Nevada: Scheduled to again be the closer for the Pack in his senior year after tying for the WAC lead with five saves as a junior...5 saves tied for the the 10th-best season in school history and leaves him one short of cracking the Nevada career top 10.
Wesley Dorsett tied for the WAC lead last season with five saves.
2005(Jr.): Took over as the team's closer saving a team high 5 games which tied for tops in the WAC...the 5 saves is tied for the 10th-most in a season at Nevada...19 appearances tied for the most on the team with Matt Renfree and Patrick Mason...19 relief appearances tied for the most on the team and fifth in the conference...14 games finished was tied for second most in the WAC...two wins came at #14 Rice(3/27), and vs. Fresno State(5/27)...saves came at Pacific(2/4), at UNLV(2/19), at UNLV(2/20), vs. UCLA(3/5), and at Louisiana Tech(4/1)...first four saves of the season came in his first four appearances of the year...posted the lowest ERA on the team at 1.97...named to WAC Academic Team after earning a 3.57 grade point average in math secondary education.
Northeast Texas: Played two seasons at Northeast Texas Community College in Mt. Pleasant, Texas...went 2-1 with 6 saves and a 2.22 ERA in 18 appearances for the 35-21 Eagles his sophomore year...17 of his 18 appearances came in relief...struckout 26 in 28.2 innings on the mound in 2004...opponents hit just .232 his sophomore season...played on 2003 squad that went 42-13 and captured the conference title.
High School: Lettered four-years in baseball and three times in basketball at Pittsburg High School in Pittsburg, Texas...freshman year earned all-state baseball honors...four-year first-team all-district baseball selection...garnered All-East Texas baseball honors...named to the all-district basketball squad...played on PHS baseball squads that won bi-district and area championships...member of PHS basketball team that won the area championship and regional quaterfinals.
Personal: Math secondary education major...born Jan. 26, 1984...son of Kenny and Kim Nugent...enjoys hunting, fishing, the outdoors, and playing playstation in his free time...member of PAWS(Providing Athletes With Support)...member of Baptist Student Ministry.