Team: Seattle Reign FC
Hometown: Arnold, Md.
College: Penn State
High School: Archbishop Spalding
College: 2012: Started in each one of Penn State’s 27 games as a senior ... Ranked first on the team with 17 goals, 12 assists, 46 points and 97 shots with 44 going on frame ... Led the Nittany Lions to their 14th consecutive Big Ten Title and to an NCAA Championship appearance for the first time in school history ... Named Big Ten Midfielder of the Year ... 2011: Started in 24 of 25 matches in attacking midfield ... Tallied three goals and 13 assists for 19 points, earning NSCAA All-American Second Team honors for a second straight year ... Gathered All-Big Ten and NSCAA All-Great Lake First Team honors for a third straight year ... Tallied assist on PSU's lone goal in Big Ten Final vs. Illinois on Nov. 6 ... Scored dramatic 85th-minute game-winner against Army on Nov. 11 in NCAA First Round ... 2010: Garnered first NSCAA All-America honor with a second-team selection ... Named to the All-Big Ten First Team and NSCAA All-Great Lakes First Team after scoring seven goals and six assists for 20 points ... Started in all 21 games in central midfield leading the team in shots (73) ... Scored second-fastest goal in PSU history, a strike 63 seconds into the match at UConn on Sept. 5 ... Had three-point day at Purdue on Oct. 31 ... Named team MVP and to ECAC First-Team All-Star squad ... 2009: Started in all but two games in central midfield en route to seven-goals and a team-leading 10-assist, 24-point standout year ... Earned unanimous All-Big Ten First Team, Big Ten Freshman of the Year and All-Freshman Team honors ... Named TopDrawerSoccer.com Rookie of the Year ... Named to M.A.C. Hermann Trophy Watch List ... Twice named Big Ten Freshman of the Week Oct. 5 – Nov. 2 ... Earned first collegiate start, playing 46 minutes against then ninth ranked Virginia despite a bout with mononucleosis ... Recorded first collegiate goal in thrilling fashion, scoring the game winner in a 3-2 comeback win over UConn on Aug. 31 ... Had three-point day at Wisconsin on Oct. 18 ... Recorded three assists in 4-0 win over then-No. 22 Purdue on Nov. 1, a new freshman record and second most in a game...Tallied a point in 10 of 12 games from Sept. 13 vs. BU to Nov. 1 against Purdue.
High School: Scored first goal with the U.S. National Senior team in a 1-0 win over Canada on July 22, 2009 ... Earned her first cap with the U.S. National Senior team on May 25 in a 4-0 win at Canada...Has been on the National scene since age nine when she began training with the Maryland State Region I ODP travel team ... In January of 2008 she was called up to the Senior Women's National Team and was the youngest member to attend training camp ... Soccer Buzz named her the number three recruit in the country for the 2008 season..Member of the U.S. U-16, U-17, U-18 and U-20 teams throughout her career ... On the U-20 World Cup Championship team in 2008 ... Tallied an assist in a 3-0 win over England which propelled the U.S. to the semi-finals ... Traveled throughout North and South America and Europe with the numerous national teams ... Played club soccer with the Freestate Shooters U-18 team, which won the WAGS Championship in 2004 and the U.S. Club Soccer Championship in 2007 ... Maryland State Cup Champions in 2004 ... Four-year captain for the Region I ODP team ... Won the 2006 Regional ODP National Championship ... Four-time Parade All-American out of Archbishop Spalding ... Three-time All-Met First Team member..Three-time Player of the Year named by the Washington Post ... Three-time All-State selection ... NSCAA/adidas All-American from 2005-08 ... Gatorade Maryland State Player of the Year from 2005-07 ... NSCAA/adidas All-South Region selection from 2005-07 ... All-time leader in assists, goals and points at Archbishop Spalding ... Team assist/goal leader from 2004-07 also a four-year member of the varsity basketball team...An excellent student, Nairn was a National Honor Society member and graduated with Dean's List honors.
Personal: Christine Marie Nairn was born on September 25, 1990 in Annapolis, Md. ... Daughter of Tommy and Danamarie Nairn ... Two older brothers, T.J. and Kevin...Brother T.J. played collegiate soccer at Salisbury University from 2003-07 and currently is an assistant coach for the Seagulls ... Kevin played collegiate soccer at Anne Arundel C.C. from 2005-06...Enjoys reading and music when not on the playing field ... Majoring in communications.