Nicole Romeo

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Nicole Romeo
No. 14 – Melbourne Boomers
Position Guard
League WNBL
Personal information
Born (1989-08-29) 29 August 1989 (age 27)
Nationality Australia
Career information
College Washington (1 academic year)
Playing career 2009–present
Career history
2009–2011 Canberra Capitals
2011–2013 Townsville Fire
Career highlights and awards
QBL MVP 2011

Nicole Romeo (born 29 August 1989) is an Australian basketball player.

Personal[edit]

Romeo was born on 29 August 1989.[1] She is 166 centimetres (65 in) tall.[1][2]

Basketball[edit]

In basketball, Romeo plays in the guard position.[1]

Juniors[edit]

Romeo played her junior basketball with the Norwood Flames Basketball Club in South Australia.[1][3]

WNBL[edit]

Canberra Capitals[edit]

Romeo first played in the WNBL for the Canberra Capitals in 2009. She played for the team during their 2009/2010 and 2010/2011 seasons.[1] In her first season, she had an average of 1.08 points per game and .9 rebounds per game.[1] During her second season with the Capitals, she played in every single regular season game.[1] Her per game statistics improved to 5.2 points per game. That season, she also averaged 2.0 assists per game.[1] During an October 2010 game, she scored 19 points in a game against the Australian Institute of Sport. This was the most points she had scored in a game during her first two seasons in the league.[1] In the opening game of the 2010/2011 season against the Bulleen Boomers, she scored seven points while only playing 15 minutes.[4] In an October 2010 game against Townsville, she scored 12 points and was third overall in scoring for the Capitals in that game.[5] In a November 2010 game against the Bendigo Spirit, she and Nicole Hunt were in charge of and were successful in largely shutting down Kristi Harrower.[6] In a December 2010 game against the Adelaide Lightning, she scored 12 points.[7] During the 2010/2011 season, she would sometimes play point guard and the Canberra Times described her as being a threat on the perimeter.[8]

Townsville Fire[edit]

Romeo joined the Townsville Fire for the 2011/2012 season.[1][9][10] Her teammates included Ellie Manou and Mia Newley.[11] She arrived in Townsville in early September in order to get ready for pre-season training with the team, where she was expected to be the backup point guard.[3]

University of Washington[edit]

Romeo attended the University of Washington for one academic year. While there, she played on the university's women's basketball team.[1]

SEABL[edit]

In 2009, Romeo was a member of the Sandringham Sabres team in the SEABL. In 2013, Romeo was a member of the Frankston Blues team in the SEABL.[1]

Queensland Basketball League[edit]

In 2010 and 2011, Romeo was a member of the Rockhampton Cyclones in the Queensland Basketball League.[1][10] In 2011, she was the league's season MVP.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Townsville Fire: Nicole Romeo". WNBL.com.au. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Tuxworth, Jon (2 February 2011). "Caps to target Veal in Logan clash – Local News – Sport – Basketball". The Canberra Times. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Fired up and ready to rumble | Townsville Bulletin Sport". Townsville, Queensland: Townsville Bulletin. 7 September 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  4. ^ Basketball By Jon Tuxworth (10 October 2010). "Batkovic goes down in Capitals' ideal start – Local News – Sport – Basketball". The Canberra Times. Canberra, Australia. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  5. ^ Tuxworth, Jon (24 October 2010). "Canberra creates firestorm to snap losing streak in Townsville – Local News – Sport – Basketball". The Canberra Times. Canberra, Australia. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  6. ^ Jon Tuxworth (14 November 2010). "Formidable Batkovic bursts back – Local News – Sport – Basketball". The Canberra Times. Canberra, Australia. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  7. ^ Tuxworth, Jon (6 December 2010). "Capitals' offence outstanding – Local News – Sport – Basketball". The Canberra Times. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  8. ^ Jon Tuxworth (5 January 2011). "Business as usual for our Capitals – Local News – Sport – Basketball". The Canberra Times. Canberra, Australia. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  9. ^ Tuxworth, Jon (19 October 2011). "Hunt to ramp up her defence – Local News – Sport – Basketball". The Canberra Times. Canberra, Australia. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  10. ^ a b "Townsville Fire sign Nicole Romeo". WNBL.com.au. 17 May 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  11. ^ "Fire out prove they're hottest | Townsville Bulletin Sport". Townsville, Queensland: Townsville Bulletin. 8 November 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 

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