Nicole Corriero

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Nicole Corriero
Born (1983-10-27) October 27, 1983 (age 33)
Thornhill, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Right
ECAC team Harvard Crimson
National team  Canada
Playing career 2001–present

Nicole Corriero (born October 27, 1983) was a 3-time All-American ice hockey forward for the Harvard Crimson women's ice hockey team.

Corriero tied former Crimson player Jennifer Botterill's record for most points in one NCAA game with ten. She accomplished the feat on November 7, 2003 versus the Union Dutchwomen.[1] In addition, she holds the NCAA record for most game-winning goals in a career with 27.


Corriero graduated from Harvard in 2005 with a B.A. in Sociology.

She attended Law School at the University of Detroit Mercy and the University of Windsor in their Joint JD/LLB Program, and graduated with both her JD and LLB degrees in June 2008 in Toronto, Ontario.[2]

After her articles, Nicole was called to the bar on June 19, 2009. She currently practices Personal Injury Law at the law firm Lofranco-Corriero.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Prior to attending Harvard, Corriero captained the North York Junior Aeros and the Scarborough Sharks.

She represented Ontario at the 1999 Canada Winter Games in Cornerbrook, Nfld where the team went on to win a Gold Medal.[3]

She served as Assistant Captain to Team Ontario 'Red' that took Gold at the 2001 National Women's Under-18 Championship.[4]


Nicole Played at Harvard University on their Varsity Women's Ice Hockey Team from 2001-2005.

During the 2004-05 season, she was the captain of the Harvard Crimson women’s ice hockey team.[5] In that season she became the all-time women's collegiate record holder for goals in a single season by scoring her 52nd goal on March 5, 2005 breaking the previous record of 51, shared by Harvard's Tammy Shewchuk and Northeastern's Vicky Sunohara, both of whom are Canadian Olympic Gold Medalists.

On March 27, 2005 Corriero tied the all-time collegiate record of 59 goals in a season, set by Michigan State's Mike Donnelly in 1986, with her first goal against St. Lawrence in the Frozen Four.

International hockey[edit]

She was invited to Hockey Canada's National Women's Under 22 Development Camp in July 2003.[citation needed] Corriero was one of several players of Italian-Canadian heritage that competed for the Italy women's national ball hockey team at the 2015 world championship. She would finish the tournament as Italy's leading scorer with eight points, ranking tenth overall, respectively.[6]


As of the current 2008-2009 NCAA Women's Ice Hockey Season, Nicole Holds the following NCAA Individual Records:[7]
Points Scored in a Game (10) - November 7, 2003 Harvard v. Union- Tied with Jennifer Botterill
Goals Scored in a Game (6) - November 7, 2003 Harvard v. Union - Tied with Jenny Potter;
Goals Scored in a Season (59) - 2004-05 Hockey Season
Goals Scored in a Career (150) - 2002-2005
Goals Per game Average in a Season (1.64) - 2005: 59 Goals in 36 Games
Power Play Goals in a Season (24)- 2004-2005
Career Game Winning Goals (27)- 2002-2005

Honors and awards[edit]

  • 2002 Ivy League Rookie of the Year[8]
  • In 2004 Corriero was nominated for the Patty Kazmaier Award.[9]
  • In 2005, she was a nominee in ESPN's ESPY category of Best Female College Athlete.[10][11]
  • She was the first Harvard Women's hockey player to be awarded the Sarah Devens Award[9]
  • 2005 ECAC Tournament Most Valuable Player[12]
  • The Mary G. Paget Prize for Outstanding Contribution to Women's Athletics at Harvard University[13]
  • In November 2005, Nicole was honoured in Toronto, Ontario by the National Congress of Italian Canadians for their annual Youth Achievement Award, recognizing scholastic and athletic excellence as well as community involvement.[14]