Nick

Stavinoha

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Outfield
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 220lbs.
Class: Senior
City/State: Houston, Texas
High School: Jersey Village HS
Other College: San Jacinto JC
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

 

2005 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Most Outstanding Player
2005 Second-Team All-SEC
2005 ABCA All-South Region (second team)
2005 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2005 LSWA All-Louisiana (first team)
2004 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2004 NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team
2004 First-Team All-Louisiana

MLB Draft: 7th round in 2005 (St. Louis)
MLB Draft: 39th round in 2002 (Houston)

Power-hitting outfielder who was the Tigers' primary DH in 2004 and served as the starting right fielder in 2005

2005 Season
Named the Most Outstanding Player of the 2005 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional, hitting .647 (11-for-17) with three doubles, one homer and six RBI ... Ranked in the SEC's top 10 in six different offensive categories, including fifth in batting average (.370), sixth in slugging percentage (.677), sixth in RBI (65), third in doubles (23), fifth in homers (18) and fourth in total bases (174) ... Led the squad in multi-hit games (33) and multi-RBI games (18); batted a team-best .413 (33-for-80) with runners in scoring position ... Had at least one base hit in 27 of his last 29 games; longest hitting streak of the season was a 13-game stretch from April 24 to May 21 ... Collected five RBI, scored four runs and homered twice in the Tennessee series (5/13-15); belted a first-inning solo homer off of Luke Hochevar, the SEC Pitcher of the Year, in the series opener on May 13 ... Batted .500 (7-for-14) at Vanderbilt (4/30-5/1) with three runs, four RBI, two doubles and two homers.

2004 Season
Appeared in 59 games (58 starts) as the Tigers' designated hitter, batting .323 (75-for-232) with 17 doubles, one triple, eight homers, 42 RBI and 46 runs ... hit .346 (37-for-107) in SEC regular-season games with eight doubles, five homers, 22 RBI and 22 runs ... voted to the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional all-tournament team, batting .286 (4-for-14) with three doubles one RBI and three runs ... tied LSU single-game record with the three 2Bs in Regional game vs. Southern Miss (June 5) ... helped lead LSU to a doubleheader sweep of Alabama (May 2), as he was 3-for-7 with one double and three RBI; produced a game-winning single in the bottom of the eighth inning (scheduled seven-inning game) of Game 1 vs. Bama ... named Louisiana Player of the Week on May 11 after leading LSU to a series win at Kentucky (May 7-9); batted .583 (7-for-12) in the UK series with one double, one homer, four RBI and four runs ... 3-for-5 with two doubles, one triple, five RBI and three runs at Southern (April 20) ... homered in consecutive games at Ole Miss (May 21-22) ... first career LSU homer at Central Florida (Feb. 13), a solo blast in his first game in a Tiger uniform.

Junior College
Played two seasons at San Jacinto Junior College in Houston where he recorded 37 career home runs and 132 RBI ... a two-time JUCO all-American, all-conference and all-region selection ... sparked San Jacinto to a 2003 JUCO World Series championship game appearance, batting .333 with a tournament-high four homers and 21 total bases ... member of the 2003 JUCO World Series all-tournament team ... in just 34 games, hit .391 with 47 hits, 13 homers and 45 RBI in 120 at-bats as a sophomore ... led the Gators to a third-place finish at the 2002 JUCO World Series, batting .377 with 21 doubles, 24 homers and 16 stolen bases ... honored with the 2002 JUCO World Series Big Stick award for his efforts ... participated in the 2002 JUCO all-star game.

High School
Athletic, two-sport athlete at Jersey Village High School in Houston ... earned two letters in baseball (catcher) and three letters in football (linebacker) ... 2000 all-state, all-Houston, all-district selection ... part of three district-champion baseball teams (1998, '99, '00) ... helped lead football team to district titles in 1998 and 1999.

Personal
Full name is Nicholas Lee Stavinoha ... parents are Rick and Debbie Stavinoha ... has one older brother, Stephen, one younger brother, Austin, and one younger sister, Alysia ... chose to attend LSU because "LSU is a respectable institution athletically as well as academically, and it is given well-earned respect from the entire nation" ... plans to major in management at LSU... born May 3, 1982.

Stavinoha's LSU Career Statistics

Year
G-GS
AB
R
H
Avg.
2B
3B
HR
RBI
BB
SO
SB-SBA
2004
59-58
232
46
75
.323
17
1
8
42
16
33
3-5
2005
62-60
257
50
95
.370
23
1
18
65
17
20
5-6
Totals
121-118
489
96
170
.348
40
2
26
107
33
53
8-11

2005 Season Highs
At-Bats: 6 (twice; last vs. Northwestern State, 4/12)
Hits: 4 (at Vanderbilt, 4/30)
Runs Scored: 3 (twice; last vs. Ole Miss, 4/15)
Doubles: 2 (three times; last at Tulane, 4/19)
Triples: 1 (vs. Arizona State, 3/13)
Home Runs: 1 (several times; last vs. Marist, 6/3)
RBI: 5 (vs. Arkansas-Little Rock, 2/20)
Stolen Bases: 1 (five times; last vs. Tennessee, 5/15)

Career Highs
At-Bats: 6 (twice; last vs. Northwestern State, 4/12/05)
Hits: 4 (at Vanderbilt, 4/30/05)
Runs Scored: 3 (five times; last vs. Ole Miss, 4/15/05)
Doubles: 3 (vs. Southern Miss, 6/5/04)
Triples: 1 (twice; last vs. Arizona State, 3/13/05)
Home Runs: 1 (several times; last vs. Marist 6/3/05)
RBI: 5 (twice; last vs. Arkansas-Little Rock, 2/20/05)
Stolen Bases: 1 (several times; last vs. Tennessee, 5/15/05)

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