Nic Ready
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Nic  Ready

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dallas, TX

High School:
Jesuit Prep of Dallas

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
IF

07/17/2017

75 cadet-athletes earn Mountain West all-academic honors

The 75 honorees is the third most since the Falcons joined the MW in 1999-2000

- 2017 All-Mountain West Second Team 1B
- 2016 NCBWA Freshman All-American (First Team DH)
- 2016 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American 3B/DH
- 2016 Mountain West Baseball co-Freshman of the Year 3B/DH
- 2016 All-Mountain West Second Team 3B/DH

Summer (2017):
- Playing summer ball for Eau Claire Express in Northwoods League during his three weeks of allowed leave from cadet duties.

Summer (2016):
Played summer ball for the Fayetteville Swampdogs of the Coastal Plain League in Fayetteville, Ark., during his three weeks of allowed leave from cadet duties.

Freshman (2016):
- 2016 NCBWA Freshman All-American (First Team DH)
- 2016 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American 3B/DH
- 2016 Mountain West Baseball co-Freshman of the Year 3B/DH
- 2016 All-Mountain West Second Team 3B/DH
- Air Force freshman record 77 hits.
- Batted .329 with six home runs and 53 RBIs.
- School record 234 at bats.
- Scored 44 runs, hit 17 doubles and slugged .496.
- Hit a grand slam in 15-7 win over UNLV at MW Championship.
- Fourth on the team in batting average and third in RBIs.
- Started all 57 games.
- Started 29 games at third base, 27 as designated hitter and one at first.
- Six RBIs vs. UNLV.
- Had 21 multi-hit and 14 multi-RBI games.
- Had five-RBI games against Omaha and Nevada.
- Also homered against Adams State, hit three in series vs. Nevada and one against SIUE.

HIGH SCHOOL (Jesuit Prep):
Lettered three years in baseball…first team all-district selection in 2015…named team’s offensive MVP as a senior…second team all-state selection as a senior…selected as North Texas and Texas Coaches Association All-Star his senior season…first team all-district choice as a junior…chosen as Jesuit Prep’s defensive MVP in 2013 and 2014…first team all-district as a sophomore…high school coach was Brian Jones…played summer baseball for Dallas Mustangs, coached by Barry Hoffpauir…member of the National Honor Society…All-State Academic selection.

PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 30…parents are Randy and Tracy Ready…father played Major League Baseball for 13 seasons…has five brothers…favorite food is steak and shrimp chimichurri…favorite book is The Hatchet…favorite television show is Family Guy…favorite movie is American Sniper…would most like to meet Robert E. Lee and ask him why he made his famous charge at Gettysburg…credits his brothers Max and Mark for having influenced his baseball career the most…one aspect of his life that many don’t know is he won his school’s poetry contest in fifth grade.

Why I came to the Academy: “I came to win an NCAA championship in baseball, to serve my country and to be the best man I can possibly be.”

Ready Career Hitting Stats

Year 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%
2016 (Fr.) .329 57-57 234 44 77 17 2 6 53 116 .496 9 1 43 6 .349 5 1 3-7 32 53 7 .924
2017 (So.) .340 53-53 235 47 80 22 2 11 53 139 .591 8 1 21 8 .359 4 0 2-3 340 49 6 .985
Career .335 110-110 469 91 157 39 4 17 106 255 .544 17 2 64 14 .354 9 1 5-10 372 102 13 .973

 

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