Right Handed Pitcher
2013 STOPPER OF THE YEAR MIDSEASON WATCH LIST (NCBWA)
2013 ALL-ACC ACADEMIC TEAM
Drafted by Colorado Rockies in 21st round of 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft (No. 619 overall)…Served as team’s closer and finished regular season ranked first in conference in saves (13)…Allowed just four earned runs in 25 appearances spanning 26.1 innings (1.37 ERA)…Struck out 30 batters compared to four walks…Held opponents to .188 batting average…Finished with 2-2 personal record…Opened season with 16.2 scoreless innings over first 15 appearances…Earned first win of season against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 20)…Registered career high four strikeouts in career-high tying 2.0 innings against Milwaukee (Feb. 24)…Recorded first save of season in 5-3 win over Duke (March 10)…Registered back-to-back saves in midweek series with Columbia (March 19-20)…Recorded two saves in series with St. John’s (May 4-5)…Pitched one scoreless inning of relief in team’s 7-0 shutout of Clemson at 2013 ACC Championship (May 25).
Served as one of the team’s key relievers out of the bullpen, splitting late-season closer duties…Ranked second on the team with 29 appearances while finishing third with four saves…Registered the second-lowest ERA among relievers with an impressive 1.78…Allowed only five runs all season, the fewest among bullpen regulars…Struck out 18 batters in 25.1 innings pitched…Began his career with a 5.2-inning scoreless streak, stretching from Feb. 17 to March 9…Struck out a career-high three batters in one inning of relief against Florida Gulf Coast (Feb. 22)…Set a new career-high with 2.0 innings pitched against Clemson (April 1)…Went eight innings spanning seven appearances without allowing an earned run from March 21 to April 13…Went two scoreless innings in the team’s ACC Championship battle with Georgia Tech (May 27), allowing three hits while striking out one batter…
Played two seasons at Sierra College… Played under Coach Willson… During his freshman year, recorded a 2-1 record on the hill with a 2.31 ERA and six saves, leading the league in saves…
Player for Coach Sidhu and Coach Seffens at Folsom High… During his senior season, he hit .394 with three home runs and 24 RBI, while also owning a 4-1 record with a 2.33 ERA as a pitcher, leading his team to a 15-12 record… Also played for Coach Cook at Highland High…
Majoring in Liberal Arts at UMiami… Parents are Jerry and Diana Nedeljkovic… Has a younger sister, Lyndsey…