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Nathaniel Abel
Nathaniel  Abel

Haymarket, Va.

High School:


No. 7 Cavaliers Trounce Duke, 17-8

Cavaliers record 22 hits - most of any ACC team in conference play this year


No. 5 Baseball Knocks Off Richmond, 6-2

Howard goes 5-for-5 and drives in three runs in Cavaliers' victory


No. 25 Virginia Baseball Rocks Toledo, 15-0

Waddell strikes out 15 in six innings while Cavaliers pile up 15 hits


2013 Virginia Baseball Season Preview

Young Cavaliers boast 25 underclassmen on the roster


Orange Downs Blue, 6-1, to Win Orange & Blue World Series

Three Orange pitchers combine on one-hitter

• Made six appearances, totaling seven innings
• Struck out batter to strand pair of runners in seventh inning against James Madison (4/24)
• Worked scoreless inning against Richmond (4/23)
• Pitched career-high 2 1/3 innings out of bullpen in win over Harvard (3/2)

• Pitched in seven games out of the bullpen
• Made first career appearance against Monmouth (2/26), striking out the lone batter he faced
• Retired both batters faced, striking out one, in relief appearanced against Marist (3/14)
• Made first ACC appearance at Florida State (3/19)
• Pitched perfect inning in relief against Towson (3/28)
• Closed out ninth inning against JMU without allowing an earned run (4/4)
• Pitched one-hit seventh inning to hold George Washington scoreless (4/11)

• Went 6-3 with 2.79 ERA in 2011; also hit .347 with three home runs
• Was Cedar Run District Pitcher of the Year in 2011
• All-Met Honorable Mention selection in 2011
• Played on 2010 gold medalist Virginia Commonwealth Game team
• Played first base in addition to pitching
• Coached by Matt Caudle and Jay Burkhart
• Named to Principal's Honor Roll

• Parents are Wayne and Mary Abel
• Has a sister, Rebecca, and a brother, Benjamin



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