Collegiate: Desper played his first two seasons at Division II Catawba College. His freshman year he had 16 goals and six assists (22pts) as well as collected 17 ground balls. In his sophomore season, Desper was second on the team in points (34) and goals (30) including four game-winning goals. He also collected 27 ground balls. After transferring to Syracuse, Desper played defensive-midfield and manned the wing on faceoffs.
Personal: Nick moved to Charlotte in January 2012 and became immediately involved in the local lacrosse community. His major at Syracuse was Exercise Science and he currently works as a personal trainer for Trifecta Athletics.