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#7 Nick Jowers
Position: Outfield
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Beltsville, Md.
High School: DeMatha

On Jowers: One of the top defensive center fielders in the ACC ... covers a lot of ground and gets tremendous jumps on balls hit to the alleys ... has a strong, accurate arm ... leadoff-type hitter who also has some power at the plate ... an adept base stealer.

As a Junior (2007): Saw a great start to the season, but missed a number of games due to a hand injury ... finished the year batting .260 with two doubles, two home runs and 13 runs batted in ... posted career-high four RBIs in win vs. Creighton, including a two-run home run (Feb. 11) ... was 2-for-4 and scored a run in win at UCF (Feb. 16) ... was injured in Feb. 24 game against George Washington ... returned to action in win over VCU, playing the ninth inning in center field (March 21) ... hit a two-RBI base hit in win over William & Mary (March 27) ... had a two-RBI single in win over UMBC (April 3) ... was 1-for-1 as a pinch hitter in loss to Wake Forest (April 8).

As a Sophomore (2006): Made 54 starts in center, hitting .273 with 11 doubles, two triples and 27 RBI ... tied for team lead with five home runs and was second with 11 stolen bases ...


hit left-handed pitchers at a .417 (20-for-48) clip ... compiled a .993 fielding percentage, making just one error in 150 chances ... also led Terps with eight outfield assists ... finished 1-for-2 with a walk and a run at ECU (Feb. 12) ... reached safely in all three plate appearances, going 1-for-1 with a double and two walks at Jacksonville (Feb. 24) ... had a career-high three hits in four at-bats and drove in the game-winning run in the eighth inning vs. Jacksonville (Feb. 25) ... went 2-for-3, knocked in the tying run in the seventh and scored the winning run in the 11th to lead the Terps over the Dolphins (Feb. 26) ... capped off a 2-for-5 day at the plate with a solo walk-off home run to center against GW (March 1) ... was 3-for-6 with two doubles and a career-high 3 RBI at Duke (March 5) ... finished 3-for-4 with two runs and two RBI and was a home run away from the cycle in win over JMU (March 22) ... went 0-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI in one-run win over Duquesne (March 28) ... capped a six-run Terp first inning with a two out, two-RBI single and finished the day 2-for-3 in win over No. 3 Georgia Tech (April 2) ... was the 3-for-4 at the plate with three runs, two RBI, a leadoff homer, sacrifice bunt and stolen base in win over ODU (April 11) ... scored twice and finished 1-for-3 vs. James Madison (April 12) ... finished 1-for-4 with a run and an RBI in series opener vs. NC State (April 14) ... was 3-for- 4 with a home run, double and three RBI in win over WVU (April 18) ... had a 2-for-5 effort in victory over Wake Forest including a stolen base (April 23) ... went 1-for-2 with an RBI-double and scored twice vs. GW (May 3) ... drove in all three Terp runs against BC, finishing 2-for-3, including a home run (May 7) ... had a big day at WVU, going 2-for-5 with a double, triple, two runs, two RBI and throwing a man out at home in the seventh inning (May 9) ... finished 1-for-4 with a home run in the front end of a doubleheader vs. UMES ... went 0-1 with three walks and a career-high three stolen bases in the second game (May 10).

As a Freshman (2005): Played in 33 games, starting 15 ... was often utilized late in games as a pinch runner and defensive replacement ... hit .276 with 10 RBIs and three stolen bases ... hit .321 with runners in scoring position (9-for-28) to lead the team ... made his first career start against Virginia Tech (Mar. 4) and saw time in each game of the series ... started the final two games of the Virginia series, going 3-for-6 with a two-run double and two walks (Mar. 19-20) ... had hits in both games of a doubleheader against Duquesne, going a combined 3-for-7 with two walks and a stolen base ... also recorded his first career outfield assist, throwing out a Duquesne runner with a perfect one-hop throw to home plate (Mar. 22) ... went 2-for-5 with a double, RBI and run in his first start in right field against Temple (Mar. 30) ... started in right field in all three games of the Georgia Tech series (Apr. 1-3) ... hit a leadoff triple in the third inning against UMBC, the first of his career (Apr. 6) ... played in all three games of the Miami series ... (Apr. 29-May 1) ... went 1-for-1 with a walk and a two-run double in the second game against the Hurricanes.

At DeMatha: A three-year letterwinner ... team won the WCAC title all three seasons he played ... was All-Journal and All-Gazette his junior and senior years ... won Stags Defensive Player of the Year award and played in the Brooks Robinson All Star Game as a senior ... was an All-WCAC selection as a senior (first team), junior (second team) and sophomore (honorable mention) ... hit .414 during his senior year and finished his prep career without making a single error.

Personal: Son of Rik and Giana Jowers ... has one brother, John, and one sister, Katie ... brother, John, was a member of Maryland's crew team from 2001-03 ... hobbies and interests include basketball, football and poker ... lists his favorite athlete as Nolan Ryan because, "he was gifted, but also worked extremely hard" ... chose Maryland over VMI, Greensboro, Mary Washington, St. Andrews and Guilford ... majoring in economics.

Jowers' Career Batting Statistics

Jowers' Career Batting Staistics
Year	Avg.	GP/GS	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	Slug.%	BB	SO	SB
2005	.276	33/15	58	6	16	4	1	0	10	.379	8	16	3
2006	.273	55/54	187	32	51	11	2	5	27	.433	20	43	11
2007	.260	35/24	77	14	20	2	0	2	13	.364	10	16	6
Totals	.270	123/93	322	52	87	17	3	7	50	.407	38	75	20

Jowers' Career Game Highs

Hits: 3, six times, last vs. Creighton (2/11/07)
RBI: 4, vs. Creighton (2/11/07)
Runs: 3, vs. Old Dominion (4/11/06)
Stolen Bases: 3, vs. UMES (5/10/06)


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