8 - Nick Orvin
Nick Orvin
Born: 02/20/1990
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Moncks Corner, S.C.
High School: Berkeley
Position: OF/INF
Bats/Throws: R/R
  • 2011 All-Southern Conference First Team selection
  • 2011 Capital One Academic All-District 3 Second Team selection
  • 2011 Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week (March 30)
  • 2011 Preseason Second Team All-Southern Conference selection
  • 2010 All-Southern Conference Second Team selection
  • 2010 Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week (March 17)
  • 2010 Preseason First Team All-Southern Conference selection
  • 2009 Southern Conference All-Freshman Team selection

2011: Named to the coaches All-SoCon First Team… started 55 games, 37 in centerfield, 15 at second base and three at designated hitter… reached base safely in 46 of 55 games played including the final 23 games of the season which was tied for the longest streak on the team all season… batted .320 with 74 hits, 47 runs, 14 doubles, nine home runs, one triple, 23 walks, 19 stolen bases and 32 RBI… led the team in hits, runs, home runs, total bases, slugging percentage, walks, at-bats and stolen bases… second on the team in batting average and doubles… top-10 in the SoCon in home runs and stolen bases while hitting .359 in league games…  entered the career top-10 at The Citadel in runs scored with 182… finished with seven outfield assists which was tied for 30th in the country… led the team with 22 multi-hit games and tied for third on the team with eight multi-RBI games… recorded a season-long nine-game hit streak from 3/4 to 3/18… best performance came on a career day against College of Charleston (4/9) when he went 5-for-5 with three doubles and five RBI to go with a walk and a run… five RBI, five hits and three doubles were all career highs as he hit the game-winning bases-clearing double in the bottom of the eighth to help the Bulldogs overcome their largest deficit of the season and take the series from the Cougars in a 17-14 victory…. went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs,  three RBI and a homer in a 15-1 rout of Towson (2/19)… tied a career-high with three walks against Gardner-Webb (2/20) while scoring three times… went 2-for-5 with three runs scored, a pair of doubles, a walk and a stolen bases against Appalachian State [1](3/5)… picked up two hits in all three games of the Samford series (3/11-3/13) and against Winthrop (3/16) in a four-game stretch… recorded his 200th career hit on a solo home run against No. 29 Coastal Carolina (3/23)… belted two homers at Georgia Southern (4/3) while going 2-for-5 with two runs and three RBI… was part of a trio that hit back-to-back-to-back homers against the Eagles in the top of the fifth inning in the series finale… hit .600 (9-for-15) in the Furman (4/15-4/17) series while picking up four runs and an RBI… started an eight-game hit streak at Furman that ended with a 3-for-4 performance with three runs, two RBI, a walk and a homerun against Presbyterian (4/30)… went 3-for-5 with a run, an RBI and a homer against Elon (5/6)… picked up a pair of RBI in a 3-for-5 performance against USC Upstate (5/11) at Fluor Field… finished the season with a five-game hit streak that was highlighted by a 4-for-5 performance in the series opener at Western Carolina (5/19) where he scored twice and homered… earned SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week on 3/30… named to the Capital One Academic All-District 3 Second Team.

2010: Named to the coaches All-SoCon second team... started 64 games, all in centerfield... reached base safely in 61 of the 64 games played in... batted .335 with 30 RBI, 11 doubles, three triples and tied for third on team with seven homers... led team with an on-base percentage of .430... 263 at-bats were third most in a single-season in school history and second most in the SoCon in 2010... led team with 66 runs scored which is tied for eighth most in a single-season in school history and was fourth most in the SoCon in 2010... 88 hits were most on the team and fourth most in the SoCon... led the team with 41 walks, which was sixth most in the SoCon... tied for second on the team in stolen bases going 22-for-28... 312 total plate appearances were second most in the SoCon... 126 total bases were second most on the team... led the team with 26 multiple-hit games and 18 multiple-run games... tallied seven multiple-RBI games... had two 11-game hit streaks that went from 2/26 to 3/14 and then from 3/24 to 4/9... went 2-for-3 with a sac bunt in season-opening win vs. ETSU (2/19) followed by a 2-for-5 performance with a pair of RBI in win vs. Delaware (2/20)... went 2-for-3 with a homer, run, RBI, two walks and a stolen base vs. Saint Joseph's (2/26)... capped February off batting .435 by going 3-for-5 with three runs and an RBI vs. Radford (2/26)... started March off by going 3-for-5 and scoring a career-high four runs to go with a double and a triple at Hawai'i (3/4)... followed that with a 3-for-4 performance with three runs, a stolen base, a walk, a double and a homer vs. the Warriors (3/5) [1]... in SoCon opener vs. Western Carolina (3/12), went 3-for-4 with a pair of runs and a home run... in game two vs. WCU (3/13), went 2-for-3 with three RBI, a homer and two runs scored... went 2-for-6 with three runs and an RBI at Elon (3/20) in game two and then went 1-for-3 with three RBI and two runs to go with a triple and two walks in finale to help sweep the Phoenix on the road for the first time (3/21)... went 3-for-4 with two runs, an RBI, a walk and a stolen base in win against Winthrop (3/24)... racked up three runs and went 3-for-4 with an RBI, triple, two walks and a stolen base in series-opener vs. Appalachian State (3/26)... led off the game at Wofford (4/2) with a homer and would hit another long ball later in the game for first career multi-homer game on the way to going 2-for-4... against Furman (4/17), went 2-for-5 with two runs and a home run... went 2-for-4 with an RBI, double and walk vs. Davidson (4/23)... went 2-for-4 with a run, an RBI, a walk and a stolen base at College of Charleston (5/7)... in series-opener vs. UNCG (5/14), went 3-for-4 with a run and two stolen bases... tied a career-high with four hits in going 4-for-5 with a pair of RBI, a run, double, walk and stolen base at Winthrop (5/18)... in series at Georgia Southern (5/20-5/22), went 6-for-14 with a pair of runs and two RBI to help the Bulldogs claim the outright SoCon regular season crown...went 2-for-4 with a double, a run and an RBI in the SoCon Tournament Championship game vs. Western Carolina (5/30)... earned SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week on 3/17.

2009: Started in centerfield in 57 games... named to the inaugural Southern Conference All-Freshman Team after hitting .355 with 33 RBI and 14 doubles... scored a team-high 69 runs as the leadoff man which was sixth in the SoCon... swiped a team-high 18 bases in 26 attempts... tied for the most multiple-hit games on the team with 34... tied for the team lead with three triples... second on the team with 29 walks and hit by a pitch eight times... eight multiple RBI games... tied for team lead with four sacrifice flies... fourth on the team with 92 hits... 302 plate appearances was most on the team and second in the Southern Conference... stole three bases against Mercer (3/11)... second longest hitting streak on the team stretched 16 games from 4/22 to 5/16... best performance came against College of Charleston (5/14), scoring three runs, with three hits, including two doubles and four RBI with a sacrifice fly.... had four hits, including two doubles with a run scored and an RBI against Elon (5/23) in SoCon Tournament... recorded 10 hits in the SoCon Tournament... played in all 30 SoCon regular season games... batted .368 in those games with 37 runs and eight stolen bases in 136 plate appearances which was the most in the conference.

High School: Graduated from Berkeley High School in 2008... earned three letters in baseball and two letters in football... garnered All-Region honors in both baseball and football... hit .524 his senior year... as quarterback, led his high school football team to the state semifinals in 2006 and 2007... coached by Landy Cox and Shane Todd.

Personal: Nicholas James Orvin... born Feb. 20, 1990 in Charleston, S.C.... son of Neal and Audrey Orvin... father, Neal, played basketball at the College of Charleston... majoring in sports management.

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