CU Baseball BIO
3 Nicky Lopez
(Freshman at Creighton)
  • Getting a start in the second game of the season, Nicky refused to let go of third with 44 starts in 48 games.
  • Nicky was 4-for-8 with two RBI in the Bluejays series at Charlotte (Feb. 28 - March 2).
  • He was 2-for-5 with an RBI in Creighton’s 10-2 win at Central Arkansas on March 11.
  • Lopez delivered two hits in four at-bats against Nebraska on March 19.
  • Nicky followed his performance at Nebraska with another 2-for-4 showing against Fresno State on March 21.
  • Lopez scored a run in each of Creighton’s three victories over Georgetown (April 11-12).
  • Nicky had his best day as a Bluejay, rapping out three hits including a double at Villanova on April 18.  He finsihed 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored.
  • Lopez became the first Bluejay since 2011 to steal home as he nabbed the plate in the third inning of Creighton’s 8-1 win over Butler on April 25.
  • Nicky was 3-for-4 with an RBI in Creighton’s 4-3 win over Seton Hall in 10 innings on May 3.
  • Lopez was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI in the Bluejays’ 13-11 win at St. John’s on May 11.
  • The Illinois native was 2-for-3 with two RBI and a stolen base in Creighton’s 10-8 win over Stephen F. Austin on May 13.
  • Nicky was 3-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI, the game-winning RBI, in the Bluejays’ 12-inning 7-6 win at Xavier on May 17 to give Creighton the BIG EAST regular season championship.

(Naperville Central High School)
  • Lopez captured five combined letters in baseball (three) and basketball (two).
  • Earned both All-DuPage Valley and academic all-conference recognition in 2012 and 2013.
  • Nicky closed 2013 with a .398 average, delivering 35 hits (including 10 for extra bases).
  • He appeared in 40 games for Naperville Central in 2012, leading the RedHawks to the Super Sectionals.  
  • Lopez shined in conference play, posting a .379 batting average with nine stolen bases and a .457 OB.
Position: Infielder
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 170
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bolingbrook, Ill.
High School: Naperville Central HS
Experience: 3 Years