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Nick Cruit

200 lbs.
Virginia Beach, Va.
First Colonial
High School
Nick Cruit - Baseball - Virginia Cavaliers

2005: Did not play in any games after spending the season as a redshirt … Will also see time at pitcher in 2006.

Prep: Earned four letters in baseball as a catcher and right fielder for coach Norbie Wilson at First Colonial High School … Ranked the 267th national prospect by Baseball America/Perfect Game … Named a First Team All-Beach District and All-Tidewater Region catcher in 2004 … Selected a Second Team All-Beach District catcher in 2003 … Served as the team captain and was named the team MVP … Led the Beach District in RBIs in 2003 … Also lettered four times in swimming at First Colonial where he established the school record in the 50 meter freestyle in 2003 … Graduated from First Colonial with honors and was an Academic Honor Roll student every year in high school.

Personal: Son of Reed and Mary Cruit … Born December 12, 1985 in Virginia Beach, Va. … Enjoys wakeboarding and playing the guitar … Chose Virginia because it provides one of the best academic and athletic opportunities in the country … Also recruited by West Virginia … Wants to open his own business following graduation from UVa … Has two sisters, Julie and Molly.