#20 - Mark Nelson
2014 Season
B
L
T
R
HT
6'2"
WT
200
BIRTHDATE
3/9/1991
LAST TEAM
Florida Atlantic Univ.
RESIDES
Orlando, Fla.
STATUS
Rookie-1
Mark Nelson

Nelson, 25, returns to Schaumburg in 2016 after spending the 2015 season within the San Francisco Giants organization. The Arlington Heights native shined in his rookie season in Schaumburg in 2014, leading the Boomers in RBI’s with 55.  The 14th pick in the first round of the 2014 Frontier League Tryout Camp Draft, Nelson finished fifth in the league batting race with a .323 average while collecting 100 hits, 19 doubles and 50 walks. Nelson helped lead Florida Atlantic University to the Sun Belt Conference Championship in 2013. The infielder/outfielder was a preseason All-Sun Belt Conference selection in 2013 and a two-time Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week, Nelson drew more career walks (81) than strikeouts (75) as a member of the Owls.