Nicole was a three year member of the varsity softball and field hockey teams. In softball, she earned All-CNY first team honors and was a three-time Second Team All-League honoree. Nicole helped lead the Liverpool Warriors to Section Three Championships. She played for the Liverpool Sidewinders and the Liverpool Blue Reign. She went on to play at Syracuse University where she competed in the BIG EAST Tournament. She was a member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the fall and spring semesters. She was trained by Dickie Woodridge who was a team member of the San Diego Padres organization. She was also trained by Dale St. John of Orlando, FL for pitching.
During her high school career in field hockey, she was named to the Empire State Team (Central), The Central New York I Indoor (Pool A) and the Central New York Festival Team. Nicole received honors that included first-team allstate, first-team all-league, second-team all-state and Scholar Athlete. Nicole also played field hockey at Syracuse University. After her play at Syracuse University, she traveled to The UK for international play on two teams. The University of the Arts and The Wapping Elite Club where she competed in the highest level of play in The UK.