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  • Volleyball icon Member of the Women's Sitting National Team since 2005
  • Volleyball icon Member of the U.S. Women's Sitting Team named Team USA's 2016 "Best Paralympic Team"


  • flag 2020 USA Exhibitions vs Canada and Russia at Colorado Crossroads
  • Medal 2019 World ParaVolley World Super 6 - Gold
  • flag 2019 USA Exhibitions vs Canada at Colorado Crossroads
  • Medal 2018 ParaVolley World Championships - Silver
  • flag 2018 USA Exhibitions vs Russia and Canada at Colorado Crossroads
  • 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro - Gold
  • Medal 2014 ParaVolley World Championships - Silver
  • 2012 Paralympic Games in London - Silver
  • Medal 2010 WOVD Sitting Volleyball World Championships - Silver
  • 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing - Silver
  • flag 2006 Sitting Volleyball World Championships -5th
  • Medal 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental Cup - Gold
  • Medal 2015 ParanPan American Games - Gold
  • Medal 2013 ParaVolley Pan American Sitting Volleyball Zonal Championships - Gold
  • Medal 2013 Moscow Open Cup - Gold
  • Medal 2012 Volleyball Masters Shanghai Exhibition Tournament - Gold
  • Medal 2011 Parapan American Zonal Championships - Gold
  • Medal 2011 ECVD Continental Cup - Gold
  • Medal 2010 Parapan American Championship - Gold
  • Medal 2010 World Organization for Volleyball Disabled (WOVD) World Cup - Gold
  • Medal 2009 Parapan American Zonal Championship - Gold
  • Medal 2009 Eurocup - Gold
  • Medal 2008 WOVD Intercontinental Cup - Bronze
  • Medal 2007 Sitting Volleyball Invitational - Silver

Personal Highlights

  • Volleyball icon Born in 1977
  • Volleyball icon Parents are Philmena Schnepper and Dennis Millage; stepfather is C. David Schnepper; has a stepbrother and half-sister
  • Volleyball icon Majored in business administration and has an MBA
  • Volleyball icon At age 21, Nichole was involved in a boating accident; as a result, her left leg below the knee was amputated and she also sustained serious damage to her left hand
  • Volleyball icon Ffirst learned about sitting volleyball in 2004, during an Amputee Coalition of American camp for disabled children
  • Volleyball icon Works as an environmental sustainability specialist for the city of Champaign


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  • On her role on the team and Olympic postponement (from“[The postponement] has made me stronger. It’s made me a better team player. My role and responsibility on the team is to be an ear for the younger players who have dreams, who have questions, who might need encouragement. I really relish that role.”