James Nicholas
James Nicholas
Year: Senior
Hometown: Scarsdale, NY
High School: Scarsdale High School
Major: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Previous College Sports Played: Football
Residential College: Berkeley

2018-19: Won the Borsodi Student Championship for the third consecutive season... Earned medalist honors at the Doc Gimmler in Yale's second-place finish victory... Placed fifth at the Cornell Invitational as the Bulldogs finished first... Tied for 12th at the Old Town Club Collegiate... Claimed the individual championship at The Macdonald Cup by seven strokes as Yale placed second... Played in the Elis' tri-match victory over Harvard and Princeton... Tied for 17th at the Mission Inn Spring Spectacular... Tied for ninth at the Furman Intercollegiate... Placed sixth in Yale's first-place finish at the Princeton Invitational... Tied for second overall in the Bulldogs' victory at The Yale Spring Invitational... Claimed medalist honors at the Ivy League Championship... Qualified to play as an individual at the NCAA Stanford Regional... Earned the 2019 Ivy League Player of the Year award in addition to First-Team All-Ivy honors... Named to the PING All-Region Team for the Northeast. 

2017-18: Won the Borsodi Student Championship for the second straight year... Tied for 13th at the Doc Gimmler... Won the Cornell Invitational with a 40-foot on the final hole to lead Yale to a second-place finish as a team... Tied for 5th at The Macdonald Cup in the Bulldogs' tournament victory... Played in Yale's 37-stroke dual match win over Brown... Tied for 39th at the Autotrader Collegiate Classic prior to Yale's disqualification... Played in the Elis' dual match victory over 2017 Atlantic–10 champion Richmond... Earned the 2017 Player of the Year Award from the Metropolitan Golf Association... Tied for 9th after carding 13 birdies at Furman Intercollegiate... Finished 2nd at the Princeton Invitational to help Yale capture the team championship... Tied for 1st at The Yale Spring Invitational in the Bulldogs' second-place finish... Won the 2018 Ivy League Championship and finished 2nd overall at the event... Earned the 2018 Ivy League Player of the Year award in addition to First-Team All-Ivy honors... Tied for 37th at the NCAA Columbus Regional... Earned a spot on the 2018 Division I PING All-Region Team for the Northeast... Named a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar for Division I. 

2016-17: Finished 8th at the Cornell Invitational... Finished 11th at the Princeton Invitational... Finished 3rd at the Yale Springtime Invitational.

2015-16: Finished 4th for Yale at the Goodwin Invitational... Finished in the top half of competitors at the Yale Springtime Invitational.

Before Yale: New York State high school golf champion... Player of the Year on the IJGT in 2014... Winner of 4 IJGT events in 2014... Met JR finalist in 2015... T-9 at the Hochster in 2015... 2015 Journal News Golfer of the Year... 2015 MSG varsity Player of the Year... Finished 2nd in the Federation Cup held at Bethpage Black golf course.

Off the Course: Played football at Yale in 2015... Made state in hockey, golf, and football... First Team All State three times in hockey during high school...Made State Team one time in football... 6th all-time leading scorer in New York high school hockey history.