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2005 Was 1-0 with a 4.07 ERA in 14 appearances with 22 SO and 9 BB in 24.1 IP ... Did not allow a run in 5 appearances in SEC play (8.2 IP) ... Surrendered just 3 H and 3 BB with 7 K's in conference play ... Held right-handed hitters to a .215 average (14-for-65) ... Went 6 consecutive appearances (8.2 IP) without allowing an earned run (4/16-5/22) ... Also had a string of seven consecutive relief appearances (11.1 IP) without allowing an earned run (4/5-5/22) ... Earned first career start at Samford (4/12), going 3.1 IP with 4 H, 2 R and a career-high 6 SO ... Earned win in relief against Mercer (2/15) [1.0 IP, 0 H, 1 SO] ... Made first career relief appearance against Hofstra (2/6) ... Went 1.0 IP, allowing 2 H, 1 R with 0 BB against Hofstra.
HIGH SCHOOL Four-year letterwinner for coach Tracy Brumfield at Cabell Midland High School ... Posted a 19-7 career mark with six saves ... Two-time All-State selection as a junior and senior ... Earned All-MSAC Conference honors as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Was 5-1 with three saves and a 2.00 ERA in 40.2 IP with 66 strikeouts as a senior ... As a junior, notched a 5-1 mark with three saves with a 1.40 ERA ... Fanned 68 batters in 47.2 innings during junior season ... As a sophomore was 7-4 with a 1.86 earned run average with a career-high 70 strikeouts and 62 innings ... 2-1 with a 1.24 ERA in 11.1 IP as a freshman ... Named to All-Tournament team of the West Virginia State Tournament as a junior ... Played in the Eastern Professional Showcase at Wilmington, N.C. in 2003 and was a member of Team Florida-USA in the fall of 2003 ... Played football as a freshman and was a member of the basketball team two seasons ... Academically, was a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Who's Who Among American High School Students ... Four year Student Council Officer and was the President of Fellowship of Christian Athletes as a junior and senior.
PERSONAL Born Clarence Anthony Nicely on November 6, 1985, in Huntington, W.V. ... Son of Troy and Susie Nicely ... Two siblings, sister Ashley (16) and brother Troy Arron (11) ... Father, Troy, played football at Marshall University (defensive end) in 1983 ... Major: Exercise Science.