10/27/2013 - College PREP - Stillwater (Minneapolis), MN Nicholas is an athletic catcher who will graduate in 2014. Defensively, Nicholas has quiet actions, he sits in well, and his hands are sure. He has quick footwork, he blocks well, and he throws with a free / short arm action with pop times as low as 2.12. Added arm strength and continued reps will improve defensive abilities. At the plate, Nicholas has an athletic set-up, good balance and a rhythmic swing. He is a strong hitter how makes solid contact, and who can work the middle of the field. If Nicholas can level off his swing, and work on his barrel accuracy, hitting grades can spike.