Nick  Senzel

13Nick Senzel


Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:
Farragut HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205


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  • Named to Perfect Game's Summer Collegiate All-American First-Team
  • Tabbed Summer Collegiate Player of the Year by Perfect Game
  • Named Most Outstanding Pro Prospect
  • Led the Cape Cod League in hits (56), doubles (16) and scored runs (34).
  • He was named a member of the Cape Cod League East All-Star Team and one of the three Eastern Division players in the home run hitting contest.
  • Lead the Cape Cod League in RBIs with 33.
  • Named Coca-Cola Player of the Week (July 16) in the Cape Cod Summer League
  • Named to 2015 Preseason All-SEC Team.
  • Named SEC Player of the Week after going 5-for-12 (.417) with a double, seven RBIs, three walks, 3-for-3 on stolen base attempts, and four runs scored at Arizona State (March 7-9, 2014)
  • Earned Freshman All-American honors from Louisville Slugger and Perfect Game (2014).
  • Earned SEC All-Freshman Team honors (2014).

2016 - JUNIOR

  • Finished the regular summer season with 56 hits, 33 RBI, 14 stolen bases and 34 runs scored for the Brewster Whitecaps. He recorded a .364 batting average through 40 games. In the All-Star game, he collected one hit and scored one run.


  • Senzel appeared in 50 games for the Vols in 2015, hitting .325 with 12 doubles, five triples, four homers, 28 RBI and 33 runs scored.
  • Went 2-for-4 in the series opener against Mississippi State, hitting his fourth homer of the season (May 14).
  • Knocked a homer and a double against UNC Asheville on May 12.
  • Had a 4-for-5 outing in the series opener against Arkansas, blasting a home run, recording one RBI and two scored runs (May 8).
  • Hit his eleventh triple of the season, driving in a run in the series finale against Texas A&M on May 3.
  • Went 2-for-7 in the first two games of the series against Texas A&M, scoring once in each (May 1-2).
  • Scored twice in the final game of the series versus South Carolina (April 26).
  • Delivered one hit, batting in two runs, against South Carolina on April 25.
  • Recorded his 18th multi-hit game of the season against South Carolina, going 2-for-4 and hitting a stand-up double (April 24).
  • Blasted his ninth double of the season and scored twice in a 3-for-5 outing at ETSU on April 21.
  • Drove in a RBI on a sacrifice fly at Middle Tennessee (April 14).
  • Went 2-for-4, hitting his fifth triple of the season, on April 10 against Missouri.
  • Registered three hits on four at bats, two RBIs and a run in the series opener versus Missouri (April 9).
  • Had a 2-for-3 outing, driving in two runs and scoring once against Ole Miss on April 5.
  • Recorded a double, a RBI, and scored twice two hits and four at bats against Ole Miss (April 3).
  • Batted 4-for-5, hitting one double and scoring twice against Arkansas State (April 1).
  • Hit one double and scored twice while going 2-for-5 versus Vanderbilt (March 28).
  • Had a 2-for-4 outing, driving in two RBIs and scoring once against Cincinnati (March 25).
  • Went 4-for-9 against Georgia, recording two doubles and one run (March 21-22).
  • Hit his first home run of the season in the series finale against Florida (March 15).
  • Went 2-for-4 in the second game of the series at Florida, driving in a run on a double (March 14).
  • Batted in three runs on two hits and a sacrifice bunt in four appearances at the plate against Morehead State (March 11).
  • Recorded one RBI on a sacrifice fly in the game versus East Tennessee State (March 10).
  • Scored two runs on two hits, one hit being a triple, in four at bats against Grand Canyon (March 8).
  • Hit .364 (4-for-11) with a double, three runs scored and one RBI at UC Irvine (Feb. 27-28).
  • Went 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs at Belmont (Feb. 25).
  • Went 6-for-10 with a double, triple, three runs scored and three stolen bases during the season opening series at Florida International (Feb. 13-15).


  • Played in 53 of 54 games for the Vols, including 45 starts as designated hitter and eight at second base.
  • Finished his freshman season by hitting .315 with 12 doubles, two triples, one homer, 37 runs scored and 39 RBIs.
  • Opened his Tennessee career in the cleanup slot, becoming just the second true freshman since 1990 to open a season in that role.
  • Earned Freshman All-American honors from Louisville Slugger and Perfect Game.
  • Earned SEC All-Freshman Team honors.
  • He was an impressive 22-for-46 (.478) with eight multi-hit performances over a twelve game stretch from April 8-27.
  • Recorded a hit and RBI double in his first career game, a 3-0 win over Purdue (Feb. 16).
  • Posted two singles and a stolen base in an 8-2 win against Purdue (Feb. 17).
  • Blasted a game-deciding grand slam and scored three runs in an 8-7 win over No. 29 UNLV (Feb. 21).
  • Named SEC Player of the Week after going 5-for-12 (.417) with a double, seven RBIs, three walks, 3-for-3 on stolen base attempts, and four runs scored at Arizona State (March 7-9)
  • Recorded an eight game hitting streak (Feb. 23-March 9), in which he went 12-for-24 (.500) with eight runs scored, two doubles, seven walks, three stolen bases and 10 RBIs.
  • Went 5-for-11 (.455) with two runs scored and three RBIs at Missouri (March 14-15).
  • Recorded a 5-for-12 (.417) weekend with two doubles, one walk, one run scored and four RBIs at Georgia (April 10-12).
  • Posted a 3-for-4 with two RBIs, one walk, one stolen base and one run scored effort at ETSU (April 22).
  • Went 3-for-5 with two doubles and one run scored at LSU (April 27).
  • Went 2-for-4 with one run scored and two RBIs in the Vols' extra-innings win against Morehead State (May 13).
  • Went 1-for-5 with one run scored and one RBI in the final regular season game against Florida on May 17.
  • Recorded three knocks (3-for-4) including one double and one run scored in Tennessee's SEC Tournament matchup against Vanderbilt (May 20).
  • Began the Alaska Baseball League summer season with the Matsu Miners and hit at a .190 clip over 17 games. During that span, he recorded two doubles, three homers and 10 RBIs with four stolen bags.


  • Graduated from Farragut High School in Knoxville where he was coached by Matt Buckner.
  • Ranked by Perfect Game as the No. 11 prospect in the state and the No. 17 second basemen in the nation.
  • Earned all-state, all-district, PrepXtra first team and All-KIL following senior campaign.
  • 2013 Rawlings Southeast Region Second Team performer.
  • 2012 Perfect Game Underclass Honorable Mention All-American.
  • Hit a team-high .386 with 42 RBIs, 14 doubles, five home runs and four triples as a senior.
  • Helped the Admirals go 35-9 and claim the District 4-AAA Championship, Region 2-AAA Championship and finish as the TSSAA State Runner-ups his senior season.
  • Won a state championship with the Farragut Admirals in 2011.
  • Batted .404 with 46 RBIs and eight homers and hit .360 for Farragut in 2012 and 2011, respectively.


  • Full name is Nicholas Peter Senzel
  • Born Jun 29, 1995
  • Son of Jeff and Janice Senzel
  • Has one sibling, Madison
  • Majoring in Psychology
  • Lists his father as his biggest sports influence
  • Chose Tennessee because it was the best decision athletically and academically
  • Recipient of the J. Milton Stockman Scholarship Fund


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