|High School:||Paola HS|
In 2010: As a sophomore hit .250 with a home run and 18 RBI in 56 games played.
In 2009: Nelson started 53 games for Missouri Southern in 2009. She finished with 10 runs batted in as well as six stolen bases. She finished second on the team with six sacrifice hits.
In High School: played for coach Troy Collier at Paola, where she started all four years in the outfield. Last season, she was a first team All-League selection and a second team All-State selection, while leading the Panthers to a sub-state title and a third place finish at the state tournament ... She hit .437 and slugged .626, while posting a .456 on base percentage and drove in 26, while stealing 14 bases ... Also a volleyball player at Paola, Nelson started at Libero, leading the team to the sub-state championship and recording 473 digs. Her sister, Stephanie, is a sophomore on the softball team at Baker University.
Personal: Born April 23, 1990, in Overland Park, Kan. ... daughter of Mark and Karen Nelson ... will major in nursing at Southern.