NORTHEASTERN: Played two seasons at Northeastern before transferring to Pepperdine ... Was named to CAA All-Rookie team in 2012 ... Was named team Defensive Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year as a freshman ... Started all 19 games in 2012 and started 20 of 21 games in 2013 ... Helped lead the Huskies to a conference championship in 2013 ... received the Commissioner's Academic Award.
CLUB: Played 10 years with Arsenal FC and one year with Real SoCal ... Helped team to 2010 National Cup final and ECNL final ... Arsenal team was ranked as one of the Top 10 teams in the country from 2010-11.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped three varsity seasons at St. Lucy's High School, graduating in 2012 ... Named Defensive MVP as a junior ... Was named all-conference second team as a sophomore ... Team won a conference championship in 2009 ... Also ran three years of varsity track for the Regents, helping the team to a league championship ... Made CIF finals in the 4x100 ... Named All-Sierra League first team.
PERSONAL: Born in Orange, Calif. to Natalie and Scott Nicholls ... Has one brother, Daniel, who played soccer for St. Mary's ... Majoring in Economics ... Chose Pepperdine because of the, "coaching atmosphere and numerous opportunities the school offers academically."
FAVORITES: Athlete: Heather O'Reilly ... Pro Team: Los Angeles Kings ... Book: The Perfect Mile ... Movie: Breakfast at Tiffany's ... TV Show: Suits ... Food: "Anything my mom cooks" ... Sport (besides soccer): Hockey