2010 Season - Team field captain... Unanimous All-BIG EAST Conference Preseason selection
As a junior (2009) - NFHCA All-West Region first team selection... All-BIG EAST first team pick... www.women'sfieldhockey.com All-American... Started all 20 games... Scored a career-high 12 goals... Led team with 14 assists... Tied for first on school's list for single season assists... BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 12)... Named to BIG EAST honor roll twice)... Has three multi-goal games on the year... Third on career assists list (33)... Fourth on career points list (89)... Fifth on career goals list (28) Team captain... Unanimous All-BIG EAST preseason selection... Selected to the NFHCA National Academic Squad... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll and was a Dean's Scholar in the fall and spring.
As a sophomore (2008)-- NFHCA All-West Region first team selection... All-BIG EAST first team member... Led team with 27 points (8G, 10A)... Started all 21 games... Unanimous All-BIG EAST preseason selection... Fifth on career assists list with 19... Named to BIG EAST Honor Roll twice (Sept. 1, Oct. 13)... Team vice-captain... Selected to the NFHCA National Academic Squad.
As a freshman (2007)-- Started all 20 games... All-BIG EAST first team selection... Earned NFHCA West Region first team honors... Second on the team with eight goals, eight assists and 24 points... Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in the fall and spring... Made Dean's List in the spring... Selected to the NFHCA National Academic Squad.
In High School/Prep -- Attended Hurlstone Agriculture High School... Member of the New South Wales Under 21 team (2005-06)... NSW Institute of Sport Scholarship holder (2004-07)... Played for the NSW Arrows of the Australia National Hockey League... Member of the NSW U18 team and was the top goal scorer of the national tournament (2004)... Named co-captain and Best and Fairest for Hurlstone Agricultural High School... Played for the Esquires Hockey Club, Sydney's Women's Hockey First Grade Premiership... Member of the Northern Territory U18 team (2003)... Member of the Australia U16 team (2002)... Captained the NSW U16 team (2002).
Personal -- Full name is Nicole Louise Pamela Youman... Nickname is Nic... Daughter of Gordon and Pamela Youman... Birthdate is December 30, 1986... Majoring in exercise science and psychology... Her entire family plays field hockey... She went to a boarding school and grew up on a farm... Best part about Team Cardinal is `The team, the facilities and of course the Dean's chocolate milk'... The proudest moment of her life so far was making her debut for the Arrows in the Australian Hockey League... Her parents are her role models... Greatest challenge she's overcome was sitting out with injuries in 2006-07 and keeping her head and heart in the game during that time.