Scotty Nelson is a new recruit for the Wildcats, who recently played as a center for the Austin Bruins in the NAHL. Nelson is originally from Apple Valley, Minnesota, where he has very fond memories of playing hockey on outdoor rinks. Despite his roots in Minnesota, Scotty made the decision to commit to the Wildcats in March. When asked about the recruiting process, Nelson said it was very quick, and he committed during the initial phone call with Coach Hogan.
Scotty will be majoring in Physiology at the University of Arizona. He hopes to assist the Wildcats in winning at nationals. Nelson has won four national championships playing baseball, and also enjoys playing golf.