Miscellaneous: Solid candidate expected to challenge for spot in right field ... looking to assume vital role in 2004 ... two years of experience to draw upon in backup role to all three outfield positions ... can cover a large range of territory defensively along with a strong and accurate arm ... has skills to be extremely effective at the plate ... good contact hitter who can be an RBI producer near bottom of the Army lineup ... Dean's List student ... two-year letterwinner.
2003: Started 24 of 37 games ... collected 10 hits in batting .141 ... registered a double and triple and eight runs batted in, along with scoring four times ... started six of 13 games early in the season, and drew starting nod in 18 of remaining 24 games she participated in ... also drew assignments as a pinch hitter and pinch runner ... season-high two hits recorded in 7-5 come-from-behind win over Marist ... knocked in second-to-last run in five-run rallying fifth ... was 2-for-3 with a pair of runs ... lone double in final seventh eliminated top-seed and host Lehigh from the Patriot League Tournament ... had a hand in all three runs in 3-1 victory ... doubled home the first two runs and crossed herself to pad lead to 3-0 ... made just one error.
2002: Appeared in 33 games, mostly as a pinch runner and hitter, and drew five starts ... several times saw duty as the designated player ... drew first career start and hit as the designated player opposite Florida A&M at the Rebel Spring Games ... was 1-for-3 and scored once ... best performance came against Maryland-Eastern Shore as the designated player in collecting a season-high two hits and first home run ... three-run blast was one of four home runs produced in that game for a team high and one shy of the school record ... was 1-for-1 and scored a run as a pinch hitter in the second game that day opposite Siena during week-long competition at the Rebel Spring Games ... drew both starts in Patriot League action against Lehigh as the DP ... played in both left and right field in the Bucknell series and drew time in the outfield against Lafayette ... also saw time in the outfield and as a pinch runner opposite Ivy League champion Princeton.
High School: Three-sport standout at Maple Hills High ... earned four letters playing shortstop in softball ... all-state honors junior year ... three-time all-section, all-area and all-conference first team picks ... led Wildcats to four conferences titles in compiling unbeaten 54-0 mark ... state champions in 1998 and runner-up section honors junior and senior years ... team spun 74-5 mark over four-year career ... drove in over 100 runs, ripped 15 homers and stole over 40 bases as a three-year starter, along with batting over .600 ... played outfield for Tri-City Rage travel team ... also earned letters in basketball and soccer ... served as captain in softball and basketball ... led soccer team to conference and section titles.
Personal: Given name is Nicole Eileen Luvera ... born Feb. 28, 1983 ... parents' names are Patricia and Joseph Luvera ... majoring in Human Regional Geography.