Right Hand Pitcher 34
Salt Lake Community College
2010 | 2014
- 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
- 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
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
BYU Hall of Fame
Freshman Year 2010
- 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
Junior Year 2014
Medical Redshirt Year