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#31 Nick La Face
Position: Catcher/Utility
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 210
Year: Sophomore
City/State: North Hollywood, CA
High School: Notre Dame HS
College: Warren
Major: Political Science
Experience: 1 Letter
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TRITON NOTES
Will be in the lineup every day as a fifth-year senior, either behind the plate or as the designated hitter ... Two-time All-West Region performer ... Twelve career home runs ... 29 multi-hit and 24 multi-RBI games.

AS A SENIOR IN 2014
CCAA Player of the Week (3/10).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2013
Capital One Academic All-District 8 First Team ... CCAA All-Academic ... Started all 50 games, with 31 at catcher ... Longest reached-base streak was 20 games ... Made just three errors in 214 chances for a .986 fielding percentage.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012
Daktronics All-West Region First Team ... CCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player ... All-CCAA Tournament ... NCBWA Preseason All-West Region Second Team ... With Garrett Tuck, one of just two Tritons to have both played in and started all 57 games ... Started 39 games as the designated hitter and 18 as the catcher ... Tied for third in the league in walks (33) and tied for fourth in doubles (17) ... Led team with five home runs, four of them coming over the final 15 contests ... Had 14 multi-hit and 13 multi-RBI performances ... Had a career day at Colorado Mesa (2/12), going 5-for-6 with four doubles, three RBI and two runs ... Three more three-RBI games at home vs. Cal State San Bernardino (4/21), Cal State L.A. (4/27) and Grand Canyon (5/4), all with home runs ... Went 4-for-4 with a run and two RBI vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills (4/16) ... Pair of three-hit games at CSUDH (4/15) and vs. Sonoma State (5/10) ... Hit .467 (7-for-15) with three doubles, three walks, three runs and four RBI during CCAA Championship ... Season-best seven-game hit streak late in the year from May 4-17 ... Handled all 102 defensive chances cleanly.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011
ABCA All-West Region Second Team ... Daktronics All-West Region Second Team ... All-CCAA First Team ... Named UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (4/11) after slugging .727 and posting a hit and an RBI in three of four games at No. 16 Sonoma State ... 31 of his 32 starts came as the designated hitter ... Lone start at catcher came against Mesa State (2/12) ... Third on the team in batting average ... Posted nine multiple-hit games and six multi-RBI games ... Strung together an eight-game hit streak between April 16-30 ... Had three hits in a game twice during the streak, both against Academy of Art (4/22-23) ... Went 3-for-5 with a run and two RBI in the CCAA Tournament title game against Cal Poly Pomona (5/14) ... Knocked in three runs twice, the first time against San Francisco State (3/6) and again at Sonoma State (4/10).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010
Played in three games and totaled two at-bats before injury ended his season ... Drove in his first career run vs. Grand Canyon (2/12).

SUMMER BALL
Played for the Mat-Su Miners of the Alaska Baseball League in Palmer, Alaska, during the 2013 summer ... Previously played for the SoCal Cardinals scout team.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2009 graduate of Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks ... The Knights were the 2008 State Team of the Year, going 27-4 and winning the CIF Southern Section Division III title at Dodger Stadium ... A two-time All-Mission League First Team selection and 2009 All-CIF honoree ... Won the home run derby as a senior at the Anderson Bat National Classic in Anaheim ... Also played football for the Knights as freshman and sophomore.

PERSONAL
Born Feb. 16, 1991 in Woodland Hills ... Parents are Larry and Patty La Face ... Has a younger sister named Stephanie ... Completed his undergraduate degree requirements at the conclusion of the 2014 winter quarter as a political science major with a minor in education studies at Warren College ... Career goals include teaching and coaching ... Counts winning the CIF title at Dodger Stadium as a high school junior in 2008 as one of his most memorable moments in baseball, and being a part of the 2010 Tritons that advanced to the national championship game as his favorite UCSD memory ... Enjoys lifting weights, watching movies and other sports ... A fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Pittsburgh Steelers ... Favorite athlete is Dodger ace Clayton Kershaw ... Top movie pick is Training Day ... Listening to “Wagon Wheel” by Darius Rucker ... Loves steak and mashed potatoes.

CAREER HIGHS (current through 2013 season)
At Bats: 6, 2 times (last 2/12/12 at Colorado Mesa)
Runs: 4, 4/22/11 vs. Academy of Art
Hits: 5, 2/12/12 at Colorado Mesa
Doubles: 4
, 2/12/12 at Colorado Mesa
Triples: 1, 4/5/12 vs. Sonoma State
Home Runs: 1, 12 times (last 5/4/13 at Cal State Monterey Bay-1)
RBI: 3, 8 times (last 4/27/13 at Cal State San Bernardino-1)
Walks: 2, 15 times (last 5/3/13 at Cal State Monterey Bay)
Stolen Bases: 2, 4/20/12 at Cal State San Bernardino

CAREER STATISTICS (current through 2013 season)

Year AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO GDP OBP SF SH SB-ATT FLD%
2010 .000 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 2 0 1 0 .500 0 0 0-0 .000 (0-0-0)
2011 .328 44 32 119 24 39 11 0 2 25 56 .471 17 8 28 2 .438 2 1 1-3 .909 (10-0-1)
2012 .294 57 57 194 34 57 17 1 5 40 91 .469 33 5 44 4 .403 4 3 6-9 1.000 (93-9-0)
2013 .236 50 50 161  17  38  11  0 5 26 64 .398  35 7 49 1 .386  4 3 3-6 .986 (193-18-3) 
TOTALS .282 154 139 476 75 134 39 1 12 92 211 .443 87 20 122 7 .406 10 7 10-18 .988 (296-27-4)

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
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