Cy Nielson
Left Hand Pitcher 13
210 lbs.
Spanish Fork, 
Last School
Spanish Fork HS
Roster Years


  • Parents are Damian and Kristal
  • Father played baseball at Snow College and Southern Utah

Before BYU

  • Selected in the 40th round of the MLB Draft by the Cleveland Indians
  • Ranked the top player in Utah, the 13th-best left-handed pitcher in the nation and the 143rd-best player overall nationally
  • 2019 Collegiate Baseball High School All-America Second Team
  • 2019 Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year (Utah)
  • Three-time All-State selection
  • 2018 Cincinnati Reds Area Code Games 
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2021

  • West Coast Conference Commissioner’s Bronze Honor Roll for academic excellence
  • Appeared in 18 games
  • Started six games with an overall record of 3-3
  • Pitched 33.2 innings with an ERA of 7.75
  • Second on the team in wins (3), third in games started (6), fourth in win-loss percentage (.500)
Sophmore Year 2022

Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year

Freshman 2020

  • Made four starts, finishing with a 4.29 ERA and 0-3 record, throwing 21 innings with a team-high 27 strikeouts and six earned runs
  • Struck out six in 3.2 innings in his career debut vs. New Mexico (2/15)
  • Had a career-high nine strikeouts in seven innings at Oklahoma State (3/6)
  • The 2020 season was cut short after 16 games when the NCAA canceled baseball due to the Covid Pandemic

  • 2021 BSB-Utah Cy Nielson

    2021 BSB @ Utah Cy Nielson

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    Cy Nielson BYU 20-21 BSB vs Utah 0651

  • Cy Nielson vs OSU

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