Nick Kiel

5-9 / 200
Bats Left / Throws Left
Jackson HS

Background: Second Team All-North region pitcher last spring…named to the NWAACC Sophomore Showcase this fall…early signed this November with the University of Missouri…made the all-tourney team at the NWAACC Championships last May, leading Bellevue to a third place finish at the NWAACC Championships…redshirt in 2012…played at Jackson HS under Coach Kirk Nicholson…four-year letter-winner…2nd Team All-Wesco 4A Pitcher during junior year, 1st Team All-Wesco and 1st Team All-Area Pitcher selection as a senior… prep team was 4A State runner-up…played summer baseball for the Seattle Stars for Coach Guy Keller along with current teammate Anthony Flatt…played in the Area Code Games and Mariner Cup summer invites…listed #23 in state by Baseball Northwest of 2011 top prospects.

Personal: Born November 30, 1992…son of Larry and Cathy Kiel… also recruited by University of Washington, Washington State University and University of Oregon…possible major in sports management…chose Bellevue because of good baseball program, played several summer games at Courter Field and liked the field and mound…maintains a 1 handicap index in golf…lists greatest baseball thrill as pitching with the game on the line in pressure situations knowing the outcome of the situation is in your hands.