Listed at No. 23 in the Preseason ITA Singles Rankings ... Also ranked No. 38 in doubles with Nina Pantic ... Was 3-3 in fall singles action ... Played in the main draw at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships, falling in the opening round ... Reached the semifinals of the back draw ... Also advanced to the round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Southwest Regional Championships ... Quarterfinalist in doubles (w/Pamela Montez) at the Regionals.
Earned All-America honors in singles ... Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 selection ... Reached the round of 16 in singles at the NCAA Championships in Athens, Ga. ... Finished the season listed at No. 35 in the Final ITA Singles Rankings ... Ended the year with an 18-9 overall singles record, including a 15-7 record in dual matches ... Played primarily at the No. 2 position, going 11-5 ... Was also 1-0 at the No. 1 position and 3-2 at the No. 3 spot ... Owned a winning record against ranked opponents (9-8) ... Highest ranked win on the year came over No. 10 Marina Cossou of Cal (6-2, 6-3) in a dual match on Feb. 13 ... Owned a 16-2 overall doubles record ... Teamed primarily with Nina Pantic, going 10-9 at the No. 2 position ... The duo also went 2-0 at the No. 1 spot ... They climbed as high as No. 77 in the ITA Doubles Rankings ... Did not compete in the fall after transferring from Georgia Tech ... Became eligible to compete in January.
2008-09 (at Georgia Tech)
Named to the 2009 All-ACC team after earning a 16-8 mark during the dual-match season and was 9-2 against conference opponents ... Helped Tech to its fifth straight NCAA Round of 16 appearance ... Qualified for the NCAA Individual Tournament in singles and doubles ... Defeated eventual NCAA Singles finalist Laura Vallverdu of Miami, 7-5, 6-3, at the No. 2 spot in the lineup during the regular season ... Teamed with Christy Striplin for a 26-16 overall mark and finished 13-11 during the dual-match season ... Finished with a 9-4 singles record during the fall ... Defeated No. 33 Yvette Hyndman of Georgia ... In doubles, teamed with Striplin, reaching the finals of the South Region Championships before falling to the nation's No. 6 team from Florida ... Closed out the fall season ranked No. 15 in the ITA South Region Rankings and No. 7 in doubles (with Christy Striplin).
2007-08 (at Georgia Tech)
Notched 25 singles and 28 doubles victories in her first season on the Flats ... Posted a 16-7 singles record in dual matches while going 21-6 in doubles ... Had a 5-2 singles record against ranked opponents ... Went 7-1 in singles and had a 9-2 doubles record in ACC matches ... Notched a thrilling three-set match over Ania Rynarzewska to help clinch a 4-3 win for Georgia Tech at Florida State ... Tied the Yellow Jackets' semifinal match against Stanford with a straight-set win against 58th-ranked Carolyn McVeigh at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships ... Posted a 6-7(5), 6-0, 6-1 victory over No. 22 Monika Dancevic in the first round of the ITA South Region Championships ... Advanced to the singles final at the Seminole Invitational in her last tournament of the fall ... Teamed with Whitney McCray to rally from a 1-6 deficit against Tennessee in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to win a 9-7 match, giving Tech the doubles point ... Partnered with Christy Striplin to post a 9-8 (7) tiebreaker win against Stanford's Jessica Nguyen and Lindsay Burdette at the ITA All-American Championships ... Finished the season with records of 25-11 in singles and 28-11 in doubles ... Reached as high as No. 56 in the singles rankings in her first season at Georgia Tech.
High School / Juniors
A TennisRecruiting.net Blue Chip recruit ... Ranked the No. 10 player in the nation according to the final rankings on TennisRecruiting.net ... Reached as high as No. 6 in the junior tennis recruiting rankings ... The National Open Champion, Copper Bowl Champion and champion of five sectional events ... Played her first two years at Bergen Academies before concluding her high school studies at Laurel Springs ... Played No. 1 singles and earned two letters at Bergen Academies ... Earned Player of the Year, first-team all-state, all-county and league champion at Bergen Academies ... Went 23-2 as a freshman and 21-1 her sophomore year ... Won 18-consecutive USTA matches as a junior, including capturing two tournament titles without dropping a set ... Four year-member of the Honor Roll ... Also a member of Skills USA and the Make-a-Wish Foundation.
Full name is Noelle Valerie Hickey ... Born December 5, 1988 ... Daughter of Valerie Hickey ...Has one sister, Bethany Ann Hickey, who graduated from Rutgers University ... Enjoys reading and practicing in her spare time ... Majoring in History.