Nic, who was drafted by the Cubs in 2000, was added to the club's major league roster in November 2002.
has a .434 slugging percentage and 74 steals in 362 minor league games ... defensively, he has committed just 14 errors in 795 total chances.
graduated from Collegiate School in Richmond, VA, in 1997.
played collegiately for the University of Richmond ... the Spiders went to the NCAA tournament during two of his three seasons on the team.
2004Jackson was coming back from arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder, which he had in October 2003. But he injured his shoulder again and was sidelined most of 2004.2003Nic made his Triple-A debut, hitting .253 with 11 homers and 44 RBI in 125 games for Iowa (AAA) ... the
outfielder had a career-best .994 fielding percentage, as he committed just 2 errors in 314 total chances.
had a season-high 5 hits July 8 vs. Colorado Springs, going 5-for-5 with a double, a home run and 3 runs scored ... also had a 4-hit affair April 7 at Memphis.
underwent arthroscopic surgery October 22 (Dr. Michael Schafer) for right rotator cuff debridement.
2002Nic saw action in just 32 games for West Tenn (AA) due to a right shin fracture ... in his limited play, he batted .290 with 3 homers, 20 RBI and 8 steals...opened the campaign by hitting .352 in April (37-105) with 11 multi-hit games in 24 starts... on April 12, he went 4-for-5 with 3 runs scored and 3 RBI at Birmingham... on April 27 at Chattanooga, he was 5-for-5 with 2 homers and 4 RBI ... that contest was part of a 10-game hitting streak April 20-April 29 in which he hit .478 (22-46) with 16 RBI...was the Southern League Player of the Week for April 26-May 2 after hitting .500 with 6 runs scored and 8 RBI... his season came to an early end in May ... sustained a right leg injury after fouling a pitch off the leg, which eventually was diagnosed as a shin fracture... returned to the field in the fall, playing for Guasave in the Mexican Winter League ... hit .283 with 6 homers and 23 RBI in 34 games en route to being ranked as the league's 2nd-best prospect by Baseball America.2001Was a Florida State League midseason and postseason all-star at Daytona (A), batting .296 in 131 games with 30 doubles, 19 homers, 85 RBI and 24 stolen bases...led the league in hits (149) and total bases (248) ... was 2nd in RBI, extra-base hits (55) and slugging
percentage (.493), 4th in runs scored (87), 5th in homers and 8th in batting average...ranked 5th among all Cubs minor leaguers in homers, 4th in RBI and 3rd in steals...earned Baseball America High-A all-star honors ... also was named the 4th-best prospect in the league by that publication...following the campaign, he played for Mesa in the Arizona Fall League.2000Spent his first professional season at Eugene (A), where he was selected as Baseball America's 18th-best prospect in the Northwest League ... in 74 games, he batted .255 with 6 homers, 47 RBI and 25 stolen bases...led the league in triples (7) ... tied for 2nd in the league in RBI and placed 5th in steals.