24 - Kyle Nisson
Kyle Nisson
Height: 6-1
Weight: 202
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wallingford, CT
High School: Lyman Hall
Position: C
Last Team: R/R

Will serve as an assistant co-captain in 2012.

As a Junior:
Named to the 2011 Northeast Conference Second Team…Also played in the NEIBA All-Star Game…Had another stellar season, leading the team and ranked 8th overall in the Northeast Conference with a .336 (51-152) average…Also tops on the team in on-base percentage (.399) …Drove in 21 runs and scored 17…Appeared in 46 games, starting in 43…Reached base in all five plate appearances with a single, two walks, and twice hit by a pitch in first appearance of the season on March 4 against Marshall…Ran the streak to nine consecutive plate appearances reaching base safely, going 4-4 with two RBI and a stolen base against Ball State on Mar. 5…Posted three consecutive games with a run batted in from Mar. 12 through Mar. 15…Batted .500 (7-14) including his first double of the season in a four-game series with Mount Saint Mary’s…Went 2-4 with one RBI against Sacred Heart on April 3…Scored a run in four straight games, starting on Apr. 6 against Dartmouth with a 2-2 outing that included a double and RBI and ending after Apr. 9 against Monmouth where he singled twice in three at-bats…Finished a series against Long Island batting .462 (6-13) with two RBI and a double in four games…Went 2-3 with two RBI and a run scored against Wagner on Apr. 21…Reeled off a seven-game -hitting streak from Apr. 22 through May 3…Went 3-4 in a game against Central Connecticut State on Apr. 29 in the midst of the streak…Finished the year with a couple 2-4 performances with an RBI in a four-game set against Bryant from May 6 through May 8.

As a Sophomore:
Had a break-out season, ranking second on the team with a .335 (54-161) batting average...Started in 44 of the 48 games he appeared in...Totaled seven doubles, two triples, 23 RBI and 13 runs scored...Ranked in the top five on the roster in slugging (.404) and on-base (.382) percentages...Fourth on the team with 15 multiple-hit games...Also had five multiple-RBI games...Posted a seven-game hitting streak from April 30 through May 8...Opened the season with a five-game hitting streak...Had two hits in back-to-back games against Duke on Mar. 8-9...Was 3-for-5 with an RBI against Fairfield on Mar. 18...Was 1-for-3 with three RBI against Holy Cross on Mar. 20...Collected four hits in a four-game series against Mount St. Mary's...Had four hits and three runs scored in a four-game set with Sacred Heart...Was 2-for-5 with two RBI against LIU on Apr. 18...Was 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored...Was 3-for-5 with three RBI and a run scored against Central Connecticut State...Scattered 10 hits in 17 at-bats in a four-game series against Fairleigh Dickinson...Also drove in four runs in the series.

As a Freshman:
Appeared in 21 games, including three starts...Had one hit for the year, while also scoring two runs for the season...First career hit came in his first collegiate appearance against Maryland on Feb. 27.

Before Quinnipiac:
Played four years of baseball and three years of basketball at Lyman Hall (Conn.) High School...Two-time All-Housatonic League selection...All-State Honorable Mention...Won the Lyman Hall batting title his junior and senior year...Lyman Hall career hits-leader...Team Most Valuable Player, Defensive Most Valuable Player as a junior.

Personal:
Son of Susan and Michael Nisson...Has a brother, Erik, and sister, Haley.

Career Stats (Updated 3/20/12)

 

Batting

   

Name

Class

Year

Pos

G

AB

R

H

Avg

2B

3B

HR

TB

Slug Pct.

RBI

SB

SBA

BB

SO

HBP

SH

SF

   

Nisson, Kyle

Fr.

2008-09

-

10

21

2

1

0.048

0

0

0

1

0.048

0

0

0

0

7

0

0

0

   

Nisson, Kyle

So.

2009-10

-

48

161

13

54

0.335

7

2

0

65

0.404

24

1

1

11

13

1

2

0

   

Nisson, Kyle

Jr.

2010-11

Catcher

46

152

17

51

0.336

4

0

0

55

0.362

21

2

2

8

10

10

2

3

   

Nisson, Kyle

Sr.

2011-12

Catcher

13

48

4

13

0.271

2

-

-

-

0.313

3

-

-

3

3

2

1

-

   

Career Totals

-

-

-

117

382

36

119

0.312

13

2

0

121

0.356

48

3

3

22

33

13

5

3

   

 

Yearly National Rankings

Year

Category

Rank

Actual

National Leader

Actual

2010-11

Toughest to Strike Out

32

15.2

Marquis Riley , NC A&T

51.8