An excellent inside player with a lot of heart and strength ... secures the power forward spot with her strength and leadership ... great in the paint ... back as the Dukes' top rebounder ... has stepped up her level of play each year ... quick and aggressive ... team's top returning rebounder and steal specialist ... excellent accuracy from the field ...
AS A JUNIOR (2004-05)
A two-year starter ... led the Dukes with 8.5 rebounds per game which stood third in the A-10 ... third for the Dukes with 9.0 ppg ... had a .477 (94-197) accuracy from the field ... had 14 games in double-figure scoring, eight of which are double-double points/rebounds games ... her eight double-doubles ranked fifth in the Atlantic 10 ... posted 11 games with double figure boards ... first for the Dukes with 41 steals - had six at Siena ... made her first-ever three-point attempt vs. Pitt ... made six attempts on the season ... had 12 points and a career-best 18 boards vs. Howard ... 15 points and 10 boards at Cornell ... 12 points and a game-best 16 rebounds vs. Ohio ... had 11 offensive boards against the Bobcats ... 11 points and a game-best 12 rebounds vs. Robert Morris ... 15 points shooting 6-8 from the field vs. Saint Joseph's ... 14 points shooting 5-7 from the field vs. La Salle ... 15 points and a game-best 11 boards at UMass ... 10 points and was 6-8 from the line at URI ... game-best 11 rebounds at Dayton and added four assists ... tied the game-lead with 11 rebounds at St. Bonaventure ... was 6-11 from the field for 12 points vs. Dayton and grabbed a team-best 10 rebounds ... team-best five assists vs. Fordham ... game-best 12 rebounds at La Salle ... 13 points on 6-9 shooting from the field at George Washington ... 10 points and five steals vs. UMass at the A-10 tournament ... added 13 blocks and 53 assists ... averaged 32.5 minutes per game ... recorded her 500th career rebound vs. Richmond ... has 586 career rebounds and 601 points ... hit her 500th point at UMass ... named a 2005 first team District 2 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American ... 2005 Academic All-Conference and tabbed the A-10 Academic Student-Athlete of the Year.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2003-04)
Started all 29 outings ... led the Dukes with 7.3 rebounds and added 7.7 points per game ... team-best .512 (86-168) accuracy from the field ... stood sixth in the A-10 in total rebounds and offensive boards ... was seventh in defensive rebounds ... just missed A-10 FG minimums to be ranked in field goal percentages where she would have been fifth ... nine game with double-figure rebounds and 10 double-digit scoring games ... five double-doubles ... had 37 steals to rank fourth on the team ... had six perfect games from the free throw line ... was 7-8 (.875) from the field and netted a season-best 15 points at James Madison ... was 7-10 (.700) from the field at La Salle ... 6-6 from the free throw line at Pitt ... season-best 12 rebounds at Saint Joseph's and vs. the Hawks at the A-10 Championships ... named a CoSIDA District 2 Academic All-America second team selection.
AS A FRESHMAN (2002-03)
Saw playing time in all 29 outings ... fourth on the team with 23 steals ... third with 135 rebounds ... eight points (3-5 from field) and seven rebounds in only 10 minutes of action at WVU ... shot 4-5 from the field, grabbed eight rebounds and netted nine points vs. Loyola ... five rebounds, all offensive, at Dayton and a career-best two steals ... eight rebounds vs. La Salle Jan. 16 ... six rebounds, six points and two steals vs. Richmond ... was 3-3 from the field and added six rebounds (four offensive) vs. Saint Joseph's ... had three assists vs. Temple ... game-best 12 rebounds vs. Xavier and added nine points ... personal-best 16 points shooting 7-8 from the field at UMass ... also grabbed seven rebounds and tied the game-lead with five steals ... 10 points and eight rebounds vs. Fordham ... career-best 15 rebounds vs. GW at the A-10 championship ... shot .536 (45-84) from the field which included six perfect games.
Averaged 15.5 points and 12.7 rebounds as a senior to lead Indiana to a share of the WPIAL Section 1-AAAA title ... was the first girls basketball player at Indiana to record 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds ... team was 21-4 overall in 2002 ... first team Street & Smith's All-America Honorable Mention ... McDonald All-American nominee ... recorded her 1,000th career rebound as a senior ... a four-year letterwinner ... led her Indiana team to a 22-5 record as a junior earning championship spots in the 2001 WPIAL and PIAA tournaments ... hit the 1,000-point mark as a junior... a three-time first team Class AAAA Section 1 selection and first team All-Indiana Gazette honoree ... also a four-year letterwinner on the track team where she helped her squad take 12th place in the state meet her sophomore and junior years ... earned three-straight PIAA bids her in the shot put where she finished second at WPIALs and sixth at the PIAA championships (40' 2") as a senior ... was third in the WPIALs as a junior with a throw of 37' 7" ... also competed in the high jump and as a member of the 4 x 100 meter relay as a junior.
Full name is Nicole Elizabeth Sinclair ... a biology major ... her sister Danyelle was a four-year letterwinner with the Carnegie Mellon women's basketball team ... 2004 CoSIDA District 2 second team Academic All-America ... 2005 first team Academic All-American ... 2005 A-10 Academic All-Conference ... Dean's List ... Director of Athletics' Honor Roll ... A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... born December 23, 1983.
SINCLAIR'S CAREER HIGHS:
Pts: 17 at Penn State 11/23/04
FGM: 7 (last) at La Salle 1/6/04
FTM: 7 (last) vs. Bowling Green 11/27/04
Reb: 18 vs Howard 12/19/04
Asts: 6 vs Massachusetts 3/5/04
Blks: 3 vs. Bowling Green 11/27/04
Stls: 6 at Siena 11/30/04
Min.: 40 vs Xavier 1/11/04