Rhett Nelson Athlete Profile

#34 Rhett Nelson

Position: Right Hand Pitcher Height: 6-3 Weight: 210 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2010 | 2014-2015 Hometown: Lindon, UT Mission: Osorno, Chile Last School: Salt Lake Community College

Personal

  • Born in Provo
  • Parents are Scott Nelson and Julie Nelson
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Osorno, Chile
  • sister played soccer at Grand Canyon Univ. and is a coach at Iowa Western
  • Majoring in history

Before BYU

  • Prepped under former BYU Cougar Kim Nelson at Timpanogos High School
  • Led THS to the 2008 Utah Class 5A state title, with a 10-0 record, including a 3-0 mark during the title.
  • Recorded 78 strikeouts and owned an ERA of 2.02 as a prep junior in while also hitting .441 playing third base and hitting third in the lineup.
  • Was the 2008 5A State Tournament MVP and a MaxPreps.com Junior All-American.
  • Player of the Year honors from the Salt Lake Tribune, Provo Daily Herald and named 5A MVP by the Deseret News
  • Was 2008 Utah Class 5A first team all-state, all-region and National High School Baseball Coaches Association (NHSBCA) all-district selection
  • Earned all-region honors as a sophomore in 2007
  • Won seven games and hit .415 as a senior in 2009 and was named a First Team All-State player by the Deseret News and 2009 Timpanogos Team MVP.
  • Played at Salt Lake Community College under former BYU Cougar DG Nelson
  • Played in 2010 for Santa Clara University

    Stats

  • 		Year    ERA   W-L  APP  GS  CG  S  IP    H    R  ER  BB  SO
    2010 #  7.59  1-0  12   0   0   0  10.2  20   14  9   2   6
    2012 *  4.14  4-3  11   8   0   0  45.2  50   25 21  17  31
    #Santa Clara University
    * Salt Lake Community College
    


2010 | Freshman Year

  • Played in 12 games for Santa Clara, recording a 1-0 record, 7.36 ERA, 11 innings and six strikeouts
  • Lone win was a 12-11 victory vs. Southern Illinois in 2/3-innings of relief