Crusaders Football BIO
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Nick Piker
Player Profile:
Nick Piker 2289737
Position: Offensive Lineman
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 305
Year: Senior
Hometown: Westmont, Ill.
High School: Hinsdale Central

AS A JUNIOR IN 2016:
• Started all 11 games at left guard.
• Key part of an offensive line which paved the way for the Crusaders to average 356.0 total yards and 23.5 points per contest.
• Made a tackle following an interception against Morgan State.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015:
• Started all 11 games at right guard.
• Key part of an offensive line which allowed Holy Cross to average 404.4 total yards and 31.9 points per game.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2014:
• Saw action in three games along the offensive line, starting once.
• Made his first career start against Fordham, and had a tackle following an interception.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013:
• Missed the entire season due to injury, and received a medical redshirt.

HOLY CROSS TRACK & FIELD:
• Threw the shot put during the 2013-2014, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 seasons.
• Placed eighth in the shot put at the 2016 Patriot League indoor championship (15.13 meters), after finishing ninth in 2014 (14.72 meters) and 15th in 2015 (14.60 meters).
• Came in 10th in the shot put at the 2016 New England indoor championship (14.85 meters), after placing eighth in 2015 (15.08 meters) and 18th in 2014 (14.04 meters).
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in 2014-2015.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for head coach Rich Tarka at Hinsdale (Ill.) Central High School.
• Received All-Area honors as a senior, after allowing no sacks all year.
• Helped lead the Red Devils to an overall record of 7-3 and a state playoff appearance during his senior season.
• Also lettered in track and field, twice being named the team’s MVP.
• A five-time conference champion in the shot put and the discus.
• School record holder in the discus (182’8”).

PERSONAL:
• Son of Gilbert and Barbara Piker.
• Has one brother (Vince).
• Majoring in History.

PIKER'S CAREER STATISTICS
TACKLES G UA A Total TFL-Yds PD FF FR Blkd 2013................ 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2014................ 3 1 0 1 0-0 0 0 0 0 2015................ 11 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2016................ 11 1 0 1 0-0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL............... 25 2 0 2 0-0 0 0 0 0
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