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#47 Brandon Nowak Season 2025

Left-handed Pitcher
Chicago, Ill.
Previous School
Oakton CC
High School
Notre Dame College Prep

Pitched at LSU for one season (2018) before electing to transfer to another school … talented pitcher with a loose arm action, and his lower arm angle gives his fastball some arm-side run … his slider has good action, and can be especially tough on left-handed hitters … displays good command and attacks the zone, and is very capable of striking out hitters with a great deal of frequency.

2018 Season
Appeared as a reliever in six games, recording no decisions and a 5.79 ERA in 4.2 innings with six walks and three strikeouts … recorded two strikeouts in a shutout inning versus Texas (Feb. 25).

Prior to LSU
Named 2017 first-team all-Skyway Conference and first-team all-region at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines, Illinois … posted a 2.11 season ERA in 2017, firing 66 strikeouts in 55.1 innings, a rate of 10.73 strikeouts per nine innings … voted the 2016 Illinois Skyway Conference Pitcher of the Year while earning first-team all-region honors … posted a 4-0 mark and a 2.40 ERA in 2016 conference games at Oakton CC … played high school baseball at Notre Dame Prep in Niles, Ill. … appeared in 19 games (four starts) as a high school senior, posting a 3-0 mark in 33 innings with a 1.70 ERA and 27 strikeouts … also played basketball for two seasons in high school.

Father is John Nowak … has an older brother, Jonathan … Majoring in sport administration at LSU … born February 20, 1997, in Chicago.

Nowak’s LSU Career Highs
Innings: 1.0 three times; most recently vs. Northwestern State (5/15/18)
Strikeouts: 2 vs. Texas (2/25/18)
Hits Allowed: 6 vs. Texas (2/23/18)
Runs: 2 vs. Texas (2/23/18)
Earned Runs: 2 vs. Texas (2/23/18)
Walks: 3 vs. Texas (2/23/18)

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