6 Nick Perez
6 Nick Perez
Height: 5-5
Weight: 165
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Tampa Catholic HS
Previous College: St. Thomas University
Position: UT
Major: Finance
Bats/Throws: R/R

AS A JUNIOR (2014)
Competed in 40 games during his first season with the Lions… Led everyday starters in hitting with a .407 batting average… Tallied 162 at-bats in which he earned 66 hits… Recorded ten doubles… Led all Saint Leo hitters with three triples… Knocked in 26 RBI and scored 32 runs of his own… Registered a .506 slugging average and a .458 on-base percentage… Walked 12 times… Stole seven bases… Went 12-17 in the 2014 series opener against North Georgia, garnering Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week, NCBWA Regional Hitter of the Week, and NCBWA National Hitter of the Week honors… A true utility, seeing time in both the infield and outfield… Notched 29 putouts and 21 assists for a perfect 1.000 fielding average. 

Copmeted at Tampa Catholic HS under coach Pat Russo... Selected as a 2010 Pre-season All-American... Won the 2010 Batting Title by hitting .456... Also captured the 2011 Batting Title with a .440 average... Began his college career at St. Thomas University where he was selected as the 2012 Rookie of the Year. 

Born November 3 in Tampa, Fla..... Hobbies include fishing, being with friends and family, playing baseball, and working out... Career goal is to be a fire fighter... Believes his versatility is his best asset to the team... Lists Derek Jeter and Dustin Pedroia as his favorite athletes... Names the New York Yankees as his favorite team... Chose Saint Leo because it is close to home and offers an opportunity to continue on with a good education... Son of Wayne and Marietta... Has one brother, Ryan.