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Nicole Scimeme


Stony Brook, N.Y.

High School:
Ward Melville


Outside Hitter


2008 (Junior): Played in 25 matches, starting 18... Finished the season with a career-high 130 kills, an average of 1.55 per set... Also posted 178 digs, 2.12 per set... Recorded a career-best 13 kills and hit .379 against Marist (10/5)... Also recorded a double-double with 11 digs against the Red Foxes... Had her first double-double of the season against St. Francis (Pa.) (8/30) with 12 kills and 13 digs... Followed that with a 10-kill, 13-dig performance the following weekend at Kennesaw State (9/5)... Set a career-best with 21 digs in the season-finale at Rider (11/16).

2007 (Sophomore): Played in 10 matches and 20 games... Had 23 digs and four kills... Had a block assist against UMBC (8/31) and recorded five digs and an assist a day later against Saint Peter's (9/1)... Had a kill and a dig at La Salle (9/1)... Totaled two kills and three digs against Hartford (9/7)... recorded a season-high six digs at Holy Cross (9/8)... Pulled up two digs against Coppin State (9/8)... Had five digs and a kill at Manhattan (11/3).

2006 (Freshman): Played in 33 matches and 119 games... Recorded 87 kills and was third on the team with 323 digs and 2.71 digs per game... Also had 21 aces... Finished the season with three-straight matches of 20-plus digs in the MAAC Championships... had 20 in the first match against Canisius (11/16), then recorded 21 in a five-game win over Saint Peter's (11/17)... Notched a career-high with 26 against Iona (11/18)... Made her collegiate debut at TCU (8/26) with two kills, five digs and a block assist... Had 13 kills in a five game win against Kennesaw State (9/8)... Also had four aces and two block assists against the Owls... Recorded 12 digs at UMBC (9/13)... Put away a career-high 12 kills and recorded her first collegiate double-double with 19 digs in a five-game win over Iona (9/17)... Hit .333 with three errors in 27 swings against the Gaels... Had 18 digs and four kills at Niagara (9/24)... Posted 11 kills and 12 digs against Marist in a five-game win (10/1)... Recorded eight kills and 12 digs against Niagara (10/14)... Dug 18 balls against Rider (10/28)... Had 24 digs at Rider (11/9).

High School: Earned five letters - three in volleyball and two in lacrosse - at Ward Melville High School in East Setauket, N.Y., for Head Coach Charles Fernandez... Led team to pair of state championships in addition to three county, Long Island and league titles... Served as team captain as a senior... Named all-state, all-league and all-county... Earned the Girl Scouts' Silver Award... Member of National Honor Society... Played club volleyball for the Long Island Volleyball Academy and Coach Rick Cole.

Personal: Nicole Rose Scimeme... Born October 19, 1989, in Atlanta... Daughter of Wendy and Paul Scimeme... Has two older brothers, Paul and Chris... Majoring in speech-language pathology/audiology.