No. 29 UNLV baseball will travel to Tennessee for its first road trip of the season.
UNLV Fedde enters his third season with the UNLV baseball program in 2014 ... Struck out a career-high 11 batters in the 2014 season opening game against Central Michigan and was named the Mountain West Pitcher of the Week for week 1 ... Ranks No. 14 in the country and first in the Mountain West in strikeouts with 25 as of March 4 ... Has made 33 career appearances on the mound for the Rebels, all starts, and became UNLV's Friday night starter as a freshman ... Has one complete game to his credit and has combined to shut out his opponents three times ... Sports a 15-9 overall career record to go with a 3.55 ERA and 174 strikeouts ... Has pitched in 207.2 innings and has held his opponents to a .255 average ... Named to Baseball America's 2014 Preseason All-America Second Team ... Ranks as the 12th best pitching prospect and the 17th best overall prospect in collegiate baseball by Baseball America ... Named to the 2014 Mountain West Preseason All-Conference Baseball Team ... Named Perfect Game's Preseason Pitcher of the Year in the Mountain West ... Named to Perfect Game's 2014 Mountain West Preseason All-Conference Team
SUMMER 2013 - RISING JUNIOR Played for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox in the Cape Cod league with UNLV teammate T.J. White following sophomore campaign ... Named the Midseason Outstanding Pitcher by Right Field Fog ... Went 3-1 and held a 2.34 ERA and in five starts for the Red Sox ... Earned the Coca-Cola Pitcher of the Week honor for week one after tossing 6 2/3 shutout innings with eight strikeouts in first start of the season ... Left the Cape Cod league after pitching a league-high 30.2 innings and recording 26 strikeouts, which ranked third at the time ... Joined the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team on July 15 ... Became the fourth Rebel to play for USA Baseball while still in school, joining Ryan Ludwick (1998) and Matt Williams (1985) as the only other Rebels to play for the Collegiate National Team, while Mel Stottlemyer Jr. pitched on the 1984 Olympic team ... Allowed only one base runner in three innings of work against the Metro Collegiate Baseball League of Illinois All-Stars and recorded nine consecutive outs, including five strikeouts ... Started the fourth game of the series between Team USA and Cuba and allowed two runs on three hits while striking out three in 2.2 innings of work.
2013 - SOPHOMORE Went 7-3 with a 3.92 ERA in 15 starts as a sophomore for the Rebels ... Recorded 83 strikeouts which were the most on the Rebels' staff and ranked fourth in the Mountain West ... Struck out a career-high 10 batters in his first complete game at UNLV against Air Force on March 29 ... Pitched every Friday night game during the regular season ... Named to the 2013 Spring Academic All-Mountain West team.
2012 - FRESHMAN Went 6-5 with a 3.59 ERA in 15 starts as a true freshman for the Rebels ... Recorded the most innings pitched (90.1), strikeouts (66), starts (15) and wins (6) on the Rebels staff ... Named to the All-Mountain West Second Team ... Earned 2012 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America honors ... Struck out a season-high nine batters against Air Force on April 20 ... Pitched a season-high 8.0 innings in his first loss of the season to Nevada, Reno, 1-0 ... Had a 2.63 ERA heading into the Mountain West tournament ... Recorded two shutouts on the year: April 1 at TCU, 11-0 and May 18 at Sacramento State, 12-0.
HIGH SCHOOL A three-year letterman at Las Vegas High School under head coach Sam Thomas ... Primarily a pitcher, but also played in the outfield for the Wildcats ... Tallied a career 14-8 overall record on the hill ... Named second team all-state following his junior season ... Garnered first team all-region honors as an outfielder and first team all-state honors as a pitcher following his senior season ... Helped lead the Wildcats to Sunrise Conference North East Division championships in both 2009 and 2011 ... Helped his team compile a 73-30 record over three seasons ... Was also an all-state soccer player, helping lead LVHS to a state championship in 2009 ... Drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 24th round of the 2011 MLB Amateur Draft.
PERSONAL Erick James Fedde was born on Feb. 25, 1993 ... The son of Scott and Carla Fedde ... Has a younger brother, Kevin (15) ... Chose UNLV over UCLA and Nevada, Reno ... Majoring in communication studies.