A veteran outfielder returning for his third season with the Knights, Nate redshirted at Washington State in 2012-13 and will be a junior, eligibility-wise, in 2013-14.
Nate hit .311 (37-119) in 35 games in 2012, with 14 RBIs, 13 steals and some stellar catches in left field. He played in the West Coast League All-Star Game all-star. He also hit .316 (6-19) for the Knights in 2011 before a wrist injury ended his season after just six games.
As a freshman at WSU in 2011, Nate hit .400 and then hit .265 as a sophomore in 2012.
Nate lettered in baseball and football at Mt. Spokane High in Mead, Wash. He was named second-team all-Greater Spokane League his sophomore year and was a first-team GSL all-star his junior and senior years.