2018: Redshirted

Prior to ETSU: Lettered five seasons of baseball at Harding Academy of Memphis for head coach Al Stevens ... Had a career record of 19-5 with a 1.84 ERA through 183 innings ... The lefty recorded 215 strikeouts over his career ... Broke single season school records for innings (77) and wins (9) in 2016 en route to a state runner-up finish, a first-team all-state honor, all-district and all-region honors, as well as the TNBR Region 8 Pitcher of the Year award ... Named to the 2015 All-District and Super Sophomore teams. 

Personal: Born Jan. 12, 1999 ... From Memphis, Tenn. ... Son of David Ruble and Alison Shackelford ... Nate's great uncle is former South Carolina Gamecock Fred Bargiacchi, who played baseball and football for USC from 1947-48 ... Cousin Hunter Hisky currently plays baseball for the Southwest Baptist University Bearcats ... Nate's major is Finance.