Travis Nicklaw is an American-born Guamanian international football player who plays D1 soccer for San Diego State University in the Pac-12 Conference and for Football Club Tucson in the USL Premier Development League.
He ranked 26th in the nation in the Top 100 Freshmen by Top Drawer.
In his inaugural campaign on Montezuma Mesa, Nicklaw started on 10 occasions and saw action in 17 contests. He was the lone true freshman to start a game for the Aztecs in 2012. Nicklaw is registered with the Aztecs as a midfielder and forward.
However, his size has proven valuable for the Aztecs’ back-line. he continued to finish off the season seeing time in the center midfield as well as playing forward.
The midfielder tallied six shot attempts on the season, with two on goal. He is one of just five players from the Pac-12 in the top 50 and is the only player in the top 100 from San Diego.
In 2014 Nicklaw scored a goal and playing in 18 games.
During the 2015 preseason Nicklaw signed with Football Club Tucson in the USL Premier Development League playing both defense and forward. During the regular Pac-12 season, he commanded the San Diego State defense which posted the league’s third-most clean sheets (seven) and the fourth-lowest goals against average (129).
Nicklaw also saw playing time as a forward earning two goals and posting six points.
Finishing fourth on the Aztecs. Despite missing five matches due to international commitments, Nicklaw finished the season collecting Pac-12 honorable mention and also Pac-12’s "#12best" moments week October 19–25.
Travis is the younger brother to Shawn Nicklaw, who plays with the NASL club Jacksonville Armada. Amateur Nicklaw starred for the N ottinghamshire Forest Club team where he helped lead the club to its first National Cup Championship. He also played at University City High School where he led the Centurions to a 15–1-2 (889) record as a senior.
As a junior, Nicklaw had 18 points on seven goals and 11 assists, and helped University City to the CIF Championship title.
He was regarded as one of the top kickers in San Diego County and was a highly rated football prospect. Nicklaw also lettered four years in track and field for the men"s 4×100 relay.
College = San Diego State University International In November 2012, Nicklaw confirmed he would be representing Guam at international level under head coach Gary White. Nicklaw played with the Matao, including the East Asian Cup semifinal round, in Hong Kong (2012) and AFC Challenge qualifier in Yangon, Myanmar (2013).
Nicklaw contribution has helped Guam to reach their highest Fédération internationale de football association raking to date.
Earlier in the year he played international friendlies against Aruba. = 2018 World Cup qualification 141, their population is over one billion and was dubbed the sleeping giants of football by Fédération internationale de football association. International goals Score and result list Guam"s goals first.
Nicklaw is a three-star recruit by Top Drawer Soccer and was a member of the United States. Soccer Development Academy between 2008 and 2010.