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Feb 17 - 4:00 PM
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Feb 18 - 1:00 PM
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Feb 23 - 6:30 PM
Delaware
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Feb 24 - 4:00 PM
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Feb 25 - 12:00 PM
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Mar 2 - 02:30 PM
Delaware State
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Mar 3 - 01:00 PM
Delaware State
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Mar 4 - 01:00 PM
Delaware State
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Mar 6 - 04:00 PM
Delaware
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Maryland
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Mar 9 - 02:30 PM
Monmouth
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Delaware
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Mar 10 - 01:00 PM
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Delaware
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Mar 11 - 01:00 PM
Monmouth
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Mar 13 - 03:00 PM
Maryland
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Delaware
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Mar 16 - 03:00 PM
Bryant
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Mar 17 - 12:00 PM
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Mar 17 - 04:00 PM
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Mar 18 - 01:00 PM
Bryant
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Mar 23 - 3:00 PM
Delaware
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Towson
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Mar 24 - 02:00 PM
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Towson
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Mar 25 - 01:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Towson
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Mar 27 - 03:00 PM
Delaware
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La Salle
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Mar 30 - 04:00 PM
Delaware
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Michigan
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Mar 31 - 12:00 PM
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Mar 31 - 04:00 PM
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Apr 1 - 01:00 PM
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Apr 3 - 03:00 PM
Liberty Bell Classic SemIfinals
Delaware
Delaware
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Apr 4 - 03:00 PM
UMBC
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Delaware
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Apr 6 - 03:00 PM
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Hofstra
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Apr 7 - 01:00 PM
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Hofstra
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Apr 8 - 01:00 PM
Delaware
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Hofstra
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Apr 10 - 07:00 PM
Liberty Bell Classic Finals
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Delaware
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Apr 13 - 03:00 PM
UNCW
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Delaware
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Apr 14 - 01:00 PM
UNCW
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Delaware
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Apr 15 - 01:00 PM
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Delaware
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Apr 17 - 03:00 PM
Saint Joseph's
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Diaz Nardo
Player Profile:
Diaz Nardo 1744804
Position: Infield
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 225
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Harbeson, Del.
High School: Cape Henlopen
Major: Health Behavior Science
Experience: 3 Letters

AT DELAWARE
• One of the team's top offensive threats
• will start for the fourth straight year at third base for Blue Hens
• tabbed a 2018 season captain with fellow classmates Calvin Scott and Nick Spadafino. 

2017 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
• started all 57 games, batting .259 with five home runs and 16 doubles
• named a third-team All-CAA selection  
• went 2-5 with a home run, 3 RBI and two runs scored against Delaware State (3/6)
• hit a grand slam and a double against St. Joseph's (4/18) 
• went 2-4 with a double, a triple and a run scored in the CAA Tournament (5/24) against College of Charleston. 

2016 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
• Started all 47 games he appeared in
• batted .238 with six home runs, 39 RBIs and 10 doubles
ranked 2nd on the team in walks, with 24
named third team All-Colonial Athletic Association
• recorded three hits in four plate appearances, scoring three times at Hofstra (4/8)
• drove in 4 runs against LaSalle  drove in three runs at Towson (5/14)
• went three for six with four RBIs against La Salle
• walked three times against Stetson
stole two bases against Delaware State and against Elon (5/7).

2015 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
• Enjoyed an outstanding season as a redshirt freshman
• earned Freshman All-American honors by Collegiate Baseball and was a member of the Colonial Athletic Association All-Rookie Team
• named team's Max Orland Rookie of the Year
• played and started in all but one game, logging time in 49 contests
• ranked No. 6 among team regulars with a .281 batting average with 52 hits in 185 at-bats
• led the team with 35 RBI, tied for team lead with five home runs, and also scored 33 runs
• also led the team with five sacrifice flies and was third with 20 walks
• had 14 multiple-hit games with a season-high three, five times
• tied for team lead with nine multiple-RBI games with a season-high four RBI in 17-14 win over William & Mary (Apr. 25) when he went 3 for 5 with a double
•  went 6 for 12 with five RBI in William & Mary series
• had an 11-game hitting streak at one point in the season.

2014 SEASON
Did not see action as a true freshman and retained freshman eligibility.

HIGH SCHOOL
•Two-sport standout at Cape Henlopen High School
• All-State selection in both football and baseball as a senior
• played baseball for head coach Ben Evick and football for head coach Bill Collick
• pitched and played shortstop in baseball and played quarterback and defensive back in football
• earned second-team All-Northeast Region honors in baseball for head
• named Cape Henlopen High School Male Athlete of the Year as a senior
• led the football team to a berth in the state tournament as a junior in 2012.

PERSONAL
• Diaz Francis “Oz” Nardo
• son of Dino and Nanci
• born on Oct. 12, 1994
• third of four children
• brother, Dino, played golf at nearby NCAA III Wilmington (Del.) University
• father is the owner of Sundew Painting, Inc.
• health behavior science and history double major at Delaware
• aspires to become a professional baseball player and is studying to become a health & wellness specialist
• named to the 2016 Colonial Athletic Association Honor Roll.

Year Avg. G/S AB R
H RBI
2B 3B
HR SB-A BB K P-A-E Fld.%
2017 .259 57/57 205 39 53 38 16 1 5 4-6 36 53 45-111-15 .912
2016 .238 47/47 172 30 41 39 10 1 6 5-6 25 39 50-93-10 .935
2015 .281 49/49 185 33 52 35 8 2 5 1-3 20 29 44-107-15 .910
TOTALS .260 153/153 562 102 146 112 34 4 16 10-15 78 121 139-311-40 .918
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