Three other Hoyas were named to All-BIG EAST Teams
First pitch for Saturday's contest is scheduled for 3 p.m.
Baseball at the BIG EAST Championships - Wednesday Press Conference
Baseball Senior Day vs. Butler - 5/9/15
Baseball vs. Creighton - 4/4/15
Baseball vs. Brown - 3/21/15
2015: Drafted in Eighth Round (1,187 overall) by the Oakland Athletics in the 2015 MLB Draft … 2015 BIG EAST Player of the Year … All-BIG EAST First Team at Catcher and DH … BIG EAST All-Tournament Team … BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll – April 6, May 11 … Preseason All-BIG EAST … Johnny Bench Award Watch List … ECAC Second Team … ABCA/Rawlings East First Team … Appeared and started in all 53 games as a junior … Led the Hoyas in multiple offensive categories – batting average (.370), hits (78), home runs (7), total bases (114), slugging percentage (.540) and on-base percentage (.435). Also ranked second in runs scored (34) and RBI (36) and was tied for second in walks (22). Ranked third in doubles (15) and tied for third in stolen bases (6) …Finished first in the BIG EAST in slugging percentage, total bases and home runs, was tied for first in hits and also ranked second in batting average, third in RBI, fourth in on-base percentage, tied for seventh in doubles and 10th in runs scored … Had a team-high 25 multiple-hit games, including seven games with at least three hits … Went 3-for-5 with two solo home runs on March 25 at UMES … Was 5-for-5 with a home run and five RBI on March 31 at George Mason … Was 4-for-5 with two RBI and four runs scored on May 9 vs. Butler.
2014: All-BIG EAST Preseason Selection ...BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll - 3/17, 4/21... All-BIG EAST First Team (DH) and Second Team (C)...Appeared and started (25 at catcher, 23 at DH) in all 48 of Georgetown's games... Led the Hoyas in batting average (.351), hits (66), multi-hit games (23) and on-base percentage (.418)... Finished second on the team in RBI (38) and runs scored (31) while tying for second in home runs (2)... His 66 hits led the entire BIG EAST at the end of the regular season... Finished the season with an 18-game on-base streak.
Played for theChatham Anglersin the prestigious Cape Cod League in 2014. He finished the regular season with a .310 (27-for-87) batting average, good for third on the team. He had a home run and a double to go along with 13 RBI. He was named a midseason all-star as a reserve catcher.
2013 (Freshman): Started 45 of the 47 games he appeared in last season, with 22 starts coming behind the plate and 23 starts as the team's designated hitter ... In his first year with the Hoyas he led the team with a .333 batting average ... Placed second on the team in hits (59) RBI (30) and home runs (3) ... Also led the team in slugging percentage (.441) and on-base percentage (.383) ... Picked up first collegiate hit, a triple, and RBI against UNC-Asheville (2/16) ... Went 1-for-1 with 2 RBI against Davidson (2/24) ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI against Valparaiso (3/4) ... Picked up three hits and two RBI against Bowling Green (3/7) ... Went 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI against George Washington (3/19) ... Went 2-for-5 with three RBI against South Florida (3/30) ... Picked up first collegiate home run while going 2-for-3 with two RBI against George Washington (4/9) ... Picked up a season high three RBI against George Mason (4/16) ... Picked up three hits and a season high three runs scored against Coppin State (4/24) ... Had a two run home run against Louisville (4/27) ... Homered in season finale against Villanova (5/18).
Prior to Georgetown: A four-year varsity starter at Union Pines under head coach Chad Hill ... Three time captain ... Won the Male Sportsmanship Award in 2011 ... All Conference in 2010 and 2011 ... Academic All Conference in 2009 ... Baseball MVP in 2010 and 2011 ... As a junior hit .539 with 37 RBI, slugging .987, on base % of .621 in 28 games ... As a sophomore hit .603 with 38 RBI, slugging .945, on base % of .684. Personal: Nicholas Mark Collins ... Born on April 13, 1994 ... The son of Jeffrey and Sarah Collins ... His brother Todd attends UNC Charlotte ... Has a younger brother Mason ... Member of National Honor Society in HS ... Hobbies include hunting and fishing ... Lists hitting three homeruns on his 17th birthday as the most thrilling moment in his athletic career ... List his parents and Coach Hill as most influential people in his athletic career ... Chose Georgetown for the combination of athletics and academics ... Favorites include the Atlanta Braves, Brian McCann, the Outdoor Channel, and the Great Gatsby ... Plans to major in Business.
Collins' Career Highs
|AB:||7||2/21/14 vs. Hartford|
|RS:||3||4/24/13 at Coppin St.|
|H:||3||13x, MR - 4/18/14 vs. Seton Hall|
|2B:||1||14x, MR - 5/11/14 at Butler|
|3B:||1||2x, MR - 3/5/13 vs. Toledo|
|HR:||1||5x, MR - 5/02/14 vs. Villanova|
|RBI:||3||4x, MR - 4/17/14 vs. Seton Hall|
|BB:||2||4x, MR - 5/10/14 at Butler|
|HBP:||2||4/22/14 vs. UMES|
|TB:||5||4/9/13 vs. George Washington|
|SB:||1||2x, MR - 4/22/14 vs. UMES|