Soccer standout Stephen Nichols has committed to Loyola Maryland to join his father, Steve, the program’s head coach.
Stephen Nichols, a McDonogh senior, played his first two high school seasons there before opting to play club ball with Baltimore Armour.
A forward/midfielder, he finished with 22 goals and 18 assists in his freshman and sophomore seasons at McDonogh. He earned All-Metro first-team honors as a sophomore, helping the Eagles claim the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference crown.
His father coached 17 seasons at McDonogh before taking over at Loyola, his alma mater, in 2014.