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eric nelson

12u Baseball Coach

Eric is from DeKalb, Illinois where he played baseball for DeKalb High School. He came up to Wisconsin to play college baseball at Edgewood College in Madison. Eric pitched for Edgewood College from the 2019 season through the 2022 season. In his first three years on the mound for the Eagles, Eric was the closer before becoming a starter in his last season. In 2021 he recorded three saves and pitched to the second all-time in strikeouts per nine innings in a single season at 12.65. Eric is also second all-time in career strikeouts per nine innings as well. Eric graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology and is currently working on becoming a certified strength and condition specialist. For the Thundercats Eric is a Strength and Conditioning Coach as well as the coach of the 12u team.