Amber Nguyen - Soccer - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#11 Amber Nguyen Season 2021-22

Midfielder

Class Sophomore
Hometown Snellville, Ga.
High School Shiloh

As a Sophomore (2021): 

  • Played in 16 games, starting 11, in her second year with the Commodores
  • Tallied seven points off a goal and five assists
  • Finished second on the team in assists (five)
  • Scored her first collegiate goal against Missouri
  • Registered her first multi-point outing with a goal and an assist against Missouri (10/1/21)

As a Freshman (2020): 

  • Played in 14 of Vanderbilt’s 16 games throughout the season, starting once
  • Assisted on Vanderbilt’s first goal of the campaign while making her collegiate debut in the season opener against Kentucky (9/20/20)
  • Also assisted on Vanderbilt’s lone goal against Missouri (10/3/20) in her first collegiate start

High School:

  • U-20 Women’s National Team Camp (2019)
  • U-18 WNT Camp (2018)
  • USSF Girl’s DA best Midfielder (2019)
  • United Soccer Coaches All-American (2018)
  • Selected Girl’s DA Playoffs standout (2018)

Personal:

  • Born Feb. 26, 2002 in Macon, Ga.
  • Parents: Don and Tonya Nguyen
  • Club Team: TopHat DA
  • Club Coach: Troy Garner
  • Chose Vanderbilt because  “I am extremely excited to come to an environment surrounded by diligence and integrity. I selected Vanderbilt because the culture here is based on hard work and authenticity both on and off the field. To be great you have to be pushed by others who want to be great, and that is what it takes to succeed at Vanderbilt.”