2016 (Senior Season): Co-captain … Gold Glove Award Winner in fall of 2015 … listed as best B1G defensive third baseman by Baseball America … only player in the Big Ten in the Top 10 in 10 different B1G batting categories, including second in doubles (18), third in on-base percentage (.474) and hit by pitches (16), fifth in slugging percentage (.573) and total bases (114), sixth in RBI (44), sixth and home runs (8), seventh in walks (33), eighth in batting average (.352) and 10th in hits (70) … opened the season on a nine-game hit streak (2/19-3/4) … batted .412 (7-for-17) with two doubles, three runs scored, two RBI and two walks in opening weekend in Dodgertown (2/19-2/21) … had a big weekend back where his collegiate campaign started at Coastal Carolina, batting .500 (8-for-16) with three runs scored, two doubles, one home run and five RBI over the weekend tournament (2/26-2/29) … helped the Buckeyes to a ranked win at No. 18 Coastal (2/27), launching first home run of the season to give the Buckeyes the lead vs. former team … batted .444 (8-for-18) with two runs scored, one double, four RBI, three walks and a stolen base at UNLV series (3/11-15) … tied his career-high with three RBI and two doubles with a triple in home opener win vs. Hofstra (3/18) … eight total bases vs. the Pride was also a career-best … collected three hits including a home run to go along with three runs scored, three RBI and a stolen base vs. Northwestern (3/25) … went 2-for-5 with a home run and a double, three RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base vs. Toledo (3/30) … recorded his sixth home run of the season in a 7-3 win over Morehead State (4/13) .. pair of hits, three runs scored, double, home run and five RBI in series vs. Rutgers (4/15-17) ... went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and walk vs. Cincinnati (4/19) … batted .400 (4-for-10) with a pair of doubles, two RBI, two walks and .600 on-base percentage at Illinois series (4/22-24) … hit .667 (2-for-3) with a run scored, RBI, two stolen bases, three walks and three hit by pitches with an .800 on-base percentage in series vs. UAB (5/3-4) … hit first career grand slam, going 2-for-3 with a run scored and four RBI as the Buckeyes’ lead-off hitter in ranked win over No. 16 FAU (5/11) … led the team at the plate with a .364 average (4-for-11) with two runs scored, one double, three RBI, two walks and a stolen base in series sweep vs. No. 19 Michigan (5/13-15) … was 2-for-3 with a run scored and walk vs. Eastern Michigan (5/17) … has reached base in 55 of 56 games this season … team-best 20 multi-hit games and 13 multi-RBI performances … also had a 17-game reached base streak (4/8-5/6) … OSU Scholar-Athlete … received his degree in logistics management.
2015 (Junior Season): Made 51 starts, including 28 starts at second base for the Buckeyes … batted .251 with 30 runs scored, 11 doubles, one home run, 23 RBI and 18 walks in 51 starts … went 4-for-11 with three runs scored, three doubles, three RBI and two walks at Snowbird Classic (2/13-15) … batted .429 with three runs scored vs. Penn State series (4/4-6) … claimed SportsCenter‘s Top Play on a diving stop and throw off one knee from the hot corner in win over Louisville (4/14) … had a season-high three-hit game with a double, RBI and run scored at Nebraska (4/19) … drove in a career-high three runs at Northwestern (4/24) … went 6-for-14 with three runs, four doubles and four RBI at Northwestern series (4/24-26) … Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2014 (Sophomore Season): Second on the team in batting average (.318) with six doubles, two triples, one home run, 13 RBI and three stolen bases in his first year with the Scarlet and Gray ... played in 44 games with 37 starts, including 17 contests at second base and 20 games at shortstop ... Big Ten Player of the Week (4/14) ... went 2-for-4 with a run scored in Michigan State series (3/21-23) ... 4-for-10 with a run scored at Nebraska (4/4-6) ... went 8-for-13 with a double, a home run, five RBI and five runs scored in Penn State series (4/11-13) to be named Big Ten Player of the Week ... 6-for-11 with three runs scored and an RBI in Murray State series (4/18-20) ... went 4-for-11 with a double, three runs scored and an RBI at Purdue (4/25-27) ... had 12 multi-hit games ... posted a season-best eight-game hit streak (4/4-4/13) ... OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Columbus Academy/Coastal Carolina: A four-year letterwinner at Columbus Academy ... a Perfect Game/Rawlings honorable mention All-Central Regional honoree ... a three-time All-MSL selection and MSL Player of the Year as a senior.
Personal: Nick is the son of Pete and Tracy Sergakis ... has two siblings, Lani and Peter.
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