Outstanding left-handed pitcher that loves to compete and has a strong presence on the mound ... works in the upper 80s to low 90s ... best pitch is a tight-spinning, late-breaking curveball that has big swing-and-miss capabilities ... received a medical redshirt in 2016 after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his pitching elbow.
Did not pitch in 2016 and received a medical redshirt after Tommy John surgery was performed on his left elbow.
Prior to LSU
A 2015 Perfect Game and Under Armour All-American ... rated No. 224 among Perfect Game Top High School Prospects ... worked 25 innings as a senior in 2015, allowing just 12 hits and recording a 1.12 ERA with 39 strikeouts ... recorded a 0.33 ERA as a junior in 2014 ... earned 2014 first-team all-Region honors ... represented Team Georgia during his junior year at the Sunbelt Classic in Oklahoma ... participated in the East Coast Pro Showcase.
Full name is Nicklaus Conner McLeod Bush ... parents are Chad and Tracy Bush ... father is a dentist, mother is a homemaker ... has three older siblings ... on his decision to attend LSU – “I chose LSU because of its rich tradition, great fan support and unmatched facilities. I also feel that (pitching) coach (Alan) Dunn would best prepare me for professional baseball” ... majoring in sport administration at LSU ... born August 23, 1996.