2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
Talented pitcher who earned a place on the 2013 LSU roster after participating in walk-on tryouts during the fall of 2012 … developed into a valuable reliever for the 2013 squad and is expected to make significant bullpen contributions again this season … member of the 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll as a sports administration major … younger brother of former LSU baseball infielder Matt Fury, who played for the Tigers in 2010 and 2011 and also served as an equipment manager for the program.
Appeared in 20 games out of the bullpen, posting a 2-1 mark and a 2.95 ERA in 18.1 innings with four walks and 16 strikeouts … made five appearances in SEC regular-season games, allowing five hits in 6.2 scoreless innings with one walk and six strikeouts … made three appearances in LSU's postseason games, allowing two hits in 2.2 shutout innings with one walk and five strikeouts … earned SEC Tournament relief win over Alabama (May 24), firing a perfect 8th inning with two strikeouts … excellent relief outing April 20 in LSU's 16-inning win at Alabama -- pitched the 11th through 14th innings and blanked the Crimson Tide, allowing just two singles with no walks and a career-best five strikeouts … played at second base in regular-season finale versus Ole Miss (May 18), going 2-for-4 with a double and recording two put-outs and three assists.
PRIOR TO LSU
Recorded four saves in 2012 as a reliever for Delgado Community College in New Orleans … played at Tulane as a freshman in 2010, making nine relief appearances on the mound … an All-State pitcher at Rummel High School in Metairie, La., where he posted a 12-3 record with a 1.89 ERA and hit .421 with nine homers and 37 RBI.
Full name is Nathan Andrew Fury … parents are Blaine and Sandi Fury, both of whom are chemical engineers … has an older brother, Matt (LSU infielder in 2010 and 2011), and a younger brother, Jacob … his uncle, Gavin Fury, played baseball at LSU in 1982 and 1983 … says he has had “a lifelong dream of playing at LSU” … majoring in sports administration at LSU … born February 6, 1991 in Jefferson, La.
Fury's LSU Career Highs
Innings: 4.0 at Alabama (4/20/13)
Strikeouts: 5 at Alabama (4/20/13)
Hits Allowed: 4 vs. BYU (2/23/13)
Runs: 5 vs. BYU (2/23/13)
Earned Runs: 5 vs. BYU (2/23/13)
Walks: 1 four times; most recently vs. Vanderbilt (5/26/13)