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MATHEU NELSON

#63

Mat Nelson

(Updated September 2018)
position
Catcher
height
5'11"
weight
195
year
Freshman
hometown
Largo, Fla.
high school
Calvary Christian

ACCOLADES:

  • 2018 MLB Draft: 39th Round (1157), Philadelphia Phillies

PERSONAL:

Rated No. 144 overall and the 13th-best catcher in the country by Perfect Game…No. 260 overall by Baseball America…No. 2 catcher in the state of Florida by Perfect Game…Rawlings/Perfect Game third team All-American as a senior at Calvary Christian…first team All-Florida by Rawlings/Perfect Game…during four year career at Calvary Christian, helped the school win 60 consecutive games, a Florida high school record, a No. 1 national ranking and the 2017 4A state title…Pinellas Player of the Year by the Tampa Bay Times after hitting .465 with five home runs, 14 doubles, 45 RBI, seven stolen bases and a .996 fielding percentage as a senior…hit .384 as a junior en route to All-Tampa and All-Pinellas County first team honors…assistant coach in high school was the late Roy Halladay, a former MLB All-Star and 2019 Hall of Fame inductee…majoring in sport management…born January 1, 1999.