5 Nick Gallagher
5 Nick Gallagher
Height: 5-11
Weight: 170
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Southboro, Mass.
High School: St. John's
Position: INF
Bats/Throws: R/R

2008: Earned second-team All-UAA honors at first base... Played in 27 of 38 games, starting 22, 18 at first base and four at DH... With just two errors in 162 chances, led team with a .988 fielding percentage (among players with at least 50 chances)... Went 8-for-18 in UAA play to finish fourth in the league with a .444 batting average... Also walked twice and was hit by a conference-high four pitches to lead the circuit in on-base percentage in conference play at .583... Top single game in league play came in a 10-7 win over Rochester, March 11, when he went 2-for-2 with two RBI and three runs scored... Also reached twice on HBP and executed a suicide squeeze play in the four-run ninth inning that proved to be the game-winner... Went 3-for-4 with a double, and RBI and a run scored in a 10-7 UAA title-clinching win over Emory, March 15... Produced his second three-hit game of the campaign April 17 at Johnson & Wales, when he went 3-for-5 with two runs, one RBI and a double... Had two two-RBI games, both in one-run losses by the Judges, March 29 at UMass-Dartmouth and April 18 at Western New England College... 2007: Key reserve appeared in 14 games off the bench, more than any other Brandeis player... Scored the only run of the game as a pinch runner in the ninth inning against Roger Williams on March 24, the second game of a doubleheader... Went 1-4 in first start of season at first base against Tufts, April 10... Had a perfect suicide squeeze bunt as part of a seven-run seventh inning, reaching base and driving in a run... Had hits in back-to-back games against UMass-Boston and Becker, April 25-26... 2006: Appeared in 17 games, starting twice at second base and once behind the plate... Registered first career base hit March 21 in the team's first New England game against Wentworth, a 15-5 win... Went 1-5 and scored a key run in eighth-inning rally of 8-8 tie with Division II Bentley College on April 7... Drove in first career RBI April 20 at Johnson & Wales in the team's 7-3 win... Academic/Extracurricular: Earned Academic All-UAA honors as a sophomore and junior... Psychology major with an economics minor...Worked in the Worcester County district attorney's office over summer of junior year ... High School: Native of Southboro, Mass.... Earned two letters under George Reidy '99 at St. John's High School of Shrewsbury, Mass.... Teamed with Brandeis teammate Mike Alfego to lead the Pioneers to a 22-5 record and Central Mass. Conference and district titles... Was selected to play first base for Central team in Central vs. Western Massachusetts All-Star game.



Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb so sb-att
2006.... .136 17-3 22 1 3 0 0 0 1 2 6 0-2
2007.... .300 16-2 10 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 0-1
2008.... .282 27-22 85 16 24 5 0 0 14 3 6 0-1
TOTAL... .256 60-27 117 19 30 6 0 0 16 5 14 0-4