10 - Luke Nelson
Luke Nelson
Height: 6-3
Weight: 182
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Worthing, England
Position: Guard
Previous School: The Henley College

 

PRIOR TO UC IRVINE
 
● 2013 England Player of the Year in Division I, becoming the youngest player to ever earn that honor.

● Also was selected England U18 Player of the Year.

● Averaged 17 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists per game for the Reading Rockets.

● Helped his team to Division I league and playoff championships.

● Competed for England this past summer at the U18 European Championships (Division A).

● Averaged 19 points with a top-scoring game of 29 versus Spain, along with six rebounds and five assists, at the European Championships.

● Was named England U16 Player of the Year in 2011.

● Top-scoring game in his career was 43 points against Colchester.

 
 
PERSONAL
 
● Parents are Stephen and Sarah Nelson.

● Has a younger sister, Kyla.

● Chose UCI for his trust in the coaching staff and its system, a great area and high academic standards.