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Sydney Nickens



Sydney Nickens


HEIGHT:  5’4″


CLASS:  Freshman

CURRENT SCHOOL:  Vines High School

BIRTHDAY:  June 27

PLANNED COLLEGE MAJOR: Education and Teaching

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Bible study, playing the guitar, reading & writing.

PLANS FOR AFTER COLLEGE:  Get a job/house.

FAVORITE PLANO SOFTBALL MEMORY:  One day we did a little bat game which was super fun.

FAVORITE QUOTE:  Be the person who makes others feel included.


Sydney is the daughter of Tammy and Lan Nickens and has 3 sisters, Avery, Kaitlyn, and Madi. Kaitlyn is also a member of the Plano Softball team. Sydney plans to major in education.
The coaching staff values Sydney’s dedication to improving herself.



  • Favorite quote: There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t.” ― John Green
  • Favorite class: English
  • Favorite softball player of all time: Sydney Romero 
  • Favorite athlete (any sport): Joey Gallo 
  • Favorite social media site: Instagram
  • Favorite emoji:
  • Favorite type of music:  Pop
  • Favorite food: Pork chops
  • Favorite binge watching TV show: One Tree Hill or Greys Anatomy 
  • Favorite book: Paper Towns 
  • Favorite movie: The Perks of Being a Wallflower 
  • Favorite Disney character: Olaf 
  • Favorite animal: Panda or sloth 
  • Favorite part about the sport of softball: The bond you can make with people
  • Favorite thing we’ve done in softball off season this year: Relay races 
  • Favorite sport to play other than softball: Volleyball 
  • Favorite thing about PSHS: Great environment 
  • Favorite Karaoke song to sing: You Belong With Me by Taylor Swift 
  • Favorite place to vacation: Florida or Maryland
  • Favorite gift I’ve ever been given: Camera 
  • Favorite color: Blue or yellow 


  • My nickname is: Syd or Chicken Nickens 
  • One word to describe me when I’m on the field: Focused 
  • One word to describe me away from the field: Kind 
  • The person who has had the greatest impact on my athletic career: Coach Jessop 
  • The accomplishment (athletic or non-athletic) that I am most proud of: Getting baptized 
  • The person I would most like to meet: Ross Lynch or Dylan O’Brien 
  • People have told me that I look like (name of celebrity): Paige Parker 
  • The song title that best describes me: Golden Thing by Cody Simpson 
  • Best pump-up songs: Windows Down – Big Time Rush 
  • Musical instruments that I play: Guitar 
  • When I was little, I dreamed of being a: Teacher 
  • Early bird or night owl: Both 
  • The reality show I would most like to participate in is: Love Island 
  • I can’t believe I watch this show: Love Island 
  • Few people know that I: Broke my head open when I was little 
  • My best non-athletic talent(s): Eating the slowest 
  • My most prized possession: This bracelet my aunt gave me
  • My most annoying habit: Biting my nails
  • My pet peeve(s): People taking my stuff 
  • My superstitions: I always have to wear scrunchies and bracelets on my left arm
  • If I had a million dollars, I would: Go to Paris  
  • Three things on my bucket list are:
    • Travel to Paris
    • Photography 
    • Meet Dylan O’Brien 
  • My dream job is: Being a special needs teacher 
  • I am most thankful for: Family 

Teammate who…

  • The teammate who will surprise people the most this year: Leah
  • The teammate who has improved the most since August is: Bre
  • The teammate who can always make me laugh: Lyons
  • The teammate who dominates in the weight room: Sadie
  • The teammate most likely to be on People’s “Best Dressed” list: Bella 
  • The teammate who holds me most accountable is: Melon
  • The teammate who is the most responsible is: Mack
  • The teammate most likely to get married first is: Casey
  • The teammate most likely to win the lotto is: Penelope 
  • The teammate most likely to talk themselves out of a speeding ticket is: Herd
  • The teammate most likely to become president: Sadie 

Teammate who would be the best candidate for:

  • America’s Got Talent: Sarah
  • America’s Next Top Model: Casey
  • American Ninja Warrior: Jillian
  • The Amazing Race: Kyndall
  • The Bachelorette: Bre
  • Big Brother: Jayden
  • Dancing with the Stars: Kailey 
  • Fixer Upper: Elizabeth 
  • Friends: Jenna 
  • Gossip Girl: Miriam 
  • Lip Sync Battle: Laney 
  • The Office: Melon
  • Shark Tank: Anna 
  • Survivor: Herd
  • Top Chef: Sadie
  • The Voice: Newby