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2013-14 Baseball
Nick Rivera
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Nick Rivera
Nick Rivera

POS.1B
B/TR/R
HT.5-10
WT.200
YR.So.
HOMETOWNCape Coral, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLBishop Verot HS

As A Freshman (2013)
Earned a unanimous selection to the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Freshmen team ... Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American ... appeared in 56 games, making 51 starts between third base and designated hitter ... finished with a .287 batting average with 34 RBI and 35 runs scored ... second on the team in home runs (8), doubles (14) and slugging percentage (.492) ... held a .395 on-base percentage with 31 walks ... made collegiate debut as a pinch hitter against St. John's (Feb. 15) ... made first career start against Notre Dame (Feb. 16), recording his first career hit in a 1-for-4 day at the plate ... tallied his first career run scored against St. John's (Feb. 17) ... recorded a pair of hits in a 2-for-5 game at FAU (Feb. 26) which included two RBI ... plated one RBI on a double and scored once in a 1-for-3 series finale against Manhattan (Mar. 3) ... went 1-for-2 with a run scored while walking three times in the 11-6 victory over Michigan (Mar. 4) ... through the three victories over Western Michigan, hit .545 (6-for-11) with .727 slugging percentage on a pair of doubles and a .643 on-base percentage, matching a team-best three runs scored and adding three walks ... went 3-for-4 with a double in the 3-2 game two win in 14 innings against Western Michigan (Mar. 9) ... closed the series against WMU (Mar. 10) with a 3-for-4 game which included a walk a pair of runs scored ... recorded a .385 (5-for-13) average with a trio of RBI and runs scored in the three-game series at ETSU to open Atlantic Sun play, adding a home run and holding a .692 slugging percentage ... opened the series with the Bucs (Mar. 22) with a 2-for-4 day, recording one double and driving in one RBI ...  closed the series against ETSU (Mar. 23) with a 3-for-5 day which featured a home run, two RBI and three runs scored ... supplied a run scored and one RBI in a 1-for-5 game which included a walk in the mid-week win at USF (Mar. 26) ...  hit 2-for-4 with a walk, a run scored and one RBI at No. 5 Florida State (April 2) ... held a .300 (3-for-10) average and a .700 slugging percentage with a home run, two RBI and one runs scored through the three games at Kennesaw State (April 5-7) ... connected for a double in a 1-for-4 game two at Kennesaw State (April 6) which included a runs scored ... closed the series with the Owls (April 7) going 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and a run scored ... opened the series at Mercer (April 12) with a 2-for-4 game with a triple and a home run, adding a run scored and a pair of RBI ... followed with a 1-for-4 second contest with the Bears (April 13) ... provided a 1-for-3 game against No. 19 Florida (April 16) at Hammond Stadium, bringing in a RBI and scoring once ... supplied back-to-back 1-for-4 games over the first two meetings with USC Upstate (April 19-20), adding a double and a walk in game two ... recorded his fourth home run of the season in a 1-for-5 finale with the Spartans (April 21), finishing with a pair of RBI and one run scored ... provided a 1-for-5 game with a RBI and run scored against Bethune-Cookman (April 24) ... went 1-for-4 with a walk and a RBI in the series opener with Northern Kentucky (April 26) ... closed the three-game set with the Norse (April 28) with a double in a 1-for-3 game which included a pair of runs scored and a walk ... provided a home run in a 2-for-5 game against FIU (May 1), scoring twice and bringing in a pair of RBI ... closed the doubleheader with FIU (May 1) with a 1-for-5 game which included a RBI and run scored ... established a .375 average (3-for-8) and a .625 slugging percentage with, two doubles, four RBI and three runs scored over the three games with Jacksonville (May 3-5) ... went 1-for3 with a RBI and one run scored in the opener with the Dolphins (May 3) ... closed the series against JU with a pair of doubles and a walk in a 2-for-3 afternoon, bringing in two RBI and scoring once ... went 2-for-3 with a walk, a RBI and two runs scored in game two of the doubleheader at FAMU (May 8) ... hit three home runs and recorded a .400 average with four RBI and a team-high five runs scored in the three-game A-Sun series at North Florida (May 10-12), holding a 1.067 slugging and .400 on-base percentage with 16 total bases ... started the series with UNF (May 10) with a 3-for-5 game that featured a double and one home run, totaling one run scored and two RBI ... connected for a pair of home runs on the finale with the Ospreys (May 12), going 3-for-5 with three RBI and three runs scored ... hit 2-for-4 with a three-RBI bases-clearing double in game two of the finale regular season series against Stetson (May 17) ... went 1-for-2 with two walks in the opening round matchup of the A-Sun Tournament against seventh-seeded Kennesaw St. (May 22).

High School
2012 graduate of Bishop Verot Catholic High School ... played for coach Dave Nelson ... 2010 first team, 2011 second team and 2012 first team All-Area selection ... member of the 2011 3A state championship team and 2012 state runner-up squad ... named the 2012 team MVP.

Personal
Son of Tara and Sean Rivera ... has four siblings, Sophia (25), Dean (22), Prisilla (15) and Isabella (6) ... criminal justice major.

Single-Game Highs
At-Bats:
5, 10x, last at UNF (May 12, 2013)
Hits: 3, 5x, last at UNF (May 12, 2013)
Runs: 3, 2x, last at UNF (May 12, 2013)
Doubles: 2, 3x, last vs. Stetson (May 17, 2013)
Triples: 1, at Mercer (Apr. 12, 2013)
Home Runs: 2, at UNF (May 12, 2013)
RBI: 3, 2x, last vs. Stetson (May 17, 2013)
Walks: 3, vs. Michigan (Mar. 4, 2013)

Superlative Stats
Games Started:
51
Games With A Hit: 37
Multi-Hits: 14
Multi-Runs: 7
Multi-Walks: 3
Longest Hit Streak: 4 games (2013)