Chunner Nyberg Athlete Profile

#9 Chunner Nyberg

Position: Right Hand Pitcher Height: 6-1 Weight: 190 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2010-2014 Hometown: St. George, UT Last School: Dixie High School

Personal

  • Born in St. George
  • Parents are Brent and Jamee Nyberg
  • Father was a wide receiver with BYU football from 1989-90 and was an All-American at Dixie College

Before BYU

  • Selected by the Los Angeles Angels in the 49th round of the 2009 MLB draft
  • Was three-time Region 9 MVP at Dixie High
  • Was the men's athlete of the year
  • Two-time all-state
  • 4A MVP in 2009
  • Pitched in the state title game as a freshman and won
  • Was second team all-state as a freshman
  • Team made state title game all four years
  • Had an 11-1 record with a 1.45 ERA and 83 strikeouts and batted .356 as a senior
  • Was the state champion wrestler in the 189-pound division as a senior
  • Coached by Jeff Messerley
  • Played summer ball for the Utah Marshalls and DC Grays
  • High school teammate with Cougar transfer Dallen Reber.

Stats

Year     ERA  W-L APP  GS  CG  SV    IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO
2010    9.50  1-4  12  10   0   0  41.2  63  52  44  23  21
2011    3.76  0-1  18   0   0   0  26.1  30  13  11  17  19


2010 | Freshman Year

  • Got his lone win in relief of a 25-18 victory over Utah in the MWC Tournament in San Diego