AS A FRESHMAN IN 2019
CCAA All-Academic ... Made college debut in series finale vs. Sonoma State (3/3), entering defensively at third base to begin ninth and producing assist on first out.
Played for SB (Solana Beach) Redbirds (2017-18), BPA (2016) and Gamers (2015).
A 2018 graduate of San Diego's Canyon Crest Academy ... 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason California Region All-High School Senior Honorable Mention ... All-Avocado West League pick and Team MVP as a senior ... Aided Ravens to Bully's Tournament (2016), Lions Tournament (2017) and North County Tournament (2018) titles ... San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team as a senior.
Born Sept. 1 in Boston, Mass. ... Parents are Sanjay and Santosh Nichani ... Has an older brother named Eshaan ... Data science major at Warren College ... Plans to attend graduate school after completing UC San Diego undergraduate degree ... Most memorable baseball moment is 100th varsity game in high school against crosstown rivals and eventual CIF San Diego Section Open Division champions, breaking scoreless tie with first career home run in 7-1 win ... Enjoys playing board games ... Roots for Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots and Boston Celtics ... Favorite athlete is Red Sox infielder Dustin Pedroia ... Loves lamb chops.