Name: Nicole Fawcett
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Position: Opposite
Height: 6-4
Weight: 180
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas
Hometown: Zanesfield, Ohio
High School: Benjamin Logan High School (Bellefontaine, Ohio)
College: Penn State, Human Development and Family Studies
World Championship Experience
  • 2014 FIVB World Championship (Gold)
Personal: Mother Kim played volleyball for Wright State...Brother is Joe Fawcett...Maternal grandfather was a pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles in 1945...Nicknames are Nic, Nicholas, Nix, White Lightening, Puppy, Dairy Queen, Babe, Niccy, Little Niccy, Nicole F, Nasty Nickle...Hobby is trying to help Christa Harmotto with her fashion sense...Owns a 1968 red convertible GTO

Most Notable

  • Selected most valuable player and best opposite of 2016 NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournaments
  • Selected most valuable player of the 2015 NORCECA Championship
  • Selected Best Opposite in the 2015 Pan American Games after averaging 4.45 points and 1.59 digs per set as Team USA won its first Pan Am Games title since 1967
  • Named most valuable player and best server at 2013 Pan American Cup, leading the U.S. to its second consecutive event title
  • Helped U.S. win its first-ever FIVB World Championship in 2014, with two starts while primarily serving as the opposite in the double-switch in other matches
  • Selected as Honda Award winner for overall best NCAA Division I volleyball player

2016 - NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament (Gold)...FIVB World Grand Prix Prelims
2015 - NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament (Gold-MVP)
2015 - USA Volleyball Cup vs. China ... FIVB World Grand Prix preliminary rounds ... Pan American Games (Gold)...FIVB World Cup (Bronze)...NORCECA Championship (Gold-MVP).
2014 - USA Volleyball Cup vs. Brazil...FIVB World Championship (Gold)
2013 - Pan American Cup (Gold-MVP)...USA Volleyball Cup...FIVB World Grand Prix (6th)...NORCECA Championship (Gold)...FIVB Grand Champions Cup (Silver)
2012 - Pan American Cup (Gold)
2011 – Montreux Volley Masters (Fourth)
2010 – Montreux Volley Masters (Silver)...FIVB World Grand Prix (Gold)
2009 – FIVB World Grand Prix (9th)...Final Four Intercontinental Cup (Silver)...NORCECA Continental Championship (4th)

Did You Know

  • While playing international club volleyball, set the world record for highest individual points scored in a single match with 55 points while playing for Korea Expressway in the Korea V-League on Feb. 14, 2013. The record has since been eclipsed.
  • Named MVP of the Korea V-League twice (2012-13, 2014-15). She helped Korea Expressway win the 2014-15 regular season, but came up short in the playoff final round
  • In 2008 was named AVCA Division I National Player of the Year and AVCA All-America First-Team for the third straight year and fourth overall AVCA All-American award
  • Led Penn State to an undefeated record (38-0) in 2008 and its second straight NCAA title and sixth consecutive Big Ten crown
  • Selected as AVCA NCAA Division I National Freshman of the Year in 2005 and AVCA All-America Second-Team All-America
  • Member of U.S. Women’s Junior National Team in 2004 (gold at NORCECA Women's Junior Continental Championship) and 2005 (participated in FIVB Women's Junior World Championship) - that competed at the 2005
  • Member of U.S. Girls’ Youth Team which participated in the FIVB Girls’ Youth World Championship in Poland
  • Selected 2004 Ohio State High School Gatorade Player of the Year
  • In high school was a Regional track high jump finalist in 2004 and 2005
  • Mother Kim played volleyball at Wright State University
  • Maternal grandfather was a pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles in 1945
  • Nicknames are Nic, Nicholas, Nix, White Lightening, Puppy, Dairy Queen, Babe, Niccy, Little Niccy, Nicole F, Nasty Nickle
  • Owns a 1968 red convertible GTO.

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Last Updated: July 10, 2016