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  Nick Kuroczko
Nick Kuroczko

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Rafael, Calif.

High School:
Marin Catholic HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
IF

Experience:
3L

B/T:
L/R

2009: Led Utah with a .353 batting average ... tied for second in the country with nine triples ... sixth nationally in triples per game (0.16) ... 11 multiple-RBI games ... 24 multiple hit games ... .454 on-base percentage ... 79 hits ... 43 walks ... 10 doubles and six home runs ... .558 slugging percentage ... four stolen bases ... seven-game hitting streak ... 3-for-4 against No. 4 Texas A&M (3/6) ... two triples in Utah's win over Southern Utah tied the school record (3/28) ... hit a grand slam against Air Force (5/3) ... two hits, including a triple, off 2009 No. 1 MLB draft pick Stephen Strasburg to drive in a run vs. SDSU (5/14) ... 2-for-6 with two RBI and two runs scored against TCU in the MWC Tournament (5/20) ... drove in a run in the MWC Championship game against SDSU (5/23) ... hit .400 during the NCAA Regional with six RBI, a triple and a home run ... ended the season on a five-game hitting streak.

2008: Saw action in 32 games, starting 25 ... earned the starting spot at third-base the second half of the season (final 16 games) ... .330 batting average ... .495 slugging percentage ... 15 RBI ... 30 hits ... five doubles, two triples, two home runs ... .402 on base percentage ... .927 fielding percentage ... ended season on a four-game hitting streak ... had hits in four of Utah's games at the MWC Tournament, including an RBI triple against TCU (5/23) ... 2-of-5 with three RBI vs. Air Force (5/11).

2007: Played in 13 games, making three starts ... hit .294 with five hits ... one double ... two-hit games against Southern Utah (3/10) and Portland (3/16).

High School: Named 2006 Marin County Athletic League Player of the Year ... also named to the Connie Mack Western Region All-Tournament team ... earned all-state honors ... named a Puma Preseason All-American prior to his senior season ... two-time all-conference selection ... named team MVP as a senior ... batted .476 with a slugging percentage of .726 as a senior ... drove in 28 runs in 2006 ... tallied seven doubles and four home runs during his senior season ... helped lead Marin Catholic to a league championship in 2006 and a section championship in 2004.

Personal: Born on July 2, 1988 ... son of Mark Kuroczko and Linda Lockwood ... health major ... hobbies include playing the electric and stand-up bass.

KUROCZKO, Nick


Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2007....  .294  13-3     17    0    5   1   0   0    0    6  .353   2   0   7   0  .368   0   0   0-0      2  11   0 1.000
2008....  .330  32-25    91   19   30   5   2   2   15   45  .495  11   0  10   2  .402   0   1   1-2      9  42   4  .927
2009....  .353  57-57   224   47   79  10   9   6   44  125  .558  43   0  39   4  .454   2   5   4-6     40 106  13  .918
TOTAL...  .343 102-85   332   66  114  16  11   8   59  176  .530  56   0  56   6  .436   2   6   5-8     51 159  17  .925


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