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2015 Gameday Moneymaker
#11 Nate Causey
Position: Catcher
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 238
Year: Junior
Hometown: Gilbert, Ariz.
High School: Gilbert
Experience: 3 Letters


  • Started 112 games in three seasons with the Sun Devils
  • 2014 First Team All-Pac-12
  • Batted .300 with 72 RBI, 125 hits, 66 runs scored, 24 doubles, two triples and 10 home runs
  • Recorded 34 multi-hit games and 12 multi-RBI games
  • Notched a .983 career fielding percentage while playing two positions (catcher/first base)
  • Selected in the 19th round (563rd overall) by the Colorado Rockies in the 2014 MLB Draft

Junior (2014):

  • Started 50 games, including 41 at first base, five at designated hitter and four at catcher…First Team All-Pac-12
  • Had a .323 batting average and .453 slugging percentage, both ranked second highest on the team, and ranked second on the team with a .418 on-base percentage
  • Led the team with 64 hits, including a team-high 14 doubles, and was second with four home runs, all in Pac-12 play
  • Tallied a team-high 91 total bases and drew a team-high 31 walks
  • Drove in 31 runs and scored 33
  • Batted .326 in Pac-12 play, second highest on the team, and tied for the team lead with 40 hits
  • Ranked 10th in the conference in the regular season with a .469 slugging percentage, fifth in the conference with a .430 on-base percentage, tied for sixth with 14 doubles and fifth in walks
  • Drove in a run in the final six games of the regular season, ended the regular season on a seven-game hitting streak and recorded a hit in 13 of the final 15 games of the season, including six multi-hit games
  • Led the team with 19 multi-hit games, including two four-hit games
  • Ranked third on the team with 13 two-out RBI
  • Hit two home runs in a win over Utah (5/17) to become the first Devil with two homers since March 29, 2013, tied his season high with three RBI and notched a career-high eight total bases
  • Scored a career-high and team-high four runs and went 3-for-5 in a win over USC (4/5)
  • Went 10-for-13 with three runs scored in a three-game span with two wins over No. 4 Oregon State and a win over Arizona (3/22-3/26)
  • Went a career-best 4-for-4 with four singles in a win over No. 4 Oregon State (3/22)
  • Went 4-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored in a win over Arizona (3/26)
  • Tallied a season-high three RBI on a pair of hits, including a two-out, two-run double, and scored a run in a win over New Mexico (3/12)
  • Went 3-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored in the final regular season game at Washington State (5/25)
  • Tallied three hits in a series-clinching win over No. 9 Oregon (5/11)
  • Scored two runs off a pair of leadoff doubles vs Tennessee (3/8)
  • Knocked in a RBI single in the first game of the postseason vs No. 25 Pepperdine (5/30) and scored a run in the final postseasson game vs Sacramento State (5/31)
  • Made the switch from catcher to first base at the beginning of the season due to offseason Tommy John surgery

Sophomore (2013): 

  • Appeared in 44 games, starting 39, including 32 at designated hitter and seven at catcher
  • Secured the eventual game-winning hit in each of the Devils' final four regular season wins
  • Recorded a season-high six RBI and hit a two-out grand slam in the top of the ninth inning to break open a tie game and give ASU the win at Cal on May 12
  • Hit two home runs at Washington May 25, which tied the combined number of home runs the entire Huskies team hit at Husky Ballpark in 2013
  • His .407 on-base percentage ranked second on the team
  • Scored a season-high four runs, three hits and nine total bases at Washington May 25
  • Went 1-for-3 with a pair of RBI in the Devils’ Regional win against Columbia June 2
  • Also had three hits against both Texas Tech May 15
  • Earned Scholar Baller recognition in Spring 2013
  • Competed for the Newport Gulls of the New England Collegiate League this summer

Freshman (2012): 

  • Led the team with a .422 on base percentage
  • Started 23 games at DH...led all true freshman on the team in batting average, at-bats, hits and runs
  • Hit a go-ahead two-run double in the ninth inning to give ASU the win on the road at Gonzaga May 13
  • Had a pinch-hit, two-out RBI single in the ninth inning to tie the game at six runs apiece in an eventual loss at Washington St. April 29
  • Hit his first career home run vs. Utah Valley March 14
  • Had a season-high four RBI vs. Western Michigan Feb. 19 in his first career start
  • Took a season and team-high four walks in a win over Utah on May 5

High School:

  • A 2011 graduate of Gilbert High School
  • Earned three letters in baseball, four in football and one in basketball
  • Was the baseball team captain during his senior season
  • Was named First Team All-State as a senior
  • His senior season hit .493 with 14 home runs

MLB Draft: Was a 46th round pick (1,398th overall) of the Colorado Rockies in the 2011 MLB Draft.

Personal: Majoring in communications...son of Wade and Candice Causey of Gilbert...has three siblings...says 61* is his favorite movie...lists Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson as his favorite athlete...would love to attend a FIFA World Cup...born March 6, 1993...full name is Nathaniel James Causey.

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