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#28 Mike Nixon
Position: Left-Handed Pitcher
Bats: L
Throws: L
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
High School: Grand Rapids Catholic Central HS
Major: Marketing
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Mike Nixon
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 06/08/2011

2011: [Game-by-Game Statistics] Relief pitcher ... did not surrender an earned run in six outings (3/15-4/2) ... allowed one hit over three appearances (4/26-30), totaling five innings of relief work ... two of those hitless innings came against Northern Illinois (4/30), earning the save ... fanned a season-high five batters in 1 2/3 innings against Ball State (4/24) ... pitched a season-high four innings of relief work against Toledo (5/8), earning the save after striking out three ... allowed just one hit in 2/3 of an inning of relief at Eastern Michigan (5/19) ... threw to get the last out of the season in the eighth inning against Miami in the MAC Tournament (5/27).

2010: [Game-by-Game Statistics] Stranded 19 of 26 inherited base runners on the season ... earned his first collegiate win against Bowling Green in the MAC Tournament (5/29) ... 13 of his 24 appearances lasted longer than one inning ... fanned three in two scoreless innings at Miami (3/27) ...  put together a 1.86 ERA in MAC games.

2009: [Game-by-Game Statistics] Used as a long reliever early in the season before settling in as a short reliever during league play … held opponents scoreless in five of his last six appearances … did not allow a run in MAC games, tossing four scoreless innings … MAC batters hit .267 against him.

2008: [Game-by-Game Statistics] Primarily used as a lefty specialist … started the year four straight scoreless appearances … picked up his first career win against UIC, tossing a scoreless inning (4/8) … held the opponent off the board in eight of his 12 chances.

High School:
Played baseball for Mark Rasmussen … earned all-city and all-district honors as a sophomore … named all-city, all-district and all-region his junior season … duplicated those honors his senior year after posting a 7-1 record with a 1.38 ERA … struck out 79 and walked just nine … also batted .382 with 27 RBI … holds his school career record for innings pitched (169.0) and strikeouts (238) … played summer ball for the Grand Rapids Diamonds for three seasons.