Nick Worm
Nick Worm


Montgomery, Minn.

High School:
Montgomery-Lonsdale H.S.



2000: Had a strong junior season in his first year at UIC as he earned a spot among the starting rotation?compiled a 4.59 ERA with an 8-6 record en route to MCC All-Newcomer Team accolades?his eight wins matched the fifth most in a year by a Flames' pitcher?in 100.0 innings pitched, which was the fourth-most in UIC single-season history, he struck out 56 batters and gave up 117 hits and 51 earned runs?made 13 starts and a total of 16 appearances on the mound?picked up UIC's first win of the year, a 5-2 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock on Feb. 11, as he tossed 5.2 innings and gave up six hits and one earned run?turned in a terrific outing against Belmont on March 17 en route to his second victory of the season as he went nine complete innings and gave up just four hits and one earned run while fanning five?against Cleveland State at the 2000 MCC Baseball Championships, he again went the distance, giving up nine hits while striking out a season-high eight batters en route to a 7-2 win?for his effort, was selected to the MCC All-Tournament Team.

Prior to UIC: Began his collegiate baseball career at Waldorf College in Forest City, Iowa, along with current UIC teammate Gene Rausch?as a sophomore, he registered a 3.00 ERA in 57 innings pitched?he faced 246 batters and struck out 44 while walking just 17?in eight starts, he compiled a 6-2 record to lead the Warriors?at the plate, he batted .362 with 21 hits, 17 runs scored and eight RBI?in his rookie campaign, he topped Waldorf with 63.3 innings pitched?finished with a 5.40 ERA and 37 strikeouts while tallying a 6-1 record?batted .381 for the year with eight hits, four runs and seven RBI.

Prep/Personal: Had a stellar career at Montgomery-Lonsdale High School as a pitcher and infielder?on the hill in his senior season, he topped the team for ERA (2.41), wins (nine), strikeouts (75) and overall record (9-2)?hit .366 at the plate with 19 runs, 24 RBI and 26 hits which included eight doubles and one triple?helped Montgomery-Lonsdale to a 22-3 overall record and a conference title?as a junior, he registered a 3.66 ERA and in 44 innings tossed fanned 35 while tallying a 5-2 ledger?compiled a .305 batting average with 18 hits, 14 runs and nine RBI while belting two home runs?a three-time all-conference honoree and two-time all-subsectional team member?also garnered all-state honorable mention and was league MVP as a junior?born October 29, 1978?son of Mark and Debbie Worm?majoring in Business Management.