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Player Profiles



Max                                Nogay
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Max
Nogay
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Weirton, W.Va.
Height: 5-11
Weight: 210
Sport: Baseball
Position: C

Biography

At West Virginia in 2013
  • Appeared in 20 games, making eight starts at catcher
  • Ranked second on the team with seven hit by pitches
  • Scored two runs and drove in one run against New Orleans (3/29)
  • Had one hit, one run, one walk and one hit by pitch against Morehead State (4/16)
  • Batted 2-for-3 with one run against Central Michigan (3/8)
  • Went 1-for-1 with one run and one double against Florida Atlantic (3/3)

At West Virginia in 2012

  • Played in 28 games, starting 25 at catcher
  • Notched a two-run home run against Akron (3/20)
  • Hit first career home run against Manhattan (3/18), driving in two runs
  • Knocked two hits with a run and an RBI against Niagara (3/6)
  • Went 1-for-2 with a double and two runs against Northwestern (2/17)

At West Virginia in 2011

  • Redshirted while serving as the bullpen catcher

Prep

  • Three-sport standout at Madonna High
  • Three-time all-state and two-time all-state captain
  • Two-time Wheeling News-Register All-Valley
  • Four-time all-conference
  • Team won state championship in 2010
  • Finished 2010 with a .455 batting average, .889 slugging percentage, 11 home runs, 48 RBIs and 47 runs
  • Two-time state champion wrestler and was ranked No. 21 in the nation at 171 pounds by USA Wrestling Magazine amongst seniors
  • Finished senior season with a 36-1 record (118-21 in career)
  • First team all-state quarterback for state championship team in 2010

Personal

  • Son of Michael and Robin Nogay
  • Is a triplet with one sister and one brother
  • Brother, Eddie, is an All-American pitcher at Washington & Jefferson
  • Birthday is May 28
  • Majoring in political science
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Dean’s List

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