29 Sho Nakashima
29 Sho Nakashima
Height: 6-1
Weight: 176
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Kyoto, Japan
High School: Canadian Academy
Position: Forward/Defender
Major: Arts and Sciences

FRESHMAN (2010): In the starting lineup for the season-opener vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 4), playing 41 minutes ... played in the next game, vs. Loyola Chicago (Sept. 6) ... would then be sidelined for the remainder of the season.

Attended the Canadian Academy in Kobe, Japan … graduated in June of 2009 … was named to the Asia Pacific Activities All-Conference team three times … one of the top scorers in the APAC … helped the Canadian Academy to a second place conference finish … starred on the AS Laranja U-18 club team … also played volleyball.

PERSONAL: Born in Kyoto, Japan … son of Narihisa Nakashima and Rebecca Jennison, who are both professors ... enjoys playing the guitar and cites music as a favorite pastime, playing in a jazz band as a prep… will minor in music at Santa Clara … major is undeclared in SCU’s School of Arts and Sciences.