Nathan Dorris
    Nathan Dorris


    Marion, Ill.

    High School:

    Last College:
    Rend Lake CC

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 190


    1st Season


    Last updated June 5, 2012

    2012 (Junior):Selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 17th round (524th overall) of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft...Posted a 7-4 record and a 4.17 ERA in 16 appearances, 14 of them starts...Made 10 non-conference starts and three regular season conference starts...Tied for sixth in the MVC with seven wins...His 80 strikeouts were second most on the team and ninth most in the conference...His 82.0 innings was the second highest total on the team...Recorded a victory in each of his first four starts, posting a 2.95 ERA during that stretch...Recorded a career high 11 strikeouts in 5.1 innings of work on 5/1 at Illinois...In his last six regular season starts, posted a 3-2 record and a 1.83 ERA...Struck out nine or more batters in four of his final seven starts...Allowed seven runs, but only two earned runs, in three innings of work in the MVC Tournament.

    Prior to SIU: Played two years of juco ball at nearby Rend Lake College...Selected first team all-Great Rivers Athletic Conference as a sophomore...Signed a letter of intent to play at Vanderbilt before transferring to Rend Lake after one semester...Drafted by the Braves in the 45th round in 2009 out of Marion High School...As a sophomore in high school, named all-conference...Named conference player of the year as a junior and senior and selected to the all-state team as a senior...Recorded a sub-1.00 ERA his final two years of high school...Also played basketball and football for the Wildcats.

    Personal: Full name is Nathaniel Lee Dorris...Born on Dec. 9., 1990 in Carbondale...Son of Doug and Michelle Dorris...Father is an attorney and mother is an occupational therapist...Has one brother, Brock...Majoring in journalism.