2014 (Junior): Played in 25 games and made 18 starts … Played in the outfield for 16 of his starts while serving as the designated hitter for the other two … Hit .250 in 72 at bats and tallied 18 hits, 11 runs scored, one double, 14 RBI and 19 total bases … Produced five multi-hit and five multi-RBI efforts … Was 2-for-3 in stolen base attempts … Tallied a hit, run scored, two walks, a sacrifice fly and two RBI in the Spartans’ 12-inning season-opening victory over Duke (Feb. 18) at the UNCG Baseball Stadium … Went 3-for-5 with two runs scored, a double and a RBI against Georgetown (March 1) … Was 3-for-4 with a run scored in the Blue and Gold’s road win at East Carolina (March 11).
2013 (Sophomore): Appeared in 15 games whilemaking one start … used mainly as a pinch runner as hecrossed home three times during the campaign … started inthe outfield in the series opener against Marist (March 8) and madetwo plate appearances … recorded base knocks as a pinchhitter in the final two games of the Marist series … scoredruns against UNC Asheville (Feb. 20), Marist (March 10) and GeorgiaSouthern (March 29).
2012 (Freshman): Played in 36 games while making 26 starts… earned 83 at bats and hit .241 with 20 hits and 13 runsscored … made 12 starts combined in right and left field while starting 14 games in center … tallied three RBI in a 9-4 victory over Furman (4/1) … went 1-for-2 in his at bats with the bases loaded … of his nine RBI, four came with two outs on the board.
High School: Played center field and pitcher all four years at Patton HighSchool in Morganton, N.C. for coach Brandon Scott … named tothe All-South Mountain Conference team as both a junior and senior… earned team MVP and team Cy Young awards after his seniorseason … holds the school record for career stolen bases after swiping 32 bases in 36 attempts … set the school record for batting average (.516) in a single season …helped lead his team to the state championship game in 2009 … was also a Little League World Series participant in 2004 … was the first student-athlete to play four years of varsity baseball at his school … also played two seasons of varsity football as a safety.
Personal: Nicholas Leander Chapman … born Jan. 13, 1993 in Morganton,N.C. … son of Wayne and Robyn Chapman … has one olderbrother, Alex, who played baseball at Wingate University …majoring in kinesiology at UNCG.