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Cole Nelson
Cole Nelson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edina, Minn.

High School:
Edina

Last College:
Des Moines Area CC

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 248

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
07/14/1989

Experience:
TR

B-T:
L-L

JUNIOR COLLEGE (DES MOINES AREA CC)
Drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 45th round (No. 1,369) of the 2009 MLB Draft ... Played for for Dan Fitzgerald at Des Moines Area CC ... Was 4-2 with a 3.19 ERA as a sophomore, striking out 62 ... Also earned eight saves ... Second Team All-Conference ... In 42 1/3 IP, surrendered 35 hits and 31 walks ... Went 5-0 with a 3.05 ERA in 10 appearances as a freshman, holding opponents to a .224 batting average ... Struck out 25 in 41.1 IP, making 6 starts with 2 complete games ... Helped lead Edina Legion to the state tournament for the first time in 25 years in 2008.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for John Peterson at Edina ... All-Classic Lake Conference pitcher.

PERSONAL
Cole Hunter Nelson ... Son of Dale and Tracy Nelson ... Has a brother, Chase (18) ... Majoring in psychology.