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Nathaniel Abel

LHP
Position
6'1''
Height
190 lbs.
Weight
Sophomore
Class
L/L
B/T
Haymarket, Va.
Hometown
Battlefield
High School

2013
Made six appearances, totaling seven innings
Struck out batter to strand pair of runners in seventh inning against James Madison (4/24)
Worked scoreless inning against Richmond (4/23)
Pitched career-high 2 1/3 innings out of bullpen in win over Harvard (3/2)

2012
Pitched in seven games out of the bullpen
Made first career appearance against Monmouth (2/26), striking out the lone batter he faced
Retired both batters faced, striking out one, in relief appearanced against Marist (3/14)
Made first ACC appearance at Florida State (3/19)
Pitched perfect inning in relief against Towson (3/28)
Closed out ninth inning against JMU without allowing an earned run (4/4)
Pitched one-hit seventh inning to hold George Washington scoreless (4/11)

PREP
Went 6-3 with 2.79 ERA in 2011; also hit .347 with three home runs
Was Cedar Run District Pitcher of the Year in 2011
All-Met Honorable Mention selection in 2011
Played on 2010 gold medalist Virginia Commonwealth Game team
Played first base in addition to pitching
Coached by Matt Caudle and Jay Burkhart
Named to Principal’s Honor Roll

PERSONAL
Parents are Wayne and Mary Abel
Has a sister, Rebecca, and a brother, Benjamin