Pioneers earn postseason academic awards for 2016-17 season
CAREER: Made 55 appearances, starting 12 games, including 10 games in his senior campaign…Picked up 46 ground balls and caused 16 turnovers, while committing just three penalties.
2017: Played in 17 games at Denver’s close defense, starting the final 10 games for John Orsen’s defense…Picked up 14 ground balls and forced nine caused turnovers…Picked up a career high four ground balls in Denver’s 17-10 NCAA Tournament win over Air Force…Forced multiple caused turnovers in Denver’s wins over Towson (3/25), Providence (4/22) and Air Force (5/13).
2016: Did not play due to a knee injury in the preseason.
2015: Played in all 19 games, starting both games in the Frontier Airlines Faceoff Classic...Picked up 11 ground balls, and forced one caused turnover in Denver's 16-6 win over Air Force (2/21).
2014: Saw action in 19 games for the Pioneers...Took one shot at Air Force (2/8)...Grabbed a career-high three ground balls at Georgetown (3/29)...Caused one turnover six times, most recently against Duke (5/24)...Finished with 21 ground balls and six caused turnovers on the season.
BEFORE DENVER: Played Lacrosse at Upper Arlington High School...Named a 2013 All-American...Named the 2013 Ohio Defenseman of the Year...Named Team Captain his senior year...Received First Team All-Midwest and First Team All-Ohio honors...Received First Team All Central Ohio and First Team All-OCC honors...Volunteered for the Touch A Life Foundation.
PERSONAL: Born May 22, 1995 in Columbus, Ohio...Son of Michael Nolan and Amy Liddy...Chose DU because of the school's reputation, lacrosse program, the great coaching staff and the awesome location...Enjoys fishing and playing golf.