|| Wink Nolan
On Nolan: Outfielder with blazing speed and limitless potential ... primarily a line drive hitter ... a natural center fielder with a strong arm who covers a lot of ground in left and right ... brings a great attitude to the park every single day.
As a Freshman (2006): Played in 42 games, seeing time at all three outfield spots ... hit .252 with 15 runs, 10 RBI and stole four bases ... tied for second on team with two triples ...
batted .293 (12-for-41) with runners in scoring position ... recorded four outfield assists ... made collegiate debut as a pinch
runner for first baseman Jason Von Behren in the fifth inning at ECU (Feb. 10) ... made first
career start in center, going 1-for-3 with a double off the top of the leftfield wall and a run
scored vs. Evansville (Feb. 19) ... was 2-for-4 with a triple, RBI and run scored at Jacksonville
... made a game-saving diving catch in left in the seventh inning (Feb. 25) ... was 2-for-4
with two runs scored and the first stolen base of his career at Duke (March 4) ... went 1-for-
4 including a two-out, two-RBI triple in the sixth inning vs. Duke (March 5) ... collected a
career-high three hits in five at bats and drove in two runs in win over No. 3 UNC (March
17) ... finished 1-for-3 with a stolen base and RBI at JMU (March 22) ... was 1-for-1 with a
walk in a reserve role at ODU (March 29) ... drove in two runs on a pinch-hit double in the
eighth vs. Georgia Tech (March 31) ... went 2-for-4, including a pair of infield singles, with
a run and an RBI against NC State (April 16) ... was 2-for-2 with a double and run in win
against WVU (April 18) ... scored eventual game-winning run after appearing as a pinch runner
in the eighth against Wake Forest (April 23).
At Calvert Hall: A three-time letterwinner in baseball ... recipient of the MIAA Classic Most Outstanding Prospect Award in 2004 ... was a co-captain on Calvert Hall team that won the MIAA after a 31-1 season.
Personal: Son of Mary Ann and Bernard Nolan ... has an older brother, Jeremy ... given first name is Patrick ... enjoys snowboarding, swimming, paintball, photography and playing the trumpet ... an architecture major.
Nolan's Career Batting Statistics
Year Avg. GP/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Slug.% BB SO SB
2006 .252 42/28 107 15 27 3 2 0 10 .318 6 31 4
Totals .252 42/28 107 15 27 3 2 0 10 .318 6 31 4
Nolan's Career Game Highs
Hits: 3, at North Carolina (3/17/06)
RBI: 2, three times, last vs. Georgia Tech (3/31/06)
Runs: 2, at Duke (3/4/06)
Stolen Bases: 1, four times, last at West Virginia (5/9/06)