The win for the Cougars snapped a 10-game losing streak in Hattiesburg.
Saw action in eight games, making five starts during the year ... Posted a 1-3 record with a 4.74 earned run average ... Earned lone victory in his first collegiate start against Mississippi Valley State (2/28), allowing an unearned run on one hit with a walk and eight strikeouts ... Surrendered just three hits and a walk with two strikeouts in his longest relief outing of the season of five innings against Houston (3/25) ... Did not allow an earned run in his first two outings, spanning 8 2/3 innings ... A member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll during the fall semester ... Rated one of the Top 10 incoming freshman in C-USA by Baseball America
Drafted in the 19th round (572 overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft ... Played at Salmen High School for coach Bill Morris ... Pitched 38 innings and posted a 4-2 record 56 strikeouts and a 0.75 ERA as a senior ... Named to the Baseball America Top 100 (No. 88) and Louisiana all-district 9-4A team ... Collected a 5-3 mark with a 1.90 ERA, allowing only 15 earned runs in 55.1 innings as a junior
Son of Bret and Taylor Nunez ... Majoring in Sport Coaching Education ... Born on July 28, 1992
Career Highs Innings Pitched: 6.0 vs. Mississippi Valley State, 2/28/12 Strikeouts: 8 vs. Mississippi Valley State, 2/28/12 Walks: 3 vs. LSU, 4/11/12; hits: 6, at South Alabama, 4/18/12 Runs: 4, twice (last at South Alabama, 4/18/12 Earned Runs: 4, twice (last at South Alabama, 4/18/12)