We will highlight them by class, starting with the seniors and ending with the brand new freshmen Catamounts.
#9 Daylan Nanny
HOMETOWN Plainfield, Ind.
COLLEGE Arizona Western
HIGH SCHOOL Plainfield HS
2019 (Sophomore): Played in 50 of the team’s 53 games with 50 starts, 42 coming in right field, seven at first base and one as the designated hitter … Batted .320 on the season with 66 hits including a team-best 19 doubles – tied for the second-most in the SoCon – with seven home runs … Drove in 31 runs while scoring 44 on the season … Finished with a team-best 24 multiple-hit games with six multiple-RBI outings … Added 22 walks and seven HBPs to bolster a .403 on-base percentage … First hit at WCU was a double in the season-opener against Oakland (Feb. 15) … Belted a grand-slam home run in the third game against Oakland (Feb. 16) … Doubled twice in his first three-hit performance against Indiana State (Feb. 27) … Named Southern Conference Baseball Player of the Week on March 4 after going 9-for-21 (.429) with three doubles, two home runs, and six RBI … Enjoyed a 10-game hitting streak in late-April through early May that included five, multi-hit games … Hit 4-for-13 (.308) with three walks in the SoCon Baseball Championship.
Prior to Western Carolina: Transferred to WCU from Arizona Western prior to Fall 2018 ... In 57 games as a freshman at AWC, batted .347 with 11 doubles, a triple and a home run ... Drove in 34 runs including three sac flies, scoring 46 runs ... Drew 39 walks as a part of a .473 on-base percentage ... Stole five bases in six attempts;
High School: Was honorable mention on the 2017 IHSBCA 4-A All-State team ... Finished his prep career with a .394 batting average, collecting a Plainfield High record 100 base hits and 50 RBI ... Posted a career .487 on-base percentage ... Hit .452 with a career-high 38 hits as a senior ... Originally committed to the University of Evansville in the fall of his senior year ... Played with the USSSA 14U National team in a tournament in Italy.
Personal: Is the son of Jennifer and Jamie Nanny.
Courtesy WCU Athletics Media Relations