2013: Was the only player to start all 49 games … Finished second on the team with 20 stolen bases … Ripped a two-RBI double at Lamar (3/2/13) … Was 2-for-3 with a stolen base in the series finale at Lamar (3/3/13) … Stole a pair of bases while going 2-for-4 at the plate versus Arizona (3/8/13) … Hit a two-RBI double in Lions’ 5-1 win at Army (3/23/13) … Went 2-for-3, walked twice, scored three times and drove in a run to lead Columbia to 9-4 victory over NYIT (3/24/13) … Had two hits and scored once in 5-2 win at Yale (4/6/13) … Helped Columbia defeat Brown, 13-4, with two hits, two RBI and a run scored (4/7/13) … Went 2-for-4 and crossed the plate once in 5-0 shutout win against Cornell (4/13/13) … Scored twice and went 2-for-2 versus Fordham (4/24/13) … Racked up five hits in nine at bats and drove in five runs in the Ivy League Championship Series sweep of Dartmouth (5/4/13) … Was 2-for-5 with three RBI, including the game-winner in the 13th inning, against New Mexico in the NCAA tournament (6/1/13).
2012: Played in 30 games with 25 starts, mainly at second base ... stole 10 bases in 11 tries ... reached base three times and stole a base in 11-7 win at The Citadel ... went 1-for-3 with a steal at Santa Clara ... scored two runs and stole a base in series finale at San Diego ... registered two hits and drove in a pair of runs in win at Harvard ... singled, scored a run and drove in a run in win at Dartmouth ... had three hits in four trips in game two at Manhattan ... finished a home run shy of the cycle, going 3-for-4 with a double, triple and three RBI in series-ending win over Princeton ... collected three hits in three at-bats with two stolen bases in game one win at Penn.
2011: Saw action in 31 games ... made 19 starts, either at second base or third base ... led squad with three triples ... stole nine bases in 11 attemps ... had two hits in three at-bats with two stolen bases in 8-7 win at Rollins ... went 2-for-4 with three RBI, including a triple, in 11-1 win over Holy Cross ... had three hits in five at-bats, including an RBI in 8-1 win at Yale ... went 2-for-3 with a walk, triple and a stolen base in 6-5 win vs. Manhattan ... had three hits and three stolen bases in series with Cornell ... scored two runs and walked twice in 11-10 season-ending win at Penn.
2010: Started 26 of 33 games in which he played, mainly at second base ... led the Ivy League with 17 stolen bases ... also walked 17 times ... swiped two bases in five different games ... hit safely in seven of his last 10 games ... went 4-for-10 with four stolen bases in two-game seriies at Appalachian State ... had two hits in each end of doubleheader sweep at Harvard ... went 3-for-5 with first collegiate home run in game two of Ivy League Championship Series vs. Dartmouth ... drove in two runs and had a stolen base in 10-9 comeback win in game two at Penn.
At Cypress Bay: Three-year letterwinner ... captain as a senior ... Miami Herald all-county second team as a senior ... all-county scholar-athlete as a senior ... Sun-Sentinel all-county second team as a junior ... batted .393 as a senior with 40 runs scored and 18 stolen bases ... batted over .400 as a sophomore and junior ... team was district champions in senior year ... summer team, Florida Pokers, won 2009 Perfect Game World Wood Bat tournament.
Personal: Majoring in financial economics ... enjoys tennis and skiing ... AP scholar ... father played football at Iona ... son of Nora and Alfredo Crucet ... Nicholas Alexander Crucet, b. October 10, 1990 in Puerto Rico.