2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
Athletic, right-handed strike thrower who has a fastball that sits in the low 90s and a slider that he uses as an out pitch ... a proven winner who is in strong contention to work as the Tigers' closer this season ... named the No. 6 top prospect by Baseball America magazine in the 2011 Prospect Summer League ... fired 60 strikeouts in 51 innings in the Prospect League, including a 14-strikeout effort on June 22, 2011.
Appeared in 29 games (third on the LSU staff), recording no decisions and a 3.65 ERA in 24.2 innings with 14 walks and 34 strikeouts ... limited opponents to a .229 batting average ... worked 8.2 scoreless innings in 11 SEC outings, allowing just five hits with six walks and 11 strikeouts ... exceptional relief outing in NCAA Regional final win over Oregon State (June 3); limited the Beavers to no runs on no hits in season-high 2.1 innings with one walk and a career-best four strikeouts ... fired 1.2 shutout innings in relief outing at Kentucky (April 22), allowing no hits with three strikeouts ... recorded three strikeouts in one scoreless inning versus Lamar (April 18) ... recorded two strikeouts in 0.2 inning relief outing in LSU victory over Arkansas (March 30) ... excellent relief outing in Game 2 of Mississippi State series (March 17), recording two strikeouts to record the final two outs in the eighth inning with LSU holding a 4-2 lead
Appeared in 10 games in relief, posting a 2-0 record and a 4.85 ERA in 13 innings with 11 walks and 16 strikeouts ... limited opponents to a .229 cumulative batting average ... earned first career collegiate win on April 13 versus Alcorn State, allowing one run on one hit in 2.1 innings with three walks and three strikeouts ... also picked up a relief win over Kentucky (April 28), recording two strikeouts in one inning of work ... struck out the side in an inning of relief at Vanderbilt (April 22) ... longest outing of the year was a three-inning stint versus Wake Forest (Feb. 18) in which he recorded four strikeouts while allowing two hits.
2010 Rawlings All Region Team ... 2010 2nd Team All State ... 2010 1st Team East Texas ... selected to play in 2010 Texas High School All-Star Game ... 2010 District MVP ... posted a 0.52 ERA as a senior in 2010, allowing just six earned runs all season ... posted an 11-3 record with 127 strikeouts on the year ... also played outside linebacker/punter in football and point guard in basketball.
Full name is Nicholas Bruno Rumbelow ... parents are Jay and Lori Rumbelow ... has one older brother and one younger brother ... majoring in general studies at LSU ... born September 6, 1991.
Rumbelow's LSU Career Highs
Innings: 3.0 vs. Wake Forest (2/18/11)
Strikeouts: 4 vs. Wake Forest (2/18/11); vs. Oregon State (6/3/12)
Hits Allowed: 3 twice; most recently at McNeese State (2/29/12)
Runs: 5 at McNeese State (2/29/12)
Earned Runs: 5 at McNeese State (2/29/12)
Walks: 3 twice; most recently at Kentucky (4/22/12)