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Nick Wilhite
OF/LHP

Nick Wilhite

#31

OF/LHP

Year Junior
B/T L/L
Height 5-9
Weight 152
Hometown Buford, Ga.
Last School Buford
Nick Wilhite

Biography

2018 (Sophomore): Played in 52 games on the season, making 38 starts in center field … Hit .155 with 11 RBIs and 21 runs scored … Stole four bases … Recorded 110 putouts and four outfield assists on the year … Picked up a season-high three hits in game one of the doubleheader at No. 6 NC State (March 23) … Also totaled two hits in the Saturday win over Miami (March 31) and in the game two home win over No. 10 Duke (May 18) … Drove in two RBIs twice – in the win at No. 6 NC State (March 23) and in the blowout win over No. 10 Duke (May 18) … Scored a season-high three runs in the road win at Mercer (April 10) … Also scored two runs in the Friday night win versus Virginia Tech (March 16) and in the series-opening win versus No. 10 Duke (May 17) … Was featured on ESPN’s SportsCenters Top 10 Plays twice (video links below).

ESPN SC Top 10 Plays: Feb. 20, 2018 at Georgia Southern    |   March 18, 2018 versus Virginia Tech

2017 (Freshman): Played in 25 games for the Jackets, making seven starts in the outfield … Saw time at all three outfield positions on the season … Hit .128 with a triple, five RBIs and four runs scored … Also drew eight walks … Posted a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage with one outfield assist on the season … Made two appearances on the mound for the Yellow Jackets out of the bullpen, throwing 0.1 innings … Had two multi-RBI games at the plate on the season … Made his Jacket debut as a pinch hitter for Tech in the win over Marshall (Feb. 18) … Made his first appearance on the mound for the Jackets at Miami (Mar. 12) … Recorded his first career start versus Pittsburgh (May 6) … Picked up his first career hit with a single at Wake Forest (Mar. 26) … Also had a single and an RBI versus No. 5 Clemson (April 2) … Went 1-for-4 with a triple, two RBIs and a run scored in a start against Georgia Southern (May 16) … Also drove in two RBIs in the win over No. 8 Virginia (May 18) … Was 1-for-3 with two walks against the No. 8 Cavaliers in the regular season finale (May 20) … Went 1-for-4 at the plate with two walks in the extra-innings loss to Miami (May 23) at the 2017 ACC Championship … Also recorded an outfield assist versus the Hurricanes (May 23) at the conference tournament.

Before Tech: A four-year letter award winner in baseball at Buford High School under head coach Tony Wolfe … Was a team captain his senior season … 2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game honorable mention all-American … Also a 2016 Perfect Game southeast all-region first team selection … Tabbed a 2015 PG underclassman second-team all-American and a 2014 PG underclassman honorable mention all-American … Ranked as No. 36 nationally at the outfield position by Perfect Game … Also ranked No. 6 by Perfect Game at the outfield position in the state of Georgia for the Class of 2016 … Rated as the No. 25 prospect by Perfect Game in the Class of 2016 for the state of Georgia … Named to the all-Gwinnett County team in both 2015 and 2016 … Led his Buford team to four-straight regional championships from 2013 to 2016 … Also guided his team to the 2015 state championship title as a junior … Also lettered for two years on the swim team … Played summer league baseball for Team Elite from 2012-14 and the East Cobb Yankees in 2015-16 … A member of the 18U team that won the 2016 Connie Mack World Series and the 2016 WWBA National Championship.

Personal: Full name is Nicholas Randall Wilhite, but goes by Nick … Born on Nov. 7, 1997 in Athens, Ga. … Son of Randy and Teresa Wilhite … Has a brother, Jermaine, and a twin brother named Austin who is also on the Tech baseball team … Enjoys playing both the guitar and piano … Started playing at the age of four … Chose Tech because of the education, the location and the baseball program … Plans to major in business administration.

 

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