Delaware First Baseman Nick Patten Honored by

University of Delaware First Baseman Nick Patten was chosen as one of the top 40 first baseman in the nation at the NCAA Division I level by

Patten was ranked as the top Colonial Athletic Association first baseman and came in at number 37 overall.

The Butler, Pa. native had a .285 batting average, 12 home runs, Led the team with slugging percentage with .565 and 46 RBIs in his freshman season. Patten was named a CBM/Louisville Slugger All-American and named to the to the conference All-Rookie team in his freshman year.

Delaware Baseball Head coach Jim Sherman said this about Patten’s honor:

“It’s a great honor for Nick to be selected the 37th best first baseman in the country by D1 Baseball. He’s worked extremely hard in the off-season on his game. He’s got big league power and is a pro-style first baseman. We’re lucky to have him here at UD.”

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