17 Nick Tucarella
17 Nick Tucarella
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Salem, NH
High School: Central Catholic
Position: C
Bats/Throws: R/R

Teamís defensive backbone behind the plate ... Hard-nosed catcher who works well with teamís pitchers ...

Sophomore (2004) ... Started in 56 of teamís 57 games behind the plate ... Committed only four errors all season ... Hit .278 with 40 RBIs ... Season-high three hits vs. Saint Anselm May 1 ...Went 2-for-4 with three RBIs at Franklin Pierce ... 2-for-4 with three RBIs vs. Saint Rose ... Drove in four runs vs. Assumption ....

Freshman (2003) ... Started in 14 games at catcher as a freshman in 2003 ... Threw out nine runners attempting to steal ... Hit .271 at the plate with 12 RBIs ... Went 4 for 4 with 4 RBIs vs. Columbia Union on 3/13/03 ... Was 3 for 4 with 3 RBIs vs. Franklin Pierce on 4/27/03.

Personal: Born June 3, 1984 ... Son of John and Marie Tucarella ... father played baseball at New Hampshire ... Team captain and three-year letterwinner at Central Catholic HS ... two-time Lawrence Eagle Tribune all-star and two-time league all-star ... led team to Eastern Mass. championship game in 2002.