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Cortney Nix
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: February 10, 2005
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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Arizona This Year: Nix will compete for playing time as a catcher and other spot roles after a decent freshman season doing the same, along with frequent bullpen catching duties... Quick enough to serve as a pinch runner and is an improving hitter who could factor as a pinch hitter.


2004: Used as a pinch-runner and pinch-runner in 28 games, including five league contests ... Two hits in five at-bats, all pinch-hitting appearances, including a home run... Solo homer came on Feb. 14 versus Dayton at the Fiesta Bowl Tournament in Phoenix...


High School: Show Low High School, Show Low, Ariz., 2003... Arizona Republic Small Schools 2003 Player of the Year... Two-time 3-A East Region Player of the Year... 2002 and 2003 Arizona All-Tournament team... 2003 State All-Star MVP... Earned three letters in volleyball and two in basketball.


Personal: Academic major is physical education... Career aspiration is to be a P.E. teacher and to work with children... Daughter of Carl and Elizabeth Nix... Father is a contractor, mother is a homemaker... Participated in rodeos as a cowgirl... Has two older sisters and two younger sisters... Full name is Cortney Lynn Nix.