Name: Jennifer Nichols

Sport: Archery

Discipline: Recurve

Olympic Events: Team, Individual

Height: 6-0

Weight: 138

Birth Date: 10/4/83

Birthplace: Kansas City, MO

Hometown: Cheyenne, WY

Current Residence: College Station, TX

High School: Home schooled, graduation 2002

College: Texas A&M University, Class of 2012, Political Science

Coach: Alexander Kirillov

Career Highlights:

  • 2004, 2008, 2012 Olympian
  • 2003, 2007 Pan American Games Champion
  • Three-time U.S. Intercollgiate Archery Champion
  • Three-time All-American
  • Multi-time National Indoor and National Target Champion
  • 2011 National Field Champion
  • 2012 World Cup medalist (team bronze, individual silver, mixed team gold)
  • First American woman ever to qualify for World Cup Final (2012)
  • 2012 World Archery Indoor Championship team champion
  • United States Archery Team member

Daughter of Brett and Cheryl Nichols…has four siblings, Amanda, Cassie, Clay and Alex…engaged to Chris Hardy…Archery was a family sport and her parents and siblings shoot, including sister Amanda, who was a 2008 Olympic hopeful…Jennifer splits her time between training in Arizona with her coach and in Texas with her collegiate team.