Nick Ellis
Nick Ellis
Born: 04/26/1988
Year: Senior
Hometown: Irvine, CA
High School: Northwood HS
College: Saddleback College
Experience: 1V

CSF: Nick Ellis played 20 rounds over seven tournaments for the Titans' renewed program in 2009-10... had third-best cumulative score on squad at 1,517 strokes (75.9 average)... best finish was a tie for 13th at the Firestone Grill College Invitational in San Luis Obispo on Oct. 5-6... tied for 34th place (third-best Titan) at the 2010 Big West Conference Championship with a 19-over par score of 235... best round was a 71.

SADDLEBACK COLLEGE: Ellis had two years of community college golfing experience at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo... in 2007-08 he was an all-state selection, placing third at the state tournament... was runnerup at the Tri-County Amateur... as team captain he led the Gauchos in 2008-09 with a 76.5 scoring average, finishing with the team's low round four times.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a two-year letterman at Northwood High School in Irvine for Coach O'Brien... won most dedicated award as a junior and was team captain and MVP as a senior... won two varsity letters as a swimmer and was MVP of the frosh/soph water polo team... graduated with academic honors.

PERSONAL: Born on Apr. 26, 1988... parents are Nick and Cassie Ellis... teaching pro is Paul Copp... communications major who once considered culinary school to pursue a career as a chef... goal is to become a professional golfer... credits his parents and Ted Gleason for most influence on his golf career.