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Garrett Nuss

Garrett Nuss

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sorrento, Fla.

High School:
Mount Dora

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R

2012
-Freshman righty made a big impact in his first season on campus with a 2-0 record in 44 innings
-Worked 19 games, including one start and notched a save while registering a 3.89 ERA and 41 strikeouts
-Made his collegiate debut vs. LIU Brooklyn, striking out three in two hitless innings
-Struck out three in three innings of one-hit ball vs. Siena (3/2)
-Earned his first victory as a Knight, pitching four innings of one-hit ball with five strikeouts over Massachusetts (3/10)
-Tossed four innings of one-hit ball vs. Harvard (3/17), allowing no runs, five strikeouts and recording the first save of his career
-Pitched one inning of scoreless relief work in a 10-6 win vs. East Carolina (3/24)
-Threw two innings of scoreless ball, striking out three in a 9-1 win vs. Houston (3/31)
-Earned the win vs. Bethune-Cookman (4/11), in his first-career start, allowing only one hit in three innings
-Superb in 7 1/3 innings of relief against Presbyterian (5/6), striking out three with no earned runs surrendered

Prior to UCF
-Played for head coach Frank Scott at Mount Dora High School, earning four letters as a pitcher and first baseman
-Drafted in the 32nd round by the New York Yankees in 2011
-Rawlings All-America First Team
-Rawlings All-Region First Team
-All-Central Florida Baseball First Team
-Led Mount Dora to the state final for the first time in school history in 2011
-Went 11-1 on the mound with a 0.86 ERA and 116 strikeouts in 66 innings pitched as a senior
-Named to the 2011 PG National Top Prospect List and was ranked in the Top 100 by Baseball America
-Was the first high school pitcher to participate in the Central Florida Collegiate Summer League, where he led the league in strikeouts
-Played summer ball for the Orlando Scorpions
-Earned an invitation to the 2011 East Coast Pro Showcase
-Participated in the USA Baseball Tournament of Stars and the WWBA World Championship and was a member of the Florida Diamond Club

Personal
-Born in Winter Park, Fla.
-Son of Gary Nuss and Darlene West
-Has one brother, Jon Ahmad, and one sister, Jenna Ahmad
-His uncle, Ed Nuss, played baseball for the Boston Red Sox
-Major in undecided

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