Nathan Chasey

#42 Nathan Chasey

Pos. RHP
Ht. 6-2
Wt. 210
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Ames, Iowa
High School (Prev. School) Gilbert [Indian-Hills CC]

2023 CSC Academic All-District Team

2023: Had a 1-4 record with two saves and a 6.59 ERA in 15 games, seven starts… Walked 34 and struck out 40 in 54 2/3 innings… Named to College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Team… Posted a 1.90 ERA in his first eight outings of the season before moving into the weekend rotation… Notched the save with three scoreless frames on March 4 at Little Rock… Picked up the save with three shutout innings on April 3 vs. Murray State… Received the win after pitching six innings on April 15 at Bradley… Earned Valparaiso University Presidential Academic Honors.

2022: Posted a 4.76 ERA while making 14 appearances, all in relief... Struck out 24 and walked 10 in 22 2/3 innings... Pitched a shutout inning on Feb. 25 at Alabama A&M... Did not allow a run while striking out five over 2 2/3 innings of four-hit ball on March 5 at Omaha... Turned in a scoreless frame on March 20 at Murray State... Pitched 1 1/3 shutout innings on April 16 at Illinois State and followed with two scoreless frames on April 17 against the Redbirds... Did not allow a run over 1 2/3 innings on April 26 at Purdue... Worked a scoreless frame on May 15 vs. Bradley... Earned Valparaiso University Presidential Academic Honors.

2021: Appeared in 21 games and logged 30 2/3 innings out of the Valpo bullpen while notching 31 strikeouts and posting a 5.28 ERA overall and a 4.80 ERA over nine MVC outings… Did not allow a run nor a hit while striking out the side in his Valpo debut on Feb. 20 at UAB… Did not surrender a tally in any of his first six Valpo outings, a streak spanning 6 1/3 innings… Tossed three shutout innings and garnered a season-high five strikeouts on March 14 at Middle Tennessee… Worked two shutout frames on March 26 at Butler… Hurled 1 1/3 innings without yielding a hit or run in his first MVC outing on April 1 at DBU… Did not allow an earned run on April 17 at Indiana State… Tied a season high with five strikeouts on April 23 vs. Southern Illinois, holding the Salukis to one run on two hits in 3 1/3 innings… Pitched two scoreless frames without yielding a hit on May 8 at Bradley, receiving his first victory of the season… Did not permit a run over two innings on May 16 vs. Evansville… Heaved a scoreless ninth and nailed down his first save of the season as Valpo edged Illinois State 6-5 on May 27 in an MVC Tournament elimination game… Member of MVC Academic Honor Roll.

Before Valpo (Athletics): Spent two seasons playing junior college baseball at Indian-Hills Community College-Centerville and was named NJCAA Region 11 Honorable Mention in 2019… Was a four-year high school letter winner at Gilbert, where he was a three-time all-district selection (2016, 2017, 2018), three-time all-conference choice (2016, 2017, 2018), two-time all-area team member (2017, 2018), two-time team MVP (2017, 2018), two-time Top Performing Pitcher (2017, 2018) and 2015 newcomer award recipient… Travel experience includes Iowa Sticks Scout Team (Fall 2014-2017) and Iowa AAU Baseball Team (Summer 2017, played a series in Japan)… Two-year letter winner in both basketball and track & field.

Before Valpo (Academics/Extra Curriculars): Member of National Honor Society (2017, 2018), honor roll (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), YSS Mentor Program (2016, 2017, 2018), Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Gilbert High School (2015, 2016, 2017), Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Indian Hills CC (2019, 2020), Bankers Trust Youth Advisory Board (2017, 2018) and Rotary Youth Leadership Board (2017, 2018).

Personal: Majoring in business management… Son of Mark and Michelle Chasey… Has an older sister, Madeline Nelson and a younger brother, Nick Chasey… Enjoys fishing… Favorite food is spaghetti, movies are Kingsman movies, pro baseball team is the Atlanta Braves, MLB player is Chipper Jones, musical group is 21 Savage, TV show is Criminal Minds.