UNLV: Enters his second year with the Rebels ... Will be among the candidates to fill a spot in the starting rotation ... A tall right-hander ... Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 2009 MLB draft but instead returned to UNLV.
2009: Made 16 appearances on the mound, including one start ... Went 1-2 on the year ... In 21.0 innings, struck out 15 and walked 17 batters ... Earned first career win with two scoreless innings of relief against Utah on April 5 ...Struck out two batters in a game six times ... Named to the Academic All-MWC team ... Taken by the Texas Rangers in the 37th round with the 1,114th pick of the 2009 MLB Draft.
SKAGIT VALLEY: Played one year for Skagit Valley Community College in Mount Vernon, Wash. ... Played under head coach Kevin Matthews ... Helped the Cardinals advance to the NWAAC Tournament.
OREGON STATE: Spent one season at Oregon State and redshirted .
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2006 graduate of East HS in Anchorage, AK ... Lettered four times in baseball for the Thunderbirds ... Earned first team all-league honors his senior year as both a pitcher and first baseman ... Named league MVP in 2006 ... Part of a program that won four state championships during his prep career ... Also lettered four times as a quarterback ... Threw to former UNLV wide receiver Casey Flair and current Rebel wide out Tate Knutson.
PERSONAL: Charles Keith Nading was born on July 9, 1987, in Anchorage, AK ... Goes by Chad ... The son of Deva and Curt Nading ... Has two brothers, Matt and Nick ... Majoring in psychology and physical education.
NADING'S UNLV Statistics Year ERA W-L AP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO 2009 9.43 1-2 16 1 0 0 21.0 27 25 22 17 15