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Case Nixon
Case Nixon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tuscaloosa, Ala.

High School:
Hillcrest

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215

Position:
C/RHP

B-T:
R-R



04/24/2012

Baseball Completes Season Sweep of Samford with 5-4 Win on Tuesday

Trey Pilkington retires all nine batters he faced for first career save

04/23/2012

Baseball Travels to Samford on Tuesday

Crimson Tide set to battle Bulldogs in tough non-conference game

04/19/2012

Baseball to Host Vanderbilt This Weekend

Crimson Tide to start second half of SEC schedule against Commodores

04/18/2012

Alabama-MVSU Quotes and Notes

Alabama-MVSU

04/18/2012

Baseball Defeats Mississippi Valley State 8-0

Center fielder Taylor Dugas registers school record 65th double of his career

SOPHOMORE (2012): Finished the season with a 4.57 ERA, making 10 appearances and starting for the Tide three times ... Posted a 2-1 record and pitched a total of 21.2 innings ... Made three appearances out of the bullpen during SEC play, totaling 3.1 innings ... Got the win at Samford (April 24) after throwing a career-high tying five innings in his third start of the season, allowing three runs on four hits with two walks and a strikeout ... Earned his first career win in just his second career start against Mississippi Valley State (April 18), helping the Tide post an 8-0 win over the Delta Devils in the first game of a doubleheader. He gave Alabama a career-high 5.0 innings, allowing just two hits with a walk and two strikeouts ... Gave up no runs and only one walk with two strikeouts in 1.0 inning of relief at Troy (March 20) ... Allowed two runs on one hit and two walks in 1.1 innings of relief pitched against Auburn (March 6) ... Made his first career start against Southern Mississippi (Feb. 29), lasting 3.0 innings against the Golden Eagles in a losing effort, allowing three earned runs on four hits. Tallied a career-high five strikeouts with three walks in the game ... Threw 2.0 innings out of the bullpen in the 7-0 shutout win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb.25), retiring all six batters he faced on 17 total pitches ... Made his fourth career appearance when he threw 1.0 innings against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 19), allowing two hits while striking out one batter in his first appearance of the season.

FRESHMAN (2011):Appeared as a hitter and a pitcher, throwing for the first time since Tommy John surgery last season ... appeared in eight games as a hitter, hitting .400 with two runs and one RBI while stealing a base as well ... made three appearances as a pitcher, tossing 2.0 innings and allowing four earned runs during that time ...MVSU: Made two appearances in the midweek series, coming in to pitch in game one and coming in as a pinch hitter in game two ... went 1.0 inning, walking one in game one (4/12) ... went 0-for-1 in his pinch-hit opportunity in game two (4/13). Samford: Made his second appearance as a pitcher for the 2011 season, taking the loss ... went 1.0 inning, allowing three runs - all earned - on one hit while walking three. Jacksonville State: Saw his first action a pitcher since having Tommy John surgery ... went 0.0 innings allowing one run on one hit and two walks. Mississippi: Came in as a pinch hitter in game one (3/18) ... went 0-for-1 in his lone plate appearance. EIU: Made his first career start as the DH in the series finale (3/6) ... was 1-for-3 with a walk and a run ... also had a pinch-hit double in game two ... was 2-for-4 with two runs scored. NWSU: Appeared in one game (3/6) as a pinch hitter ... went 0-for-1. USA Classic: Played in the UCF game, coming in as a pinch hitter and staying in to play LF ... went 1-for-1 in his lone at-bat. Alcorn State: Played in two games ... went 1-for-2 with an RBI on the weekend ... got a hit and an RBI in his first at-bat for UA (2/18).

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Hillcrest High School in Tuscaloosa ... excelled as a right-handed pitcher and catcher for the Patriots ... 2010 Under Armour preseason All-American ... played in the 2009 Under Armor All-American Game at Chicago's Wrigley Field ... attended numerous high school showcases, including 2009 Perfect Game National Showcase at the Metrodome in Minneapolis ... participated in the 2008 and 2009 East Coast Showcase at Tigertown in Lakeland, Fla. ... rated the No. 77 high school player in the country by Perfect Game Crosschecker ... appeared in 28 games and recorded 135 strikeouts in 101.1 innings on the mound over three years ... as a junior, he threw a one-hitter in the Patriots 12-1 win over rival Hoover ... was the only freshman member of the 2007 Class 6A state championship team and pitched against Hoover, Cullman and Oak Mountain, all of whom were ranked No. 1 in the state at the time of the game ... high school coach was Todd Agee.

PERSONAL: Full name is Harrison Case Nixon ... son of Crawford and Becky Nixon.

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