#1 - Paul Nice
Position: INF/OF
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Powhatan, Va.
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Previous School: Powhatan High School
Bats/Throws: R/R

GENERAL

  • Gifted athlete who adds valuable depth to the middle of the Rams’ infield
  • Speed and contact ability makes him a key part of the Black & Gold’s offense depth
  • Steady glove up the middle

2010/SOPHOMORE

  • Appeared in 56 games, making 51 starts for the Rams in 2010
  • Finished the season hitting .281 with nine doubles, a triple, two home runs, and 30 RBI
  • Went 5-for-13 with 5 RBI in a weekend sweep over Towson (4/9-4/11)
  • Hit a perfect 4-for-4 at Richmond, with two doubles and two RBI
  • Had two hits and a RBI in a pair of games at the NCAA Regional in Charlottesville
  • Went 3-for-5 with two RBI against conference rival Hofstra (4/17)
  • Had four hits and drove in a pair of runs against Charleston Southern (2/20)
  • Hit a home run, and went 2-for-4 vs. Quinnipiac (3/10)
  • Went 1-for-3 with a home run and three RBI at VMI (4/20)

2009/FRESHMAN

  • Made 16 appearances with five starts in his first season with the Rams
  • Went 1-for-2 and posted his first career hit, a grand slam over the left field wall against James Madison (4/11)
  • Went 2-for-4 against Delaware in the Rams’ final game of the season (5/16)
  • Finished his rookie campaign with four hits
  • Posted a perfect fielding percentage and made 15 assists in the middle of the Rams’ infield
  • Went 1-for-2 in stolen base opportunities

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Four-year baseball standout at nearby Powhatan High School
  • Helped the Indians to four District Championships, three Regional Championships and one State Championship (2008)
  • Three-time First-Team All-District honoree
  • Named to the First-Team All-Region squad during his junior and senior seasons
  • Second-Team All-Metro honoree during his junior and senior campaigns
  • Named Team MVP during his senior year

PERSONAL

  • Son of Larry and Patricia Nice
  • Born June 3, 1990
  • Majoring in urban studies and geography at VCU
  • One of five sons
  • Brother, Benjamin, played baseball at Eastern Michigan


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