| Nicole Scates
At Gardner-Webb (freshman and sophomore year): Member of 2009 squad that recorded school record for most Division I victories in a season (10) ... Posted an 0-1 singles mark and 0-1 doubles record as a sophomore ... Recorded a 1-1 doubles ledger as a freshman ... Named to Atlantic Sun All-Academic team in 2008 ... Earned Big South Conference All-Academic accolades as a sophomore.
Junior career: Helped guide her team to the state championship as a sophomore (2005) and junior (2006) ... Was member of state finalist squad in 2007 ... Recorded an undefeated singles season as a senior ... Helped direct her team to four consecutive region titles ... Earned all-state academic honors four times ... Coached in high school by Brenda Emery.
Personal: Full name is Nicole Ann Scates ... Has two older brothers David (28) and Robert (25) and an older sister Natalie (22) ... Was born on October 10, 1988 to Jeff and Theresa Scates in Versailles, Ky. ... Her father played football at the University of Tennessee (1976-77) and her brother, David, played tennis at The Citadel (1999-2002) ... Participated in track and soccer in high school.