Name: Nichole Millage
Sport: Sitting Volleyball
Discipline(s): Sitting Volleyball
Position: Outside Hitter/Setter
Height: 5-7
DOB: 3/27/1977
Birthplace: Champaign
Hometown: Champaign, Ill.
High School: Centennial High School
College: University of Central Oklahoma
Paralympic Experience
  • 2016: Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Gold)
  • 2012: Paralympic Games in London (Silver)
  • 2008: Paralympic Games in Beijing (Silver)
World Championship Experience
  • 2014: ParaVolley World Championships (Silver)
  • 2010: WOVD Sitting Volleyball World Championships (Silver)
  • 2006: Sitting Volleyball World Championships
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016: World ParaVolley Intercontinental Cup (Gold); Exhibition tournament vs. Russia; Dutch Tournament (First)
  • 2015: ParanPan American Games (Gold)
  • 2013: ParaVolley Pan American Sitting Volleyball Zonal Championships (Gold); Moscow Open Cup (Gold)
  • 2012: Volleyball Masters (Gold) Shanghai Exhibition Tournament; Netherlands Exhibition Tournament
  • 2011: Parapan American Zonal Championships (Gold); ECVD Continental Cup (Gold)
  • 2010: Parapan American Championship (Gold); World Organization for Volleyball Disabled (WOVD) World Cup (Gold)
  • 2009: Parapan American Zonal Championship (Gold); Eurocup (Gold)
  • 2008: WOVD Intercontinental Cup (Bronze)
  • 2007: Sitting Volleyball Invitational (Silver)
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  • Member of the U.S. Women's Sitting Team named Team USA's 2016 "Best Paralympic Team"
  • At age 21, Nichole was involved in a boating accident; as a result, her left leg below the knee was amputated and she also sustained serious damage to her left hand
  • Nichole first learned about sitting volleyball in 2004, during an Amputee Coalition of American camp for disabled children
Personal: Her hobbies include going to the movies and beach, scrapbooking and bike riding