Nicole Link

Number00
ClassSo.
PositionC/IF
Height5-6
HometownArvada, Colo.
Prev. SchoolD'Evelyn HS
Bats/ThrowsR/R

Statistics

Batting Statistics
Season     AVG  GP-GS    AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD% 
2007      .154  13-3     13   4   2   1   0   0   3    3  .231   4   0   4   0  .353   0   0   1-1      9   2   1  .917
2006      .276  33-25    76  11  21   9   0   0  11   30  .395   8   0  12   0  .345   0   3   2-3     75   1   2  .974

Pitching Statistics
Season    ERA   W-L   APP  GS  CG SHO/CBO SV    IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  2B  3B  HR   AB B/Avg   WP HBP  BK  SFA SHA

Fielding Statistics
Season      C   PO   A   E   FLD%  DPs  SBA CSB   SBA%   PB  CI
2007       12    9   2   1   .917    0    0   0    ---    0   0
2006       78   75   1   2   .974    0    8   0  1.000    5   0

Notes:

2006: Started 17 games at catcher as a freshman ... Played in 33 games overall with 25 starts ... Hit .276 with nine doubles ... Was not Colorado College's favorite opponent, going 6-for-8 with four RBIs in three games against the Tigers ... Went 5-for-11 with six RBIs in UCCS' four-game series against Adams State on March 25-26 ... Went 2-for-3 on stolen base attempts and scored 11 runs.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: Hit .416 with 21 RBIs and 12 stolen bases as a senior at D'Evelyn High School ... Named Class 4A first team All-State catcher by the Rocky Mountain News in 2004 ... Was versatile enough to also see playing time at shortstop ... Named Academic All-State.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Mechanical Engineering ... Enjoys dancing, eating, running, biking, moonlit walks on the beach ... Has one sister, Lindsay, and one brother, Kenny ... Parents are Kenny and Heidi Link ... Born July 30, 1986.

Stories featuring Nicole Link

September 27, 2007UCCS Ranked 36th in GPAThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team ranked No. 36 nationally in grade point average, the National Fastpitch Coaches' Association announced Thursday.
April 23, 2007Shandera Named Academic Player of the YearUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs senior Lindsay Shandera was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference academic player of the year, the conference announced Friday.
March 25, 2007Shandera's Blast Sparks Sweep of RegisLindsay Shandera hit a walk-off, two-run home run to lift the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 10-8 victory in the opener as the Mountain Lions scored a doubleheader sweep of the two-time defending Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Champion Regis Rangers Sunday at Mountain Lion Field.
March 18, 2007UCCS Goes Big, Small in SweepThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs took advantage of big hitting to take the opener 9-3, then utilized classic small ball to win the second game 4-2 in a doubleheader sweep of the University of Mary Marauders at Mountain Lion Field.
January 12, 2007Softball 2007 Season PreviewUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball coach Scott Peterson is planning on making a run at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference title this season.
April 30, 2006Senior Day True to its Name in SweepThree University of Colorado at Colorado Springs seniors celebrated Senior Day by hitting home runs to lift the Mountain Lions to an 11-6 victory over the Fort Lewis Skyhawks in Sunday's second game and give UCCS a sweep of the day's doubleheader.
April 29, 2006Cade's Gem Leads to SplitUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs freshman Kym Cade and Fort Lewis sophomore Monica Chavez swapped shutouts as the Mountain Lions and the Skyhawks split Saturday's doubleheader.
April 9, 2006Gaffes Waste Ritchie's EffortRitchie pitched 11 brilliant innings, earning a five-inning shutout victory in the opener, before finally running out of gas in her 12th frame as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs had to settle for a disappointing split with the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers at CSM Softball Field.
April 8, 2006Split Could Hurt Regional HopesThe Orediggers hung a potentially damaging 5-1 loss upon the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in Saturday’s second game, one that will be visible to the already fickle voters of the South Central Region. The Mountain Lions won the first game 4-0.
April 5, 2006UCCS Sweeps Colorado College Behind Two Shandera HomersLindsay Shandera hit two home runs as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs remained perfect against the Colorado College Tigers by sweeping Wednesday's doubleheader at Monument Valley Park 10-2 and 12-3.
March 25, 2006Ritchie Matches Own Strikeout RecordALAMOSA â€" Apparently, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs record book isnâ€TMt big enough for Amanda Ritchie.
March 25, 2006Reyes' Clutch Hit Seals WinSonia Reyes belted a clutch, bases-clearing double in the top of the seventh inning as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs edged Adams State 6-5 and completed a two-game sweep of the Grizzlies Saturday at ASC Softball Field.
March 12, 2006Ritchie Shines in Sweep of Panhandle StateAmanda Ritchie pitched nine scoreless innings, earning a win and a save, as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team improved to 13-1 with a 5-0, 8-3 sweep of the Oklahoma Panhandle State Lady Aggies Sunday at Mountain Lion Field.
March 11, 2006Sweep of Panhandle State Builds Upon Best-Ever UCCS StartThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team built upon the best start in school history Saturday with an 11-2, 9-4 sweep of the Oklahoma Panhandle State Lady Aggies at Mountain Lion Field.
January 29, 20062006 Softball PreviewHaving lost seven seniors, including four All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference performers and the reigning NCAA home run record holder, many expect the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team to take a step backward in 2006. That notion brings a smile, or maybe more of a smirk, to Mountain Lions' coach Scott Peterson's face.
December 27, 2004Peterson reloads with strong recruiting classFaced with the loss of seven seniors after this season, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball coach Scott Peterson knew that the 2004 and 2005 recruiting classes would be pivotal in carrying forward the national ranking that the current Mountain Lions worked so hard to earn.
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