Hometown: Tarpon Springs, FL
NICOLE AT A GLANCE: Versatile player who can handle first base and catching ... Power stroke at the plate ... Talented and hard working.
FRESHMAN (2014): Played in 18 games, making three starts ... Hit .240 with a double and four RBI ... Recorded her first collegiate hit against Kentucky State on Feb. 16 and added her first double in the second game of that doubleheader ... Had two RBI in a 14-0 win over Fort Valley State on Mar. 5 ... Named to Barry's Dean's List in the fall and the Athletic Director's List in the spring ... Earned a spot on the Sunshine State Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL & CLUB: A four-year letter-winner for coach Mike Estes at East Lake High ... Led the Eagles to an 18-11 mark as a senior ... Hit .400 with eight homers, 20 doubles and 39 RBI while splitting time between first base, third base and catcher ... Earned All-County and All-Conference honors ... Led the Eagles to the state class 8A semifinals twice and quarterfinals once in three years ... Earned an academic letter all four years as well ... Played club for the Mizuno Krushers under Ray Szelest ... Playing with the Mizuno Krusherz, she finished in the top 20 in the nation at the 2012 ASA Nationals ... Hit .463 with three homers
PERSONAL: Daughter of Ray and Gina Szelest ... Father, Ray, played basketball at Penn State ... Has one younger brother Matthew ... Management major.
Hits: 1, 4 times
Doubles: 1, Kentucky State, 02/16/14
Total bases: 2, Kentucky State, 02/16/14
RBI: 2, at Fort Valley State, 03/05/14
Runs scored: 1, Kentucky State, 02/16/14 ; at Fort Valley State, 03/05/14 ; St. Thomas, 04/23/14
Walks: 1, Palm Beach Atlantic, 02/26/14 ; at Nova Southeastern, 03/26/14 ; St. Thomas, 04/23/14
Struck out: 2, Florida Tech, 04/11/14
At bats: 3, at Fort Valley State, 03/05/14 ; at Nova Southeastern, 03/25/14
Field chances: 6, at Fort Valley State, 03/05/14
Putouts: 6, at Fort Valley State, 03/05/14