WILSON ON HOLT: "Nicki has amazing potential in this game. She has great size, strength, speed and arm strength. "Nicki has always been a slapper, but she is working very hard right now to increase her ability to hit for power. When she masters this, she will be a force to be reckoned with offensively. "Defensively, her speed and arm strength give her great potential to one day dominate in the outfield as well. Nicki is a quiet person by nature, but as she gains confidence and maturity as a player, I expect her to blossom into something special."
AT WASHINGTON (2001): Will see more action in the outfield and at the plate in her second season at the UW ... a slap hitter who bats from the left side ... gives the Huskies speed on the basepaths.
AS A FRESHMAN (2001): Appeared in 22 games in 2001, mostly as a pinch runner ... started two games at designated player, but did not see any plate appearances ... did not log any playing time in the field ... collegiate debut came against Louisiana State on February 9 ...recorded only at-bat of the season against Notre Dame at the Holiday Inn Invitational in Tampa (2/17)... also tallied a stolen base against the Fighting Irish ... scored a run against Hofstra (2/18), Utah (3/2), Portland State (4/11 Games 1 & 2), and Oregon (4/20) ... made first career postseason appearance versus UMass on May 18, pinch running for Courtney Jeffries and scoring a run ... also pinch ran for Jeffries in the regional final with Oklahoma.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years at Adolfo Camarillo High School ... team claimed Pacific View League title three times and was runners-up once ... four-time all-league selection, earning first-team honors twice ... as a junior, was an all-Ventura County honoree as well as a Daily News all-league selection ... repeated Daily News honors as a senior ... picked for the 2000 Ventura County Coaches All-Star Team along with future UW teammate Amanda Oleson ... faced another future teammate, Tia Bollinger, in the CIF-Southern Section softball semifinals in 2000 ... also was an all-league performer in volleyball, lettering three times ... played summer ball most recently for the Orange County Batbusters under coach Tyronne Davis ... the Batbusters finished third at the 2000 ASA nationals in St. Louis, Mo. ... placed ninth at the 1999 ASA nationals with the Orange County Athletics in Marietta, Ga. ... also competed for the Case Batbusters for one year.
PERSONAL: Is an architecture major ... enjoys camping, swimming drawing and writing ... parents are Tena Curts and Gary Holt ... has three brothers and one sister ... Nichole Denay Holt was born January 22, 1982, in Camarillo, Calif.
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