2017: Started 12 of VMI's 14 games during the season, seeing action in every game ... ranked second on the team in several categories, including goals (16), shots (76) and shots on goal (40) ... scored a hat trick in games versus Wagner (Mar. 7), Richmond (Mar. 11) and Mount St. Mary's on Mar. 28 ... earned an assist against High Point on Mar. 17 and another versus Mercer in the season finale ... totaled 18 points for the season on 16 goals and two assists ... picked up six groundballs for the year, including two at Richmond on Mar. 11 ... averaged 5.43 shots per game and 1.14 goals per game ... Dean's List recipient both semesters ... named to the Cadet-Athlete Honors Society for a second straight year ... SoCon Honor Roll member.
2016: Played in 15 games during the season with two starts to his credit … scored three goals on the year in games against NJIT, Virginia and in the season finale at High Point … tied for third on the team in assists with three … tied for fourth on the team in shot attempts with 38 during the season … 21 shots were on goal, including a season-high four at Jacksonville and at High Point … picked up 21 groundballs for the season, fifth most on the team … caused two turnovers for the year in games against Army and Monmouth … won 43 of 89 faceoffs during the season ... made Dean's List spring semester ... named to the Cadet-Athlete Honors Society.
2015: Played in 10 games during the season and started eight … scored six goals on the year to go with one assist for seven total points … tallied 29 shot attempts with 16 on frame … earned five groundballs and caused one turnover on the year … scored one goal in each of the opening six games of the season … earned his assist in the game versus Mt. St. Mary's … had a season-high five shot attempts in the season-opening game at Navy.
2014: Played in all 14 games while making 12 starts as a true freshman ... started the final 11 games of the season ... scored seven goals in his rookie campaign while adding two assists to his stat line ... finished with nine points ... had a season-best three goals against Wagner (Mar. 18) ... scored single goals in four other games ... took 31 shots on the year, including seven against Wagner ... also ripped five shots against Detroit (Mar. 1) ... scored once against Air Force (Mar. 2) in program's first win over a Service Academy ... grabbed 27 groundballs, picking up three grounders on five separate occasions ... also took faceoffs, winning two of his draws ... served two penalties for one and a half minutes.
High School: Lettered in three years for Jim Longo at Cazenovia High School ... helped lead his team to a pair of New York State Championships, including one season when he served as captain ... also a two-year letterwinner on the hockey team as a center, and won four letters on the wrestling mat ... took second at the Section 3 Class B wrestling tournament ... played his club ball for the CNY Road Hawks ... was an honor student throughout high school.
Personal: Full name is Bradford Paul Nardella ... prefers to go by Brad ... son of Andrew and Bari Nardella ... has two siblings, Joseph and Paige ... brother Joseph plays lacrosse at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey ... majoring in economics and business.