Nicholson Etching His Name in SBU Lore

This feature on Andrew Nicholson was written by Paul Casey Gotham. It appeared online Oct. 18, 2011 on PickinSplinters.com

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By Paul Casey Gotham

Mark Schmidt remembers it well. He had just finished his first season as head coach with St. Bonaventure, and his Bonnies, who hadn’t known a winning season in five years, limped to the finish line with just two victories in Atlantic 10 conference play and an overall record of 8-22. He introduced his recruiting class – the group to which he would stake his claim and received a tepid response especially for one player whose name created little interest.

Four years later, the Bonnies are looking for back-to-back winning seasons, and Andrew Nicholson, whose name was known to few at one time,  is now a player-of-the year candidate.

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