Elle Nichols
Elle  Nichols

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Okemos, Mich.

High School:
Okemos

Height:
5-8

Major:
Communications


10/16/2017

NICHOLS SITS IN TOP FIVE AFTER DAY ONE OF DAYTON FLYER INVITATIONAL

Elle Nichols finished day one with a score of 72 (+2)

04/22/2017

SMITH NAMED PLAYER OF THE YEAR, GAUDIO COACH OF THE YEAR

Fiona Schmidt was also a first-team selection

02/21/2017

JOHNSTON WINS TRI-MEET AGAINST CLEVELAND STATE AND YOUNGSTOWN STATE

Karsen Johnston becomes just the second freshman to ever win an individual title

09/27/2016

SULLIVAN WINS GOLDEN GRIZZLIES INVITATIONAL

Kylee Sullivan won her first career individual tournament title

07/29/2016

WOMEN'S GOLF SUMMER NOTEBOOK

Morgan Smith and incoming freshman Karsen Johnston highlight Oakland's summer play

10/09/2017

Oakland EMU Invitational Day 1 (10/9/2017)

Oakland EMU Invitational Day 1 (10/9/2017)

09/26/2017

Oakland Golden Grizzlies Invite - Day 2 (9-26-17)

Oakland Golden Grizzlies Invite - Day 2 (9-26-17) Photos by Jose Juarez

09/25/2017

Oakland Golden Grizzlies Invite - Day 1 (9-25-17)

Oakland Golden Grizzlies Invite - Day 1 (9-25-17) Photos by Jose Juarez

05/05/2016

Oakland at NCAA Regional - Day One

Oakland women's golf competes at the NCAA Regional in Shoal Creek, Ala. 5/5/16

09/29/2015

Oakland at 2015 Golden Grizzlies Invitational

Oakland wins 2015 Golden Grizzlies Invitational 9-29-15


2016-17 Highlights
 Redshirted 

2015-16 Highlights
▪ First Team All-Horizon League selection
▪ Ranked second in the Horizon League with a 77.16 stroke average
▪ Recorded six straight top-10 finishes from September to April
▪ Placed runner-up in three tournaments 
▪ Shot a 72 (+2) first round at the Dayton Invitational, marking the10th lowest-individual round in program history.
▪ Her two-day score of 147 at the Dayton Invitational ranks fourth all-time in lowest 36-hole tournaments scores
▪ Placed seventh with a three-day score of 236 (+20) at the 2016 Horizon Legaue Championship
▪ Competed at the NCAA regional in Shoal Creek, Ala. shooting a three-day score of 249 (+33)

2014-15 Highlights
▪ Named Horizon League Golfer of the Year and Horizon League Freshman of the Year
▪ First player in Horizon League women's or men's history to be named the Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year in the same season
▪ Played in 11 events, totaling 28 rounds
▪ Finished tops in the Horizon League with a 76.79 stroke average
▪ Her 76.79 stroke average ranks second all-time for a single-season in school history
▪ Earned Horizon League All-Tournament Team honors after placing T6 with a 234 (+18) at the league championship (April 24-26)
▪ Two-time Horizon League Golfer of the Week selection (Oct. 23 and Oct. 1)
▪ Earned medalist honors at the Golden Grizzlies Invitational with a 145 (+5), the second-best 36-hole tournament score in program history (Sept. 27-28)
▪ Shot 224 (+8) at the Jackrabbit Invitational, the third-best 54-hole tournament score in program history (March 16-17)
▪ Earned a pair of runner-up finishes at the Dayton Fall Invitational (145/+5) (Oct. 20-21) and the IPFW Spring Classic (149/+7) (April 5-6)
▪ Finished top-10 in six of 11 events played

Academic Honors
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2015)
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2016)

High School

▪ Four-year letterwinner for coach Dan Stolz
▪ Three-time State Champion
▪ Miss Golf of Michigan her senior year
▪ Qualified for U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship in 2014
▪ Won 36th Michigan Girls Junior Amateur Championship
▪ Two-time top-10 finisher at GAM Women's Championship
▪ Made it to Sweet 16 of Michigan Women's Amateur Championship in 2012 and 2013
▪ All-State, All-Area and All-District all four years
▪ Member of National Honor Society

Top Athletic Performance
▪ Shooting a 64 in a tournament

Personal
Full Name: Elizabeth Erin Nichols
Birthdate: Nov. 25, 1995
Parents: David and Karen Nichols
Siblings: Zack, Peter, Meg, Ryan

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. Size of the school
2. Golf program
3. Friends at Oakland

Low Tournaments
Low Par/- Finish Top
Season Rounds Strokes 54-holes 36-holes Round Rounds Events  1  5 10 W-L Average
2014-15 28 2150 224 145 71 - 11 1 3 6 659-198 76.79
2015-16 25 1951 227 147 72 - 11 - 4 6 478-167 78.04
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Totals 53 4101 224 145 71 - 22 1 7 12 1137-365 77.38

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