Notre Dame beat Quinnipiac 6 runs to 0 on Saturday, April 20th at Frank Eck Stadium.
AT NOTRE DAME: One-year monogram winner ... had really good fall as a freshman before struggling a bit in spring ... has some power in bat ... is a good athlete and runs well ... great team player ... looking to find role entering sophomore campaign.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Played in 22 games during inaugural Irish season, making eight starts in the Notre Dame outfield ... recorded a pair of two-out RBI during the campaign, and added one double and scored three runs ... roped a base hit in first career start against Florida Gulf Coast (Feb. 16) ... added first RBI, stolen base and run scored later in the day versus Ohio State (Feb. 16) ... knocked a base hit and drove in second career run at Pittsburgh (Apr. 14) ... clocked first career double in only appearance against Quinnipiac (Apr. 20) ... 1-for-1 with a run scored at Toledo (Apr. 23) ... drew a walk and scored a run in series finale against Connecticut (Apr. 28).
PREP & PERSONAL: Four-time all-conference selection ... named all-Western North Carolina as a senior ... team captain ... selected as team MVP as a sophomore and senior ... won conference regular season and tournament titles as a junior and senior ... finished second in state as a junior ... named T.C. Roberson Male Athlete of the Year as a senior ... batted .458 with 27 RBI and 38 runs scored as a senior ... started every varsity baseball game since seventh grade ... earned six letters in baseball ... also played four years of basketball, starting every game for four years ... named all-conference as a junior and senior ... teamed team MVP and team captain both years as well ... earned four letters ... earned a full scholarship to the Carolina Day School for freshman and sophomore year, before attending T.C. Roberson High School as a junior and senior ... played club baseball for the Spartanburg Phillies ... helped team finish in third place in 2010 and eighth place in 2011 at the WWBA in East Cobb, Ga. ... full name is James Patrick Nevant ... born in Marion, N.C. ... son of Chris and Christine Nevant ... has a younger brother, Chris, and a younger sister, Suzanne ... uncle, John Ebert, played baseball at Notre Dame from 1978-82 ... grandfather, Jack Ebert, attended Notre Dame from 1953-54 ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.