24  Tanner Nivins
Tanner Nivins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kitchener, Ontario

High School:
St. Mary's

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 195

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
07/17/1991

B/T:
R/R


05/21/2013

Baseball opens America East Championship vs. Maine

Seawolves, looking to win back-to-back tournament titles, play top seed Maine at 4 p.m.

05/17/2013

Baseball split at Hartford sets up Saturday winner-take-all

Seawolves and Hawks will play Saturday and the winner earns the final spot in the America East Championship.

05/15/2013

Baseball falls to Sacred Heart in home finale

Parenty goes 4-for-5; Courtney reaches base safely four times.

05/12/2013

Baseball splits with Albany on Senior Day

Seawolves have won nine of their last 13 and will battle Hartford next weekend for the final spot in the America East Championship.

05/11/2013

Baseball's late rally secures win over Albany

Seawolves have won seven of their last 10 and are now 1-1/2 games ahead of Hartford for fourth place.

2013: Appeared in 54 games...batted .238 with one home run and 27 RBI...ended his career as the program's all-time leader in games played (226), sixth in hits (214) and fifth in RBI (144)...went 2-for-3 and stole a pair of bases in a win over Iona (3/5)...was 1-for-3 with three RBI in a win over Fordham (3/11)...went 2-for-2 with a home run and three RBI in a win over Maine (3/17)...hit 2-for-3 with a double and RBI at Albany (4/6)...tallied six RBI in five games the week of April 9-14...went 2-for-4 with a stolen base and run scored in a 6-0 win over NYIT (4/17)...went 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI in win at Binghamton (4/28)...was 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI in comeback win at UMBC (5/5).

2012: Selected to All-America East first team ... went 3-for-5 with two doubles at Yale (3/17) ... had a three-run pinch-hit double vs. Yale (3/18) ... went 2-for-3 with two RBI at Columbia (3/20) ... had two hits in four at-bats at Holy Cross (3/25) ... went 4-for-7 with two RBI and three runs scored in three-game series vs. Binghamton (4/6-4/7) ... had three hits and two RBI at Albany on April 15 ... recorded two hits in back-to-back games against Hartford (4/20-21) ... had three hits in five at-bats against Fairfield (4/25) ...went 4-for-5 with three RBI in series finale against UMBC (4/29).

2011: All-America East second team selection ... two-time America East Player of the Week ... made 54 starts in left field ... hit .313 with 14 doubles and 35 RBI ... seventh in the America East in batting average during conference play (.365) ... had .390 on-base percentage ... led team with four triples ... had 17 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI games ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI in season opener against Florida Atlantic (2/25) ... tied a career-high with four RBI against Fordham (3/19) ... was 6-for-9 (.667) with four RBI and six runs scored in three-game sweep of UMBC (4/16-4/17) ... had two hits and an RBI in victory over Rhode Island (4/20) ... tied a career-high with four hits against UMBC (4/23) ... also drove in three runs ... went 2-for-4 with two RBI and three runs scored in opening round of America East tournament vs. Albany (5/25).

2010: Named to America East All-Rookie team ... appeared in 56 games, making 50 starts in center field ... a two-time America East Rookie of the Week ... hit .298 ... tied for second on team in home runs (nine) and RBI (48) ... ranked second on team with 12 multi-RBI games ... had 12 multi-hit games ... homered against Akron in first collegiate game (3/6) ... had season-high four hits and three RBI at Alabama (3/11) ... went 6-for-12 with six RBI in three-game series at Alabama ... had two hits and three RBI at San Diego State (3/30) ... went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and season-high four RBI at Albany (4/24) ... hit .625 (5-for-8) with six runs scored and 10 RBI in three-game series at UMBC (5/8-5/9) ... hit .313 (5-for-16) with three RBI in three games at Myrtle Beach Regional (6/4-6/6).

High School: Played four years of varsity baseball at St. Mary's HS in Woodstock, Ontario ... named 2005 Ontario Junior Player of the Year ... played on Ontario Youth Team that won gold medal ... named Offensive Player of the Tournament ... played for Canadian junior national team ... a four-time MVP in football ... a three-time MVP in track & field and hockey ... earned senior leadership and physical education award at St. Mary's.

Personal:Tanner Scott Nivins ... son of Richard Nivins and Wendy Lee Nivins ... has one brother- Tyler ... born July 17, 1991 ...Person I look up to most: My grandfather ... Superstitions: Never walk on a white line ... When I am not playing baseball or studying, my favorite thing to do is: Read, play Frisbee.

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