2005-06 Highlights: Saw action in five games...got the starting nod on `Senior Night' versus Wright State on Feb. 25th...played three minutes at Butler on Jan. 2nd...pulled down a rebound vs. Butler on Jan. 30th.
2004-05 Highlights: Appeared in three games for the Flames...recorded one rebound and one assist versus Butler on Jan. 29th...missed his only three field goals attempts during the year.
2003-04: Saw action in six games for the Flames averaging 0.8 points and 0.2 rebounds in just under three minutes an outing...was a perfect 2-for-2 on the year from field...tallied a career-high two points and a rebound versus Youngstown State on January 5th...netted two points in the Flames' win over Cleveland State on January 17th...appeared in UIC's NCAA Tournament loss to Kansas on March 19th.
2002-03: Saw action in one game for UIC.
Prep/Personal: Two-year varsity letterwinner at Walther Lutheran High School in Melrose Park, Ill...guided the Broncos to a Private School League title as a junior, posting a perfect 14-0 PSL record...averaged 10.5 points and 6.0 assists per game as a senior leading the team in assists, free throw percentage (80%) and steals (2.2 spg)...state qualifier in the three-point shooting contest....also lettered in football at Walther Lutheran...son of Steve and Sophia Nelson...born on August 12, 1984...majoring in Criminal Justice.