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Michael Nix
Michael Nix

Hometown:
Auburn, Ala.

High School:
Central Alabama CC

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 240

Position:
IF/RHP

Birthdate:
05/21/1983

2004
One of Tigers' primary relievers, was 1-3 with a 4.56 ERA in 20 outings over 25.2 IP ... In 10 SEC appearances, was 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA in 12 innings ... Tossed 4.1 scoreless innings in last two outings with four strikeouts ... Team-best 2.04 ERA in 17.2 IP at Plainsman Park ... Went a career-long 2.2 IP (1 H, 1 R) with a career-high five strikeouts on April 25 against Miss. State ... 29 strikeouts in 24.2 IP ... Had a 2.19 ERA in first nine appearances ... Notched first career victory on March 7 against VCU ... Tossed two perfect innings of relief with three strikeouts.

JUNIOR COLLEGE Played at Central Alabama Community College for Don Ingram in 2003 ... Was 9-2 with a 1.61 earned run average and 64 strikeouts in 52.2 innings pitched ... Hit .354 with two homers and 58 runs batted in ... Selected to all-regional team and picked most outstanding pitcher.

2002
Member of Auburn team, however did not play.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Matt Cimo at Auburn HS ... All-state and all-area selection as a senior after posting a 10-1 record with a 1.35 earned run average ... Had five complete games ... Hit .425 with eight home runs and 55 runs batted in during senior season ... Had an 11-3 record with six complete games and a 1.55 ERA while garnering all-area honors as a junior ... Hit .450 with 11 homers and 67 RBI as a junior ... Team MVP as a junior and senior ... Stole 25 bases as a junior and 27 during senior season ... Also lettered in basketball ... Named to Dean's List.

PERSONAL
Michael Ward Nix was born on May 21, 1983, in Opelika, Ala. ... Son of Mike and Leigh Nix .. .One older sister, Megan (24) ... Father Mike played basketball and baseball at Auburn ... Nephew of former Auburn baseball coach Paul Nix ... Major: Undecided.