|Hometown:||Pebble Beach, Calif.|
2010 PCSC Academic Honor Roll
2010 PCSC All-Coastal Division First Team
AS A SENIOR IN 2011: Starting leftfielder in 34 of Santa Clara’s 39 games … started in leftfield in all 20 PCSC games, hitting .281 against league pitching … was 5 for 14 (.357) with runners in scoring position during PCSC play … went on a team-best eight-game hitting streak during the middle of the season (Mar. 12-Apr. 12) … had seven extra-base hits on the season, including five doubles and a homerun … doubled in back-to-back PCSC games at Cal State Bakersfield (Apr. 10) … went 5 for 12 (.416 BA) with a double during a four-game set with Sacramento State (Apr. 30-May 1) … had two or more hits six different times … finished the year with a 2 for 4 game, scoring and driving in a run in Game Two of a four-game series at St. Mary’s (May 7).
AS A JUNIOR IN 2010: Emerged as one of the Broncos most reliable players and best hitters … named to the PCSC All-Coastal Division First Team ... started in all 45 games as the leftfielder … posted a .285 batting average and also recorded 17 RBI and was third on the team with 37 hits … hit .312 during conference play … had a .939 fielding percentage … tied for second on the team with three multiple-RBI games … tied for team lead with 10 multi-hit games … tied for SCU’s longest hitting streak during the season, accumulating a five-game streak from March 13 through 19 … in a double-header with Princeton (3/13) went 4-for-8 with four runs, four RBI, a double and a stolen base … matched a season-high with three hits against Loyola Marymount (4/24) … also had three hits, scored two runs and had an RBI against Saint Mary’s (5/1) … ended the season strongly against San Diego in May, by going 6-for-13 with three RBI in the final series of the year.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: 2/10 vs. Nevada - Went 1-for-2 ... 2/23 vs. UAB - Went 1-for-3 ... 4/1 vs. Cal State Bakersfield - Went 1-for-2 with a HR and two RBI ... 4/6 vs. LMU (1) - Went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI ... 4/12 vs. Saint Mary's (2) - Went 2-for-3 ... 4/19 vs. San Diego (1) - Went 3-for-4 with a run scored ... 4/20 vs. San Diego (2) - Went 2-for-2 with a walk ... 4/23 vs. Hawai'i (2) - Went 2-for-3 ... 4/26 vs. Sac State (2) - Went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBI ... 5/3 vs. Portland State (2) - Went 1-for-3.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Stevenson High School in Pebble Beach, Calif. ... coached by Sam Garcia and Thomas Main ... played softball and soccer as a prep ... named MVP of softball and soccer team ... member of the MTAL first team in softball and soccer ... named Player of the Year for softball by the Monterey Herald ... member of the all-county team for softball and soccer ... led softball team to the MTAL League Championship ... Named Girls 'Athlete of the Year' for Stevenson and runner-up Girls 'Athlete of the Year' by the Monterey Herald and Salinas Californian ... received the President's Award and Gold Honors for her academic achievements ... graduated from the National Charity League and had been a part since 7th grade.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Albert and Melanie Nicora ... has two older sisters, Stephanie and Catherine, and a younger sister, Maria ... enjoys photography, soccer, and watching sports in addition to softball ... majoring in business.