7 Cierra Gamble
7 Cierra Gamble
Height: 5-5
Year: Jr.-2L
Hometown: Corona, Calif.
High School: Santiago
Position: M/D
Major: Biomedical Science

Academic Notes: Majoring in biomedical science...3.90 high school GPA, ranked 151st out of 869 students in her class...Three-time Academic Scholar in high school...Big Sky All-Academic Selection in 2012...Golden Eagle Scholar Athlete Award recipient in 2013 and 2014.

2014 (Junior): Second Team All Big Sky selection... All Big Sky Tournament team... Recorded 11 points with four goals and three assists... Scored NAU's final goal in the first round of the NCAA College Cup against Arizona State... Scored first goal of the Big Sky Championships with a goal against Eastern Washington in the quarterfinals... Attempted 30 shots with 14 on goal.    

2013 (Sophomore): All-Big Sky first team and College Sports Madness All-Big Sky first team… NSCAA All-Pacific Region second team… Played in all 19 games with 16 starts… Co-Golden Boot Award Winner in the Big Sky Conference for most points scored during the season with 15… All Big Sky Tournament Team... Had recorded at least one point in five straight matches in the Big Sky against Southern Utah, Idaho State, Weber State, Sacramento State and Portland State… Totaled team-tying five goals and team-high five assists for team-high 15 points…Attempted 18 shots with a team-tying 12 on goal…Had a .278 shot percentage (third on team)…Had a team-high three game-winning goals against Montana, Idaho State and Bakersfied while also assisting on one against Sacramento State…Played all 92 minutes (season high) against Northern Colorado…Had a career-high three shots against Portland State and Bakersfield, with a career-high three on goal against Bakersfield.

2012 (Freshman): Played in 14 games with five starts...Earned starts against Arizona State, Arizona, Oklahoma, Eastern Washington and CSU Bakersfield...Totaled two goals for four points...Scored goals against Florida Atlantic and Weber State...Goal at Weber State was the game-winning score...Attempted seven shots, placing five on goal...Had a shot on goal percentage of .714...Took two shots each against Oklahoma and Weber State...Played all 90 minutes against Oklahoma. 

High School: Two-year letter winner and starter and one-year captain in soccer at Santiago HS...Also one-year letter winner and starter in cross country and track at Santiago...Team was the Big VIII champions and CIF quarterfinalists in 2011...Selected to All-CIF first team, All-Area first team and Big VIII League second team in 2011...Also played for West Coast FC club soccer team.

Personal: Cierra Rose Gamble was born Oct. 1, 1994 in La Habra, Calif....Daughter of Rodney and Elisa Gamble...One younger sister, Carly...Enjoys hiking...Most memorable moment was scoring on an overtime header in the playoffs to put her high school team through to the quarterfinals...Chose NAU because of the amazing location and facilities, an academic program she's interested in and a competitive soccer program.