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Tucker Nelson

Tucker Nelson
Class: Senior
Number: 10
Position: A
Height: 5-10
Weight: 155
Hometown: Vestal, NY
High School: Penfield HS

Junior Season (2014)

  • Named Binghamton University Co-Athlete of the Year in 2014
  • Started 13 games on attack as a junior
  • Ranked first on the team in assists (28) and points (42)
  • Finished top-10 in the nation in assists per game (2.15)
  • Recorded two or more points in 12-of-13 games
  • Notched a season-high four assists versus Sacred Heart on Feb. 16
  • Tallied five points (2g, 3a) in a win over Hobart on March 1
  • Scored a pair of goals against Delaware on March 8
  • Recorded three points (1g, 2a) versus nationally ranked Colgate on March 15
  • Powered Binghamton to an 11-10 road victory over Hartford with a 5-point effort on March 29
  • Had a team-high four points against Syracuse on April 2
  • Accumulated a career-high six points with two goals and four assists in win over UMBC on April 6
  • Won America East Player of the Week on April 7
  • Tallied four points in Binghamton’s 9-5 win over Canisius on April 15

Sophomore Season (2013)

  • Started all 14 games on attack this season
  • Finished second on the team with 36 points
  • Led the team with 27 assists, setting a single-season program record for assists
  • 20th in the country in assists per game (1.93)
  • Recorded nine goals, including one hat trick versus Cornell
  • Had seven games with three or more points
  • Dished out four assists in a 9-8 road win at Delaware
  • Passed out five assists in a 13-6 victory over Manhattan
  • Scored a goal and added three assists versus Quinnipiac
  • Tied a career-high of five assists in a non-conference matchup against Canisius

Before Binghamton

  • Played at Marist during freshman year in 2011, tallying three goals in seven contests played
  • Four-year letterwinner at Penfield High School
  • Three-time all-county selection, two-time All-Greater Rochester honoree
  • Holds school-record for points in a season (88), compiling 197 points (88g, 109a) total over four years
  • Went 17-2 during sophomore campaign, ranking top-25 nationally
  • Captain and Team MVP after senior totals of 25 goals and 65 assists for Penfield

Personal

  • Parents are Lynne and Scott Nelson
  • His mother Lynne holds scoring record at Nazerath College, meanwhile, his father Scott played Division I lacrosse at NC State and is now head coach of the lacrosse program at Binghamton
  • Has two younger brothers Jake and Jared
  • Majoring in History

CAREER HIGHS

  • Goals: 3, vs. Cornell (Feb. 26, 2013)
  • Assists: 5, 2x last vs. Canisius (April 15, 2013)
  • Points: 6, vs. UMBC (April 6, 2014)
  • Career Goals: 23
  • Career Assists: 55
  • Career Points: 78
  • Shots: 6, 2x, last vs. UMBC (April 6, 2014)
  • Ground Balls: 3, 2x, last vs. UMBC (April 6, 2014)
  • Caused Turnovers: 2 vs. Siena (Feb. 23, 2013)
  • Five-Point Games: 5

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