#23 - Derek Niesman
2009-10 Baseball
POSITION
UTL
B/T
R/R
HT.
5' 9"
WT.
200
YR.
Fr.
HOMETOWN
Wellington, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
A.H. Delray Hs
Derek Niesman

2012 Season
Earned Dean’s List and A-Sun All-Academic honors … played in 37 games, making 36 starts (second base) … ranked second on the team in hit-by-pitches (6) and was fifth in batting average (.280) … finished with nine multi-hit games and reached base safely in 10 straight games from 3/18-4/5 … went 3-for-5 with a home run against Eastern Kentucky on Feb. 18 … finished with another 3-hit performance two games later versus Saint Joseph’s on Feb. 24 … hit .367 with two home runs and six RBIs in his first nine games of the season from 2/17-3/4 … drove in three runs with a pair of hits against Furman on 3/13.
 
2011 Season
Played in 53 games including 50 starts for the Bucs...Hit .226 with five doubles, a triple and 17 RBIs...Had a three-hit game against Eastern Kentucky (4/26)...Also had a clutch game-winning hit against No. 8-ranked Georgia Tech (5/17)...Received Atlantic Sun All-Academic honors.
 
2010 Season
Saw action in 50 games including 47 starts in the infield ... hit .265 with three home runs and 26 RBI ... had 14 multi-hit games and 14 multi-RBI games ... posted a season-high three hits three times and four RBI against Stetson (5/1) ... received Atlantic Sun All-Academic honors.
 
Prior to ETSU
A four year letterwinner from American Heritage School where he was a First-Team All-State and First-Team All-County selection for head coach Carm Mazza ... named the team offensive MVP after he hit .422 his junior season with 12 doubles, two home runs, drove in 25 and swiped 16 bags ... played for the prestigious Diamond Vision Elite team that won the 2008 17U BCS National Championship and the 18U WBF National Championship and were the runners-up at the 2008 World Wood Bat Tournament.
 
Personal
Born on January 23, 1991 ... undecided on a major ... son of Mickey and Joyce Niesman.

WSOC ETSU Spartanburg, S.C.
Aug 21, 7:00 p.m. USC Upstate
MSOC Virginia Tech (Ex) Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 22, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WSOC ETSU Radford, Va.
Aug 24, 7:00 p.m. Radford
WSOC Tennessee Tech Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 28, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Clemson, SC
Aug 28, 7:00 p.m. Clemson University
WSOC NC State Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 30, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC High Point University Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 1, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WSOC Eastern Kentucky Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 2, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
FB Kennesaw State Home
Sep 3, 7:30 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Radford, VA
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. Radford University
WSOC Navy Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 6, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Boone, NC
Sep 9, 7:00 p.m. Appalachian State University
FB Maryville College Home
Sep 10, 7:30 p.m. ETSU
WTEN ETSU Wilmington, N.C.
Sep 11, 7:30 p.m. UNC Wilmington Invite
WSOC Marshall Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 11, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WTEN ETSU Wilmington, N.C.
Sep 12, 7:00 p.m. UNC Wilmington Invite
WTEN ETSU Wilmington, N.C.
Sep 13, 7:00 p.m. UNC Wilmington Invite
MGOLF Gopher Invitational Plymouth, Minn.
Sep 13