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  Trey Nielsen
Trey Nielsen

Player Profile
Hometown:
Salt Lake City

High School:
Skyline HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
INF

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R

07/12/2013

Nielsen Signs With St. Louis Cardinals

Hit .259 over three seasons at Utah.

06/08/2013

Nielsen Selected in MLB Draft

Nielsen was selected in the 30th round to the St. Louis Cardinals

05/26/2013

Utah Baseball Closes Out Year With 10-3 Win Over Seventh-Ranked Oregon

Tyler Relf ends his career with a 4-for-4 performance at the plate.

05/25/2013

Ducks Score Early as Utah Baseball Falls 6-2

Trey Nielsen goes 2-for-4 at the plate for the Utes.

05/19/2013

Utah Baseball Solid on Offense in 13-6 Win Over Kansas

Braden Anderson had four hits to lead Utah at the plate.

2012: Started in all 56 games, mostly at third base but also made four starts at second base due to injury ... .235 batting average and a .348 slugging percentage ... tied for eighth in the Pac-12 with 17 doubles ... 20 RBI ... one triple and two home runs ... 25 runs scored ... 14 multiple-hit games ... longest hitting streak was seven games (3/10-23) ... 18-game reached base streak from 2/26-3/31 ... hit .357 (5-for-14) against UAB, including a 3-for-5 performance in game one (3/2-4) ... hit a two-RBI triple against USC (3/18) ... drove in both runs against Sacramento State with a double (3/21) ... 3-for-5 against UCLA with two doubles and two runs scored (3/31) ... 3-for-4 against Washington State with a double (4/15) ... hit .417 (5-for-12) over three games against California with three doubles (4/20-22) ... 2-for-5 with two RBI against Southern Utah (424) ... hit .417 (5-for-12) in three games against Oregon State (5/11-13) ... 3-for-4, scoring two runs, including his second career inside-the-park home run in game one against OSU (5/11) ... 2-for-5 in game three vs. OSU, scoring on a squeeze play (5/13) ... 2-for-5 against Utah Valley, including a double and a sixth-inning home run that gave Utah the lead (5/15) ... 2-for-4 with two RBI against CSU Bakersfield (5/26).

2011: Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American ... second-team all-MWC at third base ... made 47 starts at third ... sixth in the conference in slugging percentage (.572) ... tied for fourth in the league and was second on the team with nine home runs ... .318 batting average ... 17 doubles ... 55 hits ... 3-of-6 in stolen bases ... 41 RBI ... 15 multiple-hit games ... longest hitting streak was nine games ... ended the season on a seven-game hitting streak ... had at least one hit in his first six games as a Ute ... 3-for-5 with three RBI against Santa Clara (3/11) ... hit .417 during the BYU series (5-of-12), including a three-RBI double during the third game of the series (3/17-19) ... had five hits during the Air Force series, scoring the game-winning run in game two after stealing a base (3/25-27) ... hit an inside-the-park grand slam against New Mexico (4/16) ... named MWC Player of the Week on 4/25 after a strong week against BYU and Tulane ... 2-for-5 with two doubles against BYU, scoring a run (4/19) ... hit .556 over three games against Tulane with two doubles and two home runs, driving in six runs (4/21-23) ... 3-for-4 with four RBI in game three against Tulane, falling a triple shy of the cycle (4/23) ... hit a three-run home run against Utah Valley (4/26) ... two-run home run against TCU gave the Utes the lead (5/13) ... drove in seven runs against San Diego State in the MWC tournament on a grand slam and a three-RBI double (5/25) ... named to the MWC Tournament All-Tournament team.

High School: Drafted in 2010 in the 42nd round by the Chicago Cubs ... two-time first-team all-state ... 2010 Preseason Rawlings honorable mention All-American ... went 6-1 on the mound as a senior with a 1.21 ERA ... 58 innings pitched ... 96 strikeouts ... hit .444 with 15 intentional walks ... 10 home runs and 29 RBI ... hit .485 with seven home runs and 31 RBI's as a junior ... hit two home runs in the 2009 Marshall Gates Foundation/Deseret News all-star game in 2009 ... both pitches and plays first base ... played with the Mountain West Baseball Academy ... 2009 Cincinnati Reds Area Code team.

Personal: Father Scott Nielsen pitched at Brigham Young and played four years in Major League Baseball.

Major: Mass Communication

Nielsen, Trey


Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2011....  .318  48-47   173   25   55  17   0   9   41   99  .572  11   3  44   1  .365   2   3   3-6     22  70  18  .836
2012....  .235  56-56   221   25   52  17   1   2   20   77  .348  13   3  55   3  .283   3   1   2-4     48  85  10  .930
2013....  .232  44-42   177   18   41  13   1   3   24   65  .367   7   3  46   3  .273   0   4   6-8    330  19   7  .980
TOTAL...  .259 148-145  571   68  148  47   2  14   85  241  .422  31   9 145   7  .305   5   8  11-18   400 174  35  .943

Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 2013.... 6.00 0-0 4 2 0 0/0 0 6.0 11 6 4 6 7 2 0 0 35 .393 0 1 0 0 0 TOTAL... 6.00 0-0 4 2 0 0/0 0 6.0 11 6 4 6 7 2 0 0 35 .393 0 1 0 0 0


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