His weekend against the Irish began with a season-high five RBI that led FSU to a 12-6 victory over Notre Dame in the series opener on Friday evening. On Saturday, he was 4-of-6 with three RBI, which included a single, his third home run of the season, and a double that set up Jackson Lueck’s walk-off single that gave the Seminoles a 7-6 win in the 12th inning.
FSU’s designated hitter capped off the series finale with Notre Dame by going 1-for-4 from the plate with two RBI and his third home run in three days in the 11-6 win.
Nieporte joins senior captain John Sansone as the second Seminole to receive the player of the week honor from the ACC this season.
Florida State returns to action on Saturday evening when the Seminoles head to Clemson for a three-game set with the Tigers at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
Seminole fans can always stay up-to-date with the Florida State Baseball team by following the official twitter page of the Seminoles (@FSUBaseball).