|Hometown:||San Jose, Calif.|
JUNIOR 2013-14: Started and played 34 min. at UNLV while scoring a then career-high 22 pts. on 9-20 shooting with eight reb. and three ast. ... topped career-high with 25 pts. on 11-22 shooting with two ast. and one stl. in 32 min. vs. San Jose State ... scored 16 pts. with four boards in start vs. UC Riverside ... started vs. San Francisco State 11/20/13 and scored six pts. with six ast. and three stl. ... started vs. UC Santa Barbara and played 26 min. while scoring five pts. with three ast., 2 stl., and two ast. ... started at CSU Northridge and scored six pts. with three ast., three reb. and three stl. in 29 min. ... scored 15 pts. in 34 min. with seven reb. and three ast. vs. Hampton.
SOPHOMORE 2012-13: Played 27 min. in season home opener and scored 7 pts. … played 28 min., had 2 reb. vs. No. 4 Stanford … scored 9 pts., had 8 reb. vs. Utah Valley … scored 3 pts. at Pacific … scored 9 pts., had two reb. vs. Toledo in the John Ascuaga Nugget Classic in Reno., Nev. … scored 13 pts., had 2 reb. in the final game of the John Ascuaga Nugget Classic in Reno., Nev. … scored 7 pts., had 4 reb. vs. CSU Northridge … scored 10 pts. at Long Beach State … played 21 min., had 4 boards at San Jose State … scored 12 pts., had 9 reb. at UC Davis … scored 10 pts., had six reb. at CSU Bakersfield … scored 8 pts., had 8 reb. vs. Fresno State … scored 2 pts. vs. UNLV … scored 15 pts. at Portland … scored 7 pts. at Gonzaga … scored 10 pts., had 2 reb. vs. LMU … scored 7 pts., had 7 reb. at Pepperdine … scored 11 pts. vs. USF… scored 11 pts., had 8 reb. in 29 min. vs. Saint Mary’s … scored 4 pts., had 2 ast. vs. Portland … scored 2 pts. in 23 min. at San Diego … scored 4 pts., had 4 reb. vs. BYU … scored 2 pts. at LMU … scored 11 pts., had 10 reb. in first career double-double at USF … scored 10 pts., had 4 reb. in 33 min. at BYU … scored 6 pts., had 5 reb. vs. Gonzaga … scored 6 pts., had 7 reb. vs. Pepperdine … scored 13 pts. vs. San Diego … scored 2 pts., had 4 stl. against LMU in the WCC Tournament.
FRESHMAN IN 2011-12: True freshman and key reserve; closed out regular season averaging 27 min. in last seven ... averaged 5.7 points and 5.3 rebounds in those last seven games ... ranked 2nd on the team in FG% (.476) and tied for team-lead in steals (17) during WCC play ... made 21 of 40 shots (.525) through the first 12 WCC games ... totaled 8 rebounds in two late-season WCC contests, including a win at UP (Feb. 16) ... pulled down 7 rebounds in a win over LMU (Feb. 9) ... team-leading 15-point perfomance at Pepperdine (Jan. 14) .. career-high 11-rebound, 31-minute effort at Sac State (Dec. 22) ... made her first collegiate start vs. SJSU (Dec. 17) ... played a then-career-high 29 minutes on the road at Seattle (Dec. 13) ... enjoyed a terrific collegiate debut, scoring 15 points and grabbing 10 rebounds to hep SCU defeat CSUB (Nov. 11) ... made a key basket with one minute left in win over UCD (Nov. 28).
HIGH SCHOOL: Starred at Presentation High School in San Jose where she led the Panthers to the Western Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) regular season title and the CIF-Central Coast Section (CCS) Division II championship as a senior … was named a First Team 2011 All-WCAL honoree and the San Jose Mercury News ‘Senior of the Year’ … also named to the San Jose Mercury News All-Area Team and to the San Francisco Chronicle All-Metro Team … Cal-Hi Sports 2011 All-State CIF-CCS Division II … MaxPreps California 2011 All-State Second Team … helped the Panthers increase their win total in all four of her varsity seasons, culminating with the CCS Division II championship and the program’s first-ever WCAL title as a senior … versatile player who, due to team injuries, stepped in and played point guard as a senior … scored a game-high 16 points in the CCS championship victory over rival Archbishop Mitty – a game played at Santa Clara University’s Leavey Center where she played against current SCU teammate Vanessa Leo … 2011 McDonald's All-America nominee … played for the Metro San Jose Basketball club program … part of Santa Clara’s nationally recognized recruiting class, announced in November 2010 … drew All-WCAL honors in all four varsity seasons at Presentation.
PERSONAL: Full name is Nicolette Rose Gilday … born in San Jose as the daughter of Kevin and Lisa Gilday … has one younger sister, Dani … an excellent student, named Presentation’s ‘Senior Scholar-Athlete’ … graduated from Presentation with a 4.1 cum GPA … She will be majoring in Finance.