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Nick Cocking
25  Nick Cocking
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wichita, Kan.

High School:
Maize

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 189

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
12/31/1988

Experience:
RS

B/T:
L/L

An in-state product who used a redshirt season to get acclimated to the Division I level... Is coming off a fall injury, but will likely start in left field.

Freshman (2009): Redshirt season.

Maize HS: Lettered and started three seasons for the Eagles under head coach Rocky Helm... Led team to regional championships as a freshman, sophomore and senior... Team won the state championship in 2005, while it was the runner up in 2006 and fifth in 2008... Hit .518 his senior season and tied the school record for hits in a season... Named all-league and all-state as a sophomore and senior, while he was named the team's MVP following his senior campaign.

Personal: Nicholas Robert Cocking was born December 31, 1988, in Wichita, Kan... Parents are Jeff Cocking and Julie Kaylor... Has three siblings, Luke, Kevin and Will... Grandson of Howard Sherwood, a 2004 inductee of the K-State Athletics Hall of Fame and president of the Kansas State Golf Course Management and Research Foundation Board... Majoring in sociology/criminology.