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Nate Favero Athlete Profile

#25 Nate Favero

Position: Infielder Height: 6-5 Weight: 200 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2013 | 2016-2018 Hometown: Vienna, VA Mission: Osorno, Chile Last School: Madison High School


  • Born in Vienna, Va.
  • Parents are Anthony and Patricia Favero
  • Uncle is Mike Nielsen who pitched for BYU, 1990-1992, 1995.
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Osorno, Chile
  • Brother Matt also plays for BYU baseball

Before BYU

  • Prepped at James Madison High School
  • MVP of Virginia state all-star game where he hit a bases-clearing triple
  • First team all-region, two-time first team all-district and honorable mention all-metro
  • All-Madison Team
  • Voted most athletic by senior class
  • Second team all-district in basketball, lettering twice and making the all-tournament team.
  • Lettered four times in baseball

2013 | Freshman Year

  • West Coast Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Bronze

2016 | Sophomore Year

  • WCC Commissioner's Bronze Honor Roll
  • His two-run homer in 9th at Kansas was the game-winning RBI in 7-6 victory
  • Also had game-winning RBI with a one-run single in 19-3 victory vs. Pacific

2017 | Junior Year

  • Led team with eight game-winning RBI:  vs. Kenn. State, Northern Colorado (6-0), UC Santa Barbara (14-8), Saint Mary's (6-2) and (8-4), San Diego (12-8), Santa Clara (8-4), and Portland (11-3).
  • Hit home runs vs. Northrn Colorado, Oregon and in the WCC Tournament vs. Saint Mary's.
  • Honorable mention WCC All-Academic
  • WCC Commissioner's Bronze Honor Roll