John Nierman

#35 John Nierman

HT. 6-4
WT. 205
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Zionsville, Indiana (Brebeuf Jesuit Prep School)

High School: 

  • Prepped at Brebeuf Jesuit Prepratory School under head coach Jeremy Sassanella
  • Ranked the 8th-best LHP and the 47th-best overall player in the state of Indiana by Perfect Game
  • Led the Braves to a 3A Sectional Championship in 2016
  • Was named a Perfect Game Under Class All-American
  • As a junior he finished 7-0 on the mound with a 1.34 ERA, .849 WHIP and a .149 OBA
  • Pitched a no-hitter in the 2016 Marion County Tournament Semifinal and was named All-Marion County
  • Selected as the team’s Most Valuable Pitcher in both 2015 and 2016


  • Son of Carolyn and Todd Nierman
  • Has one sister - Sarah
  • His great-uncle played basketball at Wake Forest and his cousin played football at Butler
  • Favorite television show is The Office
  • Plans to major in Business/Accounting