3 - Steven Nunez
Steven Nunez
Birth Date: 06/02/1987
Height: 5-10
Weight: 175
Hometown: Tulare, Calif.
High School: Tulare Western
Position: P/OF
Bats/Throws: R/R
Weapon: Sr.

COACH BARLOW SAYS: "Steve was an impact player for us both on the mound and in the outfield throughout his career at MIT. His production on the field as well as his quiet leadership will be missed. Stevie concluded his MIT career with a very well-deserved NEWMAC 2nd Team All-Conference selection."

2009: earned NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference honors...appeared in 32 games and started 30...recorded a .310 batting average...ranked 2nd in the NEWMAC and 1st on the team in triples (3)...went 1-for-3 (2 R, RBI, 2 BB, SB) in the first game of a doubleheader vs. Vassar (3/15)...1-for-3 (R, 3 BB, SB) vs. RIC (3/17)...went 3-for-4 with a run scored and a hit-by-pitch vs. Minot State (3/20)...2-for-4 (R, 3B, 2 RBI, BB) vs. Colby (3/24)...went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and a double in the second game of a conference doubleheader vs. Babson (4/4)...3-for-5 (2 R, 2B, RBI) in a conference game vs. Springfield (4/10)...went 2-for-2 with a run scored and an RBI in the first game of a conference doubleheader vs. Coast Guard (4/13)...came in as a replacement and went 2-for-3 (2 R, 3B, 4 RBI, SB) in a conference game vs. Springfield (4/14)...1-for-3 (R, RBI, HBP) in the first game of a conference doubleheader vs. Clark (4/18)...combined to go 4-for-4 (2 R, 2B, 3 RBI, HBP, SF, SB) in a doubleheader vs. Newbury (4/19)...went 2-for-5 with two runs scored in a NEWMAC playoff game vs. Clark (4/25)...1-for-3 with a run in the second game of a doubleheader vs. Williams (5/1)...appeared in 6 games and started 2 on the mound...posted a 2-2 record and 4.05 E.R.A. in 20.0 innings work...3rd on the MIT pitching staff in wins and 3rd in complete games (1)...threw two scoreless innings of relief in the second game of a doubleheader vs. Vassar (3/15)...picked up a win in relief (3 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 3 K) in a conference game vs. Springfield (4/10)...had a complete game shutout (7 IP, 6 H, 7 K, BB) in the first game of a doubleheader vs. Newbury (4/19).

2008: appeared in 24 games and made 19 starts in the outfield...batted .323, good for second on the team...tied for 2nd on the team in on base percentage (.413)...3rd on the team in slugging percentage (.431) and triples (1)...went 2-for-4 (R, 2 RBI, BB) in the second game of a doubleheader vs. Gustavus Adolphus (3/25)...2-for-2 (R, 2 2B, BB, SB) in the second game of a doubleheader vs. Colby (3/27)...2-for-2 in the first game of a conference doubleheader vs. Springfield (4/19)...went 3-for-5 with a double and 2 RBI in a NEWMAC Tournament game vs. Springfield (4/23)...1-for-3 with 2 runs scored and a walk in a NEWMAC Tournament game vs. Clark (4/26)...went 1-for-3 with a walk vs. Fisher (4/30)...3-for-4 (2 R, 2 2B, RBI) vs. Williams (5/3)...went 2-for-5 with an RBI and a stolen base vs. Suffolk (5/5)...1-for-3 (R, RBI, 2 BB, 2 SB) vs. Fitchburg State (5/6)...appeared in 5 games and made 3 starts on the mound...compiled a 2-1 record with an E.R.A. of 4.24 over 23.1 innings of work...picked up a win in relief (4 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 2 K, BB) in the second game of a doubleheader vs. Vassar (3/21)...got the start vs. conference opponent Clark (4/17) and picked up the win (7 IP, 9 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 5 K, BB)...gave up one run over 2 innings of work (3 H, ER, BB) in a NEWMAC Tournament game vs. Clark (4/26)...received a no-decision (7 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 5 K, 2BB) vs. UMass-Boston (5/1).

2007: appeared in 31 games and started 28 as a hitter...batted .313...6th in the NEWMAC in steals/game (0.39) and tied for 7th in steals (12)...2nd on the team in on base percentage (.416) and 3rd in stolen bases...tied for 3rd on the team in hit by pitch (4)...batted an impressive .378 with a team leading nine runs scored in conference play...combined to go 2-for-4 with a stolen base in a doubleheader vs. Oberlin (3/26)...3-for-6 (4 R, 3 RBI, SB) vs. Middlebury (3/27)...went 3-for-4 with a triple and run scored vs. Southern Maine (3/28)...1-for-3 (3 R, RBI, 2 BB, SB) vs. Wesleyan (4/11)...combined to go 4-for-7 (3 R, 2 RBI, BB) in a conference doubleheader vs. WPI (4/14)...3-for-4 with two runs and two stolen bases vs. conference opponent Clark (4/19)...2-for-4 (2 R, RBI, BB, 2 SB) in a conference game vs. Coast Guard (4/20)...went 3-for-6 (R, 2 RBI, SB) in the second game of a conference doubleheader vs. Springfield (4/26)...2-for-3 with a walk and a steal a NEWMAC Semifinal contest vs. Babson (4/29)...2-for-4 with an RBI and a walk vs. Fitchburg State (5/6)...appeared in 10 games and started 2 as a pitcher...posted a 2-0 record with 3 saves and an 5.18 E.R.A. over 24.1 innings of work...tied for NEWMAC lead in winning percentage (1.000) and tied for 3rd in saves...led team in saves...tied for team lead in runners picked off (2)...2nd on the team in games finished (6)...tied for team lead in winning percentage...tied for 3rd on the team in wins...had an excellent 2.89 E.R.A. during conference play and recorded two saves...threw three scoreless, one hit innings to pick up a save in the first game of a doubleheader vs. Colby (3/29)...picked up a key save by getting the last out in the second game of a conference doubleheader vs. Babson (4/1)...gave up one earned run over two innings (3 H, R, 0 BB, 0 K) in the second game of a doubleheader vs. conference opponent Wheaton (4/7)...picked up a save (2 IP, H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K) in the second game of a conference doubleheader vs. WPI (4/14)...started and received a no-decision (5 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, K) in a conference game vs. Clark (4/19)...threw a scoreless inning vs. Bates (4/23)...threw a complete game (7 IP, 6 H, R, ER, 2 BB, 8 K) to pick up the win vs. Newbury (5/4).

2006: appeared in 34 games and started 31 batting .232...picked up his first collegiate hit vs. Wentworth Institute (3/23) and went 1-for-3 with a run, an RBI, and a walk...stroked a key two-run, two-out 7th inning single in game one of a conference doubleheader vs. Clark (3/25) and combined to go 3-for-6 (2 R, 2 RBI, HPB, SB) in the two games...went 3-for-4 (2 R, 2B, 2 SB) in the first game of a doubleheader vs. Thomas (3/30)...1-for-3 (R, BB, SB) in the first game of a doubleheader vs. Elms (4/1)...went 2-for-3 (2 R, RBI, SB) vs. Eastern Nazarene (4/13)...provided a walk off, game winning RBI single in game one of a conference doubleheader vs. Worcester Polytechnic (4/15)...combined to go 3-for-5 with a walk in a conference doubleheader vs. Springfield (4/22)...layed down two key sacrifice bunts, one of which was a squeeze in the first round of the NEWMAC tournament vs. Coast Guard (4/27)...1-for-2 (3 R, 2 RBI, 2 BB, SB) in a NEWMAC tournament game vs. WPI (4/30).

PERSONAL: son of Steven and Nellie Nunez...civil engineering major...born on 6/2/87...hobbies include playing video games and working out...favorite sports team and player are the Los Angeles Dodgers and Michael Young...lists The Catcher in the Rye and Gladiator as his favorite book and movie...also plays defensive back for MIT's football team.

HITTING
YearGP-GSAVGABRH2BHRRBIBBSB
200634-31.2329522221014116
200731-28.318107213400141412
200824-19.32365821501195
200932-30.31011624364022118
Totals121-108.29538375113100614531
PITCHING
YearAPP-GSERAW-LSVIPHRERBBSO
2006----------
200710-25.182-0324.12814141114
20085-34.242-1023.1311711616
20096-24.052-2020.025129815
Totals21-74.526-3367.28443342545