Hometown: Kettering, OH
High School: Alter
Nikolai ranked second on the Flyers in stroke average (80.2) and total rounds played (20)...tied for first on the team with the best round of the year with a 74...opened the season with a 10th place finish at the Titans Fall Classic with scores of 77-79...added 78-81 at the Ball State Cardinal Classic to tie for 22nd...at the MAC Preview, shot 91-80 to tie for 72nd...placed in a tie for 17th at the UD Fall Invitational with rounds of 78-75...opened the spring season with a 79 at the UD/Hilton Head Invitational to take third...at the IPFW Spring Classic she tied for 26th with scores of 84-76...registered scores of 83-78-82 at the EKU Colonial Classic to tie for 54th...had an 80-83-74 to tie for 37th at the Indiana University Invitational...closed the year in a tie for 21st at the CAA Championship with rounds of 84-79-83.
Named the team's Most Valuable Player...Nikolai played in 13 rounds and had an 81.7 stroke average, good for second-best on the team…had the best scoring average during the spring season at 82.4…shot rounds of 79 and 77 to tie for 10th at the UD Fall Invitational…fired a 92 at the UD/Hilton Head Invitational to open the spring season…shot rounds of 81 and tied her season-low with a 76 to finish in a tie for 16th at the Saluki Invitational…at the EKU Colonial Classic, carded rounds of 82-83-83 and tied for 50th...tied for seventh at the Falcon Invitational with rounds of 76 and 81…named the CAA Player of the Week on April 18, 2012 for the first time in her career…closed the season in 43rd place at the CAA Championship after scores of 86-82-88.
Played in three tournaments and six rounds...had an 88.7 stroke average...fired an 82 and finished in third in her first tournament at the Hilton Head Invitational...added rounds of 90 and 87 at the Butler Spring Invitational to finish tied for 39th...completed the Titans Spring Invitational in a tie for 22nd after carding rounds of 90-96-87.