2012 - Senior: Game-by-Game Statistics ... NFHCA Division I Senior Game Selection ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Team ... Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (10/22) ... Third on the squad with 29 points on 14 goals and an assist, including the game-winner against #17 Boston College ... Needed only 28 shots to record her 29 points, putting 22 of them on-frame for a .786 SOG percentage ... Had multi-goal games against Vermont (9/21), Saint Louis (10/12) and La Salle (10/19), including her first collegiate hat trick against the Billikens ... Tallied lone assist of the season against VCU (10/14) ... Also notched goals against #12 Boston University (9/18), #21 Albany (9/23), #24 Maine (9/30), Saint Joseph's (10/21) and Temple (11/2) ... Tied up the NCAA Play-In Game with Rider (11/6) with her team-leading 14th goal ... Was named the UMass Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Year at the annual team banquet.
2011 - Junior: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Second Team All-Atlantic 10 Conference ... Started all but one of UMass' 18 games on the year, finishing with a trio of goals for six points overall ... Notched her first goal of the year against Kent State (9/3) before adding additional tallies in a 3-0 win over Harvard (9/10) and 7-0 drubbing of Saint Joseph's (10/14) ... Recorded 28 shots on the season, including 14 placed on-target ... Took a single-game season high five shots against Lock Haven and placed three on net.
2010 - Sophomore: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Played in 18 games, starting 17 ... Recorded one assist against Saint Joseph's (10/24)... Scored one goal vs. Lock Haven (10/15) ... Recorded one goal and one assist at Dartmouth (10/12) ... Tallied two assists vs. Syracuse (10/3).
2009 - Freshman: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Played in 20 games, earning 12 starts ... Finished the season with three goals for six points ... Scored a goal in game against Dartmouth (10/28)...Scored a goal at Quinnipiac (9/27) ... Scored the first goal of her career vs. No. 9 Boston College (9/20) ... Wore jersey No. 27 as a freshman.
Before UMass: Played four years at Oak Park River Forest High School for Coaches Barb Liles and Jane Graham ... Two-time All-State player (2007 and 2008) ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Won her team's Most Improved Player Award as a freshman in 2005 ... Also played lacrosse in high school where she was a two-time All-State performer, Midfielder of the Year, team MVP and set a school record for goals in a game with 10.
Personal: Born Nicole Michelle Cordero on August 7, 1991 in Chicago, Ill. ... Daughter of John and Dona Cordero ... Has one sister, Ariel.