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#5 - NICK FAVATELLA
2B/SS | SR. | 5-10 | 185
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J.

2014: Named to the 2014 All-American Athletic Conference first team and the New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association all-state first team ... was the only RU player to start all 55 games of the season, and started the last 200 games dating back to his freshman season, the fourth-longest active streak in the nation ... led the team in runs scored (43), doubles (16) and plate appearances (247) ... was second on the team with four home runs ... third on the team in runs batted in (33) and slugging percentage (.463) ... finished his career with the third-most hits (250), second-most at-bats (806) and eighth-most runs scored (161) in Rutgers history ... hit a double and scored a run at Memphis (5/16) ... went 2-for-4 and scored a run at Memphis (5/15) ... hit a three-run homer after being honored on Senior Day vs. USF (5/11) ... went 3-for-5 with two doubles, two runs scored and an RBI, including the game-winning RBI, vs. USF (5/10) ... drew two walks and scored a run vs. USF (5/9) ... crushed a homerun during 3-for-4 outing at the plate against St. Peter's (5/6) ... went 3-for-5 with two RBIs in series finale against Temple (5/4) ... made game-winning play against Temple, fielding a ball up the middle and firing an off-balanced throw to first to secure the win against the Owls (5/3) ... went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs against Iona (5/1) ... drove in one run in series finale at UCF (4/27) ... slapped a double in middle game against the Knights (4/26) ... had one hit in series opener at UCF (4/25) ... picked up two hits and a run scored against Wagner (4/23) ... scored a run against Rider (4/22) ... drove in one run in series opener versus Cincinnati (4/19) ... slapped an RBI double in middle game against the Bearcats (4/18) ... had an RBI in series opener against Cincinnati (4/17) ... produced two hits, two walks and a stolen base in series finale against Hartford (4/13) ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI single in middle game against the Hawks (4/12) ... slapped a single and scored in series opener against Hartford (4/11) ... went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI against Fordham (4/8) ... homered and doubled against No. 10 Houston, producing two RBIs against the Cougars (4/5) ... went 2-4 with a homerun and two RBIs against Iona (4/1) ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI at UConn (3/28) ... collected at least one hit in three games at Louisville (3/21-23) ... drove in two runs and astole a base in series finale against the Cardinals (3/23) ... picked up another RBI in middle game at Louisville (3/22) ... slapped two hits in series opener against the Cardinals (3/21) ... named a candidate for the Senior CLASS Award (3/19) ... had a streak of 13 straight games reaching base snapped at VCU (3/16) ... drove in a run versus Lafayette (3/15) ... went 2-for-4 with three runs scored in series finale at Oklahoma (3/8) … had two hits in backend of doubleheader against the Sooners (3/7) … drove in two runs in series opener at Oklahoma (3/7) ... collected at least one hit in all three games against Old Dominion ... went 2-for-5 with one RBI against the Monarchs (3/2) ... produced three hits in doubleheader against Jacksonville, including a 2-for-4, one RBI outing in backend of the series (2/22) ... collected first hit of the season on opening night at FIU (2/14). 

2013: Started at second base and batted second in all 58 games … ended the year having started the last 145 games, 13th-longest active streak in the nation … Second Team All-BIG EAST … NJCBA Second Team All-State … finished fifth with a .379 batting average in conference games … tied for the team lead with 20 multiple-hit games … led offense with 74 hits, 41 runs, 105 total bases and 274 total plate appearances … hit five triples, tied for ninth most in a single season in school history … recorded a team-high 164 assists on defense … went 2-for-3 with two runs scored, a walk and two runs in BIG EAST elimination game versus Louisville (3/23) … hit 4-for-5 with three runs scored in win at USF (5/18) ... three hits at USF (5/17) ... recorded two hits in each game against Georgetown (5/11-12), including go-ahead RBI single in finale ... walked twice and tripled against Saint Peter’s (5/7) ... two sacrifice bunts against Connecticut (5/4) ... RBI triple against Delaware (5/1) ... extended hitting streak to 13 games at Creighton (4/27) with an RBI double ... went 3-for-5 with a stolen base against Oklahoma State (4/26) ... had two hits and a run at Delaware (4/23) ... reached base three times and knocked in a run in series finale at Pittsburgh (4/21) ... scored 100th career run and had two hits against Monmouth (4/17) ... knocked in three runs and homered in seven at bats at Lafayette (4/16) ... two hits and two RBIs in series finale against Cincinnati (4/14) ... triple in second game of doubleheader versus Cincinnati and had two hits in opener (4/13) ... walked twice and collected a hit at Fordham (4/9) ... homered in win over Seton Hall (4/6) ... picked up two hits in the win against Iona (4/3) ... named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (4/1) after picking up seven hits, five runs and four RBIs in Villanova (3/28-30) series ... went 3-for-4 with two runs scored in win at Louisville (3/22) ... recorded a go-ahead homer in the ninth at Richmond (3/15) ... went 4-for-5 with four runs scored in the series finale against Old Dominion (2/24) ... had two hits in the finale at Miami (2/17).

2012: Only player on RU roster to start all 56 games … First Team NJCBA All-State … led team with 54 runs scored, 268 plate appearances and 159 assists … tied for first with 74 hits (.333) … second on squad with 42 RBIs and five home runs … had on-base streak of 32 games … most go-ahead RBIs (6) on team … two walk-off hits … stole eight bases … paced team with five hits (.625) at BIG EAST Championships … recorded three hits in event opener against Seton Hall (5/23) … had five hits and five RBIs in Villanova series ... seven hits in Notre Dame series ... went 4-for-5 with two runs scored in win over Notre Dame (5/12) ... homered to dead centerfield in opener at Notre Dame (5/11) ... notched three hits in opener of doubleheader versus Pittsburgh (5/5) ... went 2-for-4 with a run and RBI in win at Cincinnati (4/29) ... hit go-ahead two-run triple against Delaware (4/24) ... two hits and two RBIs in series finale at Connecticut (4/21) ... scored twice in the opener at UConn and hit a go-ahead single in the ninth inning in game two (4/20) ... doubled twice against Lafayette (4/18) ... picked up a hit and scored a run at Monmouth (4/17) ... collected four hits in series against West  Virginia, including an RBI  walk-off single (4/15) ...  multiple-hit game against Fordham (4/10) ... went 3-for-4 with two runs scored in a win over St. John’s (4/6) ... knocked in two against St. John’s (4/7) ... hit a walk-off homer to win the game against Princeton (4/3) ... scored four times in the Georgetown series ... scored three times and picked up two hits at Seton Hall (3/23) ... hit third home run of the season against Rider (3/21) ... notched five hits in the Stetson series ... had two hits, two RBIs and two stolen bases in win over FGCU (3/14) ... two RBIs at FGCU (3/13) ... went 3-for-5 with a home run against FAU (3/11) ... hit a solo home run at Georgia Tech (3/2) ... singled and scored two runs at Old Dominion (2/24) ... recorded a two-run single in the season opener at Miami (2/17) ... totaled four RBIs in opening series.

2011: Appeared in 44 games for the Scarlet Knights, making 35 starts ... had 145 at-bats with a .283 batting average ... ranked third on the team with 41 hits and 23 hits ... second the team with 20 walks drawn … fourth on the team in RBIs with 18 ... tallied 53 total bases, including seven doubles, one triple and one home run ... recorded 12 multi-hit games … made college debut at Miami (2/18) … earned first career start at second base versus Michigan (2/26) … went 2-for-3 at East Carolina (3/12) … drove in four runs, including a homer against Columbia (4/6) ... season-best three hits and three runs in win over Cincinnati (4/16) … on base all four plate appearances in game at Pittsburgh with two hits and two walks.

Prior to Rutgers: Four-year varsity starter at Washington Township HS … First Team All-State selection by the Star-Ledger … named Player of the Year by the Philadelphia InquirerCamden Courier-Post and Gloucester County Times his senior season … two-time First Team All-South Jersey selection by the Philadelphia Inquirer … hit .589 with 50 runs scored, 35 RBIs, 18 doubles, nine home runs, 19 stolen bases, 29 walks and a .706 on-base percentage his senior season … led Minutemen to a 21-10 record and South Jersey Group IV title in 2010 … owns the school record for hits (147) and RBIs (99) … played shortstop his final three seasons and second base his freshman season … batted .556 with nine home runs, 26 RBIs and 13 stolen bases as a junior … guided Washington Township to a state title as a freshman … member of the National Honor Society and finished second in his graduating class of 709 students … also played varsity basketball for three seasons as a point guard where he earned All-Conference honors his senior year … born Oct. 20, 1991.

SEASON
AVG
GP-GS
AB
R
H
2B
HR
RBI
BB
SB
2011
.283
44-35
145
23
41
7
1
18
20
0-3
2012
.333
56-56
222
54
74
12
5
42
22
8-13
2013
.316
58-58
234
41
74
12
3
29
30
12-14
2014
.298
55-55
205
43
61
16
4
33
29
5-6
CAREER
.310
213-204
806
161
250
46
13
122
101
25-36

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:

Hits: 4, at OLD DOMINION, Feb 24, 2013 ; at Notre Dame, May 12, 2012 ; at USF, May 18, 2013 
Doubles: 2, 4 times 
Triples: 1, 12 times
Home runs: 1, 13 times
Total bases: 7, Iona, Apr 01, 2014 
RBI: 4, COLUMBIA, Apr 06, 2011 
Runs scored: 4, at OLD DOMINION, Feb 24, 2013 
Walks: 3, at Georgetown, Apr 01, 2012 
Hit by pitch: 2, at Columbia, Apr 04, 2012 ; at OLD DOMINION, Feb 26, 2012 
Struck out: 4, at Seton Hall, Mar 24, 2012 
Sac flies: 2, at Oklahoma, Mar 07, 2014 
Sac bunts: 2, at Stetson, Mar 18, 2012 ; Connecticut, May 04, 2013 
At bats: 7, at Lafayette, Apr 16, 2013 ; Temple, May 02, 2014 
Stolen bases: 2, Hartford, Apr 13, 2014 ; at Florida Gulf Coast, Mar 14, 2012 ; at USF, May 18, 2013 
Caught stealing: 1, 11 times
Field chances: 10, at Monmouth, Apr 17, 2012 ; at East Carolina, Mar 12, 2011 
Putouts: 7, at East Carolina, Mar 12, 2011 ; Villanova, May 19, 2012 
Assists: 8, vs USF, May 24, 2013
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