NAME: Nicole Kiernan
SCHOOL: Newport Catholic High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2014
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Winning regional tournament freshman year
RESIDENCE: Cold Spring, Ky.
PARENTS: Michael & Deanna
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "Mom"
FUTURE GOAL: "Be successful in whatever I do."
Nicole is one of NKY's best basketball players and a 4-year varsity starter. She helped lead the Lady 'Breds to this season's 9th region All-A tournament championship, the school's 8th straight.
A finalist for Miss Kentucky Basketball, Nicole entered her senior season having already scored 1,298 career points, and had big games this season vs. Simon Kenton (36 points), Larue County (29) and Boone County (24).
Last season Nicole averaged a double-double with 18 ppg. and 11 rpg. She earned numerous honors, including being named 1st team NKY for the 2nd time and MVP of the regional All-A tournament. She was also named to the all-tournament team of the state All-A Classic, was honorable mention all-state and was named to the Kentucky junior all-star team.
Nicole is also a 3-year middle hitter on the Lady 'Breds' volleyball team and was recently named honorable mention all-NKY. A good student active in community service, she will play basketball at the next level but has not yet selected a college.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Every year Nikki has been here at NewCath, she's improved her game more and more. Her versatility is especially what's enabled her to be successful at the high school level, and is what will also help her at the collegiate level."
— George Stoll, Basketball Coach
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