Candice Nichols

Candice  Nichols


Carson, CA

High School:
Long Beach Poly HS

Last College:
University of Washington





Athletics Honors Class of 2012

Graduation ceremonies held for Class of 2012.


Senior Spoiler, Lions Fall to Toreros

LMU dropped its final home game of the season, 78-54, to San Diego Thursday night.


Lions Honor Senior Class of 2012; Host San Diego

Women's basketball will honor seniors Courtney Collishaw, Monica DeAngelis and Candice Nichols Thursday night.


Lions Split Season Series With Portland

LMU women's basketball fell 80-63 to the Portland Pilots Saturday at Gersten Pavilion.


Lions Open WCC Play Against SMC, USF

LMU open the 2011-12 WCC slate on Thursday, Dec. 29 against Saint Mary's followed by a New Year's Eve matinee against San Francisco.


Women's Basketball VS UCSD

February 16, 2012 Matt Balentine Photography


LMU vs. San Diego Feb. 3, 2011

LMU hosts San Diego on Pink Day.


Women's Basketball vs. Gonzaga - Jan. 15, 2011

Photos by Scott Cunningham


Women's Basketball vs. Cal State Fullerton - December 8, 2010

Women's Basketball vs. Cal State Fullerton - December 8, 2010


Women's Basketball vs. UCLA, Dec. 3, 2010

Women's Basketball vs. UCLA, Dec. 3, 2010. Photos by Allie Shorin

Candice enters her senior season with the Lions after transferring from the University of Washington in January 2008... sat out out the fall semester of 2008 due to NCAA transfer rules and became eligible for the Lions in late December... strong point guard with quick hands and feet... one of best all-around players in the WCC... 2010-11 Honorable Mention All-WCC...

At LMU...

Honorable Mention All-WCC... Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Westside Thanksgiving Classic All-Tournament Team... started all 22 games before tearing ACL vs. San Diego (Feb. 3)... scored in double figures in 19 games overall, including first 12 of the season... averaged 14.6 ppg, 4.7 rpg, and 2.1 apg in 31.1 mpg... shot 35.4% from the floor... second on team with 45 steals despite missing final eight games... led team in free throws made (62) and attempted (103)... third on team in 3FGM (33)... increased scoring to 16.5 ppg during the conference schedule... scored career-high 33 points with six rebounds at Santa Clara (Jan. 29)... had double-double of 21 points and career-high 13 rebounds with four steals in win at Cal State Northridge (Nov. 30)... had 20 points, including the game-winning three-point play with 9.6 seconds left in 77-76 win over Cal State Fullerton (Dec. 7)... scored 21 points in win at Portland (Jan. 13)... had 19 points, four rebounds, and four steals vs. Pepperdine (Jan. 22)...

third on the team in scoring at 8.1 ppg... started 20 of her 29 games... grabbed 2.9 rpg and dished 1.8 apg... second on the team in assists and steals (46)... sank 23 three-pointers, fourth-most on the squad... scored in double figures in 11 contests, including four straight from Jan. 14-23)... topped 20 points on four occasions... posted new career-high with 22 points vs. Cal Poly (Dec. 19)... scored 15 points vs. Portland (Jan. 21)... reached double figures in each of the season's first two games... had 13 points at Santa Clara (Jan. 16)... dished five assists vs. San Diego (Feb. 25)...

Played in 19 games... averaged 19.5 minutes per game, 5.9 ppg and 2.7 rpg... made her LMU debut against San Jose State after transferring from Washington in January 2008... put up career-highs of 19 points, six assists, and four rebounds vs. San Diego in a season-high 26 minutes... went to the line nine times vs. San Diego and shot 8-for-9... scored 18 points vs. Pepperdine... scored 14 points on 6-for-8 shooting at San Diego... pulled down six boards (four offensive) in 17 minutes at Santa Clara... recorded four steals, four points and four rebounds vs. Santa Clara...

At University of Washington...
Did not appear in any games...

High School...
A 2007 graduate of Long Beach Poly High School in Long Beach, CA...a four year letterwinner for coach Carl All-America Honorable Mention her junior and senior years....a four time All-CIF Division 1-AA selection...named to the All-State team her last two years...a four time All-Moore League and All-City selection...captain of her varsity team her junior and senior years...

Candice Bianca Nichols was born on February 8, 1989...the daughter of Vicky Murray...has one older brother...attended the University of Washington for the fall semester of her freshman year before transferring to LMU...also considered attending Louisville and Pepperdine...decided to come to LMU because it is a good academic school, it's close to home and she feels comfortable with the players and coaches...has volunteered with the Link Crew mentoring incoming freshmen at Long Beach Poly...majoring in Communications...

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