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Nicole Louden
Nicole Louden

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Paterson, NJ

High School:
Kennedy

Height:
5-7

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
01/28/1983

2003-04:
Started all 31 games at the point guard spot...Led the team with 133 assists...Earned a career-high 11 assists against South Carolina...Contributed 10 points and a then career-high eight assists in Ole Miss win...Scored 11 points and dished out six assists in LSU win...Tallied a team-high 15 points and added five assists, four rebounds and four steals...Scored a game-best 16 points at Tennessee and added career-high seven rebounds...Scored her career-high 17 points in win over Georgia...Earned a spot on the Holiday Communications All-Tournament team with a 13-point, seven assist, five steal performance vs. Northwestern State...Dished out six assists and had four steals vs. Prairie View A&M...Scored eight points in first round win over Creighton at the Duke Classic...Had a career-high seven assists in win over Stetson...Scored nine points vs. Notre Dame in the WBCA Classic.

2002-03:
Scored nine points and added three steals in WNIT Championship win over Baylor...Had an impressive all-around game in WNIT win over Creighton with 11 points, five assists and three rebounds, steals and blocks...Picked up her career-high 14 points and five steals vs. Richmond in WNIT quarterfinals...Scored seven points and four assists in first round win over South Alabama in WNIT...Earned first start of the season vs. Mississippi State contributing a team- and season-high 10 points...Scored eight points for the Tigers at Alabama...Played 18 minutes in 56-59 loss to Tennessee adding six points...Came close to her season high contributing eight points vs. Georgia...Picked up a career-high six rebounds in win over Kentucky...Dished out four assists and had two steals in win over Arkansas...Played 12 minutes in win over Alabama adding three points and one rebound from the point guard position...Collected six points and added two rebounds in loss at Tennessee...Scored five points in win over Clemson...Contributed six points in 14 minutes in win over Furman...Scored eight points vs. Belmont in Auburn Thanksgiving Classic championship win... Came off the bench to score nine points and dish out a career-high five assists in Prairie View win...Moved to the shooting guard position.

2001-02:
Earned her first career start against Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals...Played in all 29 games for Auburn...Averaged 5.2 points per game and added 40 assists on the year...Hit nine three-pointers on the season and totaled 28 steals at the guard position...Scored a career-high 13 points vs. Mercer on Dec. 8 and again against Alabama on Feb. 10...Also handed out a career-high five assists in the game against Mercer.

High School:
Graduated from John F. Kennedy in 2001... Played for coach Lou Bonora...Was named the New Jersey State Player of the Year as a senior...Was a three-time Nike All-American...Averaged 34.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game as a senior...Named to Who's Who in Sports in 2001...Was a first-team All-Tri-State...Is the third leading scorer in New Jersey state history...Teammate Antionette Johnson plays at Keystone College...Also was an all-county volleyball player.

Personal:
Psychology/physical education major...Born Nicole Louden on Jan. 28, 1983 in Paterson, N.J...Daughter of Andrea and granddaughter of Euphemia Richman...Has two sisters, Karen Louden (32) and Lorna Louden (31) and one brother Alexander Louden (14)...Is the feature subject of the book "She's Got Handle" written by Adam Zagoria which hit the bookstores Nov. 1, 2001.