2006-07: Scored only four points in 32 games for UMass in limited ice-time. His lone goal came in his first college hockey match, a game-winner against Sacred Heart.
2007-08: Only in his second season with the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, contributing sparingly to the scoresheet. But Nolet’s name was made more on solid defensive play than finding the back of the net. Was a mainstay on the second defensive pairing alongside Mike Kostka, providing the defensive coverage that freed Kostka to join in the offensive rushes.
2008-09: Nolet continues to steadily improve his game as a defensive defenseman. In his junior season with UMass-Amherst, Nolet improved his point total a second time to a modest 9 points. But his major contributions are on the defensive side of the rink where is relied upon for his physical play and steading force.
2009-10: In his senior season with UMass-Amherst Nolet posted 5 goals, 4 assists, and 59 PIM in 36 games. At the end of the season, he signed a contract with the LA Kings.