Rider Women's Soccer BIO
10 Abi Cottam

At Rider:
Psychology major...graduated as Rider's all-time assist leader with 26 and is third all-time in goals (26) and points (78) as a 62-game veteran...three-time MAAC All-Academic honoree...as a senior, was named a Capital One Academic All-American for the second year in a row...in 2012, played in all 17 games (starting 16) and led the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and was 57th nationally in assists per game (0.41), earning First Team All-MAAC honors...led Rider in scoring with four goals, seven assists and 15 points...had assists in three of the first four games of the season as Rider opened with a 4-0 record...had a goal and an assist in Rider's 6-2 MAAC win over Saint Peter's...as a juinor, earned
First Team All-MAAC honors and was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Second Team All-Northeast Region...her 39 points tied the Rider single-season record...led team and MAAC in points while finshing sixth in the NCAA in points per game...led team and MAAC with 14 goals, finishing the season fourth on career goal scoring list...led team and MAAC with 11 assists, finishing the season one assist shy of the Rider career assists record...three-time MAAC Player of the Week...three goals in 5-1 win over Canisius which tied the single-game goal record...had two goals and two assists in 5-1 win over Marist...as a sophomore, was named to the MAAC All-Tournament Team, and All-MAAC Second Team...started all 19 games and led the team in goals where the team was 5-1 when she scored...scored three goals in a 3-0 win against Delaware State, was also tied for first on the team in assists, scored the most points on the team and her 56 shots were second most, her 27 shots on goal were also second on the team where her shots on goal percentage ranked fifth, had five game-winners which was by far the most on the team...missed August and September with an eye injury in 2009...played in just eight games as a Rider rookie but still shared the team lead in assists...compiled three assists in 4-1 MAAC win over Manhattan.

At Ludlow College:
A member of the Aston Villa Ladies, the English Schools National Championship teams in 2003, 2004 and 2007.

Position: Forward
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Leominster, England
High School: Ludlow