2019: The only Blue Devil to start every contest across the 2019 season … began the season with a 24-game reached base streak, spanning to March 26th … tied for second on the team in hits with 61, while placing fourth in RBI with 38 … selected to the NCAA Morgantown Regional All-Tournament Team … recorded three hits on Opening Day against Lehigh (2/15), finishing perfect 3-for-3 with two RBI … posted a three-hit outing in game two at North Carolina (3/30), closing out the contest 3-for-5 with two doubles, two RBI and one run scored … launched his first career home run in the series finale with Georgia Tech (5/12) with a two-run shot as part of a 1-for-3 outing … recorded a season-high three RBI in the opening game of the Morgantown Regional against Texas A&M (5/31), closing out the contest with a 3-for-4 effort with one home run, three RBI and two runs scored.
2018: Named to the 2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 36 games, seeing time predominatnly at third base ... Posted a .211 batting average and .286 on-base percentage ... Was hit by a pitch twice ... Scored three runs ... Made one error in 18 chances for a .944 fielding percentage.
2017: Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Played in 39 games with 21 starts ... Started 16 games at first base, three at third base, one at second base and one as designated hitter ... Took over at third base when INF/RHP Jack Labosky took the mound in relief ... Hit .235 with five doubles ... Drove in nine RBI and scored 12 runs ... Drew three walks and went 2-for-2 on stolen base attempts ... Made his collegiate debut Feb. 19 versus Oregon State ... Registered his first career hit March 4 versus Princeton ... Did not commit an error in 169 fielding chances for a 1.000 fielding percentage.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Bergen Catholic High School in Oragell, N.J. ... Ranked among the top 500 national prospects in the Class of 2016 by Perfect Game ... Rated the No. 83 shortstop in the country and No. 14 overall prospect in the state of New Jersey ... Named second team Big North Conference All-Division all four years ... Led the Crusaders to a 25-5 record as a senior ... Helped Bergen Catholic to the 2015 NJSIAA North, Non-Public A semifinals ... Had a two-run single in the top of the third to help the Crusaders to a 9-5 victory over Delbarton and finished the game with three RBI ... Member of the National Honor Society, History Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and Math Honor Society.
Personal: Born Erikson Tyler Nichols on September 24, 1997 in Hackensack, N.J. ... The son of George and Dorothy Nichols ... Has one younger brother (Graydon).