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Brian Nielsen Athlete Profile

Brian Nielsen

Brian Nielsen
Position: Left Hand Pitcher Height: 6-1 Weight: 175 Roster Years: 2002 Hometown: Sandy, UT Last School: Jordan High School


Born in Chicago, Ill., ... parents are Paul and Jana ... is an Eagle Scout ... played for Utah in the Junior Olympics and was MVP and all-tournament at the Pizza Hut Tournament in American Legion ball ... majoring in zoology.


2002: Redshirted.

Before BYU

Prepped at Jordan High where he graduated in the top five percent of his class with 3.9 GPA ... was team captain and lettered for three years ... team MVP in high school ... three-time all-region ... was all-state as a senior and played on the state all-star team for three seasons ... registered 38 strikeouts in 51 innings and walked six with an ERA of 3.19 ... coached by Mike Wright.