Nick Owens

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  • Owens

  • Position
    Infielder
  • Class
    r-Junior
  • Height
    6' 0
  • Weight
    175 lbs.
  • Bat/Throw
    R/R
  • High School/Other
    Charlotte Christian (St. John's River SC)
  • Hometown
    Marvin, N.C.

Updated: September 13, 2017

Before Tech: Spent the 2016-17 seasons at St. John's River State College and one season at NC State (2015) ... At SJRSC, was a two-time Mid-Florida All-Conference selection as a shortstop and earned a spot on the Florida JUCO State All-Tournament Team in 2016 ... In his first season, played in 55 games, and finished third on the team in batting with a .350 average and was second in on-base percentage (.476) and had a .404 slugging percentage ... Was third on the team with 51 runs scored and 64 hits, including four doubles and a home run, and added 27 walks and 17 hit by pitches ... Knocked in 25 RBI, stole seven bases and struck out just 21 times in 183 at-bats, the fewest on the team of players with at least 65 ABs ... In second season, played in 55 games, and was third on the team in batting with a .328 average and was second in on-base percentage (.449) and had a .414 slugging percentage ... Led the team with 65 runs scored and was third in hits with 65 hits, including nine doubles, a triple and two home runs, and added 23 walks and 21 hit by pitches ... Knocked in 27 RBI, stole five bases and struck out just 23 times in 198 at-bats, the fewest on the team of players with at least 80 ABs ... Also named an Academic All-American both seasons with the Vikings ... At NC State, took a redshirt season as he was recovering from an illness he suffered his senior year in high school.

High School: Earned varsity letters all four years playing for coach Greg Simmons at Charlotte Christian ... Posted a .410 career batting average and knocked in 54 runs over his junior and senior seasons … Named an NCSAA (National Christian School Athletic Association) first team high school All-American at shortstop in 2013 … Was team captain as a junior and senior … Was a three-time all-conference and all-state player.

Personal: Nicklaus Ryan Owens … Born July 21, 1995 in Charlotte, North Carolina … Son of John and Stacy Owens ... Has an older sister, Alexa, and a younger brother, Jack … His father played baseball at Charlotte and his great uncle, Luke Owens, played professionally, as high as AA, in the 1940s ... Majoring in business information technology.