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Height: 5' 9" Weight: 160 lbs
College Experience: Southern Illinois University
Resides: New Berlin, Wisconsin
Nikola Vasic is in his second year with the ThunderBolts and second as a professional in 2022. He was acquired in a trade with the American Association's Gary Southshore RailCats on June 16, 2021. Vasic started his career in Gary and played in 21 games, posting a .330 on-base percentage. He improved that on-base percentage to .353 in his 26 games with Windy City.
He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University, where he played for two years, batting .257 overall with seven homers, 52 RBIs, 47 stolen bases and a .385 on-base percentage in 113 games. He scored 49 runs both years and led the team in that category as a senior. Prior to SIU, he played for two years at McHenry County College and hit .413 over two seasons, including .430 as a sophomore. He attended Eisenhower High School in New Berlin, Wisconsin.