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4 Nick Banks

2015 (SOPHOMORE): Leads the SEC with a .417 (55-for-135) batting average...stolen five bases in six attempts...has recorded seven doubles, two triples, and four home runs...notched a .473 OBP and is slugging .591...reached base safely in 36 consecutive games...Hit 4-for-4 with a double and and an RBI against Stephen F. Austin (2/17)...batted 2-for-3 and drove in four in the 9-3 victory over Penn State (2/20)...went 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs againt Houston Baptist (2/24)...hit safely in the first 12 games of the season...went 2-for-4 with two runs, two RBI, and a home run against Dartmouth (2/28)...hit 2-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI, and a run scored against Dallas Baptist (3/3)...reached base safely in all 24 games he has played in for the 2015 season...hit 4-for-5 with a run scored and a hit-by-pitch against UTPA (3/11)...batted 3-for-4 with two runs and a stolen base versus Auburn (3/13)...went 2-for-3 with a walk, a double, and run scored against Alabama (3/21)...hit 11-for-21 the week of (3/10-15) with a walk, a stolen base, and a hit-by-pitch...batted 3-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base, and two runs scored...went deep and got on base in 6-of-12 plate appearances in the series against Missouri (3/27-29)...batted 2-for-3 and scored twice against Sam Houston State (3-31)..hit 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs driven in against Kentucky (4/6/)...hit 2-for-5 with four RBI, a double, a home run and two runs scored...

2014 (FRESHMAN): Earned Freshman All-America honors from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and Collegiate Baseball... named All-SEC Second Team... in conference games, ranked fourth in the SEC with a .360 batting average and ranked fifth with 41 hits... played 57 games, including 55 starts... led A&M with a .327 (65-for-199) batting average with 29 runs, 10 doubles, two triples, two home runs, 26 RBI and seven stolen bases... in 30 games, he hit .360 with 15 runs, seven doubles, one triple, one home run and 16 RBI... notched first career hit and first career run in season opener against Northeastern (2/14), going 1-for-2 with one run... batted 3-for-3 with one double, his first career home run, three runs and two RBI against Texas-Pan American (3/11)... hit 4-for-5 with one double, one triple, two runs and one RBI against Columbia (3/18)... went 2-for-3 with one walk and one RBI vs Sam Houston State (3/25)... batted 3-for-6 with one double and two RBI in series finale at Georgia (3/30)... hit 6-for-9 with two runs and one RBI in first two games against Alabama (4/4-5), including 3-for-4 in the opener... batted 4-for-5 with one double, two runs and one RBI in series opener at Vanderbilt (4/11)... scored three runs in win against Abilene Christian (4/16)... went 2-for-4 with one triple in Saturday game against Kentucky (4/19)... hit 3-for-5 with one home run, two doubles and two RBI in Sunday game against Kentucky (4/20)... combined to go 5-for-13 with one run, one double and four RBI in series at Mississippi State (4/24-26)... hit 2-for-5 with one double, one run and two RBI in Saturday game in Starkville (4/25)... went 2-for-4 with two RBI in series finale against Mississippi State (4/26)... batted 3-for-4 with one run and two RBI in midweek win vs Texas State (4/29)... hit 2-for-3 with one walk, one double and one run in Saturday win over LSU (5/3)... went 3-for-4 with one double and one RBI in series finale against LSU (5/4)... batted 2-for-3 with one double, one run and one RBI in Saturday game at Arkansas (5/10)... hit 2-for-4 against Sam Houston State (5/13)... combined to go 4-for-12 with two runs, one run, one double and one walk in series against Ole Miss (5/15-17)... hit 2-for-5 in NCAA Regional win against Rice (6/1)... selected to play for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team... appeared in 26 games for Team USA, including 23 starts, hitting .241 with 11 runs, two doubles, two home runs and 13 RBI... helped lead Team USA to a first-place finish at the Haarlem-Honkbal Week, starting all eight games, hitting .281 (9-for-32) with three runs and five RBI... finished up summer with the Wisconsin Woodchucks of the Northwoods League... played in 10 games for the Woodchucks, hitting .289 (11-for-38) with nine runs, two doubles, two home runs, 11 RBI and three stolen bases.

 AT TOMBALL HIGH SCHOOL: Played under Doug Rush…amassed All-District honors all four years, named first team All-American along with first team All-State…earned Houston Player of the Year Award and Perfect Game All-American…helped his team reach second round playoffs freshman year, first round sophomore year, fourth junior year, and gained title of State Championship during his senior year (2013)…batted a .531 senior year with 9 HR, 39 RBI and 42 runs scored.

PERSONAL: Nicholas Matthew Banks was born November 18, 1994 in Charlotte, North Carolina to parents Stephanie and Tony Banks, their only child…at age 11, moved to Texas to play baseball…relative David Lemmon played baseball at UNC and ventured onward to play with the Chicago Cubs and the White Sox…relative Mike Ray played football at Purdue…Sports Management major aspiring to become a coach…enjoys working out and hanging out with friends on his down time.

Position: Outfield
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 200
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Tomball, Texas
High School: Tomball
Experience: High School
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