GENERAL: Strong, hardworking, skilled catcher who could also see some action at first base... Could see immediate action if he adjusts well to college pitching.
BEFORE SIENA: Three year varsity starter and captain at Paul Schreiber... Named Under Armor Preseason All-American, All-League and was Charles W. Hoins Most Outstanding Player Award in high school.
ROSSI ON DUARTE "Nick is a strong freshman catcher/firstbaseman who could see time at both positions depending on his offensive production. A hard worker, his time will also depend on how quickly he adjusts to Division I pitching."
GETTING TO KNOW NICK DUARTE:
Major: History Twitter Handle: @nduarte33 What I like most about my sport: It is very strategic and it involves a lot of thinking My biggest fear is: Crickets What is one thing you can't live without: Coffee My biggest fan: My Dad If I could meet anyone, it would be: Thurman Munson If I could have any pet, I would have: A pig
My Favorite... Sports Team: Dallas Cowboys Animal: Tiger Movie: Lone Survivor Pro athlete: Carmelo Anthony Number: 4 Actor/Actress: Brad Pitt