The Owls opened the 2017 home schedule by hosting Dallas Baptist on February 21
High School - A 2016 graduate of The Lawrenceville School of New Jersey... Four-year baseball letterman for the Big Red under head coach Champ Atlee... Three-time all-area honoree by the Trenton Times, and a three-time first-team Mid Atlantic Prep League selection... Career highlight was throwing the school's first no-hitter in 40 years, while career statistics included finishing with a 1.62 ERA and 148 strikeouts in 129 prep innings... Served as the team captain... Earned 2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American... First team All Northeast Region by Perfect Game, ranked as the No. 4 right-handed pitcher in the state of New York... A 2015 National Showcase invitee, his Team Citius travel squad was the No. 7 team in the country according to Perfect Game... Led that staff with a 4-0 record, a 0.00 ERA, two saves and 39 strikeouts in 24.0 innings... AP Scholar... Member of the Dean's List every term and a High Honors recipient who served in the student government.
Personal - Full name: Nicholas Erich Silber....Parents: Mark Silber and Allie Nicholson of New York, NY (one sister). Chose to attend Rice over Virginia and multiple Ivy League options. College: Hanszen