Nikki Grupp

#7 Nikki Grupp

HT. 5'6"
YR. Fr.
HOMETOWN Jacksonville, Fla.
MAJOR Exercise Science

2018 Season

Named to the 2018 SoCon Spring Academic All-Conference Team and SoCon Honor Roll … Started 44 games at third base for the Blue and Gold … Led the team in runs scored (26), doubles (9), hit by pitch (3) and total bases (59), while ranking second in home runs (5) … Totaled a team-leading nine multi-hit games and had four mult-RBI games … Hit a solo home run to help fuel the Bucs to an opening round win over Furman in the SoCon Tournament … Went 2-for-3 with a home run, three runs and three RBI against Jackson State on March 9 … Combined for four hits and four runs scored in a doubleheader vs. Samford on March 25.

2017 Season (Freshman): Named to the 2017 SoCon Honor Roll … Earned SoCon All-Freshman Team honors, while being placed on the SoCon All-Tournament Team … Started in 47 games for the Blue and Gold her rookie season … Went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI in her first collegiate game against North Carolina A&T on Feb. 10 … Totaled 38 hits, nine doubles, two home runs, 32 runs, 25 walks and 20 RBI on the season … Led the team in hit by pitches (9), which tied a single-season program record … Belted her first collegiate home run in the first game of the doubleheader against Furman on April 29, while her second home run came in the SoCon Tournament win over Mercer on May 12 … Reached base in 10 straight games to end the season … Recorded 10 walks over a seven-game stretch from April 30-May 12 … Went 5-for-11 (.455) with a double, home run, six runs, three walks, two hit by pitches and four RBI in the SoCon Tournament … Went 1-for-3 with an RBI in the NCAA Tournament game vs. Notre Dame. 

Prior to ETSU:  Grupp comes to ETSU from Atlantic Coast High School where she has played second base, shortstop and outfield, while winning three athletic letters...She helped the Stingrays win two conference titles, an Elite Eight appearance in 2014 and a 58-24 record during her high school career...During her junior season she was named second team All-State after leading the team with a .458 batting average, 38 runs scored, 22 stolen bases and hits.

Personal:  Born March 25, 1998... daughter of Kevin and Lisa Grupp... Majoring in Exercise Science at ETSU.