19 - Nikki Surkes
Nikki Surkes
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Brightwaters, NY
High School: Bayshore
Position: OF
Bats/Throws: R/R

2011:  Appeared in 29 games and made three starts as a sophomore...Finished the year with six hits on 26 at-bats, scoring three runs and posting two RBI...Registered RBI pinch-hits against Santa Clara and Detroit-Mercy...Worked a walk in her only plate appearance of the Northeast Conference tournament in the opener Quinnipiac.

2010:  Played in 15 games and made four starts in her freshman season...Scored a run in her first-ever game played as a pinch runner at UNC-Greensboro...Tallied her first career hit March 20 against Oakland University...Made her first career start April 20 as a catcher against Hartford.

High School:  Played softball, field hockey, and basketball at Bayshore high school...Served as captain for both softball and basketball teams...Named softball team MVP in 2009...Selected to All-County team for field hockey in 2009...Won a state championship for softball as a freshman...Her team won the state field hockey championship in 2008 and 2009.

Personal:  Nicolette Surkes.  Born: 8/29/91.  Major: Business Administration.  Parents: Paul and Laura Surkes.  Sibling: Mike.  Hobbies: Sports, going to the beach, and working out.  Favorite Team: New York Yankees. Favorite Athletes: Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter.  Favorite Movie: Goodfellas.  Favorite TV Show: Keeping Up with the Kardashians.  Favorite Music: Techno.  Favorite Food: Penne alla Vodka.