Three-year letterwinner ... an All-America candidate ... selected by peers to be the Black Knights' team captain in 2002 ... one of the finest softball players in school history ... two-time Patriot League "Player of the Year" and a favorite to repeat ... three-time first-team all-league and Mid-Atlantic picks ... also named to the ECAC first-team last year ... tremendous athlete who has led the Black Knights in virtually every offensive category her first three years ... in addition to setting five single-season marks, she has shattered five career records (hitting, batting average, RBIs, doubles, total bases) and should easily pocket another four her senior year ... rewriting the Patriot League record books as well ... only player in Army history to collect over 60 hits in a season ... mostly a right fielder, but slid over to center field last year when Bianca Brito went down with an injury ... has committed only seven errors in three years ... ranked nationally in three categories last year.
2001: Patriot League "Player of the Year" for the second consecutive season ... third straight year garnered first-team Mid-Atlantic Region and Patriot League honors ... second Army player named to ECAC Divison I all-star team with selection to the first unit ... led the league in batting average, slugging percentage, on-base percentage and doubles ... led the nation in doubles per game (0.47), which is the sixth highest single-season average in NCAA history ... sixth in batting average (.443) and in toughest to strike out, ranked 15th (28.8 average in striking out just four times in 115 at bats) ... hit five doubles at the Rebel Spring Games to tie the school record for career two-baggers (28) ... .443 batting average is fifth highest single-season mark at the Academy ... went 5-for-7 with two doubles and a home run in first doubleheader back from a shoulder injury while in Florida ... RBI double in the top of the eighth gave Army a 2-1 win in season opener vs. Butler ... broke the school record for career doubles with 29th against Yale ... snapped the all-time RBI record with 72nd against Colgate ... the next day, broke the school record for career total bases (234) ... led the nation in hitting and doubles through most of the month of April ... home run against Binghamton made a 1-0 winner out of Shauna Evans ... stole a career high two bases against Colgate and set a personal best with three runs scored during that series ... broke own single-season record for doubles with 15th two-bagger against Quinnipiac ... became first Army softball player to reach double figures in career home runs with a solo shot against Lafayette ... was 2-for-3 with three RBIs in a win over Marist ... injured thumb in a game against Holy Cross that caused her to miss the last seven games of the regular season ... returned to the lineup for the Patriot League tournament wearing a cast on her left hand and went 7-for-11 with two runs and two RBIs in the three games Army played.
2000: First-team Mid-Atlantic Region selection for the second consecutive year ... first-team All-Patriot League as well as the league's "Player of the Year" ... led the league in batting, hits, on-base percentage, home runs, total bases and also shared the lead in triples ... finished second in the league in slugging percentage and RBIs ... went 4-for-5 with three RBIs in the Patriot League championship game vs. top-seeded Lehigh ... set single-season records for RBIs, home runs and singles ... fell one hit shy of tying her school record for hits in a season ... went 5-for-6 against Lafayette on April 8 with two runs scored to raise her season average over the .400 mark ... had an astounding 17 multiple-hit games and a 13-game hitting streak ... registered a season-high five RBIs against Towson on March 22 ... hit a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Black Knights a 7-6 advantage vs. Towson ... two-run homer in the first inning vs. Youngstown helped spark Army to a 5-1 victory ... appeared in all but one game ... collected 100th career hit vs. Lehigh, becoming the fastest player to reach that plateau in Army softball history.
1999: First-team Mid-Atlantic Region and first-team All-Patriot League selection ... set Army single-season records in hits (62), singles (40), doubles (14), and total bases ... led the Patriot League in batting average (.456), slugging percentage (.684) and on base percentage (.510) ... led team in batting average, RBIs, hits, singles, doubles, triples and total bases ... hit over .500 most of freshman year ... had 19 multiple-hit games and nine multiple-RBI games ... only committed two errors in the outfield ... went 4-for-4 with three RBIs vs. Iona ... was 2-for-3 with two triples vs. Manhattan ... collected a hit in 17 of her first 18 games -- including starting off her career on a 10-game hitting streak ... her seven triples is the second highest single-season mark at West Point.
High School: Four-year starter at Seminole High ... led team to three PCAC titles and a pair of third-place finishes at the state tournament ... four-time All-PCAC performer ... hit .330 for Lady Warhawks ... played NSA and ASA ball for Lady Bombers ... captured NSA World 16-U title in 1996 and the prestigious 18-U Colorado Fireworks Tournament the following year ... also lettered in volleyball.
Personal: Given name is Nicole Rae Robbins ... born April 27, 1980 ... parents' names are Phyllis and Bill Robbins ... majoring in Geography.