Pope John Paul II High School
Murray State University
“Nate is coming to us from Murray State over Christmas Break and we couldn’t be more excited. You can never have enough competitive left handed pitchers on your staff, and with Nate’s unique delivery, he has a chance to be very tough to square up for hitters at our level.”
2018: Pianto played his freshman season at Murray State University. He made six appearances out of the bullpen, striking out seven batters in 6-2/3 innings. He struck out three in 1-2/3 perfect innings against Western Illinois.
High School: Pianto played three years for Coach Chris Parker at Pope John Paul II High School in Hendersonville, Tennessee. He helped lead PJP to the Division 2 state semifinals three times and set the school record for pitching appearances his senior year.
Summer Ball: Pianto played for the Nashville Knights coached by Logan Dietz.
Personal: Born November 25, 1998, in Lansing, Michigan, he is the son of Chris and Candice Pianto.