Nate started a team-leading 13 games on the mound for the Panthers in 2008... led the team in wins with five...chalked up a team-leading 89.2 innings of work...also led the team in strikeouts with 70...held opponents to a .265 batting average over the course of the season...pitched two complete games on the year...allowed only two runs on seven hits during a 7-2 complete-game victory over Louisville on March 28...second complete game of the season came against Georgetown on April 25 when he gave up just three hits and struck out a career-tying nine batters for the 9-2 win.
Nate Reed served as the Panthers' Sunday pitcher as a true freshman in 2007...was one of two first-year players to see time on the mound for Pitt...made 13 starts in 13 appearances, while earning a 4.17 ERA and going 4-5...threw 82.0 innings, while striking out 60 batters, 19 of which went down looking...went 3-3 in eight appearances vs. Big East teams...made career debut vs. Old Dominion on February 18...gave up four earned runs off three hits, while striking out four...picked up first career win in a 9-1 victory over Sacred Heart on March 12, while allowing a career-low one run and zero earned runs...pitched 6.0 innings and surrendered just one unearned run, while striking out five...earned first Big East win on March 25 in a close 3-2 victory in game two of a doubleheader with Cincinnati...threw 4.1 innings, striking out three and allowing just two earned runs...retired a career-high nine Louisville batters, while allowing just five hits and two earned runs in a complete-game, 6-2 victory on April 7...helped the Panthers edge out Villanova 6-5 on April 22 providing 6.2 quality innings in which he struck out four Wildcats and allowed just two runs...struck out five Georgetown batters in 6.2 innings of work allowing a single earned run off six hits...pitched 7.0 innings against Rutgers on May 13 in a 10-inning, 10-9 victory for the Panthers, giving up four runs off five hits, while striking out four...gave up a team-low 19 extra-base hits.
Reed posted 104 strikeouts in just 50 innings of play for the Oley Valley baseball team under head coach Lee Hirneisen...gathered All-Berks County honors twice...was a member of the Berkshire Red Sox summer team...also participated in basketball...was named Male Athlete of the Year as a senior.
Born December 1, 1987...son of John and Janet Reed...has one sister, Tara (22)...an administration of justice major.
Panthers Sweep Doubleheader, Series Against Siena
Seventh Inning Surge Sends Pitt Over Siena
Panthers Head Back to Florida to Face Siena
Eighth Inning Hit Pushes Pitt Past Delaware
Panthers Down Reigning Big 10 Buckeyes Under the Lights
Ninth Inning Comeback Lifts Kansas State over Pitt