- High School/Other
- 6' 2"
- 200 lbs.
- San Diego, Calif.
|2014||Did Not Play|
|2015||Did Not Play|
|2014||Did Not Play|
Updated: February 11, 2017
- 2016 VaSID All-State Second Team, outfield
Career Highlights: Hit one of Tech's two grand slams in 2016, versus Miami on March 11, 2016 ... With Sam Fragale, became the first two Hokies to hit back-to-back home runs in an ACC game since March 17, 2012 (Jake Atwell, Mark Zagunis at Georgia Tech) when they went back-to-back at Virginia on May 20, 2016.
2016: at the plate – Started 45 games – 23 in left and 22 as the DH – and played in 50 total games … Had 17 multi-hit games, including three games with one three, one with four and a five-hit game versus Pitt (April 15) … Notched seven multi-RBI games, including one three, one four and two games with five RBIs (versus Miami, March 11 and Alcorn State, May 7, G1) … Added five multi-run scoring games, including a season-high four versus Wake Forest (May 14) … Had a season-best eight-game hitting streak and an 11-game reached base streak … Led the team with a .339 batting average with 59 hits (second on the team), including 13 doubles (T-third) and four home runs (second), for 84 total bases (third) and a team-best .483 slugging percentage … Scored 25 runs and added 30 RBIs (fifth) … Drew 19 walks (T-fifth) and was hit by six pitches (T-fifth) for a .418 on-base percentage (second) … Also added two sacrifice flies and two sacrifice bunts …... As a pinch hitter, went 1-for-2 with an RBI double and a hit-by-pitch … Registered two game-winning RBIs … At the end of the season, his .339 average was 19th-best in the ACC.
on the mound – Appeared in 10 games, which included two starts – first collegiate start on the mound was at Liberty on April 26 … Had an 8.31 ERA in a total of 17.1 innings, struck out 15 batters, walked eight, and posted an 0-1 record … Tossed a season-high 4.1 innings at West Virginia on May 3, while throwing at least 1.0 innings in nine outings ... Inherited eight runners and six of them scored … Retired 3-of-8 first batters faced … Struck out at least two batters three times, including a season-high six at West Virginia … Pitched a total of seven scoreless innings, including 4.0 consecutive … Also, threw two perfect frames and, at one point, retired six straight batters.
2015: Came off the bench in four games, making collegiate debut against Clemson on March 21 ... All four plate appearances were pinch-hit opportunities.
2014: Redshirted the season.
High School: Played for Coach Chris Greene at Carlsbad … Named offensive player of the year in 2012 … Was a first team all-league in 2011 and 2012 … Made second team in 2013, while helping the Lancers to their first league title in 20 years.
Personal: Nicholas Anderson … Born November 20, 1994 in Carlsbad, California … Son of Steve and Lori Anderson … Has a younger brother, Scott … Majoring in political science.