15 Austin Nickol
Coach Farley on Nickol: "Austin was named co-winner of the Mental Attitude Award by his teammates last spring. He has been an excellent student and competitor at Butler. His playing time will be limited due to an injury, but he continues to encourage his teammates and will do whatever he can to help the team win." 2008: Played in 13 games, including six as a starter...went 1-for-3 with a singles at Milwaukee (May 10)...2007: Came off the bench in all but two games...singled, scored a run and drove in one at Wright State (4/10)...scored a run at Marian (4/24)...2006: Saw action in six games, including two as a starter...drove in a run and scored once after collecting his first career hit against Marian (2/22)...High School: Honorable mention All-State catcher for unbeaten 4A state champ Brownsburg High School...all-conference and all-Metro West player...batted .400 with 26 RBI's as a senior...helped high school squad to a 35-0 record in 2005...played on back-to-back state runner-up teams in 2003 and 2004...earned four varsity letters in baseball...high school coach: Pat O'Neil...Personal: Born May 8, 1987...son of Jim and Lisa Nickol...finance major.