|Hometown:||Black River, NY|
|High School:||Carthage Central High School|
Ask an offensive player at Brown who he wants to play with and you will hear Nick’s name. He is the consummate do-it-all offensive player: Nick sees the field and his teammates, has an uncanny knack for making the right play and he clearly represents the term unselfish. He can also be defined as consistent as he brings the same focus daily along with his proverbial lunch pail. He may be our best ground-ball man. Nick has spent the past two seasons on attack, but he has proven he can handle the extra responsibility of playing at the midfield, which is something he may do in 2014...2013: Scored 14 goals and distributed 7 assists to rank fourth in scoring with 21 points...Scored four goals against North Carolina...Netted two goals in games against Harvard and High Point...Handed out a season high three assists vs. Harvard...2012: Earned the Vincent Marinelli Award as Brown’s outstanding freshman of the year…Scored 23 goals, second on the Brown team, while adding seven assists…His shooting percentage of .442 ranked 18th in the nation…Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week four times…Netted a season high four goals vs. Vermont…Scored three goals in his collegiate debut vs. Quinnipiac, and later against Harvard…Started 13 of 15 games for the Bears…Picked-up four ground balls…Secondary School Background: A graduate of Carthage High School, where he lettered in lacrosse (4), basketball (4) and football (2)… Lacrosse: Four- year starter, Team Captain (2011), USCLA Academic All-American (2011), Frontier League All-Star (2009, 2010 and 2011), First Team All-Northern NY (2009, 2010 and 2011), All-Northern NY MVP (2010), 2nd Team All Central NY (2010), Central Empire State Games team (2010), Upstate, NY Under Armour team (2010), Syracuse Adidas National Lacrosse Classic team (2010), Frontier League scoring leader (2010 and 2011), Set school single game assist record with 12 (2011), Finished career with 372 points (147g/225a), Frontier League Champions (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 with 48-0 league record), NY State Class B Runner-ups (2008)… Football: Team Captain (2010), League All-Star QB (2010), Central NY Chapter of National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete (2010)… Basketball: Team Captain (2009/10 and 2010/11), Frontier League All-Star (2009/10 and 2010/11), 2nd Team All Northern NY (2010/11), Set school record with 154 three point field goals (career), Frontier League Champions (2010/11). Academic: National Honor Society (2010 and 2011), NY State Section 3 Scholar Athlete (2011), High Honor Roll (2007-2011)…Personal: The son of Tom and Lori Piroli of Black River…Has two brothers, Thomas and Lucas, and a sister, Alanna…Enjoys playing sports and hanging out with friends…Undecided on his concentration.