Event: Foil
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 120 lbs. 
Club: NYAC
Coaches: Jimmy Moody and Daria Schneider
College: Bachelor's degree in art history from Columbia University (2012), MA candidate in psychology at The New School 
Current U.S. Ranking: No. 3
Current World Ranking: No. 14

Olympic Teams: 2020 (Qual. - Ind. & Team), 2012

Senior World Championship Teams: 2019 (Bronze - Team), 2018 (Gold - Team), 2017 (Silver - Team), 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010

Pan American Games Teams: 2019 (Gold - Team)

Junior World Championship Teams: 2009 (Gold - Team), 2008

Cadet World Championship Teams: 2006


A member of the first U.S. Women's Foil Team to win a Junior World Championship title in 2009, Nicole went on to qualify for her first Olympic Team in 2012 and has become a keystone of the squad, helping lead the team to three straight medals at the Senior World Championships from 2017-2019, including the team's first ever Senior World title in 2018. 

As a college fencer, Nicole won NCAAs in 2010 for Columbia and has brought her experience to coaching roles in the NCAA ranks, including serving as an assistant coach at Cornell University from 2016-2018 and now serves as a volunteer assistant at Harvard.

At the end of the Olympic qualifying period in December of 2019, Nicole tore her ACL in competition, but returned to the international circuit in January, competing in three international events before the COVID-19 shutdown. In May of 2020, Nicole underwent reconstructive surgery and began rehabilitation in preparation for Tokyo, earning her qualificationwhen competition resumed in March of 2021.