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Rick Nomura
Rick Nomura

#1 Rick Nomura

Infielder | Senior | 5-9 | 170 | Waipahu, Hawaii / Alvin Community College

2016 (Senior)
>>> Preseason All-SEC second team
>>> SEC Community Service Team

Played in 54 games, starting 52 as the Razorbacks’ everyday second baseman … Batted .272 with 53 hits, 14 doubles, four home runs and 28 RBI … Added six stolen bases and one triple, while only striking out 28 times … Posted personal season highs in doubles and RBI and matched totals in triples and home runs from first year with Hogs … Scored 41 runs, tying for the team high and led the squad in doubles … His six stolen bases tied with Darien Simms for the most on the team in 2016 … Average was slightly higher in conference play, batting .278 over 30 games with 32 hits, one home run and 12 RBI … Was only Razorback player to have double-digit doubles in SEC play (10) … Notched 13 multi-hit games during the year, fifth-highest total on the team … Was one of two Razorback players to record a four-hit game (Tucker Pennell) and one of three players to have four or more four-hit games … Career-high four hits vs. Western Illinois (3/12) and career-high five RBI vs. Gonzaga (3/9) in same week … Against Gonzaga, tallied five RBI off two hits, one being a grand slam, the first of his career … Hit go-ahead home run in eighth inning against Alabama (5/15), his first home run since going deep against Grambling State (3/15) … Scored career-high four runs against Grambling in same game, part of 3-for-4 day with two RBI , one double and one home run … Named to SEC Community Service Team at end of season.

2015 (Junior)
>>> SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Played in 57 games in 2015, hitting .298 with 11 doubles, one triple and four home runs … Recorded 20 RBI, added 20 walks, four sacrifice hits and three stolen bases on the year … Tallied 16 multi-hit games, including five three-hit performances … Reached base four times against Miami in the College World Series, going 3-for-4 with a double, RBI and walk … Scored a season-high three runs against Mississippi Valley State (April 7) and Florida (May 20) in the SEC Tournament … Posted a seven-game hitting streak during the year … Scored the winning run in a walk-off win against Tennessee (May 19) in the opening round of the SEC Tournament.

Alvin Community College (2014)
Recorded a .388 batting average in 54 games with 71 hits, 13 doubles, 10 triples, one home run, 43 runs batted in and nine stolen bases … Named to the Region XIV All-Conference team … Played for the Conejo Oaks (California Collegiate League) in the summer of 2014, hitting .317 with 57 hits, four doubles, four triples, two home runs, 19 runs batted in and 12 stolen bases in 46 games … Selected to the California Collegiate League All-Star Team.

Punahou High School
Named HHSAA Division I All-Tournament team in 2010, 2011 and 2012 … Led team to state championship in 2009 and 2010 … Named All-State in 2010, 2011 and 2012 … Also played football, helping his team to a state championship title in 2009.

Personal
Son of Ronald and Reiko Nomura … Has one brother, Reid … Father played baseball at the University of Hawaii and for Team USA … Majoring in Kinesiology.

YearAVGGP-GSABRH2B3BHRRBITBSLG%BBHBPSOGDPOB%SFSHSB-ATTPOAEFLD%
TOTAL.285111-10238380109252848162.4234765310.366729-132043249.983
2015.29857-50188395611142081.431204254.370403-5841633.988
2016.27254-52195415314142881.415272286.361326-81201616.979