2017: Appeared in 28 games with 19 starts in the outfield or at DH … hit .194 with six runs, two doubles, two home runs and 11 RBI … went 2-for-4 with two RBI at East Tennessee State (2/24/17) … tallied a home run and three RBI vs. Villanova (3/11/17) … hit a solo home run at Illinois (4/18/17).
2016: Played in 50 games with 35 starts in the outfield and as DH … hit .278 with 16 runs, 11 doubles, a triple, three home runs and 20 RBI … had nine multiple hit games … went 4-for-5 with two doubles and two RBI against Valpo (April 12) … hit a pinch hit grand slam against Bradley (March 26) … went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a run and an RBI against Oakland on May 11.
2015: Played in 23 games, started nine games as designated hitter and three games in left field ... recorded a two-run single as designated hitter against UT-Martin (2/21) tallied an RBI, run scored and two walks against Eastern Michigan (4/4) ... had a one-out RBI single as pinch hitter against Northern Illinois (5/10).
High School: Three-year letterwinner ... career .300 hitter with seven home runs, 27 doubles, 50 RBIs and 54 walks ... two-time all-league selection ... voted Offensive Player of the Year ... played for Orioles scout team in the Arizona Fall Classic held in Phoenix.
Personal: Son of Bart and Karen Nelson ... born on Oct. 10, 1995 ... has a brother, Matthew ... undecided on major.