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Nolan Clegg

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Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 195
  • B/T R/R
  • Hometown Toronto, Ohio
  • Last School Toronto

Career Highlights

  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2020)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2020, 2021)

2021 (Junior)

  • Played in 10 games with three starts
  • Had two hits in 11 at-bats
  • Collected four walks on the year
  • Had a hit and an RBI in the season-opener, extra-inning win vs. Illinois on March 5
  • Got a hit in a pinch-hit role vs. Maryland on March 29
  • Scored his lone run of the season after walking as a pinch hitter at Michigan on April 11

2020 (Sophomore)

  • Appeared in 10 games, making nine starts in the outfield
  • Batted .333 (11-for-33) with three doubles, a home run, five runs scored and three RBI
  • Tied for second on the team with three multi-hit games
  • Hit a solo home run against Indiana State (2/16)
  • Went 2-for-5 with a pair of doubles, a walk and a run scored vs. Harvard (3/7)
  • 2-for-4 with a stolen base, an RBI and a run scored against Fairfield (3/8)
  • Posted a 2-for-4 day with a run scored at North Florida (3/11)

2019 (Freshman)

  • Played in 19 games with 12 starts, including eight in center field and four as designated hitter as a true freshman
  • Hit .286 (12-for-42) with two doubles, two homers and 13 RBI
  • Made collegiate debut vs. Seton Hall (2/17)
  • Went 2-for-4 with two RBI in first collegiate start in centerfield at Bethune-Cookman (3/3)
  • 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI vs. Western Carolina (3/10)
  • Hit first collegiate homer and also walked three times vs. NKU (3/19)
  • Drove in three runs in series vs. Hawai’i (3/21-24)
  • 2-for-4 with two runs scored, double, homer and two RBI at Ohio (4/9)
  • Made three appearances a pinch-runner in Big Ten Tournament (5/22-26)
  • Had one plate appearance as a pinch-hitter in Nashville Regional game vs. No. 2 Vanderbilt (5/31)

Prior to Ohio State

  • Three-time first team All-State selection at Toronto High School for coach Brian Perkins
  • Division IV Player of the Year and Eastern District Player of the Year in 2018
  • Collected 33 hits, 41 runs scored, 37 RBI, 71 total bases and seven stolen bases with a .446 average as a senior for the Red Knights
  • Paced the Red Knights with 51 strikeouts and an ERA of 3.23 to earn all-conference honors
  • Recorded a combined 107 hits, 82 RBI, 18 doubles, six triples, three homers, 41 walks and a .501 average during sophomore and junior campaigns
  • All-Ohio Academic Team honoree in 2018
  • Played summer ball for Bo Jackson Elite and Coach Cory Valentine

Personal

  • Son of Aaron and Korey Clegg
  • Has two siblings, Hank and AJ
  • Air Transportation major
  • Would like to become a pilot for a branch of the military or a commercial airline after graduation
  • Enjoys fishing, motocross, UTV riding, watching movies and hiking