34 - Nate Walker
Nate Walker
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Torrey Pines
Position: RHP

AS A JUNIOR IN 2013: Made nine appearances with six starts on the mound … Allowed 17 earned runs in 32 innings pitched … Struck out 15 batters … Finished with a 2-1 record and one save … Earned a save against Lehigh (4/21) … Struck out a season-high four batters in three innings pitched against Lehigh (2/21) … Threw 17-1/3 shutout innings during the season including seven innings against Yale (3/24) ... Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012: Made four appearances with three starts on the mound … Had an 0-4 record in 7-1/3 innings of work … Started against Texas A&M (2/26), Clemson (3/7) and Harvard (3/28) … Had an 18.41 earned run average with five strikeouts.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011: Made seven appearances, starting one contest … Finished with a 1-0 record and one save … Struck out 18 batters … Saw his first collegiate action against UMass, earning the save … Pitched three innings at Central Connecticut, allowing one run on four hits while striking out three … Earned the start in the final game of the season against Lehigh (5/1), pitching a season-high 6-2/3 innings, allowing two runs on six hits and striking out a season-high five batters … Allowed 13 runs (11 earned) on 22 hits total.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played two years of varsity baseball as a pitcher and utility player under head coach Matt Chess at Torrey Pines H.S. ... Named Falcon of the Year (2009) … All-Avocado League honorable mention (2009 and 2010) … Named to the San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team … Registered a perfect career record of 7-0, ranking first in his high school record books with a 1.000 winning percentage … Also recorded a career ERA of 2.71 with 61 strikeouts in 78 innings pitched … Team was crowned 2009 Avocado League champions … Selected to the Tampa Bay Rays Southern California Scout Team … Also played one year of varsity water polo … Torrey Pines Scholar Athlete (2009 and 2010).

PERSONAL: Son of Jim and Lynne Walker … Has one brother (Cole) … Majoring in Economics.




Walker's Career Statistics

Year APP-S W-L SV ERA IP H R ER BB SO HBP
2011 7-1 1-0 1 4.87 20.1 22 13 11 2 18 6
2012 4-3 0-4 0 18.41 7.1 14 17 15 5 5 3
2013 9-6 2-1 1 4.78 32.0 31 18 17 11 15 8
TOTAL 20-10 3-5 2 6.49 59.2 67 48 43 18 38 17