2014: Named to Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... finished his rookie season tying for the team-lead with a .283 batting average playing in all 51 games with 48 starts ... posted a team-best 17 multi-hit games, four more than his nearest teammate ... his pair of four-hit games resulted in Niner wins over USC Upstate on April 1st and at Florida Atlantic for a C-USA victory on April 13th ... had back-to-back three-hit outings at College of Charleston and The Citadel in the early parts of a season-high seven-game hit streak ... lone home run of the season came in grand style with a bases loaded jack at Middle Tennessee to erase a 6-2 deficit in the series-opener ... led the Niners in overall at-bats (198), hits (56), doubles (13), total bases (76) and tied for first in triples (2) ... also led the team with a .310 average in C-USA play leading again in at-bats (116), hits (36), doubles (10) and total bases (49) ... named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Athletic Director's List (fall).
*named 2014 All-Star for South squad in Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League
Prep – Played for former 49er Brion Treadway, the head coach of the Badin Rams, which won three regional titles and a regional runners-up while Nichting was there… He was selected as an All-State performer and won the Greater Catholic League Player of the Year in 2013… Academically, he was selected as the school’s Business and Technology Student of the Year.
Personal – Parents are Lynn McNabb and Tim Nichting… Brother and father and relative Ray were all baseball players… Has a brother, Tony, and a sister, Natalie… Major is computer science… Birthday is January 13.
Field chances: 11, at Louisiana Tech, May 10, 2014