Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored
The Golden Hurricane sweeps the Lady Demons in Friday matinee
The Golden Hurricane celebrates senior day with a sweep
The Golden Hurricane improves its Conference USA record to 3-0 on the season
The Golden Hurricane will face three 2011 NCAA Tournament squads in Western Michigan, Missouri State and Oklahoma
Career at Tulsa: A two-time returning letterwinner ... has played in 39 matches and has recorded double-digit kills in one match.
Sophomore (2013): Played in 24 matches and 70 sets ... recorded 95 kills, 1.36 kills per set, 34 digs, 0.49 digs per set, 46.0 total blocks, 0.66 blocks per set and 124 points, 1.77 points per set ... totaled 39 kills, 1.39 kills per set, a .250 hitting percentage, 15 blocks, 0.54 blocks per set in league matches ... registered a career-high 10 kills, two assists and 14.0 points against Mississippi State (9/7) ... recorded a career-high .667 (6-0-9) hitting percentage at Baylor (9/6) and recorded a career-high five blocks against LIU Brooklyn (9/20) ... tied her career-high with seven digs and set a career-high with one service aces at UAB (9/29) ... also tied a career-high against Arkansas (9/13) recorded career-highs in digs with seven and service aces with one at UAB.
Freshman (2012):Played in 15 matches with three starts and appeared in 29 sets ... totaled 23 kills (0.79 k/s), hit .264, collected four digs, 15 blocks (0.52 b/s) and 31.5 points (1.09 pts/s)... hit above .250 in six matches ... recorded two or more kills in seven matches... tallied four kills while hitting .571 vs. East Carolina (9/23)... set a season high of 4.0 blocks at UTEP... recorded six kills and 3.0 blocks vs. Northwestern State.
High School:Played volleyball all four years at Lovejoy High School and earned letters twice ... an Academic All-State selection ... as a senior, she compiled 174 kills and a .482 hitting percentage with 182 blocks and 72 digs and was named the District 19-3A Blocker of the Year ... was named to the Texas State All-Tournament Team in 2011 ... as a junior, she led her school to the Texas Class 3A State Championship and was an honorable mention All-District 11-3A selection.
Personal:Born Nicole Rae Newton on August 23, 1994 in Laguna Hills, Calif. ... daughter of Russell and Patricia Newton ... most memorable event was leading her team to the Texas Class 3A State Championship as a senior ... favorite movie isSeven Poundsand favorite TV show is "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" ... favorite book isThe Five People You Meet in Heaven... major is nursing.
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