Delaware State University Sophmore, Aaron Nardone, from Chesapeake, Va., comes in at 6' 00" 185 lbs. and plays outfield. In 2011 he Competed in 50 games, recording 45 starts, batted a .277 (44-for-159) with three home runs, nine doubles and one a triple. Aaron was fourth on the Hornets with 30 runs batted in and third on the team in home runs (3), sixth in hits (49) and third in walks (24). He was 3-for-3 with his first career home run and two RBI in an 11-6 victory over Lehigh.
In high School, Aaron was an All-Southeastern District selection at Depp Creek High School in Chesapeake, Va. He attended the 2010 Baseball Clearinghouse showcase, rating among the top players at the showcase, while earning some of the highest power hitting numbers at the event. Aaron was regarded as one of the 'Top Left Handed Hitters' in the State of Virginia.
" Aaron plays outfield and 2nd base and is having a really good spring. He will be one of our big hitters," stated Manager, Dan Shwam.
The New Jersey Institute of Technology Sophmore, Tom Bouck, from Linden, N.J., comes in at 6' 03" 230 lbs. and plays 1st base. Tom did not play in the 2011, season, due to his transfer from Saint Peter's College, but was allowed to practice, under the NCAA Transfer rules.
On March 6, 2012, the website CollegeSportsMadness.com selected NJIT's Tom Bouck as Great West Conference Player of the Week for games played through March 4, site representative Fred Welser announced Tuesday. Bouck, a transfer from Saint Peter's, playing his first season at NJIT, hit .400 for the week, as the sophomore guided the Highlanders to a 2-1 mark last weekend. The NJIT first baseman hit .400 (6-for-15) with six hits (two doubles & one home run), five runs and four runs batted in. Bouck's slugging percentage combined for .733 for the week. In the Highlanders 18-4 victory in game one at Delaware State on Sunday, Bouck went 5-for-7 (a double & home run) with five runs and three RBI.
Prior to NJIT, Tom played at Saint Peter's College, where he played in 38 games as a freshman in 2010 with 2 home runs, 13 RBI and a .215 avg. Tom played his high school ball at Roselle Catholic in N.J. and on the Rome Thunderbolts summerball team.
"Tom will hit in the middle of the order for us, he is a power hitter and RBI guy. We will look for big things from him this season," stated Manager, Dan Shwam.