Evansville Otters Player of the Week: #8 Nick Schwaner, 1B
Date of Birth: 02/27/1988
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 220 lbs
Pro Experience: Bowling Green Hot Rods
Resides: Slidell, LA
Outfielder/ first baseman Nick Schwaner is playing in his third season of professional baseball.
Signed with the Evansville Otters on April 13, 2012, Schwaner is in his first year in the Frontier League.
The 24-year old joins the Otters from the Tampa Bay Rays organization where he played for the Bowling Green Hot Rods (Class A) last season. In 2011, Schwaner had 96 hits, collected 44 runs batted in and crushed eight home runs.
Schwaner has had power for a number of years, hitting 45 total home runs in his college career at New Orleans and 17 of them in his senior season.
The Slidell, Lousiana native is a big fan of the New Orleans Saints. He is most looking forward to the great atmosphere at historic Bosse Field.
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