#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.

WTEN ETSU Results
Sep 21 USC Upstate Fall Classic
WGOLF Lady Paladin Invitational Greenville, S.C.
Sep 21 11th of 18
MTEN ETSU Results
Sep 21 UVa Ranked Plus One Invitational
SB Virginia Tech Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 21, 12:00 p.m. ETSU
SB Virginia Tech Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 21, 2:00 p.m. ETSU
WSOC Tennessee 3 F
Sep 21, 2:00 p.m. ETSU 0
MGOLF Inverness Intercollegiate Invitational Toledo, Ohio
Sep 22 Results
MGOLF Inverness Intercollegiate Invitational Toledo, Ohio
Sep 23 1st of 12
MSOC ETSU 2 F
Sep 23 Winthrop 4
VB Furman University 3 Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 23 ETSU 0
MCC Spartan Invitational Kernersville, N.C.
Sep 26 1 of 6
WCC Spartan Invitational Kernersville, N.C.
Sep 26 1 of 6
WSOC Furman 3 F
Sep 26 ETSU 0
FB ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 27 Game Time 101 Event (First official scrimmage)
VB ETSU 3 Chattanooga, Tenn.
Sep 27 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 1
MGOLF Jack Nicklaus Invitational Columbus, Ohio
Sep 28 Results
WSOC Wofford 0 F
Sep 28 ETSU 3
MGOLF Jack Nicklaus Invitational Columbus, Ohio
Sep 29 5th of 12