#22 Jacob Nelson

HometownKennewick, Wash.
Weight 215
High SchoolKennewick HSPositionPitcher
Club TeamKennewick BanditsMajorPsychology


Senior seasons (2012) - Threw eight strong innings in a 4-2 win against Puget Sound.

Junior season (2011) - Earned NWC Pitcher of the Week honors in a 6-1 complete game victory over Lewis and Clark.

Freshman/Sophomore seasons (2009-2010) - Posted 2.97 ERA at Walla Walla Community College over two years ... Held opposing hitters to .208 during 2010 season.

Prep - All-conference player for Kennewick High in 2008 ... Part of Kennewick’s state championship team in 2008 ... Earned three varsity letters in baseball ... Also played football, earning all-conference honors on defense.

Academics - Honor roll all four years of high school ... Tri-Cities Student Athlete of the Week ... On President's List at WWCC ... graduated with honors from WWCC ... Interested in psychology.

Personal - Son of Bruce and Ronelle Nelson ... Has younger sibling, Eryn ... Volunteered reading to kids in Walla Walla ... Volunteers for Water Follies boat races ... Helped with "Hogs and Dogs" event with West Richland Chamber of Commerce ... Favorite MLB team: Atlanta Braves ... Favorite MLB player: Roy Halladay.

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