One of the youngest members of the team at London 2012, Nicola made her senior international debut for England against Germany in 2009, a match in which she scored. Since then she has gone on to medal success at the Olympic Games, World Cup, Champions Trophy, European Championships and Commonwealth Games. The Loughborough College Sport Science student is also a talented musician and can play the piano to Grade 6. When not playing hockey or practising the piano, she likes shopping for shoes. Red-head White was nicknamed ‘Scholesy’ at university after Manchester United footballer Paul Scholes.
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2012 Olympic Games
2011 Champions Trophy
2011 EuroHockey Nations Championship
2010 Commonwealth Games
2010 World Cup
2010 World Cup
2009 EuroHockey Nations Championship
2012 Olympic Games - Bronze
2011 EuroHockey Nations Championship - Bronze
2010 Commonwealth Games - Bronze
2010 World Cup - Bronze
2010 Champions Trophy - Bronze
2009 EuroHockey Nations Championship - Bronze
- England & GB Senior Women
- Current club:
- Former club(s):
- Oldham Hulme Grammar School
- Shirt number:
- International Debut:
- 20th June 2009
- Most Memorable Acheivement:
- First ever womens Champions Trophy silver medal in Argentina 2012.
- A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
- Non-hockey hobbies:
- Playing the piano, shopping and tennis.
- My sporting idol is...:
- Dame Kelly Holmes
- If I wasn't a hockey player I would be...:
- studying for sports science degree.
- I can't leave home without...:
- my phone.
- Favourite outfit:
- Jeans, Uggs and Jack Wills gilet
- Favourite shop:
- Which stick do you use:
- Grays gx7000 dynabow
- Do you have any superstitions / rituals before matches:
- I like to listen to the same songs in the same order on the way to every match.
- Favourite meal to cook:
- Chicken, sweet potato and roasted veg.
- Favourite pre-match meal::
- bread roll and chicken.
- Top fitness tip:
- enjoy it! That's what is going to make you want to continue to do it!
- Shoes or Handbags:
- Surf or Snow:
- Attack or Defend:
- Ice Cream or Chocolate:
- Night In or Night Out:
- Night Out
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