22 Nico Steriti
22 Nico Steriti
Height: 5-11
Weight: 220
Year: So.
Hometown: Toms River, N.J.
High School: Toms River East
Position: RB
Major: Classics

The son of Vito and Josephine Steriti... born 9-4-91 in Elizabeth, N.J.



2012 Statistics
Named to All-CAA Second Team and College Sports Madness All-CAA Second Team… ranked sixth in CAA with 76.8 rushing yards/game... notched fifth 100-yard rushing game of season by carrying 19 times for 106 yards and two TDs in win over William & Mary on Nov. 3… registered fourth 100-yard rushing game in five weeks by carrying 15 times for 122 yards with a TD in Homecoming triumph against Richmond on Oct. 13... named CAA Offensive Player of the Week after totaling 126 yards and two rushing TDs on 11 carries to go along with first career receiving TD in win at Georgia State on Oct. 6… set career high with 201 rushing yards on 21 carries with two TDs in loss at Old Dominion on Sept. 22; became first Wildcat since Stephan Lewis (10/13/01 at UMass) to eclipse 200-yard rushing mark... recorded second career 100-yard rushing performance with 104 yards on 12 carries in win against Central Connecticut State on Sept. 15; long rush went for 52 yards... rushed six times for 34 yards; added two catches for 10 yards and returned two kickoffs for 50 yards in loss at Minnesota on Sept. 8... carried 12 times for 67 yards and a three-yard TD in victory at Holy Cross on Aug. 30...played in all 12 games...gained a total of 921 rushing yards on the season and 109 receiving yards...averaged 6.6 yards per carry...had a long run of 63 yards...scored 9 rushing touchdowns as well as 1 receiving touchdown.

2011 Statistics
Played in all 12 games, carrying 65 times for 370 yards (30.8 yards/game) and three touchdowns... averaged team-leading 5.7 yards/carry and recorded team season-long 87-yard rush (at Toledo)... made 19 receptions for 218 yards, averaging 11.5 yards/catch and 18.2 yards/game... returned 13 kickoffs for 278 yards (21.4 yards/return) with long of 71 yards vs Maine... returned six kickoffs for 135 yards, with a high of 39 yards, in second-round playoff loss at Montana State... set career highs with 21 rushes for 150 yards in win vs Maine, scoring on an 18-yard carry; added personal-best 71-yard kick return and three receptions for 16 yards to compile 237 all-purpose yards... rushed 10 times for 56 yards and three-yard TD in loss at Towson... rushed eight times for 56 yards and snared career-high 34-yard pass in Colonial Clash victory against UMass at Gillette Stadium... made three catches for 35 yards and ran four times for 24 yards in loss at William & Mary... made 28-yard reception in win over Villanova... rushed for 87-yard TD (first of career) in loss at Toledo...  carried three times for 21 yards in spring Blue-White Game

Redshirt season

Career Highs:
    Yards    201, vs Maine, 2011
    Carries    21, vs Maine, 2011
    Longest    87, at Toledo, 2011 (TD)
    Touchdowns    2, at Old Dominion, 2012
    Yards    90, at Towson, 2011    
    Receptions    8, at Towson, 2011
    Longest    34, at UMass, 2011
    Touchdowns    n/a
Kick Returns    Longest    71, vs Maine, 2011

Before UNH
Played RB/DB at Toms River East High School for coach Charlie Diskin... as senior captain for Raiders, rushed 223 times for 1,623 yards, scoring 23 touchdowns... established school record with 46 touchdowns and 2,800 rushing yards in career... also posted 665 career receiving yards and tallied 13 interceptions...t wo-time member of state's Super 100 All-State team... named Newark Star-Ledger First-Team All-State, Ocean County Player of the Year, Shore Conference Player of Year, All-Shore Media All-County Player of the Year and one of USA Today's Top 50 High School Football Players

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