8 - Nick Fornaca
Nick Fornaca
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Diego, CA
High School: Cathedral Catholic
Position: INF
Bats/Throws: R/R

2013: Made 19 appearances and 17 starts as a sophomore, seeing time at second and third base … recorded 11 hits in 55 at-bats … added one double. 

2012: Named to the second team All-Ivy for his performance during his rookie season…Made a big impact as the team’s third baseman, starting 40 games and leading the team with a .328 batting average…Overall, he posted a .438 slugging percentage and .934 fielding percentage…In 18 Ivy Leauge games he hit .368 and had a .448 on-base percentage…He also led the team with three triples and tallied 10 runs, four doubles, 10 RBIs and two steals in Ivy games.

Before Brown:
A two-sport athlete at Cathedral Catholic School, he earned two varsity letters as the shortstop for the baseball team and one as a wide receiver and kicker for the football team…Served as a team captain during his senior year…Named to the San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic team and was a second team All-Western League selection…Led his team to the San Diego Section CIF and the Western League Championships…His team won the Lions Tournament Classic Division Championship against the third-ranked team in California, and he batted .357 with two home runs in the game.

Personal:
Nicholas J. Fornaca is the son of Ron and Cathy Fornaca of San Diego, CA …He has a sister, Elise, who attends Loyola Marymount University and a brother, Matthew…Obtained first honors for all four years at Cathedral Catholic School…A member of the National Honor Society and the California Scholastic Federation in which he attained highest honors…Also enjoys fishing, golf and doing community service…His concentration is undeclared.