Will once again be counted on as a big contribtor to the Blue Hen defense and midfield units • third-year member of the squad as a junior • has played in 61 career games with 50 starting nods • has dished out eight career assists.
Saw action in all 20 games for the Hens while getting the starting nod 18 times • tallied 20 shots on the season • recorded six points with four assists and one goal • assisted on winning goal against Seattle (Sept. 1) and at JMU (Oct. 9) • only goal of the season was the game-winner vs. Howard (Oct. 23) • also dished assists vs. Seattle and St. Peter's • part of team that set a school record for wins in a season (14-5-1) and made its second trip to the NCAA Tournament in three years for head coach Ian Hennessy.
Played in every contest for Delaware, starting 18 times as a sophomore • dished out three assists and ranked second on team in playing minutes • tied for most assists on the team • registered 23 shots, including eight on goal • team went 4-11-3 under Hennessy, losing five games by a single goal.
Helped Delaware enjoy its finest season in school history, going 13-6-4, capturing the CAA Tournament title, and advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for Hennessy • appeared in 22 games that included 14 starts for the Blue Hens • notched his first collegiate goal on Sept. 14 at Navy and tallied his first collegiate assist on Sept. 24 vs. Georgia State.
Played all four years at Hamilton (N.J.) High School West High School • named 1st team All-State twice as well as second team team All-State his sophomore campaign and third team All-State his freshman year and was a four-time All-Colonial Valley Conference (CvC) selection • Named to the Hamilton senior 11 for soccer • played for LSTS FC and his futsal team won two national titles and was runner up twice • played on the ODP Regional Team who traveled to Croatia and Germany • member of the National Honor Society and was on the honor roll for three years.
Kyle Theodore Nuel ("nool") • son of Richard and Wendy Nuel • born July 2, 1993 • health and behavior science major with minor in coaching at Delaware • has two older siblings, sister Ashley and brother Richard • enjoys playing beach volleyball in his spare time • worked as a lifeguard during the summer • lists his father as his biggest influence • began playing soccer at the age of four • wants to become a personal trainer.
Points: 3 vs. Howard (10/23/13)
Goals: 1 vs. Navy (9/14/11); Howard (10/23/13)
Assists: 1 vs. 8 teams
Shots: 4 vs. Pittsburgh (9/9/12); James Madison (10/14/12)