Women's Golf
Spencer Signs Pair of Prep Standouts For Nevada Women's Golf

RENO, Nev. - The University of Nevada women's golf team signed to National Letters of Intent a pair of top prep players in Nikki Pritchard and Taylor Bickell, head coach Chad Spencer announced Tuesday.

Pritchard (Newhall, Calif.) attends Hart High School and is coming off a stellar junior career.  Her highlights include being a member of the All Santa Clarita Team and All Daily News Team each of her four years among others. 

"Nikki is a tremendous talent and a player that continues to improve in every facet of her game," Spencer said. "We are very fortunate to have her coming to the University of Nevada."

She was named the 2009 Foothill League Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player and was a Southern California CIF Individual Finalist from 2008-2010.  Pritchard was also named to the 2011 JAGS All-Star Team

Bickell (Napa, Calif.) comes to the Wolf Pack after playing at a high level throughout her junior and prep career.

"Taylor is a born leader with a great golf game," Spencer said. "She will be an amazing addition to the Wolf Pack women's golf team and a player who has had a great junior golf career."

Her junior highlights include being named the Marin County Athletic Player of the Year and the Justin Sienna High School girls golf team MVP.  She was also a standout on the Future Collegians World Tour and a two-time JGANC Top of the Bay junior champion.