FRESHMAN IN 2011: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 33 games and started in 20 as shortstop ... Had 20 hits, 11 runs and 7 RBI
BEFORE UMASS: Earned four letters in baseball and three in soccer at Hall High School ... Was a four-year starting shortstop for the Warriors under coach Dave Masters ... Named Connecticut First Team All-State as a senior and was selected to play in the Connecticut Senior All-Star Game ... Garnered a Fab 15 selection from the Hartford Courant as a senior
PERSONAL: Born Nicholas Richard Sanford on Aug. 29, 1992, in Hartford, Conn. ... Son of Richard and Christine Sanford ... Has one sister, Charlotte ... Father, Richard, played baseball at Keene State College ... Plans to major in Middle Eastern Studies.