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College Profile: Nick Shumski

Merrimack College

Position: Shortstop/Infielder
Height/Weight: 5-foot-10, 185 pounds
Class: Graduate Student
B/T: R/R
Hometown: Salem, N.H.
High School: Salem


  • NEC Player of the Week
  • Played and started in 15 games
  • Registered a .443 batting average over 61 at bats
  • Lead the NEC in batting average, hits, and runs batted in
  • Posted a career high slugging percentage of .508
  • Accounted for 11 double plays, and assisted on 39 outs
  • Ranked top 20 in the NEC with a .938 fielding percentage


  • ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove (SS)
  • NE10 All-Conference Second Team (SS)
  • Put a forth a career season, setting career highs in batting average (.297), OPS (.802), runs scored (42) and RBI (29)
  • Tied for the NE10 lead with a career-high five triples
  • Added career highs in hits (57), slugging percentage (.406), OBP (.396), extra-base hits (13) and steals (17)
  • Played superb defense at shortstop, setting career highs in putouts (86), assists (145) and fielding percentage (.971)
  • Committed just seven errors over 238 chances
  • Hit his first career homer during Merrimack’s Florida trip against Adelphi (3/14)
  • Led Merrimack with 20 multi-hit games and was third with 10 multi-RBI contests
  • Ended the season on a five-game hitting streak, hitting .500 (10-20) in the NE10 Championship


  • One of three Warriors to start in every game (52), taking over as Merrimack’s SS
  • Took 183 at-bats after only 19 as a freshman
  • Set a career high with 43 hits, nine doubles, three triples and 18 RBI
  • Posted a team-best 142 assists, ranking third in the NE10, with a .932 fielding percentage
  • Hit safely in 10 of the final 14 games of the season
  • Posted 13 multi-hit efforts
  • Led Merrimack with 22 walks


  • Hit .368 over 10 games played in his debut season for the Warriors
  • Collected seven hits over 19 at-bats
  • Registered a slash line of .368/.400/.368
  • Scored two runs, notched two RBI, one walk and one SB

High School Highlights

Four-year letterwinner at Salem High School. … Team captain as a junior and three-year starting shortstop. … Hit .368 as a senior with 21 runs scored, 13 RBI and 13 stolen bases. … Named to the NHHSBCA All-State Second Team following his senior year. … Also played football at Salem.


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