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#30 Nate Ackenhausen Season 2024

Left-Handed Pitcher
Owasso, Okla.
High School
Owasso HS
Previous School
Eastern Oklahoma State CC

2023 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Transferred to LSU after two seasons at Eastern Oklahoma State and played a significant role in the Tigers’ bullpen during their 2023 National Championship season … named to the 2023 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll as a sport administration major.

2023 Season
• Appeared in 17 games (two starts), posting a 3-1 record and a 3.52 ERA in 30.2 innings with 14 walks, 36 strikeouts, two saves and a .221 opponent batting average
• Defeated Tennessee in CWS elimination game on June 20 in first career LSU start … worked 6.0 innings and limited the Vols to no runs on four hits with no walks and seven strikeouts
• Earned save in SEC Tournament win over South Carolina (May 24), firing 3.2 innings with no runs, one hit, three walks and six strikeouts
• Limited by a hamstring injury, Ackenhausen made his first appearance since March 30 when he pitched the final 0.2 inning of LSU’s April 22 win over Ole Miss … he allowed one unearned run on one hit with one walk
• Made SEC debut on March 17 in relief role at Texas A&M, working 1.1 scoreless and hitless innings with three walks and three strikeouts
• Earned the win on March 5 versus Central Connecticut State, entering the contest in the fourth inning with the bases loaded and two outs – he recorded a strikeout to end the inning and pitched a perfect fifth inning to secure the victory.
• Recorded a brilliant relief win at Texas on Feb. 28, working 3.1 shutout innings against the Longhorns and allowing just one hit with one walk and four strikeouts

Prior to LSU
Posted an 8-1 record at Eastern Oklahoma State in 2022 with a 1.84 ERA, 14 walks and 89 strikeouts in 58.2 innings … recorded 56 strikeouts and a 1.61 ERA in 28 innings at Eastern Oklahoma State in 2021.

Full name is Nathan Arthur Ackenhausen … born September 23, 2001, in Tulsa, Okla. … parents are Dana and Don Ackenhausen … has a younger brother, Nolan, and a younger sister, Natalie … chose to attend LSU because of “the coaching staff, the winning tradition and the best fan base in college baseball” … also has a football background, as he played on the defensive line as a high school freshman … majoring in sport administration at LSU.

Ackenhausen’s LSU Career Highs
Innings: 6.0 vs. Tennessee (6/20/23 – College World Series)
Strikeouts: 7 vs. Tennessee (6/20/23 – College World Series)
Hits Allowed: 5 vs. Florida (6/25/23 – College World Series)
Runs: 6 vs. Florida (6/25/23 – College World Series)
Earned Runs: 3 vs. Florida (6/25/23 – College World Series)
Walks: 3 twice; most recently vs. South Carolina (5/24/23 – SEC Tournament)



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