26 Nicholas Locascio
26 Nicholas Locascio
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: So.
Hometown: Naples, Fla.
High School: Community School of Naples
Position: P
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Bats/Throws: R/R

2014: Another solid season as a member of the starting rotation … second team All-NEWMAC … nine starts during the season with one complete game … finished 5-2 with a 2.52 ERA … led the team with 51 strikeouts in 60.1 innings … finished among the top-100 pitchers in Division III in strikeout to walk ratio and WHIP … picked up his first win of the season with seven strong innings vs. Coast Guard (3/23), giving up just two earned runs while striking out nine without a walk … next outing gave up just one run in eight innings at Clark (3/29), striking out seven with no walks … set a season-high with 10 Ks against Emerson (4/4), shutting the Lions out over six innings … struck out six in 8.2 innings at Babson (4/12) to pick up the victory … defeated No. 11 Eastern Connecticut State (5/15) at the NCAA Tournament, scattering nine hits and allowing two runs in a complete game win.

2013: Became one of MIT’s top starters as a freshman … appeared in 11 games with eight starts … went 5-1 with a 1.41 ERA … struck out 30 in 57.1 innings … led the team in ERA … second in wins … second in the NEWMAC in ERA … 25th in the nation in that category … among the top-10 in the league in wins … started his collegiate career with 3.0 innings of one-hit relief against Clark (3/16) … picked up a win in his first start, allowing three earned runs in 5.2 innings against Western Connecticut State (3/25) … gave up just two hits and one unearned run over eight innings to win against Babson (4/2) … surrendered just one run against the Beavers (4/9) in his next outing over six innings … struck out seven in 8.1 innings while giving up two runs against Wheaton (4/24) … complete-game shutout against Coast Guard (5/12), allowing just two hits and striking out seven in the ECAC Tournament championship game … earned Tournament MVP honors with the effort.

Off The Diamond at MIT: Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science … Software Engineering Intern at ThriveHive.

High School: A 2012 graduate of the Community School of Naples … Florida 3A-11 Player of the Year … team MVP … helped his team to a pair of district championships … went 7-2 with a 1.29 ERA and 85Ks on the mound as a senior … National Merit Finalist.