PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Team USA Years: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015

Hometown:     Bay Shore NY

Current residence:      Boston Mass.

Personal website      www.nicolegiannino.com

When did you begin playing hockey:       10 Years Old

Current skating club/ Coaches name:    (CWHL) Boston Blades

EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS

High school attended:     National Sports Academy

Year of graduation:  2011

Location of high school: Lake Placid NY

Sports you competed in while in high school (Years): Ice Hockey(4), Inline Hockey(4)

College attended: College of the Holy Cross, Worcester Ma.

Year of graduation: 2015

Degree/major: Psychology, Minor Biology

Sports you competed in while in college (years): Ice Hockey (4) Inline Hockey(4)

ACCOMPLISHMENT HIGHLIGHTS

World Games/International Experience:

2015 Team USA Gold Medalist, Rosario, Argentina
2013 Team USA Gold Medalist, California United States
2012 Team USA Silver Medalist, Bucaramanga Columbia
2011 Team USA Gold Medalist, Roccarosa Italy
2010 Team USA Bronze Medalist, Beroun Czech Republic

Team USA hockey awards: 2011 U.S.O.C Team Of the Year

Other awards, honors, and statistics in hockey:

 (COLLEGE AWARDS)    NCAA

  3 TIME ECAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

  3 TIME ECAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK (HONORABLE)
  2 TIME ECAC ALL CONFERENCE PLAYER (HONORABLE)
  2 TIME RUTLAND INVITATIONAL (MVP)
 2013-14 HOLY CROSS LEADING SCORER)
 2013-14 HOLY CROSS (MVP)PLAYER OF THE YEAR 

 2 TIME ECAC TOP 5 IN GOALS SCORED

10TH PLACE(ALL-TIME) IN GOALS SCORED AT HOLY CROSS 

6TH (ALL-TIME) IN GAME WINNING GOALS AT HOLY CROSS

 

PRE-COLLEGE AWARDS

 

    * 2010 Empire State Games leading Scorer

    * 2010 Empire State Games Silver Medalist

    * 2010 USA Hockey District Camp 17 "A'" Rating

    * 2009 USA Hockey National Camp 16

    * 2009-2010 USA Hockey Competed 19U Tier 1 National Championships

    * 2009-2010 New York State 19U Tier 1 Champion

    * 2007-2008 New York State 16U Champion

    * 2008 Empire State Games Gold Medalist

    * 2007 Empire State Games Silver Medalist

    * 2006-2008 West Islip High School Boys JV Hockey Team (only Girl)

    * Only Girl to Make the Suffolk County Selects Ice Team

    * Youngest Player to ever make The Empire State Games (13 years old)

INLINE HOCKEY AWARDS

     * 2010 nARCH Women's Champion (Plat Division)
     * 2 Time "Best Defensemen" Awards
     * 2 Time "Fastest Skater" Awards
     * 3 Time "Best Defensive Forward" Awards
     * 1 League MVP Award
     * Only girl to make the New York State Wars Boy's Team (5x's)2006-07-08-09-10
     * New York Women's State Wars Team Member (4x's) 2007-08-09-10
     * 2009 State Wars Gold Medalist
     * 2008 State Wars Silver Medalist
     * 2006 State Wars Bronze Medalist
     * 2009 nARCH Silver Medalist
     * 2008-2009 NAYRAH 16U National Championship (LI 495ers)

GOAL HIGHLIGHTS

Future goals you hope to obtain as a hockey player: USA OLYMPIC TEAM

FAVORITES SPOTLIGHT

Favorite sports figure:  Marie-Philip Poulin

Favorite Food before a competition: Friendly’s

Favorite movie: Burlesque

Favorite place to shop: Lu Lu Lemon

Favorite music to listen to during training or competition: Taylor Swift

Favorite possession: My Stuffed Animal “Char-lay”

Favorite hobbies: Playing Hockey

If you could pick one word to describe you, what would it be: Funny

Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why:  My Mom and Dad

FAMILY HIGHLIGHTS

Father’s name:  Rick Giannino

Mother’s name:  Mary Ann Giannino

Brother:  Ricky J Giannino

Sister:  Jamie Ann Giannino

Family Members Who Have Competed in Athletics: Brother; Ricky Giannino (Hockey Goalie – Lindenwood University  St. Charles Mo