ICE Breakers: Nicholas Mohler
Nicholas Mohler, an LSM from Playa Del Rey, traveled East to join Trilogy’s Intensive Club Experience in 2016 after years of attending Trilogy camps in his home state of California. After exploring colleges of every size and type, Mohler landed across the country at Boston University. The BU senior captain is back after a season-ending injury in 2020 and has helped guide the Terriers to a 4-1 record with 1 CTO and 3 GBs. We checked in to see how this West Coaster is wrapping up his East Coast NCAA career.
What is your favorite Trilogy Lacrosse memory?
“I started attending Trilogy camps at Whittier College in California and after that was begging my parents to go back every summer. My favorite memories were spending time in the common room of the dorms playing sting pong against friends and coaches and just hanging around with all of the guys. “
How did Intensive Club Experience impact your recruiting journey?
“I attended ICE right before playing in the Under Armour All-American games and learned a lot about how to reach out to coaches over email and how to talk to them on the phone. I remember at the start of ICE I was given a massive binder filled with chapters of valuable information that I would use in researching schools, preparing for phone calls with coaches and sending emails to the schools I was interested in. Boston University ended up recruiting me from the UA All-American games and I credit my ability to ask Coach Polley important questions about the school and the lacrosse culture at BU to the big binder I got from ICE.”
Why did you choose Boston University?
“I chose to go to BU because of its location and superior academics. I always wanted to be in a big city away from home and I always loved spending time in Boston over the summers. I actually committed to BU before even stepping foot on campus. The academics at BU have been fantastic, I chose to pursue a degree in creative advertising which allowed me to select all the creative courses that interested me the most. I also am graduating with a minor in psychology.”
What is your favorite memory as a Terrier so far?
“My sophomore year we upset number 1 ranked Loyola beating them by 7 goals. I had a couple minutes that game and recorded a caused turnover and a groundball. It was a huge upset that no one was expecting, and it felt even better that we beat them by such a significant margin!“
Any plans after graduation?
“Covid has disrupted a lot of my plans for post grad and I’m really interested in taking some time off before settling down in a career I am really passionate about. I am currently considering moving to Australia for a year to work and play lacrosse with a club team.“
Good luck with the rest of the season and we look forward to seeing how you impact the next generation of players, mate!