|High School:||Tallahassee CC|
|Other College:||St. Pius X Catholic|
(Updated November 2016)
- All-Regional Team, 2016 NCAA Tallahassee Regional
- 2016 ACC Player of the Week (April 25)
- 2016 Louisville Slugger Player of the Week (April 25)
- 2016 College Sports Madness National Hitter of the Week (April 25)
- 2015 Third Team All-ACC first baseman
- All-Regional Team, 2015 NCAA Tallahassee Regional (Most Outstanding Player)
JUNIOR (2016): Started 54 games of the season and collected 60 hits to end his junior year with an average of .300 and an on-base percentage of .354…finished the season with 16 multi-hit games…recorded his first three-hit game of the season on March 8 against in-state rival USF to give the Seminoles a 12-4 edge while collecting three RBI…recorded a season-high five RBI against Notre Dame on April 22 while going 2-for-4 with a home run and a double…capped off a three-game series against Notre Dame by going 7-for-14 with 10 RBI and three homers…on April 25, following the Notre Dame series, Nieporte was awarded with ACC Player of the Week, Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week, and College Sports Madness National Hitter of the Week accolades…played summer ball for the Green Bay Bullfrogs in the Northwoods League where he hit .275 in 54 games, drawing 27 walks (while only striking out 12 times) and tallying a team-high 40 RBI.
SOPHOMORE (2015): Made an immediate impact in his first season at Florida State…finished the year hitting .297 (62-for-209) while providing protection in the line-up for All-American DJ Stewart…appeared in 61 games with 54 starts…ranked second on the team in batting average, RBI (48) and hit-by-pitches (13), tied for fourth in doubles (10) and fifth in home runs (7) en route to earning All-ACC third team honors at first base…ranked fourth in the ACC and 99th nationally as the toughest to strikeout averaging just one strikeout for every 11 at-bats…led all Seminoles with a .333 (33-for-101) batting average in ACC play…struck out just seven times in 30 league games…had a career day against UCF (March 11) reaching base in all five plate appearances going 4-for-4 with two home runs, two singles and a walk…drove in seven runs in his first two at-bats after seeing just two pitches - connected on a three-run home run in the second inning, followed by a grand slam in the third…became the first Seminole to record seven RBI in a game since Buster Posey had seven against Miami (April 28, 2007)…led the Seminoles to a victory over their intra-state rival Florida (April 14) in Tallahassee connecting on a walk-off, solo home run in the bottom of the 12th to give FSU a 4-3 win…finished the year with 18 multi-hit games – second most on the team…went 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI against NC State (5/24) in leading the Noles to their sixth ACC Championship in school history…named Most Outstanding Player of the Tallahassee Regional after connecting on two big home runs and finishing with a team-best five RBI…hit a solo shot in the bottom of the eighth against College of Charleston (5/30) to break a 2-2 tie in the winner’s bracket game of the regionals…followed with a three-run shot against the Cougars (6/1) in the regional final…finished the NCAA Tournament hitting .333 (7-for-21) with a double, two home runs, seven RBI and two runs scored…closed out the season registering two hits each in four of his last six games.
FRESHMAN (2014-Tallahassee Community College): Hit .374 with 61 RBI and six home runs for the Eagles…named Panhandle All-Conference and Second Team All-State as a freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from St. Pius X Catholic High School in Atlanta, Ga....helped lead St. Pius to the 2010 regional championship…named a Perfect Game Underclass All-American honorable mention honoree…Perfect Game Home Run Derby Champion…preseason All-American before senior season…named Southeast All-Region, St. Pius MVP while winning the school offensive award for the third consecutive season.
PERSONAL: Son of Brian Bollaci and Penne Nieporte…has a brother, Brody, and sister, Mimi…athletic family includes mom who played four years of tennis at Florida State, grandfather Tom who was on the PGA Tour, and uncle Jay, drafted by the San Diego Padres in 1985…majoring in social science…born on July 29, 1994.