Nick Hovila

#6 Nick Hovila

HOMETOWN Bemidji, Minn. (Bemidji HS)

2017 (Senior): Started all seven games appeared in as a senior... Season was shortened after a torn ACL March 26, 2017 at Winona State University... Hit .211 from the plate with four hits in 19 at-bats... Recorded two stolen bases and one walk... Finished with 13 putouts and one assist for a 1.000 fielding percentage.

2016 (Junior): Played in 28 games, making 18 starts… Totaled a .270 batting average with 17 hits… Finished with 18 runs scored and 11 RBI, and added two doubles… Drew 23 walks for a team high 0.82 walks per game… Ranked second on the team with eight steals on eight attempts and second among BSU reserves with a .483 on-base percentage… Tallied a .957 fielding percentage on 44 putouts and one assist… Recorded a career high three hits April 6 at Northern State University, four walks April 4 at Minnesota State University Mankato and two stolen bases March 15 at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.

2015 (Sophomore): Appeared in 13 and started five games during his sophomore season... Charted a .294 batting average going 5-for-17 and scored three runs...Was 1-for-1 on stolen bases... Recorded 12 putouts and one fielding assist with a .867 fielding percentage... Earned a career-high 17 at bats.

2014 (Freshman): Appeared in seven games for the Beavers... Posted one hit, four runs, and three putouts.

High School: Three-year letterwinner in baseball at Bemidji High School… Recorded a .402 average for the Lumberjacks as a junior to help guide the team to a section championship and a run to the State Championship game… Posted a .478 slugging percentage and .505 on-base percentage… Totaled 44 total bases, 37 hits, 30 runs, 15 RBIs and drew 13 walks… Stole seven bases in nine attempts… 2013 captain for baseball… Earned Central Lakes All-Conference honors as a senior in football to help guide the squad to a State Semifinal game.

Personal: Born Nov. 11, 1994… Son of Steve and Diane Hovila… Majoring in business administration Bemidji State… Father, Steve, played a year of collegiate baseball at Itasca Community College.

Career Highs:
Hits- 3, at Northern State (April 6, 2016) 
At-Bats- 6, at Northern State (April 6, 2016) 
RBIs- 2, 3x last at Minot State (April 20, 2016)
Doubles- 1, 2x last vs Minnesota Duluth (April 23, 2016)
Triples- N/A
Home Runs- N/A
Walks- 4, at Mnnesota State (April 4, 2016)
Stolen Bases- 2, at Northwestern Oklahoma (March 15, 2016)