2012: Academic All-Big Ten ... Played all 19 games in the NU backfield, starting 18 ... Logged 1,225 minutes ... Helped NU record four shutouts ... Season-high three shots in NU's 2-1 win at Illinois (10/18).
2011: Academic All-Big Ten ... 2011 Big Ten All-Tournament Team ... Only NU player to start all 19 matches for Northwestern ... Logged a team-high 1,710 minutes ... Assisted on a goal against Dayton (8/28) ... Played a key part in NU's 1-0 win over Michigan (10/8) as her throw-in attempt went into the Wolverines' net backwards off a header by a Michigan player ... Had three shots on the season.
2010: Has played in 16 games and started 13 ... First collegiate point came on an assist at Indiana (9/24) ... Recorded her first career shot on goal at Wisconsin (11/1) ... Made her collegiate debut at BYU (8/31) and logged her first start against Eastern Michigan (9/12) ... Helped the Northwestern back line record shutouts against Illinois State (9/17) and Iowa (10/21).
High School:All-state selection in 2009 and 2010 ... Three-time all-conference player ... Team won 2008 and 2009 North Carolina 4A state championships and was ranked second nationally by NSCAA in 2009 ... Four-year letter winner and team captain ... Earned the Brittany Willis Memorial Showcase Sportsmanship award ... Six-year member of CASL Spartan Elite ... Club team won three state championships, Region III East championship (2008) and was 2007 USYS Southern Regional quarterfinalists ... Honor roll student ... National Honor Society member.
Personal:Born Nicole Kay Jewell ... Daughter of Brent and Diane Jewell ... Older sister, Michelle, plays soccer at Appalachian State University ... Family raises puppies for Guiding Eyes for the Blind organization ... Majoring in industrial engineering.