Miller was a standout honors student and two-sport athlete at St. Ignatius Prep, where he was a 2009 graduate and two-year varsity starter for the Wildcats. St. Ignatius finished the 2009 season as one of the top high school teams in the nation, garnering a No. 17 Inside Lacrosse national ranking in 2008 and a No. 26 LaxPower national ranking in 2009. As a first-line midfielder his senior year, Miller was the second-leading scorer, helping to lead the Wildcats to a 21-1 finish. A two-sport athlete at St. Ignatius, Miller captained both his JV lacrosse (2007) and JV football (2005-06) teams and was elected Class President in 2006.
A 2009 graduate of De La Salle High School, Nichelman was a two-year varsity letterwinner and standout long stick midfielder for the Spartans, captaining his team to a North Coast Section Championship in 2009. Nichelman garnered First Team All-East Bay honors and was named to the All-EBAL team, also being nominated as the De La Salle Athlete of the Year. A member of the 2009 Vail Shootout Champion NorCal Grizzlies, Nichelman was a high honors student at De La Salle.
Bryant University head coach Mike Pressler is pleased to announce the addition of 14 student-athletes to the 2010 Bryant University men’s lacrosse team.
The group of newcomers includes a 13-member Class of 2013 and one junior college transfer.
“It is with great pleasure that I welcome the Bryant University men’s lacrosse Class of 2013 to Smithfield, R.I.,” said Pressler, who enters his fourth season at the helm of the Bulldog program. “This is our second recruiting class in the Division I model, and we couldn’t be more pleased with this group’s level of athleticism, talent and commitment, not to mention their undeniable desire to be successful.”
Among the 14 newcomers are the brothers of four current Bulldogs (freshmen Kyle Crowley, Michael Rauchut and Glenn Maiorano, as well as junior college transfer sophomore Brock Weisenberg), a student-athlete from our neighbors to the north (Nils Thompson (Alberta, Canada), a pair from the left coast (Nick Miller and Zach Nichelman), and even a local standout (Ben Sternberg (North Kingstown, R.I.).
2009 SCHEDULE and Results
|Sun||12||at Catamount Classic (exhibition)||11:00 a.m.|
|Sat||14||at Washington & Lee (exhibition)|
|Mon||16||at Virginia||Final||4-10 Loss|
|Sun||22||at Sacred Heart||Final||22-8 Win|
|Tue||24||at Dartmouth||Final||12-9 Win|
|Wed||4||at Army||Final||5-11 Loss|
|Sun||8||at Mount St. Mary’s||Final||7-6 Win|
|Tue||10||at Loyola (Md.)||Final||11-15 Loss|
|Sun||15||at Maryland||Final||6-13 Loss|
|Sat||28||at Lehigh||Final||14-13 Win|
|Wed||22||Holy Cross||Final||13-3 Win|