44 - Nick Mahin
Nick Mahin
Born: 08/19/1985
Height: 6-2
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cypress, Calif.
College: Santa Ana College
Position: OF/1B
B/T: R/R
Experience: JC

SANTA ANA COLLEGE: Played the 2006 season for former Titan and current Santa Ana College skipper Don Sneddon • Led or was in the top three of most major offensive categories for the Dons hitting .395 (1st) with 12 home runs (1st) and 58 RBI (1st) starting in all 50 of the team's contests • Led the Orange Empire Conference in hits (83), RBI (58), total bases (140) and stolen bases (17) in 2006 • Was a 2006 Orange Empire All-Conference first-teamer • Named to the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association (CCCBCA) 2006 All-America First Team and won the CCCBCA Southern California Big Stick Award.

CS NORTHRIDGE: Played in parts of two seasons (2004-2005) for former Titan and current Cal State Northridge Head Coach Steve Rousey. • Hit .290 in 2004 with five home runs and 27 RBI in 40 games for the Matadors • Granted a redshirt season before transferring to Santa Ana College after playing in just eight games in 2005 going 7-for-32 (.219) while driving in six RBI.

VALLEY CHRISTIAN/CYPRESS HS: Earned three letters at Valley Christian High School in Cerritos, Calif., his freshman through junior years before transferring to Cypress High School in Cypress, Calif., his senior year • Played for Titan Assistant Coach Rick Vanderhook's brother, Ryan, for three seasons with the Crusaders • Before transferring, he earned second-team All-Olympic League honors in 2000 and a pair of first-team selections in 2001 and 2002, when he also was named to the All-CIF First Team • He lettered at Cypress in 2003 for Head Coach Dave Lewis and led the Centurions to their first Empire League Championship • Hit .382 in 2003 with 3 home runs and 31 RBI earning himself the team's and Empire League's MVP Award • Was also a three-year letterman and an All-League football player.

PERSONAL: Born on August 19, 1985, in Long Beach, Calif. • Parents are John and Susan Mahin • Full name is Nick Joseph Mahin • Has two brothers (Justin and Alexander) and one sister (Elizabeth) • Majoring in communications • Models his game after Torii Hunter • Says his mom and Uncle Kenny are his greatest influences in life • Lists Lou Gehrig as his greatest baseball influence, "I watched his life story on ESPN when I was 6" • Gets dressed the same way before every game • Says his greatest sports thrill was hitting a home run off of Jered Weaver while a freshman at CSUN • Favorites include: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (team), Will Ferrell and Demi Moore (actors), Tommy Boy and For Love of the Game (movies), Thrice and Atreyu (musical artists).