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#27 Joe Nellis, P


Position: P
Date of Birth: 10/27/1995
Height: 6' 0"   Weight: 210 lbs
College Experience: St. Johns
Bats: L
Throws: L
Resides: Johnstown, NY
School Year: Junior


As a Junior (2016):
Made eight appearances, six of which were starts… registered a 2-5 record with a 6.43 ERA… struck out 21 batters while allowing just 14 walks… made a relief appearances in the Red Storm’s season opener against Richmond (Feb. 19)… threw 5.0 innings of relief at Florida State, allowing two earned runs (March 5)… tossed 6.0 innings of one-run ball, but registered a no-decision at Southern Illinois (March 12)… picked up his first win of the season in the first game of a doubleheader against La Salle, striking out eight and allowing just two hits in 6.0 innings of scoreless work (March 26)… recorded his second-straight victory with 5.2 innings of work against NYIT (April 1).

At Herkimer College (2015)
A second team All-Region III honoree and an All-Mountain Valley Conference selection ... made nine appearances, including eight starts, and went 8-0 with a 2.37 ERA and one complete game ... racked up 43 strikeouts in 38.0 innings pitched ... tossed a perfect game in a 5.0 inning run-rule victory against SUNY Adirondack ... helped Generals win the Region III Championship, place third at the NJCAA Division III World Series and finish with a 48-6 record.

At Fulton-Montgomery Community College (2014)
Played in five games for the Raiders before a season-ending injury ... went 0-1 with a 1.69 ERA in two pitching appearances, both starts ... had four strikeouts in 5.1 innings of work ... also batted .308 (4-for-13) with one double, one home run and seven RBI.

At Johnstown
A three-year letterwinner for the Sir Bills ... a two-time team captain ... earned fourth team All-State honors and garnered Fulton County Athlete of the Year accolades as a senior ... a three-time first team Foothills Council All-Star ... also earned four wrestling letters and two football letters ... a three-year wrestling team captain.

Joseph James Nellis ... born in Gloversville, N.Y. ... son of Jim and Marlene Nellis ... has a younger sister, Morgan ... chose St. John's for its academics and baseball tradition ... lists his parents as the people he most admires ... lists Derek Jeter as his favorite athlete ... majoring in sport management.

Stallions Roster »
6 Nick Massa P
9 Drew Farkas P
11 Brady Peterson P
13 John Clayton P
15 Kelly Killeen P
16 Ian Sheuer P
21 Mark Meyer P
27 Joe Nellis P
28 Matt Jones P
31 Jason Antalek P
32 Jeff Hayner P
34 Matt Pushard P
36 Avery Short P
39 Kevin Napoleon P
0 Justin Tuey C
0 Noah Vanderbeck C
3 Luke Pettersen SS
5 Patrick Lagravinese 2B
8 Jeff Palczewski 3B
17 Matt Forlow IF
20 Tyler Kelder 3B
26 Nicolas Teitter IF
35 Andrew Taft 1B
23 Matt Feinstein OF
24 Jack Gonzalez OF
25 Connor Powers OF

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