3 - Nicolle Rubino
|Hometown:||Port Jefferson Station, NY|
Career: Finished the 2004-05 season averaging 10.2 points and 4.5 rebounds per-game...Lead the team in free throw shooting at 87.1% (54-62)...She passed out 102 assists on the year, her highest total in her three years at SHU...Posted her most complete game of the year with nine points, a career-high nine assists, six rebounds and two steals in win over Quinnipiac (1/20/05)...Tallied a season-best 20 points and nine rebounds in win over Wagner (1/29/05)...Recorded her first career double-double with 15 points and a career-best 10 rebounds at Quinnipiac (2/7/05)...Picked up her second double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 rebounds against LIU (2/19/05)....Rubino followed up highly touted rookie season with a strong sophomore effort in 2003-04...Started all 29 games...Second on the team in scoring with an 11.5 points per game average...A consistent three-point threat all season shooting 35.2% (44-125) from behind the arc...Second on the team in steals with 56 that included a career-high seven against Monmouth (2/26/04)...One of the team's best free throw shooters, canning 56-of-72 from the charity stripe (77.8%)...Set a new career-high for points on two occasions when she dropped 23 at the Mount (1/17/04) and at home versus Princeton (12/6/03)...Netted double digits in 16 games with a streak of 10-straight and four 20-plus point games...As a freshman in 2002-03, she was named the Northeast Conference Rookie of the Year...Selected as a member of the NEC All-Rookie Team...Played in all 28 games and made 14 starts...Finished the year second on the team in scoring with 12.3 points per game...Led the team with 53 steals... Hit 43 treys and proved an asset at the charity stripe, knocking down 76.5% (62-81), second on the team...Named NEC Rookie of the Week four times on the year...Scored in double figures in 19 of 28 games. Prior to SHU: A three-sport athlete at Comsewogue High School...Lettered in basketball and track...Named Team Captain and Most Valuable Player under head coach Bob Davis her junior and senior seasons...Earned All-State honors her junior and senior seasons while leading her team to the state championship title game in 2001-02...An All-County and All-State runner in track...Received all-academic honors her senior year. Personal: Nicolle Rubino Born: 9/8/84 Parents: Corry and Steve Rubino. Siblings: Billy, Alissa, Steven and Michelle Rubino. Favorite Team: New York Knicks and New York Giants. Favorite Professional Athletes: Michael Jordan and Allen Iverson. Favorite Book: The Notebook. Favorite Movie: Love & Basketball. Favorite TV Show: Will & Grace. Favorite Food: Pasta. Hobbies: Reading and Running.