Nowaczewski named to first team, three others earn second team honors
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First honor for the junior outfielder batted .600 in four games
Echavia homers and drives home seven
First pitch Thursday set for 5:30 p.m. PT
2017 (Jr.): Started 15 games for the Wolf Pack in his junior season, posting a 4.89 ERA with a 6-6 record … First-team All-Mountain West … Was named MW Pitcher of the Week three times, including two weeks in a row … The first award came after pitching a complete game against San José State where the Wolf Pack won 5-4, and won the award again the following week after going eight strong innings in the Wolf Pack’s 7-3 win against Fresno State … Best performance of the season and final MW Pitcher of the Week award came against intrastate rival UNLV where he pitched a six-hit complete game, only allowing one run to secure Nevada’s first ever Governor’s Series victory over the Rebels … Pitched 99.1 innings for Nevada, the most on the team and the most in the MW … Pitched 67 innings in conference play, tied for most in the MW with teammate Trevor Charpie … Pitched three complete games, leading the Mountain West in conference play … Held opposing batters to a .285 average while striking out a career-high 53 … Finished the season third in the MW with a 4.16 conference ERA … Tied for third in the MW with five wins … Lettered for the second time.
2016 (So.): Bounced back from injury to post a solid redshirt-sophomore season, appearing in 22 games with three starts … Posted a 4.04 ERA with a 5-1 record and three saves … Ranked second on the team in wins and second in saves and ranked third in total appearances … Logged 42.1 innings pitched with 37 hits, 19 earned runs and 21 walks with 24 strikeouts … Limited opponents to a .248 batting average … Was named Mountain West Pitcher of the Week on May after posting two wins and one save in a single weekend … Started and logged a season-high 6.0 innings pitched in a win over Northwestern … Struck out a season-high four batters on two occasions … Made 10 appearances with a 6.60 ERA in conference play … Made one appearance in the MW tournament, earning a save in a victory against SDSU … Helped lead Nevada to a 20-4 record in its final 24 games of the season, posting a team-low 1.25 ERA during that span … Only allowed five extra base hits with no triples and no home runs surrendered … Letter winner.
2015 (So.): Missed the season due to injury … Redshirted … Member of Nevada’s first Mountain West championship team in program history.
2014 (Fr.): Appeared in 16 games his freshman season with three starts ... Totaled a 4.75 ERA through 41.2 innings pitched with a 1-2 overall record ... Struck out 24 batters on the season ... Allowed 22 earned runs in over 40 innings pitched ... Went a season-best six innings in win over Fresno State at the Mountain West Tournament ... Struck out a season-high five batters against Utah Valley ... Letter winner.
PRIOR TO NEVADA
High School: Lettered three years in baseball and football at Reed High School in Sparks, Nev. ... Second-team all-state pitcher in 2013 ... First-team All-North and second-team all-state quarterback ... Holds singles season passing yards record at Reed High School ... Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in 27th round of 2013 MLB draft.
Finance major ... Son of Don and Gine Nowaczewski ... Enjoys hanging out with friends and family, fishing, and camping in his free time ... Chose Nevada over playing professional baseball because of the coaches, teammates, and great college atmosphere ... Sports hero is Justin Verlander.
Innings pitched: 9.0, San Jose State, Apr 14, 2017 ; UNLV, May 13, 2017
Strikeouts: 7, at Air Force, Apr 30, 2017
Batters faced: 38, San Jose State, Apr 14, 2017
Field chances: 5, UNLV, May 13, 2017
Putouts: 4, UNLV, May 13, 2017
Assists: 3, San Jose State, Apr 14, 2017 ; at San Jose State, Mar 18, 2017 ; at Clemson, May 07, 2017
Runners CS: 1, 10 times