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Nick McIntyre
Nick McIntyre

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lafayette, Ind.

High School:
McCutcheon H.S.

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185

Position:
Infielder/Catcher

Bats/Throws:
S/R



Scouting Report: Quality switch hitter whose defensive versatility is invaluable ... will start primarily at second base but could also see time at catcher or in the outfield ... one of four players to start every game in 2001.

2001 Summer: Played for the Mat-Su Miners of the Alaska Baseball League ... named to ABL All-Alaska Team by batting .291 while leading team with 14 doubles and 29 RBI ... helped lead team to National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kan. ... hit .368 (7 for 19) with one HR and 6 RBI in NBC World Series.

2001: Started all 56 games and batted .341 with 2 HR and 48 RBI ... led team with 78 hits, the fourth-highest season total in school history ... hit .314 in conference play with one HR and team-leading 23 RBI ... started season with 10-game hitting streak (Feb. 16-Mar. 11) ... collected three hits, including double, and two runs scored vs. Illinois State (2/24) ... was 2 for 5 at Troy State (3/2) ... went 2 for 4, including one double, with two RBI at Cincinnati (3/10) ... went 2 for 4 with double at Long Beach State (3/15) ... belted two doubles at Cal State Northridge (3/17) ... had two doubles and three RBI in three at-bats at IUPUI (3/21) ... had four hits and four RBI against Valparaiso (3/27) ... posted three-hit performance at Michigan State (3/30) ... went 4 for 4 with two RBI at Northwestern (4/7) ... added two hits in nightcap at Northwestern (4/7) ... posted two hits and three RBI at Northwestern (4/8) ... tallied three-hit game at Butler (4/11) ... had two hits, including double, and two RBI at Illinois (4/21) ... belted first home run of season in 2-for-5, three RBI game in 9-8 win at Illinois (4/22) ... drove in three runs at Valparaiso (4/24) ... was 2 for 4 with home run and three RBI vs. Xavier (4/25) ... drove in two runs at Indiana (4/29) ... posted two three-hit games in doubleheader at Indiana State (5/5) ... drove in two runs at Chicago State (5/8) ... had three hits and three RBI vs. Iowa (5/14)

2000: Saw action in 41 games with 35 starts ... played catcher, outfield and as designated hitter ... batted .301 with 11 doubles, 1 HR and 16 RBI during season ... went 3-for-4 with one RBI in 7-5 win at No. 24 Notre Dame (4/11) ... hit a triple off older brother before game versus Chicago State was rained-out (5/9) ... was 3-for-3 with three RBI in Big Ten Tournament win over top-seeded Minnesota (5/19).

High School: Four-year letterwinner at McCutcheon High for head coach Jake Burton ... helped team to state championship as senior ... hit .410 with 15 doubles, six triples, eight home runs, 46 RBI and 22 stolen bases to earn all-state honors as senior ... was team MVP both junior and senior seasons ... earned all-conference accolades final three seasons ... high school teammate of fellow Boilermaker John Badylak.

Personal: Born March 11, 1981 ... son of Steve and Michelle McIntyre ... has older sister, Reagan, and older brother, Jake ... history/education major ... aspires to be a teacher and coach.

McIntyre?s Career Bests:
Hits (At-Bats): 4 (5), vs. Valparaiso, 3/27/01
Runs Scored: 3, at Butler, 4/11/01
Doubles: 2, four times, last at IUPUI, 3/21/01
Home Runs: 1, three times, last vs. Xavier, 4/25/01
Runs Batted In: 4, vs. Valparaiso, 3/27/01
Stolen Bases: 1, six times, last vs. Michigan, 5/17/01

McIntyre Fact: Started season with 10-game hitting streak and later added seven-game streak during 2001 season. Was 14 for 38 (.368) with four doubles and four RBI during 10-game hit streak from Feb. 16 to March 11.