Scott Nelson

Scott Nelson

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eugene, OR

High School:
North Eugene High School

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215

Position:
1B

Experience:
2V

B-T:
R-R

OREGON STATE: Among OSU's 17 returning lettermen ... OSU head coach Pat Casey says: "Scott is a guy with power. He needs to hit and drive in runs to play; that's his niche. He's gotten better defensively, but if he's going to play it's got to be for his offense." ... (2004) As a sophomore, April 13 at Washington, pinch-hit single in winning rally of OSU's 6-4, 12-inning win ... March 31 at Portland, 2-for-2, 1 double, 2 RBIs. (2003) As a freshman, 3 multi-hit games ... March 8 at Portland, 2-for-3, 3 RBIs ... Feb. 23 vs. New Mexico State, 2-for-4, 1 double, run-scoring single in first career at-bat.

NORTH EUGENE HIGH: Lettered 3 years for coach Corey Nicholson ... as a senior, batted .516, 5 homers, 5 doubles, 20 RBIs despite missing half of season with hand injury; all-state first team third baseman ... as a junior, all-state second team pitcher ... also played basketball ... 3.83 GPA.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Turf Management; considering becoming golf course superintendent ... born in Eugene, Ore. ... parents are Larry and Linda Nelson; family includes sisters Stacy (30), Kaylynn (28) ... enjoys baseball, golf ... top athletic thrill was winning 2004 National Baseball Congress World Series with Aloha Knights ... favorite athlete is Craig Biggio; favorite movie is The Girl Next Door; favorite TV show is Seinfeld; favorite actress is Elisha Cuthbert; favorite vehicle is 1994 Honda Passport; favorite restaurant is Olive Garden ... chose OSU for its baseball program.

OREGON STATE CAREER STATISTICS - BATTING
YEARAVG.G/GSABRHBI2B3BHRBBSOHPSB-ATTTBSLUG
2003.26114/42356510041000-07.304
2004.18216/3223422001601-16.273
TOTALS.22230/745810730051601-113.289



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