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#36 Nick Slogik
Position: Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
City/State: Strongsville, Ohio
High School: St. Edward
Major: Accounting
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As a junior:

  • Recipient of the JMU baseball program's Scholar Athlete Award
  • JMU Athletics Director Scholar-Athlete
  • Struck out four while allowing two unearned runs in two innings vs. Longwood
  • Three strikeouts in scoreless inning in Bucknell opener
  • Scoreless inning of relief in middle game of UNCW series
  • Matched career high with 4 2/3 innings worked in start against Liberty at home
  • Pitched spotless 1 1/3 innings of relief at Towson

As a sophomore:

  • Ranked 11th in the CAA for 2011 and eighth in JMU season history with 24 pitching appearances
  • Recognized with team's Scholar Athlete Award
  • CAA Commissioner's Academic Award
  • JMU Athletic Director Scholar Athlete
  • Dean's List Fall 2010 and Spring 2011
  • Six appearances without a run allowed after season opener
  • Matched career high with four innings pitched against Cornell while earning the win with three strikeouts
  • Season-high 4 2/3 innings pitched at Longwood working into extra innings
  • Improved to 3-1 after working scoreless eighth inning at Liberty before JMU rallied with six runs in the ninth
  • Three scoreless innings allowing one hit in first start of the season vs. Maryland
  • Made third start of the season and worked four scoreless innings with career-high four strikeouts in Northeastern finale

As a freshman:

  • Dean's List Spring 2010
  • CAA Commissioner's Academic Award
  • JMU Athletic Director Scholar-Athlete
  • Finished his freshman season for the Dukes with a 3.86 ERA and held opponents to a .235 batting average, both of which ranked as the second-best marks by a JMU pitcher in 2010
  • Had one strikeout in four innings against Jacksonville in JMU debut
  • Struck out one in two innings against Liberty
  • Two scoreless, hitless innings with career-high three strikeouts against Towson
  • First collegiate victory after allowing two runs on five hits in 2 2/3 innings vs. VMI as JMU rallied from 8-2 deficit for 17-13 win
  • Two scoreless innings at GMU in relief
  • Three scoreless frames allowing two hits in win against Radford
  • Posted two outs and didn't allow a run in relief at Virginia
  • First career start at Radford
  • Two scoreless innings of relief with three strikeouts in middle game loss to UNCW
  • 1 1/3 scoreless innings at Liberty.
  • Played briefly summer 2010 with the Oneonta Outlaws of the New York Collegiate Baseball League

Before JMU:

  • Played for the St. Edward Eagles, also played for Dave Pastors at the Northern Ohio Baseball Club
  • Three time All Conference Cuyahoga River
  • Senior year, selected by ESPN Rise Magazine All Area Pitcher
  • Winning pitcher in team's District championship game
  • Junior year, selected for Midwest Redbirds-St. Louis Cardinals Fall Scout Team, winning pitcher in 2008 Division I state title game in 6-2 victory
  • Winning pitcher in Region and District title games
  • 2008 team ranked 22nd in nation by USAToday Super 25
  • Four-year varsity starter
  • Played football and basketball, aiding Eagles to state runner-up finish in hoops as a junior.

Personal:

  • Son of Lorraine and George Slogik
  • Accounting major
  • Interested in Cleveland sports, hanging with friends and watching movies.

 
Year eraw-lappgscgshosviphrerbbso2b3bhrbfbavgwphbpbksfasha
2010.... 3.86 1-0 14 1 0 0/0 1 23.1 20 13 10 15 15 1 0 3 107 .235 4 4 0 1 2
2011.... 5.95 4-2 24 4 0 0/0 1 42.1 49 31 28 26 23 14 0 3 203 .292 8 4 1 2 3
2012.... 9.64 0-6 18 4 0 0/0 0 28.0 36 34 30 14 15 6 2 5 141 .308 2 8 0 2 0
TOTAL... 6.53 5-8 56 9 0 0/0 2 93.2 105 78 68 55 53 21 2 11 451 .284 14 16 1 5 5

Career Highs

Innings: 4.2, 2x, Liberty 4/24/12
Strikeouts: 4, 2x, Longwood 2/22/12


Getting to know Nick...

Why did you choose JMU
School atmosphere, business program and the opportunity to play college baseball

What's your current major:
Accounting

If you didn't play baseball what other sport would you want to play
Basketball

Describe yourself in three words
Motivated, tall, easy-going

Biggest inspiration
My father

Favorite personal baseball memory
Starting in a regional championship game at UNC

Best advice you were ever given
"Never give up"

Favorite part of being on a team
Team camaraderie
 with the guys

"People would be surprised to know that I..."
Was a field goal kicker in high school

Biggest pet peeve
People who blame anything but themselves for their failure

Any weird pre-game rituals
Flipping the ball behind my back before I take the mound

Your Go-To outfit
Jeans and a v-neck

Favorite place to eat on campus
E-Hall

Biggest fear
My biggest fear in life is time. Life goes by way too fast, especially college

What do you enjoy doing other than playing baseball
Golf and being a Cleveland sports fan

Last movie you watched
Hunger Games

"After college I see myself..."
Starting my own business

Pick One:
Baseball in the hot or cold weather: hot
Early bird or night owl: night owl
Pepsi or Coke: Coke
Vanilla or Chocolate: chocolate
Gray, White, Gold, or Purple uniform: gold


Team Tell-All:
                                                                                  
Most/Least Swag: Most- Ben Garner Least- ChrisHanson 
Funniest: Cole McInturff
Hardest Worker: Colby Roberts
Most Serious: Brad Shaban
Most likely to fall asleep on the bus: Cole McinTurff
Most likely to be eating: Matt Tenaglia
Best nickname on the team: Michael Howerton-"HC"