#23 - Derek Niesman
2011-12 Baseball
POSITION
UTL
B/T
R/R
HT.
5' 10"
WT.
183
YR.
Jr.
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.

MSOC Furman 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 15 ETSU 1
MTEN ETSU Nashville, Tenn.
Oct 16 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MTEN ETSU
Oct 17 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
WGOLF Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championship Knoxville, Tenn.
Oct 17 15th of 16
WTEN ETSU
Oct 17 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MCC Catamount Classic Cullowhee, N.C.
Oct 17 2 of 10
WCC Catamount Classic Cullowhee, N.C.
Oct 17 1 of 10
MGOLF U.S. Collegiate Championship Alpharetta, Ga.
Oct 17 Results
VB Wofford College 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 17 ETSU 3
WSOC VMI 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 17 ETSU 7
WTEN ETSU
Oct 18 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MTEN ETSU
Oct 18 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MGOLF U.S. Collegiate Championship Alpharetta, Ga.
Oct 18 Results
VB Mercer University 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 18 ETSU 3
MSOC Wofford 3 2OT
Oct 18 ETSU 3
WTEN ETSU
Oct 19 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MTEN ETSU
Oct 19 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MGOLF U.S. Collegiate Championship Alpharetta, Ga.
Oct 19 12th of 15
WSOC UNC Greensboro 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 19 ETSU 3