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    Nicolette Simpson
    3 Nicolette Simpson
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Wheaton, Ill.

    High School:
    Glenbard South

    Height:
    5-2

    Position:
    OF

    B/T:
    S/R

    High School
    • Set the school record in the 300m dash and earned all-conference track honors
    • During 2007, she led her high school team with 26 stolen bases in 29 attempts which accompanied a .365 batting average
    • Played travel ball with the Illinois Thunder; placed17th at the ASA 2007 16U Nationals
    • Also earned all-conference honors in basketball in 2007.
    • Daily Herald all-area honorable mention selection in basketball and softball in both 2006 and 2007

    Personal
    • Born February 25, 1990
    • Daughter of Kevin and Sandra Simpson
    • Has three younger siblings, Jasmine (17), Jeran (10), and Kendall (8)
    • Grandfather is Chicago Cubs great and Hall of Famer, Billy Williams
    • Honor Roll student
    • Member of Glenbard Leadership Council
    • Member of Western Sun Athletic Council
    • Named to Nelson's Magazine's Nelson's Today Top Student

    Getting to know Nicolette
    • Nickname: Nikki
    • Favorite food: Fruit and chicken fingers
    • Favorite pro team: Chicago Cubs
    • Favorite athlete: Michael Jordan
    • Favorite Big Ten team to beat: Northwestern
    • Favorite actress: Angelina Jolie
    • Favorite music artists: Rascal Flatts
    • Favorite TV show: Grey's Anatomy
    • Dream jobL Owning an MLB team
    • Career goals: Something in the medical field
    • Why did you choose Illinois?: I love the school and it's amazing!

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