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10   Nikki Faessler
Nikki Faessler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Milford, Mass.

High School:
Milford HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
Catcher

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right


Veteran behind the plate...Has developed into a tremendous catcher and leader...Will serve as team co-captain...Possesses a tremendous bat, can hit with great power...Has nine career home runs which ranks tied for sixth all-time at UMass...

1999 Season: Started all 53 games behind the plate...Batted .211 on the year...Had eight extra base hits with a team second best three home runs...Was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Team...Hit .429 during the A-10's with an RBI...Had six multiple hit games...Went 2-for-3 with three RBI's in 8-0 win over UConn...

1998 Season: Played in 58 games, starting 53...Started 36 behind the plate in place of Kelly Buckley who was forced out of the line-up with a thumb injury...Served as the designated player when not behind the plate...Lead the team with five home runs, which ranks tied for fourth in single season history with Barb Marean...Hit .218 on the year...Second on the team in doubles (11)...Ranked fifth on the team in slugging percentage (.415)...Was an All A-10 Tournament selection at catcher...Made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in the Fall...

1997 Season: Back-up catcher who also saw action at designated player position?Played in 38 games, starting 14?Batted .263 on the year?Had a hit in her first collegiate at bat, a pinch hit two-RBI single against Arizona State?Was 2-for-3 with three RBI, on the strength of her first career homer in 6-1 win over St. Bonaventure?Earned Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week honors for the performance against St. Bonaventure?Had a career high 3-for-4 one RBI performance in a 11-3 win over UConn?Was 2-for-3 in wins over La Salle and Hofstra...

Personal: Born December 7, 1977 in Queens, N.Y?.Full name is Nicole Marie Faessler?Daughter of Eugene and Georgeanna Faessler?A Psychology Major.

Faessler's Career Statistics

Year GM AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR AVG SB
1997 38 57 4 15 14 2 1 1 .263 1/1
1998 58 142 9 31 15 11 1 5 .218 0/0
1999 53 142 13 30 16 4 1 3 .211 1/1
Totals 149 341 26 76 45 17 3 9 .222 2/2

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    Thursday, Oct 2
    vs Dartmouth 4:00 PM
    vs Dartmouth 6:00 PM
    Sunday, Oct 5
    at Sacred Heart 1:00 PM
    at Sacred Heart 3:00 PM
    Sunday, Oct 12
    vs Alumni Game 11:00 AM
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