Nolan Hellickson
Nolan Hellickson
Year: Junior
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
High School: Southeast Polk
Position: 125
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Dunster

Junior • 2018-2019
Earned a 2019 EIWA Academic Achievement Award ... Went 13-15 on the season and 5-5 in dual matches at 125 pounds ... Led the team with 26 dual points, three technical falls, two dual technical falls and two falls ... Competed in four preseason tournaments, racking up eight victories ... Posted two wins to start both the Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open and the Keystone Classic ... Scored a 19-1 technical fall against Reese Fry of Brown at the Bearcat Open and a 9-0 major decision over Justin Lopez of Penn State at the Keystone Classic ... Recorded his pin vs. Brakan Mead of Ohio State (3:45) at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational ... Went 2-0 in a trip to Northern California in matches against Utah Valley and the Cardinal, which included a 16-0 technical fall against Josh Jensen of UVU ... Earned a technical fall win over Jose Diaz of Franklin & Marshall, 15-0, and a 13-4 major decision over Binghamton's Steven Bulzomi.

Sophomore • 2017-2018
Posted an 20-9 record, including a 7-2 mark in dual matches ... Began the year with four straight wins, including one pin at the Jonathan Kalhoust Open ... Captured the tournament championship at 125 pounds at the Franklin & Marshall Open with a 5-0 record ... Picked up one win at the Keystone Classic, and Midlands ... Compiled a 4-1 mark against Ivy League opponents, and a 7-1 record against EIWA foes ... Closed out dual matches with a five consecutive wins ... Finished seventh at the EIWA Championships with a 3-2 record, including a pin against Princeton's Matteo DeVincenzo. 

Freshman • 2015-2016
Earned All-Ivy League honorable mention ... Recipient of Harvard's Most Promising Freshman Award ... Posted a 15-11 overall record and was 7-3 in dual meets ... Earned 10 decisions on the year ... Went 3-2 at the Keystone Classic ... Posted a 2-2 mark at the Cliff Keen Invitational ... Placed fourth at Franklin & Marshall Open, going 3-2 ... Pinned Jon Haas of Bloomsburg ... Earned a technical fall against Columbia's Britain Carter, 18-0 ... Held off Penn's Jeremy Schwartz, 8-3 ... Topped Browns' Michael Russo, 2-1 ... Collected a 7-2 decision against Matt Elias of Roger Williams ... Pinned Bryan Damon of Hofstra at 6:41 ... Went 0-2 at EIWAs.

Before Harvard

Ranked 17th at 126 lbs. of all grades ... Lettered all four years ... Captained team as senior ... 2015 Iowa High School state champion at 126 lbs. ... Placed third at Iowa state tournament at 106 lbs. as sophomore and 113 lbs. as junior ... Three-time Cheesehead champion ... 2012 Cadet Freestyle All-American ... 2013 Northern Plains champion ... Western Junior Regional champion in 2013 and 2014 ... 2013 Intermatt JJ Classic champion ... Helped team win dual and trational state championship in 2013 and 2015 ... Holds school record for most wins in a single season (50) ... Academic all-state first team in 2013, 2014 and 2015 ... National Council of Youth Leadership ... Student Activities Leadership Team ... Cousin, Jeremy Hellickson, is a pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks.