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Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 225
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: High Point, N.C.
High School: High Point Christian Academy


2019: Recorded one appearance on the mound in 2019 … his lone appearance of the season in the series opener at Virginia (3/9), working 0.2 innings in the relief effort.

2018: Named to the 2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Made five relief appearances on the year ... Made his collegiate debut February 18 at Vanderbilt ... Tabbed No. 47 on Perfect Game's list of Top 50 College Freshmen.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at High Point Christian Academy ... 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-America and first team Atlantic All-Region selection ... Participated in the 2016 East Coast Professional Showcase ... 2016 Perfect Game Underclass High Honorable Mention selection ... All-conference honoree ... Named team MVP and Best Offensive Player ... Rated nationally as the No. 248 overall prospect and No. 84 right-handed pitcher in the 2017 recruiting class by Perfect Game ... Listed as the organization's No. 14 overall prospect and No. 5 RHP in the state of North Carolina ... Member of the National Beta Club.

Personal: Born Joshua David Nifong March 13, 1999 in Winston-Salem, N.C. ... Son of Jeff and Joanna Nifong ... Has one older sister (Amber) ... Grandfather was a member of the Appalachian State football team ... Grandmother played basketball at Appalachian State ... Father played basketball at Lenoir-Rhyne.


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BASE: Vanderbilt Postgame Press Conference 6/9/19
BASE: Vanderbilt Postgame Press Conference 6/8/19
BASE: Vanderbilt Postgame Press Conference 6/8/19