Nate Irving
Nate Irving


Yonkers, N.Y.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 230




No. 1 Virginia Cruises Past William & Mary, 11-2

Cavaliers rack up 14 hits while UVa limits potent W&M offense to just four hits


No. 2 Virginia Edges No. 14 Clemson, 3-2

Kirby, Mayberry and Howard combine on five-hitter


No Hitter! Nathan Kirby No-Hits Pitt in 4-0 Cavaliers' Win

Kirby strikes out 18 batters in dominating effort


No. 2 Virginia Takes Game 1 Against Virginia Tech, 2-1

Irving hits tie-breaking single in seventh inning


No. 3 Virginia Takes Series Opener Over Boston College, 8-1

Kirby fires 6 1/3 shutout innings and bottom third of order goes 9-for-11


Baseball vs. East Carolina (By Kelsey Grant)

Baseball vs. East Carolina 2/23/14


Baseball vs. Florida State (by Matt Riley)

Baseball vs. Florida State (by Matt Riley)


Baseball vs. Clemson (AP)

Baseball vs. Clemson (AP)

• Started and played in 56 games at catcher; caught 88 percent of UVa's innings (488 2/3 of 556 2/3)
• Earned invitation to try out for 2013 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team following season
• Named to NCAA Charlottesville Regional All-Tournament Team
• Earned spot on All-ACC Academic Baseball Team for second straight year
• Named to initial watch list for Johnny Bench Award
• Solid bunter who recorded team-high 12 sacrifice bunts (fourth in ACC)
• Ended season on seven-game hit streak, including all five games of NCAA tournament
• Was strong defensively with just one error and four passed balls (.998 fielding percentage)
• Reached base safely in 22 of 34 plate appearances in three-series stretch against NC State, Miami and Wake Forest
• Was 6-for-18 with team-best five RBI in NCAA tournament
• Was 3-for-9 with pair of doubles at ACC tournament
• Was 6-for-12 and scored four runs in UNC series
• Went 4-for-11 with five RBI in Duke series; hit walk-off single to cap three-run ninth-inning rally in Game 1
• Was 3-for-8 with four walks in Wake Forest series
• Went 3-for-8, reached base in 7-of-12 plate appearances in Miami series
• Went 4-for-7 with two doubles, reached base in 7-of-11 plate appearances in NC State series
• Was 3-for-12 in Clemson series

• Started 49 games at catcher (played in 53 games total); started UVa's last 18 games behind plate
• Was first primary starting freshman catcher in Brian O'Connor's tenure at UVa
• Named to Charlottesville Regional All-Tournament Team
• Had walk-off hits against Virginia Tech (3/11) and Radford (4/24)
• Racked up strong .415 on base percentage (23 BB, 15 HBP), which ranked 15th in ACC
• Ranked sixth in ACC in HBP
• Third on team and in ACC with 15 sacrifice bunts
• Finished fifth on team in batting (.279), runs (33) and RBI (35)
• Had big series against Virginia Tech, going 6-for-12 with four RBI; had three run-scoring singles in finale vs. VT, including walk-off single (3/11)
• After falling into 0-2 hole, he battled back to draw bases-loaded walk to give Virginia a key insurance run in Sunday victory over Clemson (3/25)
• Drove in ninth-inning run on perfectly executed suicide squeeze against NC State; 2-for-4 on the day (3/31)
• Hit bases-clearing triple in eighth inning for three of his four RBI (career-high) against Wake Forest (4/9)
• Drove in three RBI off double and squeeze bunt against Richmond (4/17)
• Was 2-for-6 with two runs in Duke series (4/20-21)
• Racked up career-high four hits, including walk-off single in 11th, in win over Radford (4/24)
• Picked up three hits, scored three times in win over High Point (5/9)
• Went 3-for-10 in Maryland series, with all three knocks coming in Game 3 (5/19)
• Was 1-for-7 with three walks in ACC tournament (5/24-26)
• Went 3-for-9 with five runs scored in NCAA Regional (6/1-3); reached base safely in 6-of-12 plate appearances

• Five-time First Team All-Conference
• All-City Selection by New York Post and New York Daily News
• Gatorade State Players of the Year Finalist
• Named All-State by LoHud.com
• Power Showcase All-American
• Named All-Northeast First Team by Perfect Game
• Earned spot in East Coast Professional Showcase and Area Code Games
• Hit .520 with .606 on base percentage, 14 BB, 10 stolen bases, 15 RBI, 30 runs, nine doubles, two triples and three home runs
• Won Frank Bertino Award for Honorable Leadership, Character and Work Ethic

• Full name is Nathaniel Benjamin Irving
• Parents are Jonathan and Rheva Irving