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Enrolled at Eastern in the fall of 2012 after two years at Husson University…

 

Coach Holowaty: "Nik is a transfer who played at Husson College. He has a great worth ethic and is very versatile. He has to contribute for us either as an outfielder or backup catcher, and will be one of our important players coming off the bench."

 

 High School: Played baseball, football and basketball… three-year starter in baseball (at catcher) and basketball… senior captain in baseball and two-year captain in basketball…  two-year all-conference pick in baseball… played baseball under John Schiffner, the all-time winningest coach in the Cape Cod League…

 

Previous School:  Appeared in 52 games in 2011 and 2012 at Husson, helping the Hawks to a 48-35 record and a spot in the 2011 NCAA Division III tournament… batted .262 (33-for-126) with one home run and 15 RBI and as a catcher, fielded at .984 on 182 chances… as a freshman,  appeared in the second of two NCAA games off the bench against Wheaton (MA) at the New England Regional at Harwich, MA…  team went 29-17 overall that year, including 5-0 in the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) tournament…

 

PERSONAL: born Nikolas A. Ververis December 29, 1992... Parents: Linda and Ted... Major: Health and Physical Education

Career Plans: PE Teacher/ Personal Trainer... Residence: Plainfield, CT...

 

NIKOLAS...REVEALED

 

Favorite aspect of Eastern: Social life

Favorite athlete of all time: Nomar Garciapara

Favorite professional sports team: Red Sox

The hardest class you’ve ever taken at Eastern: HPE 328

Favorite subject in school: Math

A class you’ve taken that you’ll never need to use: Biology

Most beneficial aspect of college life: Living on own

The funniest comedian: Nick Swardson

Greatest coach of all time in any sport, at any level: Bobby Knight

The greatest sports moment of all time: Red Sox World Series win 2004

Favorite Smart Phone application: Temple Run 2

Most famous American: Lebron James

Most important invention in last 100 years: Internet

Biggest problem facing the world: War

Choice for a last meal: Mcdonalds

Should student-athletes receive an annual stipend for their service to their school? If so, how much?: Yes, depending on how well they preform

Favorite college sports team, other than your own: Uconn

If you could go to any sporting event in the world, which would it be? Super bowl

Last movie you’ve seen: Get the Gringo

Favorite sporting event you’ve ever attended: Red Sox game

Favorite sportscaster: Dicky Vital

Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Sprinting

Olympic sport which should be dropped: Golf

Best advice you’ve ever received: If you can control your mind you can control anything.

Area which you know virtually nothing about: Astrology

Eastern’s biggest rival: Plymouth State

Your biggest rival: Yankees

Pet peeve: Loud chewing

Biggest waste of time: Homework

Your goals for the upcoming season: Win a National Championship

If you could travel anywhere in the world, it would be to: Greece

Most dangerous animal: Cheetah

Favorite pizza topping: Cheese and only Cheese

What would you like to see as the University’s mascot? Bulldog

 

 

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