Position
Pitcher
Height
6'2
Weight
210 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Las Vegas, Nev.
Previous School
Southern Idaho
B/T
R
High School
Durango HS

(updated 12/11/03)
2003 Second-Team All-SEC
2003 NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team
2003 Second-Team ABCA All-South Region
2003 First-Team All-Louisiana

Second-team all-conference choice last season who is projected as the Tigers’ No. 1 weekend starter in 2004 . . . worked primarily as LSU’s Game 3 starter in 2003 weekend series . . . pitched exceptionally well in the Tigers’ 2003 fall workouts, posting a 0.64 ERA in 28 innings while allowing two runs on 11 hits with six walks and 19 strikeouts.

2003 Season
Emerged as one of the top pitchers in the Southeastern Conference, recording an 11-4 mark and a 4.42 ERA (19 games/15 starts) in 110 innings with 28 walks and 88 strikeouts . . . worked at least seven innings in 12 of his 15 starting assignments . . . won seven straight SEC decisions from March 23-May 4; finished with an 8-1 mark in SEC regular-season games with a 3.55 ERA in 63.1 innings . . . finished No. 2 in the SEC in wins, No. 6 in innings pitched and No. 9 in strikeouts . . . charged with the loss in the Tigers’ College World Series opener (June 13) versus Cal State Fullerton, allowing eight runs on nine hits in 5.2 innings with two walks and three strikeouts . . . pitched well versus Baylor in Game 1 of the NCAA Super Regional (June 6), allowing just four runs in eight innings in a 4-1 LSU loss . . . named to the NCAA Regional all- tournament team after defeating Tulane (May 31), allowing four runs on nine hits in 7.2 innings with two walks and five strikeouts . . . defeated Mississippi State with a complete game in the SEC Tournament (May 23), allowing just two runs in nine innings while scattering 11 hits . . . defeated Arkansas (May 16) to clinch the 2003 SEC title for the Tigers; pitched eight innings, limiting the Razorbacks to one earned run on five hits with three walks and seven strikeouts . . . recorded career-high 10 Ks in win versus Ole Miss (April 13), limiting the Rebels to two runs on three hits in eight innings with two walks . . . posted complete-game victory over South Carolina (April 6), limiting the Gamecocks to four runs on 10 hits with one walk and seven strikeouts . . . was impressive in his LSU debut, defeating Northwestern State (Feb. 9) by pitching seven innings and limiting the Demons to two runs on five hits with one walk and four Ks.\

Junior College
Played two seasons at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls . . . recorded a 13-2 mark in 2002 at CSI with a 2.06 ERA and a .182 opponents’ batting average . . . recorded 104 strikeouts in 96 innings on the mound . . . led the Scenic West Conference in wins and finished No. 2 in strikeouts.

High School
Product of Durango High School in Las Vegas . . . helped lead his team to the 1999 state championship . . . named a second-team all-conference designated hitter in 1999.

Personal
Full name is Nathan Brooks Bumstead . . . parents are Charlie Bumstead and Marla Kamerath . . . has two older brothers and one younger brother . . . credits his oldest brother, Kevin, with having the greatest influence upon his athletic career . . . majoring in history at LSU . . . born May 5, 1982.

Bumstead’s LSU Career Statistics
Year G-GS W-L ERA SV CG SHO IP H R ER BB SO
2003 19-15 11-4 4.42 0 2 0 110 114 57 54 28 88

Bumstead’s LSU Career Highs
Innings: 9.0 (twice)
Strikeouts: 10 vs. Ole Miss (4/13/03)
Hits Allowed: 11 vs. Mississippi State (5/23/03)
Runs: 8 (twice)
Earned Runs: 8 (twice)
Walks: 4 vs. Tennessee (4/27/03)

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