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Nick Paxton

Class: Senior
Position: OF
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190

Previous School: Scappoose HS (Mt. Hood)

Hometown: Sappoose, Ore.

2013 (Jr.)
• Played in 58 games with 45 starts
• Started 44 games in right field and one at designated hitter
• Batted .248 with 26 runs scored, 13 RBIs and 20 stolen bases
• Tied for fifth in the Big South in stolen bases
• Hit by a pitch 19 times, second in conference
• Went 4-for-4, hitting the first home run at Liberty Baseball Stadium and becoming the first Flame to hit for the cycle since 2006 in a 6-4 win over Army (3/1)
• Had two hits, scored two runs and stole a base in 9-0 win over Siena (3/3)
• Collected two hits, stole three bases and scored a run in an 8-2 win over Charleston Southern (3/15)
• Had three hits, tripled, scored two runs, drove in a run and swiped two bases in 8-1 win over Longwood (3/29)
• Collected two hits and a stolen base at No.1 North Carolina (4/10)
• Had two hits in 2-1 win over Charleston Southern in Game 6 of Big South Tournament (5/22)
• Collected two hits, walked and drove in a run against South Carolina in NCAA Columbia, S.C. Regional (6/2)
• Earned Big South Presidential Honor Roll mention

Previous School
• Attended Mount Hood Community College for two years
• Hit .290 for 2012 NWAACC Championship runners-up
• Batted .400 during Mount Hood's run to the conference title game, earning all-tournament team honors
• Played third base and hit .327 as a freshman
• Invited to the 2011 NWAACC Sophomore Showcase

Prep
• Graduate of Scappoose High School
• Four-time letterwinner and team captain
• Hit .460 as shortstop on state championship team during senior year
• Was named MVP of state championship game and all-star series
• Three-time all-state team member, being selected to first team as a senior
• Named first team all-league three times
• Also played football and basketball, earning an all-state selection at quarterback
• Held a 4.0 GPA during high school and was class valedictorian

Personal
• Son of Doug and Sue Paxton
• Majoring in industrial engineering
• Birthday is June 30