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Nick Rainwater
Nick Rainwater

Hometown:
Waukesha, Wis.

High School:
Waukesha West

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
INF

B/T:
R/R


2007 U.S. ARMY HORIZON LEAGUE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM 2007: Steady presence as a leader, hitter and defensive third baseman...team captain who hit .345 with 27 RBI in 54 games...tallied a team-best 12 sacrifices...stole eight bases...U.S. Army Horizon League Baseball Championship All-Tournament Team selection after hitting .538 (7-for-13) with six runs scored and four RBI during UIC's three-game run to the title...hit a game-tying two-run single in the ninth to spur UIC's six-run rally in a 7-3 road victory at Youngstown State on May 4...legged out an inside-the-park home run at Butler on April 20...homered in the first inning off of in UIC's 13-3 win over Wright State in the Horizon League Championship on May 25. 2006: Started all 54 games he appeared in...provided stellar defense in 48 starts at third base... hit .308...scored 36 runs...drove in 25 runs...doubled seven times...stole nine bases in 12 attempts...hit .321 (36-for-112) in league games...tallied 15 multi-hit games. 2005: Missed most of the season with a broken finger...appeared in 18 games, making 13 starts...owned a batting average of .204 with a homer and four RBI on the season...earned first career hit against 2005 NCAA Regional participant Arkansas on Mar. 3...connected for his first career homer in a 14-5 win over Purdue-North Central on Mar. 29. 2004: Appeared in 10 games, starting five...drove in first career run with an RBI groundout against Western Michigan on May 4. Prep/Personal: Played four sports while at Waukesha West...pushed Waukesha West to two consecutive conference titles and appearances in the state tournament...was named to the All-Conference team in 2002 and 2003 and All-District in 2003...served as team captain in 2002 and 2003...took home the team Gold Glove award as a junior and senior...participated in the Jim Gantner All-Star Classic in 2003...connected for two home runs against Mukwonago as a senior...went 2-for-3 with two RBI in the state quarterfinal against Independence as a senior...helped Waukesha West to an appearance in the state finals as a senior...named to the All-Conference team for soccer as a senior...earned Honorable Mention All-State honors as a senior...holds the school record for longest field goal at 46 yards...captured school record for most assists in a single season for soccer as a senior...born on April 10, 1985...son of Randy and Colleen Rainwater...graduated with a bachelor's degree in business.


NICK RAINWATER'S CAREER STATISTICS

Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD% 2004.... .000 10-5 16 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 1 2 6 1 .158 0 0 0-0 11 9 2 .909 2005.... .204 19-13 49 9 10 1 0 1 4 14 .286 7 2 9 1 .328 0 2 2-5 22 30 9 .852 2006.... .308 54-54 201 36 62 7 0 0 25 69 .343 15 5 22 1 .368 2 9 9-12 57 124 17 .914 2007.... .345 54-53 203 43 70 4 0 2 27 80 .394 18 18 22 2 .444 0 12 8-13 54 122 14 .926 TOTAL... .303 137-125 469 88 142 12 0 3 57 163 .348 41 27 59 5 .390 2 23 19-30 144 285 42 .911


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