Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Career: Two-year team captain ... played in seven games in goal ... totaled 251 minutes played ... made six saves overall and allowed two goals for a 0.72 career goals against average and a .750 career save percentage.
2010: Saw time in goal in four games ... played a season-high 22 minutes against George Washington ... helped preserve two shutouts for the Blue Devils ... ACC Honor Roll selection.
2009: Saw action in three contests, earning starts the first two games of the season ... recorded six saves while allowing one goal in 208:02 minutes ... posted a shutout in his first career start against James Madison (9/1) ... ended the season with a 0.43 goals against average, a 0.857 save percentage, two wins and one shutout ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2008: Did not see any game action in 2008 ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2007: Did not see any game action in 2007 ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep: Four-year letterwinner and starter ... member of 2005 NSCAA National Champion team (23-0-0) ... led team to two Ohio state titles ... 2006 NSCAA All-Central region selection ... All-Ohio selection ... All-Greater Cleveland district team member ... two-time team MVP ... 2006 team captain ... fourth in Ohio state history in shutouts (38) and single season shutouts (16) ... holds school and district records for career and single season shutouts ... two-time adidas ESP player ... member of ODP regional and state teams ... captain of Cleveland Soccer Academy club team ... National Merit Scholar ... Wendy's High School Heisman state finalist ... NSCAA Scholar All-America selection ... Academic All-Ohio ... placed in top 1% of graduating class ... National Honor Society officer.
Personal: Born Nicholas Elias Tsipis on Dec. 25, 1988 in Cleveland, Ohio ... son of Dean and Teresa Tsipis ... has two sisters, Amanda (22) and Kelsey (17) ... favorite athlete is his sister, Amanda, who plays basketball at Notre Dame ... father, Dean, played basketball at Case Western Reserve.