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Height: 6'8"
Weight: 245
Year: Senior
City/State: Wellesley, Mass.
High School: Wellesley



  • Tabbed an ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III First Team selection
  • Appeared on the All-ACC Academic Baseball Team
  • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • Drafted in the 28th round (843rd overall) of the 2008 MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers
  • Led Duke with a .381 average, 11 home runs, 46 RBI and a .671 slugging percentage despite playing in just 39 games
  • Had 59 hits, including 12 doubles, for 104 total bases
  • Drew 13 walks, compared to 16 strikeouts, and had a .447 on base percentage
  • Batted .296 with four home runs and 17 RBI in 18 ACC games
  • Hit a team-leading .439 with runners in scoring position and .400 with two outs
  • Had 17 multi-hit games and 12 outings with two or more RBI
  • Had two games with seven RBI, including a two-home run performance against Iona (2/24) and another 3-for-5 outing against N.C. Central (4/15)
  • Had multiple home runs in three games
  • Had a .989 fielding percentage, built by making just four errors over a team-high 358 opportunities
  • Stole a base in his only attempt
  • Drove three sacrifice fly balls
  • Appeared on the College Baseball Foundation’s National All-Star Lineup on April 23 after batting .583 with 15 RBI and four multi-hit games for the week
  • Went 5-for-5 with two homers, two doubles, three RBI and four runs in a win over Campbell
  • Missed 18 games with a hand injury, but went on a team-high 16-game hitting streak shortly after his return in which he batted .439 with five home runs, 25 RBI, 17 runs and a .727 slugging percentage
  • Named to the Jewish All-American team by the Jewish Sports Review
  • Played with the Orleans Cardinals for the second straight year in the Cape Cod League
  • Batted .252 with five home runs, four doubles and 17 RBI with the Cardinals


  • An ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III Second Team selection
  • Named to the All-ACC Academic Team for the second consecutive year
  • Selected to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second consecutive year
  • Started all 54 games, including 45 at first base and nine at catcher
  • Led the team with 80 hits, a .369 batting average, 120 total bases, 217 at bats and 459 put outs
  • Shared the team lead with seven home runs and 48 RBI
  • Had 26 extra base hits, including 19 doubles
  • Slugged .553 and posted a .435 on base percentage
  • Led the Blue Devils with 24 multiple hit games, including nine outings with three or more hits
  • Put together a 14-game hitting streak from April 17 to May 17
  • Opened the season with a 12-game tear
  • Committed only six errors in 502 chances for a .988 fielding percentage
  • Had the team’s best batting average, slugging percentage and on base percentage in ACC play
  • Hit .329 with runners in scoring position
  • Led the team with 26 two-out hits
  • Knocked in 15 runs with two outs
  • Played for the Orleans Cardinals of the Cape Cod League
  • Ranked among the top five in the Cape Cod League in RBI and among the top-10 in hit
  • Earned the Manny Robello “10th Player” Award for his service on and off the field


  • Named to the All-ACC Academic Baseball Team
  • Member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • Started all 28 games played in as a freshman
  • Made 18 starts at designated hitter, eight starts at first base, one start in right field and one start on the mound
  • Ranked second on the team in slugging percentage with a .496 mark, third in batting average at .304 and tied for third with five home runs
  • Put together a .355 on base percentage while driving in 24 RBI
  • Also had a triple, 16 runs scored and three stolen bases on the season
  • Had 10 multiple-hit games on the year, including a pair of four-hit games
  • Missed 27 straight games (2/12 through 3/29) due to an arm injury suffered in his only start on the mound (2/12)
  • High School
  • Four-year letterwinner and two-year captain at Wellesley High School
  • Three-time all-conference selection
  • Also lettered in indoor track
  • Editor of school newspaper and National Honor Society member


  • Born Nathan Samuel Freiman on December 31, 1986, in Washington, D.C.
  • Son of Len and Marjorie Freiman
  • Has a brother, Eli
  • Majoring in History and minoring in Math.
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BASE: Vanderbilt Postgame Press Conference 6/9/19
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