Shiple Strikes Out 10
At Saint Mary's Tuesday
Byler Homers Twice
Will fill the role as a utility infielder in his first season at Nevada ... Ability to play numerous infield positions.
PRIOR TO NEVADA
Lettered three times in baseball and twice in football at Woodcreek High School in Roseville, Calif. ... Hit .466 with 47 runs scored, 25 RBI, nine doubles, six triples, a home run, .533 on base percentage and .672 slugging percentage as a senior ... Captain of the baseball and football teams his junior and senior years ... MVP of the football team as a junior and senior and the baseball squad his senior year ... Named 2012 Woodcreek HS Athlete of the Year ... All-Sierra Foothill League in baseball and football ... First-team all-metro and all-city baseball selection ... Honorable mention all-metro in football ... Baseball team won the 2011 and 2012 San Joaquin Section Championship ... National honor society member ... Boys State Delegate ... US Marines Distinguished Athlete award recipient.
Son of Paul and Cindy Mize ... Undecided on major ... Likes to hike, eat and spend time with family and friends ... Chose Nevada over Cal Poly, Sacramento State and Washington ... Father played at Hawai`i and spent seven years in the Oakland Athletics organization reaching the triple-A level ... Career highlight was storming the mound after winning the section championship his senior year ... Sports hero is Drew Brees.