2012 • Junior
In his first season with the Billikens, Nelson
established himself as one of the team's top offensive weapons...started all 59
games, hitting .314 with a .409 on-base percentage and a .429 slugging
percentage...led the team with 14 doubles...had a season-best 27-game on-base
streak. Also had a team-best nine-game hitting streak...had a great game against
MVC power Southern Illinois. He went a perfect four-for-four from the plate
with two doubles, two RBIs and a run scored...
Helped Serra win the league
championship his junior and senior seasons and led the team to the CCS
sectional championship his final year...As a senior, he was selected to play for
the Northern California Braves Scout Team, a prestigious team filled with
numerous MLB draft prospects.
Hit .400 (15th in the state) and
tied for sixth in the state with a conference-best six home runs...drove in 30 runs
and drew 27 walks (tied for 10th in the state), slugged .608 (14th in the
state) and posted a .513 on-base percentage (ninth in the state)... Unanimous
first-team All-League selection, earned Northern California All-America honors
and was voted third-team Pacific Association Division All-America...participated
in the California Rawlings Cup and earned a spot on the All-Tournament team.