Hometown: Southampton, England
LAVINIA AT A GLANCE: Fast, athletic, and skillful attacking player … Very good attacking mentality … Can score as well as create opportunities … Will be an important part of this season’s success.
SOPHOMORE (2013): Started all 19 games ... Led the team to the 2013 Sunshine State Conference regular season title ... Second on the team with eight goals and tied for the lead with six assists ... Six of her goals were game-winners, including 1-0 win over Georgia College on Sept. 5 and at Rollins on Oct. 12 ... Scored twice, including the game-winner, at Florida Southern on Oct. 5 and against Eckerd on Nov. 2 ... Other game-winners came against Saint Leo on Oct. 16 and at Tampa on Oct. 26 ... Earned SSC Player of the Week twice on Oct. 14 and Nov. 4 ... Named to the first-team All-SSC squad ... Named first-team All-South Region by Daktronics ... Earned President's List honors both semesters ... Named to the fall SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll.
FRESHMAN (2012): Played in 14 games, starting 13, in the central midfield ... Scored one goal and tied for the team lead with four assists ... First collegiate tally came against Saint Leo on Oct. 10 ... Assisted on game-winning goal against Florida Tech on Oct. 20 ... In the fall, earned a spot on Barry's Dean's List and the Sunshine State Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL & CLUB: Played club ball with Havant and Waterlooville Ladies FC ... Playing in 27 games with 23 starts for the Hawks, she scored 32 goals ... Named Sports Woman of The Year at Taunton’s College ... Also played basketball and netball ... Basketball National Champions for British Colleges Sport 2010-2011 ... Netball National champions for British Colleges Sport 2011-2012 ... Soccer- FA Umbro Fives Winners for South West Region- Went on to play at Wembley Stadium.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Elijah and Patricia Nkomo ... Youngest of three sisters including Chloe and Jenaire... Exercise physiology major.
Points: 5, at Florida Southern -- 10/05/13 ; Eckerd -- 11/02/13
Goals: 2, at Florida Southern -- 10/05/13 ; Eckerd -- 11/02/13
Assists: 1, 10 times
Shots: 5, Palm Beach Atlantic -- 09/13/13
Game-winning goals: t-15th (6)
Game-winning goals: t-4th (6 in 2013)
Penalty kick attempts: t-9th (1 in 2013)
Minutes played: 11th (1682 in 2013)
Games started: t-14th (19 in 2013)