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Orlando, Fla.
Previous School
State College of Florida
High School
University HS

2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2012 Second-Team All-Louisiana

MLB Draft: 22nd Round in 2011 (New York Yankees); 6th Round in 2012 (New York Yankees)

Arrived at LSU for the 2012 season after a standout junior college career at State College of Florida in Bradenton … outstanding competitor who served as the Tigers’ closer during the 2012 SEC Championship season … signed with the New York Yankees in the summer of 2012.

Made 35 relief appearances, recording a 1-2 mark and a 2.67 ERA in 33.2 innings with four walks, 45 strikeouts and 11 saves … finished the season No. 3 in the SEC in saves … dominating effort to earn save in NCAA Regional final vs. Oregon State (June 3) – struck out the side in the bottom of the 10th by throwing just 14 pitches; made a total of two appearances in the regional, striking out five in two innings of work … earned 10th save of season at South Carolina (May 19), retiring final two batters with tying run at first base in 3-2, 10-inning LSU win … fired a scoreless 13th inning at Ole Miss (May 4) with one strikeout to earn ninth save of the season … made two appearances in Georgia series (April 27-28), working two innings and allowing no runs on one hit with three Ks; earned the save by pitching a scoreless ninth in 6-5 Game 1 victory over the Bulldogs … dominant save at Kentucky on April 20 – struck out all three batters he faced in the bottom of the 9th inning to preserve a 5-4 LSU victory … posted two saves in the Florida series (April 5-7), preserving one-run victories in Games 1 and 3 … worked a total of two innings against the Gators, allowing no runs on one hit with no walks and two strikeouts … retired the final Florida batter in Game 1 with the tying run at third base, and he retired the Gators in order in the ninth in Game 3 to help the Tigers clinch the series … recorded an LSU career-high 2.1 scoreless innings with career-best four strikeouts vs. Arkansas on April 1 … credited with a win and a save in first two games of Mississippi State series (March 16-17); got the save in Game 2 by striking out the final MSU batter with runners on first and second and LSU holding a 4-3 lead

Worked 84 innings in 2011, recording a 6-2 record, 33 walks, 114 strikeouts and a 1.29 ERA for State College of Florida … named the 2011 Suncoast Conference Pitcher of the Year and earned JUCO all-America recognition … named to the Dean’s List of the State College of Florida … a four-year letterman as a shortstop at University High School in Orlando … a recipient of the Golden Glove award in high school … an Honor Roll student who finished at University HS with a 4.2 GPA.

Full name is Nicholas Gunnar Goody … parents are Mitch Goody and Cheryl and Mark Bunker … has two younger siblings, Brandi and Cortney … mother was a track athlete at Austin Peay …majoring in sports administration at LSU … born July 6, 1991.

Goody’s LSU Career Highs
Innings: 2.1 vs. Arkansas (4/1/12)
Strikeouts: 4 vs. Arkansas (4/1/12)
Hits Allowed: 4 twice; last vs. Mississippi State (5/25/12)
Runs: 3 vs. Mississippi State (5/25/12)
Earned Runs: 3 vs. Mississippi State (5/25/12)
Walks: 1 four times; last vs. Stony Brook (6/8/12)


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