2014 (Redshirt junior):
Recorded 13 kills, one ace, four digs and two blocks against No. 7 UCLA (1/10) ... Totaled 19 kills on .455 hitting at No. 14 Hawaii (1/10), adding one ace, four digs and one block ... Tallied his third consecutive double-digit kill match with 13 against No. 12 Ohio State (1/11), adding two aces and seven digs ... Registered seven kills and six digs against No. 14 IPFW (1/17) ... Posted five kills, five digs, three aces and two blocks against Ball State (1/18) ... Had two kills, one ace and two blocks against Mount Olive (1/31) ... Recorded 10 kills, seven digs and one block in the EIVA opener against Saint Francis (2/1).
2013 (Redshirt sophomore):
EIVA Championship All-Tournament Team ... Mike Anderson Penn State Player of the Match (2/2) ... had one kill and one ace vs. Loyola (1/22) ... had eight kills and two blocks vs. Pfeiffer (2/1) ... had a team-high 13 kills on .632 hitting against Mount Olive (2/2) ... pounded eight kills at Harvard (2/15) ... led the team with nine kills at Rutgers-Newark (3/1) ... posted a match-high 12 kills at NJIT (3/2)
... second on the team with 14 digs and had nine digs at IPFW (3/9) ... pounded 10 kills on .444 hitting and had five digs vs. Lees-McRae (4/5) ... had a match-high 19 kills, seven digs and five blocks at Concordia (4/12) ... led the team in kills with nine and digs with four at UC Irvine (4/13) ... pounded nine kills and had six digs vs. NJIT (4/20) ... second on the team with 14 kills on .429 hitting vs. Princeton (4/25) ... had nine kills and three aces vs. Harvard (4/27).
2012 (Redshirt freshman):
Second Team All-EIVA ... EIVA Offensive Player of the Week (1/30, 2/18, 4/9) ... Mike Anderson Player of the Game (2/4, 3/3, 4/7) ... played in 25 matches, starting 19, and 72 sets ... ranked second on the team in kills with 237, averaging 3.29 kills per set on a .331 hitting percentage ... his .331 hitting percentage ranked ninth in the nation and second in the EIVA ... his 21 aces ranked tied for fourth on the team ... his 0.29 aces per set was good enough for 23rd in the nation and eighth in the league ... totaled 74 digs (1.03 digs per set) and 36 blocks (0.50 blocks per set) for the season ... made collegiate debut at Loyola (1/20) ... registered 10 kills at Lewis (1/21) ... had 10 kills vs. Stanford (1/27) ... put down 17 kills on .382 hitting with five blocks vs. Pacific (1/28) ... had five kills on nine errorless swings and a team-high three aces vs. Rutgers-Newark (2/10) ... had 15 kills on 20 errorless swings for a .750 hitting percentage vs. Harvard (2/17) ... led the team with 10 kills against Princeton (2/24) ... had a team-high 13 kills and three aces against George Mason (2/25) ... led the team with 20 kills vs. Ohio State (3/3) ... had 11 kills at NJIT (3/23) .. second on the team with 11 kills and six blocks and first on the team with eight digs vs. Sacred Heart (4/6) ... had a match-high 22 kills vs. Harvard (4/7) ... had seven kills on 12 errorless swings for a .583 hitting percentage vs. George Mason (4/28) ... tied for first on the team with 15 kills against UC Irvine in the NCAA National Semifinals (5/3).
2011 (Freshman): Redshirted.
Four-year varsity letterwinner and two-year captain at Ambridge Are High school in Ambridge, Pa. ... four-time All-Section selection and two-time Section, Distrcit and State MVP ... three-time All-State Fab 40 selection ... two-time State All-Tournament team member ... two-time Fox Chapel Tournament MVP ... three-time team leader in kills and digs and two-time team leader in aces ... made the cover of ESPN Rise magazine during senior year ... set the state record for kills in a match during senior season with 55 ... team went undefeated all four years in section ... guided Ambridge to two District Championships and the 2009 State Championship ... played for Beaver Valley Premier and the Pittsburgh Volleyball Club.
Born Nicholas Walker Goodell on March 5, 1991 in Clinton, N.J. ... parents are Kathryn and Frank Goodell ... has one brother, Charlie ... names being outside and hanging out with friends as hobbies, T.I. and Kid Cudi as favorite entertainers, math as favorite school subject, the San Diego Chargers as favorite professional sports team, Andre Johnson as favorite athlete, wings as favorite food, "Family Guy" and "Fresh Prince" as favorite TV shows, "The Hangover" as favorite movie, Paul Walker as favorite actor, Jessica Alba as favorite actress and Florida as favorite place to visit ... majoring in secondary education.
Why I Chose Penn State
"I chose Penn State for the opportunity at a great education and to play for the D1 program and the great coaching staff."