A utility infielder who has proven he's good enough to play second base, shortstop or third base ... Possesses good defensive skills, including a solid arm ... Showed some life in his bat during the fall ... Has a good eye at the plate and puts the ball in play ... Is playing behind a veteran group of infielders for the second-straight season ... A solid baseball player who works hard and has the confidence of the coaches.
2005-06: Played in 14 games ... Picked up a pinch-hit single to the opposite field in his first collegiate at bat against Campbell ... Remained in the game at second base ... Saw some action during Tech's loss at Liberty ... Was used as a pinch hitter in the first Miami game but did not reach base ... Saw playing time at JMU, going 0-for-2 at the plate ... Scored as a pinch runner in game three against Boston College ... Had a plate appearance in both the third game at Wake Forest and at Radford, but did not get a hit ... Saw some action at second base in game two against Georgia Tech ... Drew a walk and scored a run in that game ... Worked at second during late innings of game two with Duke ... Saw playing time at second base in game one against NC State and made a plate appearance at home against Charlotte.
High School: Played shortstop for Coach Shannon Carter at Gate City ... A four-year letterman who helped his team to three regional championships ... Named the state Group A player of the year after batting .569 with 47 runs scored and 30 stolen bases his senior year ... Had a .697 on-base percentage ... Picked the Kingsport Times Southwest Virginia Player of the Year in 2003 and 2005 ... Selected the Bristol Herald Courier Southwest Virginia Player of the Year in 2005 ... A two-time, first-team all-state selection ... Hit over .500 as a sophomore and .398 his junior year ... Helped team to a 65-14 record during his final three seasons.
Personal: Nathan Scott Clark ... Born 9/21/86 in Johnson City, TN ... Son of Michael and Donna Clark ... Enrolled in university studies.