Expected to be a backup middle infielder in his freshman season ... Freshman that could also be used as a pinch runner or pinch hitter off the bench
PRIOR TO NEVADA
High School: Lettered three years at Mission Hills High School in San Marcos, Calif. ... Named 2013 Avocado East League MVP ... Three times named to Avocado East All-League team ... All-CIF in 2013 ... Team won CIF San Diego Section Championship in 2013 ... Had a batting average of .380 with 13 doubles, three home runs, 17 stolen bases and a .500 on-base percentage during his senior season.
Criminal Justice major ... Son of Jim and Lorraine Nellis ... Likes to golf in his free time ... Chose Nevada over San Jose State and Bowling Green because he wanted to be a part of a new program with head coach Jay Johnson ... Sports hero is Derek Jeter.