Born in Miami, Fla. ... Parents are Danny and Michele Ramirez ... Has a younger brother, Christian (10) ... Was named Top Area Soccer player in South Florida by "Rise Magazine" in 2008 and 2009 ... A starter on the U16 & U20 Puerto Rico National Teams he competed in the 2008 Word Cup Qualifiers ... A five year varsity starter and letterman at Palmer Trinity High School (Fla.) ... A team captain who completed his career as the top goal scorer in school history ... Named first team All-Miami Dade County each of his final four seasons in the program ... A two-time Miami Herald "player of the week"... Played club soccer for FC Kendall Academy ... Stands 5-11 and weighs 160 pounds.
Carlin on Ramirez: "Nick is a hardworking, attacking player who has scored a lot of goals throughout his high school and club career. His experience with the Puerto Rican national team will help him with the transition to college soccer. Nick has all the tools to be a very good four year player for our squad and within the BIG EAST Conference."