Second-year player with the Blue Hens • transfer from Rowan College at Gloucestere County Junior College and La Salle University • projected as the team's starting catcher and should bat high in the lineup.
2016 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
Appeared in all 54 games, earning 52 starts • batted .340, with one homerun and 30 RBIs • recorded an on-base percentage of .424, and scored 51 runs • named second team All-Colonial Athletic Association • named the UD Alumni Association Pape Lukk Team Most Valuable Player Award (MVP) • scored a run in the teams first three games of the season • drove in four runs against Binghamton • scored five runs and recorded three hits against La Salle • went four for five against Wilmington • went three for four with three RBIs at St Joes • went four for five at Towson • recorded at least one hit in nine of his last 11 games.
Second team NJCAA Division III All-America honoree at Rowan College at Gloucester County Junior College • named first team Division III All-Region 19 • batted .413 with 56 runs scored, 32 RBI and 15 stolen bases as a starting second baseman • also recorded 18 doubles, two triples and a homer for the Roadrunners, who finished 39-12 and advanced to the NJCAA Division III World Series for head coach Rob Valli.
AT LA SALLE
Appeared in 41 games while making 28 starts for the Explorers as a catcher • batted .165 with 15 hits, 14 runs scored, two doubles, two homers, and seven RBI • team went 14-34-1 for head coach Mike Lake • team split pair of games with Delaware • hit a three-run homer vs. Delaware in 18-6 victory and went 3 for 5 with two RBI and a home run in 14-13 loss to Delaware.
Four-time first team all-conference selection at Eastern High School for head coach Rob Christ • named All-Group IV during his final three years • tabbed second team All-South Jersey as a junior in 2012 and earned first team honors as a senior in 2013 • finished career as Eastern's career hits leader • two-year team captain.
Nicholas James "Nick" Tierno ("tier-no") • born June 27, 1994 • son of Tom and Claire Tierno • has an older brother, John • psychology major with a minor in advertising at Delaware • enjoys golf and video games in his spare time.
CAREER STATISTICS AT DELAWARE
|High School:||Eastern HS|
|Other College:||Rowan College JC/La Salle|