Chris Nelson
Chris Nelson
Height: 6-3
Weight: 160
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Scituate, Mass.
High School: Scituate

As a Junior in 2011-12:
Recorded 18 wins for the Bobcats, including 14 in doubles competition … Advanced to the Quinnipiac Invitational Flight “B” Semifinals after pairing with Micah Bailey to defeat opponents from Sacred Heart and Fairfield on Oct. 8 … Paired with John Petrini to win the Connecticut State Championships Top-Bracket Consolation Tournament, defeating opponents from Hartford, UConn and Yale on Oct. 29 … Won three consecutive matches with Eric Ambrosio, knocking off opponents from North Carolina Central, Bucknell University and Boston University … Closed the season winning four out of the last six doubles matches with Alex Lazerowich, including a 2-0 record in the NEC Tournament … Defeated a pairing from Robert Morris in the Quarterfinals and then a twosome from Monmouth in the Semifinals.  

As a Sophomore in 2010-11:
Won 11 singles matches and five doubles matches for 16 victories on the year … Played in the No. 2, 3, 4 and 5 flights, including a 3-1 record at No. 3 … Reached the D Flight Championship at the UConn Invitational with victories over competition from Bucknell, Boston University and UConn … Earned a crucial victory against Ian Terpilowski in a 4-3 team win against Monmouth to help the Bobcats clinch the No. 3 seed in the NEC Tournament … Won three early dual season matches against opponents from Fordham, Holy Cross and Hartford.

As a Freshman in 2009-10:
Won a spot on the team in the most competitive walk-on tryouts in program history ... Named NEC Rookie of the Week after reaching the finals of the Flight D singles and Flight B Doubles at the Quinnipiac Invitational ... Compiled a 10-6 record as a freshman, including a 2-1 mark in dual matches ... Won the consolation title at the Connecticut State Championships ... Earned singles victories against opponents from Fairfield, UConn, Hartford, Holy Cross and Villanova.

Before Quinnipiac:
Played No. 1 singles during his final three years at Scituate, going an undefeated 19-0 as team captain in his senior season ... Earned Boston Globe All-Scholastic Team honors as a senior and earned the same award from the Patriot Ledger in his final two seasons ... A three-time Patriot League All-Star selection ... Earned Team MVP in his junior and senior campaigns ... Led Scituate to a 17-3 overall record as a senior ... Also played club tennis for the USTA Y Team, leading his team to the regional finals ... A four-year letter winner in both soccer and tennis, while also lettering twice in winter track ... Scored nine goals and added nine assists while earning Team MVP and captaining the soccer team as a senior ... Was  Patriot League All-Star in soccer as a senior ... Led his team in scoring and earned the League Sportsmanship Award in soccer as a senior ... Led his track team in points as a senior ... Earned the Dotheau Devereux Award for leadership and character within the classroom ... Also led his club soccer team, the Premiere Cape Cod Crusaders, to the Massachusetts State Finals. 

Son of Rosemary and David Nelson ... Has an older brother, David, who attended Bentley University ... Has an older sister, Sarah, who graduated from Mary Washington University ... Father, David, played tennis at Northeastern University ... A business management major.