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  Nick Harris

Nick Harris

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Alabaster, Ala.

High School:
Thompson

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
3B/OF

Birthdate:
11/23/1987

Bats/Throws:
R/R

Career Stats

2009: Started 49 of 50 games played ... started 48 games in center field and one at second base ... batted .254 with 16 doubles, six home runs, one triple and 35 RBIs ... posted a .440 slugging percentage and .319 on-base percentage ... registered 12 muti-hit and eight multi-RBI performances ... scored 35 runs and drew 19 walks ... finished second on the team with 17 stolen bases in 19 attempts ... team-high 47 strikeouts ... notched a season-long 8-game hitting streak from April 21 - May 8 in which he hit .333 (11-for-33) with seven doubles, one homer and 10 RBIs and posted a .636 slugging percentage ... season-high three hits vs. Northern Iowa (3/7) and also vs. Tennessee Tech (5/20) in the OVC Tournament ... blasted his third career grand slam vs. Purdue (2/27) ... drove in three runs in back-to-back days at Eastern Kentucky (5/9, 5/10) and vs. Morehead State (5/16) ... made three relief pitching appearances, tossing five innings with four strikeouts while allowing only three earned runs ... made pitching debut with a scoreless inning including two strikeouts vs. Lyon (2/24).

2008: Finished third in the OVC in home runs per game (.23) ... finished second in the conference with 4.18 at-bats and 4.73 plate appearances per game ... led the team with four triples and a .582 slugging percentage ... batted .310 with 10 home runs, 12 doubles, 41 RBIs, 43 runs scored and 107 total bases ... finished second on the squad with nine stolen bases in 12 attempts ... drew 15 walks ... led the team with a .350 batting average, nine doubles, three triples and a .725 slugging percentage in home games ... also finished with a team-high eight home runs during OVC play ... hit .296 with a team-best five home runs in road contests ... registered 15 multi-hit games, including five 3-hit outings ... also recorded nine multi-RBI games ... put together a 10-game hitting streak from March 16-April 5 ... suffered a knee injury in the season opener at Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/22) that forced him to miss the next 12 games ... returned at Memphis (3/14) going 1-for-4 ... went 3-for-4 with a career-high two home runs and six RBIs at UT Martin (3/29) in a 5-inning rain-shortened game ... hit a game-breaking homer and drove in three runs in the 12-8 victory over No. 6 Vanderbilt (4/1) ... homered twice and drove in three vs. Samford (4/19) ... hit his first career walk-off home run in the 10th inning vs. Eastern Kentucky (5/10) ... drew a career-high three walks at Eastern Illinois (5/3) ... made the switch from shortstop to center field midway through the season ... started 27 games at short, 10 in center and four in left field ... tied for seventh in Southeast history with eight career triples.

2007: Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American ... OVC All-Freshman selection ... started all 56 games at third base ... started third in the lineup in 30 games and batted leadoff in 25 games ... 228 at bats ties for third most in a single season ... led the team in at-bats and triples (4), tied for team lead with 12 doubles, eight home runs and 10 stolen bases ... second on the squad with 64 hits, 53 runs scored and .474 slugging percentage ... tied for second on squad with 17 multiple hit games and 10 multi-RBI games ... tripled in his first collegiate at-bat in the season opener at Jackson State (2/17) ... had a pair of two-homer games, vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (3/18) and Freed-Hardeman (3/28), hit a grand slam and six RBIs in each performance ... tied a school record and became fourth player in school history to score five runs in a game, vs. Austin Peay (4/22) ... season-high four hits twice, 4-for-6 vs. Freed-Hardeman (3/28) and 4-for-7 vs. Austin Peay (4/22) ... hit safely in 18 of 20 games from March 3 through game one on April 1, including season-high 10-game hitting streak from March 18 through game one on April 1 ... had a streak of 13 consecutive games with at least one run scored from March 7 through March 25, scored 22 runs in that span.

Prep: Earned 6A Metro Player of the Year and Shelby County Player of the Year honors at Thompson High School in Alabaster, Ala. ... all-metro selection ... second team all-state honoree ... hit .388 from with a .728 slugging percentage as a junior in 2005 ... hit a grand slam in the state semi-final playoff game ... chosen to play in the East-West All-Star Game and the Alabama High School Coaches All-Star Game ... also played football.

Personal: Born 11-23-87 ... son of Mark and Connie Harris ... majoring in Wildlife Conservation ... favorite MLB player is Ken Griffey, Jr. ... also recruited by Auburn, South Alabama, Troy, Samford, Alabama-Birmingham and Jacksonville State.

 
 

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