Wolf Pack to play Lobos Thursday in MW Tournament
Echavia homers and drives home seven
First pitch Thursday set for 5:30 p.m. PT
More than 800 student-athletes have graduated in past 11 years.
Five honored as part of Senior Day
2016 (Jr.): Made 25 appearances with one start in his junior season, primarily serving as the team’s closer … Poste a team-high six saves, which ranked fifth in the Mountain West … Also posted a 5-2 record to rank second on the team in wins … Led the team and ranked seventh in the Mountain West in total appearances … Notched a 5.31 ERA … In 40.2 innings pitched, allowed 50 hits, 22 runs and nine walks with 13 strikeouts … Struck out a season-high three batters in a win at UNLV … Logged a season-high 5.0 innings pitched in a win at New Mexico … Made his first start of the season in Nevada’s first MW tournament finals appearance in program history … Posted a 4.29 ERA and a 3-0 record in conference play … Posted a streak of six straight shutout relief appearances in March … Letter winner … Was named to the NCBWA Stopper of the Year watch list in the preseason.
2015 (So.): Made 19 appearances on the season as one of the top relief pitchers in the Mountain West, posting a 2.32 ERA … Pitched in 19 games with four starts while logging 54.1 innings – the third-most on the team … Posted an unbeaten 5-0 record while ranking second on the team with three saves … Pitched in all three of Nevada’s combined shutouts on the season … Struck out 32 batters compared to just 13 walks … Limited opponents to a .255 batting average … Logged a season-high 6.0 innings in a victory against Sacramento State … Struck out a season-high six batters in road win at San Diego State … Led the Pack to its first-ever Mountain West championship and the second-winningest season in program history Letter winner.
2014 (Fr.): Appeared in 17 games out of the bullpen in his rookie season ... Posted a 5.72 ERA in 28.1 innings pitched, posting a 3-1 record ... Struck out 20 batters on the season ... Allowed 18 earned runs in over 28 innings pitched ... Went a career-best six innings pitched against San Diego State at the Mountain West Championships ... Struck out a season-high four batters on two occasions ... Letter winner.
PRIOR TO NEVADA
High School: Lettered four years at Arbor View High School in Las Vegas, Nev. ... During his senior season was named first-team all-state, All-Southern Nevada, all-conference and all-region ... Team MVP his senior year ... Second-team all-state his junior year ... Two time Pitcher of the Year during his sophomore and junior seasons ... 6-2 during his senior season in 62.1 innings with 81 strikeouts and a 2.25 ERA ... At the plate hit .381 with 20 home runs and 30 RBI.
Criminal Justice major ... Son of Doug and Annie McMahan ... Enjoys working out and indoor skydiving in his free time ... Chose Nevada over San Diego State because of an awesome campus and new head coach Jay Johnson ... Career highlights include beating national ranked Bishop Gorman at their home field in the playoffs ... Sports heroes are Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera.