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Nick Faunce

School

University of Kansas

Position
Outfield
Major
Biochemistry & Chemistry
AVG
.264
R
15
H
28
FLD%
.945
RBI
23

Classroom

Nick Faunce has been a member of the Academic All-Big 12 First Team the past two seasons and is in line for a third-straight selection. He is on pace to graduate in May, 2009 with a degree in biochemistry and has a cumulative GPA of 3.63.

Character

Nick Faunce is leader both on and off the field. He has been voted by his teammates to be one of three senior captains for the Kansas baseball team this season. He is always willing to go the extra yard to help other people, whether it be teammates, coaches, staff members or other students.

Community

Nick has been a very committed member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee the past two years. He also volunteered for our big Special Olympics event on Stop Day in December, he also recruited 12 of his teammates to join him.

Competition

Nick Faunce has been KU’s leadoff hitter the past two years and played spectacular defense in center field. He finished last season with a .326 average in 48 games with nine doubles, three homers, 30 runs scored and a .401 on-base percentage. He is back on track this year, recently collecting a pair of two-hit games in a series at No. 21 Arkansas.