Name: Nicole Heavirland
Position: Hooker/Scrumhalf
Sport: Rugby
Event(s): Sevens, 15s
Height: 5-5
Weight: 145
DOB: 2/25/1995
Hometown: Whitefish, Mont.
High School: Phillips Exeter Academy
College: Army West Point, Kinesiology
Team/Club: Women's Sevens Residency Program
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 6th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – 4th
  • Years of participation: 2017, 2018
  • Top Finish: 4th – 2018 (sevens); 2017 (15s)
Personal: Began playing rugby at the age of 15, quickly falling in love with the sport and flexing her natural ability to excel…Played women’s basketball during her first semester at Army West Point before making an official transition to their rugby team in Spring of 2015…That same year, she was also named a U.S. Military Academy All-American…In 2016, was selected as a reserve for the Olympic Games Rio 2016 and though she didn't compete, the selection was a clear indication of her growth in rugby…Transitioned to 15s in 2017 and suited up for the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland, helping the Women's National Team advance to the Semifinals…Later that year, she returned to sevens as a Captain for the 2017-2018 HSBC Series…Enjoys Fly-Fishing, hunting, skiing, snowboarding, water skiing, coffee drinking, bike riding, wake surfing, cooking, and yoga.