Nick Petree
Nick Petree

RS Senior

Clinton, Mo.

High School:
Clinton HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Right-Handed Pitcher



Matheny Earns Spot on USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Watch List

MSU outfielder tabbed for elite list featuring 50 of nation's top amateur players


Matheny Honored With ABCA All-Midwest Region Team Selection

Sophomore Outfielder Notches MSU's Fourth ABCA All-Region Nod in Three Seasons


Petree Adds ABCA/Rawlings All-America, Gold Glove Citations to 2013 Honor Roll

Former MSU Hurler Named Top Defensive Pitcher, Third-Team All-American by Coaches


Petree, Early Offensive Outburst Lift Bears to Fifth-Straight Victory

Junior Retires 17 Consecutive Batters in 9-5 Win Over Evansville to Open Key MVC Series


Bears Look to Stay Hot in Midweek Matchup With Saint Louis

MSU Begins Six-Game Road Stretch Tuesday Evening at Billiken Sports Center


Nick Petree Discusses His Complete Game Victory Over Indiana State

Nick Petree Discusses His Complete Game Victory Over Indiana State


Coach Guttin Discusses National Player of the Year Nick Petree

Coach Guttin Discusses National Player of the Year Nick Petree


Nick Petree discusses his pitching performance in Bears' 2-0 shutout win against UE

Nick Petree discusses his pitching performance in Bears' 2-0 shutout win against UE


Nick Petree - Coors MSU Player of the Week (March 19)

Nick Petree - Coors MSU Player of the Week (March 19)

• Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger National Player of the Year (2012)
• Collegiate Baseball First-Team All-America (2012)
• ABCA Second-Team All-America (2012)
• Perfect Game Second-Team All-America (2012)
• First-Team All-America (2012)
• Baseball America First-Team All-America (2012)
• NCBWA First-Team All-America (2012)
• NCAA Division I Statistical National Champion - Individual Earned Run Average (2012)
• College Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher of the Year Watch List (2012)
• NCBWA Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalist (2012)
• USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Semifinalist (2012)
• NCBWA District VII Player of the Year (2012)
• ABCA First-Team All-Midwest Region (2012)
• MVC Pitcher of the Year (2012)
• First-Team All-MVC (2012)
• MVC All-Defensive Team (2012)
• MSU Dave Dickensheet Outstanding Pitcher Award (2012)
• Preseason All-MVC (2012)
• MVC Pitcher of the Week (March 19, April 30 and May 7, 2012)
• Coors MSU Player of the Week (March 19, April 30, May 7 and May 14, 2012)
• Jayhawk Classic All-Tournament Team (2012)
• Jayhawk Classic Most-Outstanding Pitcher (2012)
• Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week (May 7, 2012)
• College Baseball Insider Central Regional Pitcher of the Week (May 9, 2012)
• Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American (2011)
• NCBWA Second-Team Freshman All-American (2011)
• MVC Freshman of the Year (2011)
• Second-Team All-MVC (2011)
• MSU Danny Cook Rookie of the Year (2011)
• MSU Dave Dickensheet Outstanding Pitcher Award (2011)

2012: Petree led the Bears' record-setting pitching staff with one of the top individual seasons in school history...Became first Bear to be named national player of the year, earning Louisville Slugger National Player of the Year recognition from Collegiate Baseball after going 10-4 with the best earned run average in Division I baseball (1.01), which was good for second on the Bears' all-time single-season chart...His 10 wins rank fourth in school history, while his 114 strikeouts represent the third-best total at MSU; also ranks third in innings pitched (115.1) and second in starts (16)...Led the nation in ERA and ranked 16th in strikeouts and 22nd in victories...Led the MVC in victories and rated third in strikeouts...His two-year total of 19 victories matched Brad Ziegler's school record for wins over a two-year period...Named First-Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball, NCBWA and Baseball America and second-team All-America by ABCA and Perfect Game...Was an NCBWA Dick Howser Trophy and USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Semifinalist and District VII Player of the Year (NCBWA) and All-Midwest Region (ABCA) and became the fifth MSU hurler to pick up MVC Pitcher of the Year honors...Allowed just one earned run on seven hits over 7.0 innings in the season opener, a 3-2 loss to Tennessee Tech (Feb. 17)...Won his first game of the year Feb. 24, scattering 10 hits over 7.0 innings of a 5-4 victory...Gave up just one earned run over 7.0 innings at Northwestern State (March 2), fanning five while allowing just three hits in an 8-3 MSU win...Won his third-straight outing March 9, holding SIU Edwardsville to two hits over 6.0 innings as part of a combined shutout with Zach Merciez...Notched his fourth-straight victory March 17 and his second-consecutive combined shutout, beating ORU, 5-0; allowed just six hits and fanned a season-high nine hitters to run his streak of consecutive scoreless innings to 14.0...Named MVC Pitcher of the Week, March 19, April 30 and May 7...Tossed the first complete-game shutout of his MSU career March 24 vs. Creighton; gave up just four hits while striking out a season-high 10 hitters in the 7-0 victory...Extended his streak of consecutive scoreless innings to 26.0 before allowing a single unearned run in MSU's 8-4 win at Dallas Baptist (March 31) to earn his sixth-straight victory...Earned national pitcher of the week honors from Collegiate Baseball (May 7)...Stretched his string of consecutive scoreless innings to a school-record and Division I-season-high 38.1 (April 6-May 17); also extended his string of innings without giving up an earned run to 73.0 straight frames...Worked 8.0 innings of the Bears' MVC Tournament loss to Bradley (May 22), allowing just one earned run while striking out seven...Finished his year with eight innings vs. UCF in the Bears' NCAA Regional opener in Coral Gables, Fla. (June 1), surrendering two runs on six hits in a 2-1 setback.

2011: Petree was tabbed MVC Freshman of the Year and a second-team all-league selection...Freshman All-America selection by Collegiate Baseball and the NCBWA...Missouri State Pitcher and Rookie of the Year as voted on by his teammates...Pitched 96 innings in 11 starts and five relief appearances, going 9-2 with a 2.81 ERA, 81 strikeouts and two saves...Took over the Friday night starting role March 25 at Oral Roberts, made his first start March 16 versus SEMO, and pitched at least six innings in all 11 starts, allowing three or fewer earned runs in 10 of those...Tossed at least seven innings in 10 starts and eight innings five times...Win and inning totals set MSU freshman records, while strikeout total ranked third...First MSU freshman and 10th pitcher overall to begin a season 6-0...Inning total ranked sixth in MSU history for a season while win total ranked seventh...Finished fourth in the MVC in wins and strikeouts looking and sixth in innings pitched and total strikeouts...Debuted with seven strikeouts and one run in six innings at Texas State (Feb. 19) for a relief win...Had an 11-inning scoreless streak spanning his first three appearances, including the win over Texas State and saves against Texas-Arlington (Feb. 26) and Oklahoma State (March 1)...Struck out a season-high 11 batters in a win over Wichita State (April 8)...Held opponents to a .236 average overall and .212 with runners on base...Went 3-0 with a 1.97 ERA and .188 average in 32 innings at Hammons Field...Went 5-2 with a 2.94 ERA and two complete games in MVC play...Rated by Perfect Game and Baseball America as the MINK League's top prospect after going 3-0 with a 0.27 ERA for the Sedalia Bombers...Fanned 33 batters against four walks while allowing 19 hits and one earned run in 26 innings over teh summer.

2010: Sat out the 2010 season as a redshirt while recovering from Tommy John surgery.

Background: Petree was a four-year starter at Clinton (Mo.) High, completing his career with a 22-6 record, 1.56 ERA and 278 strikeouts in 179 innings...Earned first-team all-state, all-district and all-conference honors as a senior, going 8-1 with a 0.70 ERA and 120 strikeouts...Was first-team all-conference and all-district as a pitcher and was named the MVP at the CABA World Series as a junior...Was an all-conference and all-district pitcher as a sophomore, helping the Cardinals to a third-place state finish.

Personal: Nick Scott Petree is the son of David and Becky Nelson...Born July 16, 1990, in Sedalia, Mo...Majoring in computer information systems.


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