Duke Baseball BIO
24 Nick Piscotty
2012: Started six games on the mound in 2012 ... Posted an 0-2 record and 8.19 ERA in 13 appearances ... Recorded 22 strikeouts over 29.2 innings ... Made collegiate debut Feb. 19 at Texas, retiring the Longhorns in order in the ninth to earn his first career save ... Started his first career game Feb. 28 against Eastern Michigan ... Pitched a seasonhigh 5.0 innings in starts against Davidson and UNC Greensboro ... Struck out a season-high seven batters at Davidson Mar. 27.
High School: Drafted in the 32nd round of the 2011 MLB Draft by the Kansas City Royals ... Two-year letterwinner at Amador Valley High School ... Posted a 1.86 ERA as a senior with 78 strikeouts in 60.1 innings ... Surrendered just 45 hits ... Named All-EBAL second team as a senior ... Pitched for the Danville Hoots and led the team to the Connie Mack World Series in 2011 and the Connie Mack Western Regional in 2010 ... As a junior at Amador Valley, went 6-1 with a 2.77 ERA and two saves ... Struck out 58 batters and scattered 33 hits over 55.2 innings ... Led Amador Valley to its first North Coast Section championship ... Named EBAL honorable mention as a junior ... Pitched for the Washington National Area Code Team in 2010 ... Named Most Valuable Pitcher of the 2010 Gates Field World Series ... Was a Scholar-Athlete during all four years of high school.
Personal: Born Nicholas Michael Piscotty on March 18, 1993 ... The son of Michael and Gretchen Piscotty ... Has two brothers, Stephen and Austin ... Brother, Stephen, played baseball at Stanford and was a first round pick of the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2012 MLB Draft.