Laura Nickel (2021)
G/F 6'0"
Marshall HS
Northern Illinois University

Laura Nickel (2021)Hometown: Marshall, WI

• Played in 20 games, making three starts
• Made her NIU debut at Harvard (Nov. 14)
• Had a rebound and two steals in NIU’s win over Bradley (Nov. 22)
• Scored her first career point at Western Illinois (Dec. 3), adding five rebounds, two assists and two steals
• Made her first career start against Eastern Illinois (Dec. 4) and scored 12 points with six rebounds in 32 minutes

Prior to NIU: Four-year letterwinner at Marshall High School... Led the Cardinals to four Capitol South Conference titles and the 2018 and 2019 Wisconsin Division 3 State Championships... Nickel earned First Team All-Conference and Associated Press All-State Honorable Mention honors as a junior after averaging 16 points and eight rebounds per game, shooting 53 percent from the field while eclipsing 1,000 career points... Named AP Fourth Team All-State selection as a senior after averaging 17.0 points per game and leading Marshall in rebounds (235), assists (88) and steals (80).. Graduated as Marshall's second-leading scorer with 1,494 career points.

Personal: Daughter of Julie and Dan Nickel...Health Sciences major.

Points: 12 vs. Eastern Illinois (12/4/21)
Field Goals Made: 4 vs. Eastern Illinois (12/4/21)
Field Goal Attempts: 6 vs. Eastern Illinois (12/4/21)
Three-Point Field Goals Made: 1 vs. Eastern Illinois (12/4/21)
Three-Point Field Goal Attempts: 2, twice (last at DePaul, 12/16/21)
Free Throws Made: 3 vs. Eastern Illinois (12/4/21)
Free Throw Attempts: 4 vs. Eastern Illinois (12/4/21)
Rebounds: 6 vs. Eastern Illinois (12/4/21)
Assists: 3 at DePaul (12/16/21)
Blocks: 1 at Central Michigan (1/1/22)
Steals: 2, twice (last at Western Illinois, 12/3/21)
Minutes: 32 vs. Eastern Illinois (12/4/21)