2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2012 Second-Team All-Louisiana
MLB Draft: 22nd Round in 2011 (New York Yankees); 6th Round in 2012 (New York Yankees)
Arrived at LSU for the 2012 season after a standout junior college career at State College of Florida in Bradenton ... outstanding competitor who served as the Tigers' closer during the 2012 SEC Championship season ... signed with the New York Yankees in the summer of 2012.
JUNIOR SEASON (2012)
Made 35 relief appearances, recording a 1-2 mark and a 2.67 ERA in 33.2 innings with four walks, 45 strikeouts and 11 saves ... finished the season No. 3 in the SEC in saves ... dominating effort to earn save in NCAA Regional final vs. Oregon State (June 3) - struck out the side in the bottom of the 10th by throwing just 14 pitches; made a total of two appearances in the regional, striking out five in two innings of work ... earned 10th save of season at South Carolina (May 19), retiring final two batters with tying run at first base in 3-2, 10-inning LSU win ... fired a scoreless 13th inning at Ole Miss (May 4) with one strikeout to earn ninth save of the season ... made two appearances in Georgia series (April 27-28), working two innings and allowing no runs on one hit with three Ks; earned the save by pitching a scoreless ninth in 6-5 Game 1 victory over the Bulldogs ... dominant save at Kentucky on April 20 - struck out all three batters he faced in the bottom of the 9th inning to preserve a 5-4 LSU victory ... posted two saves in the Florida series (April 5-7), preserving one-run victories in Games 1 and 3 ... worked a total of two innings against the Gators, allowing no runs on one hit with no walks and two strikeouts ... retired the final Florida batter in Game 1 with the tying run at third base, and he retired the Gators in order in the ninth in Game 3 to help the Tigers clinch the series ... recorded an LSU career-high 2.1 scoreless innings with career-best four strikeouts vs. Arkansas on April 1 ... credited with a win and a save in first two games of Mississippi State series (March 16-17); got the save in Game 2 by striking out the final MSU batter with runners on first and second and LSU holding a 4-3 lead
PRIOR TO LSU
Worked 84 innings in 2011, recording a 6-2 record, 33 walks, 114 strikeouts and a 1.29 ERA for State College of Florida ... named the 2011 Suncoast Conference Pitcher of the Year and earned JUCO all-America recognition ... named to the Dean's List of the State College of Florida ... a four-year letterman as a shortstop at University High School in Orlando ... a recipient of the Golden Glove award in high school ... an Honor Roll student who finished at University HS with a 4.2 GPA.
Full name is Nicholas Gunnar Goody ... parents are Mitch Goody and Cheryl and Mark Bunker ... has two younger siblings, Brandi and Cortney ... mother was a track athlete at Austin Peay ...majoring in sports administration at LSU ... born July 6, 1991.
Goody's LSU Career Highs
Innings: 2.1 vs. Arkansas (4/1/12)
Strikeouts: 4 vs. Arkansas (4/1/12)
Hits Allowed: 4 twice; last vs. Mississippi State (5/25/12)
Runs: 3 vs. Mississippi State (5/25/12)
Earned Runs: 3 vs. Mississippi State (5/25/12)
Walks: 1 four times; last vs. Stony Brook (6/8/12)