enjoys: Tennis
Furry Friends: Milo & Angel, Cats

SOPHOMORE / 2013
Nellams played in 17 games, making three starts at outside back... started games against Kansas, Penn State and Ohio State... missed only the Dartmouth and IPFW games... helped Purdue post shutouts against Akron, Ohio State, Illinois and Northwestern... logged a season-high 66 minutes in the overtime win at Miami (Ohio)... led the reserves in minutes played in games against Xavier (58), Northern Illinois (49), Miami, Michigan (75), Indiana (55), Minnesota (28) and Iowa (51)... recorded shots on goal against Xavier and Iowa... logged double-figure minutes in 15 of the 17 games in which she played... averaged 40.8 minutes per game.

FRESHMAN / 2012
Nellams played in 18 games, making eight starts... missed only the season-opening win against Toledo... saw action at both forward and defender, finishing the year as a starting defender... started the final five games of the year and seven of the 11 Big Ten games... went the distance in each of the final four games of the season... recorded seven shots, including four on goal, in her college debut, the overtime win against Eastern Illinois.

HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB
Four-year letterwinner for coach Kosta Pitharoulis... also ran track for three years... team MVP and first team all-conference as a junior... MVP of the JV soccer team as a freshman was elevated to varsity and helped EHS win the Washington state title... varsity track team MVP as a sophomore... honorable mention all-conference as a sophomore playing varsity soccer... Torch Honors Society

Biographical Information

Major: Communications

Parents: Abin-Bola & Sorai Page Nellams

Siblings: Eiki, Taito & Diontea

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