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- Two-time OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017-18)
- Academic All-Big Ten (2018)
2018 (Redshirt Junior Season)
Batted .236 (17-for-72) with 17 runs scored, one double, two triples, three home runs and 12 RBI in 31 games with 17 starts … picked up his first career hit and RBI with two walks in first start as the Buckeyes’ designated hitter in win over Canisius (2/16-18) … had a breakout performance during Chanticleer Classic, hitting .375 (3-for-8) with a double, two home runs and five RBI (3/9-11) … went 2-for-3 with two runs scored, three RBI and two home runs at No. 21 Coastal Carolina (3/10) … knocked first career triple with two runs scored at UNCW (3/13) … batted .429 (3-for-7) with two runs scored, one triple and one walk during CSUN series (3/16-18) … scored game-winning run with a head-first slide in bottom of 12 vs. Matadors (3/16) … went 2-for-3 with one run scored, one home run and two RBI in B1G opener vs. Nebraska (3/30) … went 2-for-3 with three RBI and walk in win over Youngstown State (4/18) … scored two runs with two walks at Ball State (5/2) … went 1-for-2 with a run scored and walk off the bench at Illinois (5/6) … had a pinch-hit single vs. No. 1 Minnesota at the Big Ten Tournament in Omaha (5/26) … four multi-hit games and four multi-RBI contests.
2017 (Redshirt Sophomore Season)
Made his Buckeye debut vs. Pittsburgh (2/18).
2016 (Redshirt Freshman Season - Meridian College)
Batted .324 with three home runs, 26 RBI, 34 runs scored and 13 stolen bases in 50 appearances.
2015 (Freshman Season)
Redshirted for the Buckeyes.
Walsh Jesuit H.S.: Four-year starter at shortstop for the Warriors ... team MVP his senior year, earning first team all-league and all-region honors in 2014 ... batted .482 with 23 RBI, 28 runs scored and three home runs in 2014 ... named second team All-NCI in 2013 and 2011 CRBC Freshman of the Year ... hit .369 with 22 doubles, three home runs and 45 RBI as a junior.
Personal: Nate is the son of David and Dorinda Romans ... has two younger siblings, Faith and Josh … his cousin, Jake Vance, is a sophomore on the Buckeye baseball team.
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