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Nolan Metcalf

Position C/1B
Height 6'3''
Weight 245 lbs.
B/T R/R
Class Junior
Hometown Granger, Ind.
High School Penn HS

2020 (SHORTENED SEASON DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)

  • Appeared in 15 games with 12 starts at first base, finishing with a .244 batting average (10-for-41) with 10 RBI, two doubles, two home runs and six walks
  • Tallied a season-high three RBI, three runs and two walks at Charleston Southern (2/22)
  • Three multiple-RBI games – at Charleston Southern (2/22), at Charleston Southern (2/23) and vs. Creighton (3/4)
  • Hit first home run of the season at Charleston Southern (2/22) and second vs. Indiana State (3/7)

2019 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Started in 27 of the 44 games he appeared in
  • Batted .256 (30-for-117) with seven doubles, four home runs and 23 RBIs
  • Made season debut in a start at designated hitter at USC Upstate (2/16)
  • Career-high four at bats vs. Texas Southern (2/23)
  • Hit first-career home run vs. Northern Illinois (3/2)
  • Knocked in a career-high three RBIs, at West Virginia (4/21), vs. Creighton(4/24) and vs. Texas (5/5)
  • Recorded a career-high five hits at Furman (4/26)

2018 (FRESHMAN)

  • Started one of the 14 games he played
  • Batted .077 (1-for-14) with one RBI
  • Made career debut and recorded first hit against Northwestern (2/24)
  • Career-high three at bats against Texas Southern (3/2)
  • Recorded an at bat at then-No. 4 Florida State (3/6)
  • Drove in first-career RBI on a sacrifice fly against Omaha (3/14)

PENN HS

  • Played for head coach Greg Dikos at Penn High School in Mishawaka, Indiana
  • Also lettered in football
  • Career .379 hitter in high school
  • Holds record for most hit-by-pitches in school history
  • Team was four-time conference and sectional champion; three-time regional champion; two-time state semi-finals and won one state championship
  • Three-time all-conference honoree with one District Player of the Year recognition
  • An all-state player
  • Earned a spot on the High Honor Roll four times

PERSONAL

  • Born in Granger, Indiana
  • Son of Dave and Leslie Metcalf
  • Father, Dave, wrested at DePauw
  • Has one sister, Lexie
  • Plans to major in sport management