3 Nicky Winterstein
3 - Nicky Winterstein
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Bats/Throws: L/L
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Columbia, SC
High School: Cardinal Newman HS
Position: OF
Major: Political Science / Pre-Law
Bats/Throws: L/L

FMU: Second-year player at FMU, but a freshman as he recieved a medical red-shirt for the 2017 season....Great love for the game.....Left-handed hitter with very good speed and athleticism.....Knows how to play the game.....His ability to do the little things – drag, steal – make him a gamer and will allow him to challenge for playing time in the outfield....Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll 2017....FMU Swamp Fox Athletic-Academic Honor Roll 2016 (fall), 2017 (spring, fall).

PERSONAL:  Born Nicholas Daniel Winterstein  in Columbia, S.C.....A product of Cardinal Newman High School, where he played for coach Terry Anton....As a senior, batted .449 with 29 runs scored, nine doubles, three triples, one homer, 18 RBIs, and 18 stolen bases.....Recorded a .563 on-base percentage and posted a 2-2 mark on the mound with a 4.30 ERA.....In 85 career games as a varsity player, hit .317 with 79 runs scored, 43 RBIs and 43 stolen bases.....Two-time All-State honors on the baseball diamond (2015, 2016)....2016 All-Midlands selection by The State....2015 All-State recognition in football....Twice (2014, 2015) garnered individual state wrestling championships.....5-year letterman in wrestling, 4-year in both baseball and football....Nickname is Nicky.

PERSONAL FAVORITES: As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Pro baseball player....Favorite Superhero when growing up: Batman....Favorite Athlete: Jackie Bradley Jr......Favorite Sports Team: University of South Carolina Gamecocks....Favorite Movie: The Dark Knight....Favorite TV Show: Suits....Favorite Food: Salmon....Favorite Vacation Spot: The beach....Favorite Sport Other than Your Own: Football....Favorite Website (outside social media): Netflix.com ....Favorite Social Media Site: Instagram....Instagram Account: nicky___w ....Your Motivation Music: Eminem....Favorite Thing About FMU: Griffin Athletic Complex....Favorite Off-Field Activities: Cooking and eating....Goals for Upcoming Season: Help the team make the conference tournament....Hobbies: Eating, sleeping, playing/watching sports, working out....Interesting Notes: Two-time state champion wrestler; All-State teams in High School playing football, baseball, and wrestling....Brush With Greatness: ESPN Top-10 play in Omaha, Neb., during 2010 College World Series catching a foul ball at Rosenblatt Stadium.