Nick Gaudi enters his first season with the Rockford RiverHawks in 2012. Gaudi was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 30th round of the 2009 amateur entry draft out of Pepperdine. After two seasons in the Dodgers system, he moved to independent ball with the 2011 Lake County Fielders. Nick won a combined ten games in four years of college. Prior to that, he attended Paraclete High School in Lancaster, California.