Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
City/State: Southlake, Texas
High School: Carroll
Experience: 2 Letters


Honors & Awards

  • 2010 Major League Draft Pick (8th round, Kansas City)
  • 2010 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
  • 2009 Second-Team Academic All-Big 12
  • No. 9 Draft Prospect from M.I.N.K. League (Baseball America)
  • Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2008; Fall 2008; Spring 2009; Fall 2009)

2010: Right-hander who was a staple of NU's weekend rotation, going 6-6 with a 4.70 ERA over a team-high 95.2 innings • Tied or set season bests in strikeouts four times in 2010 and had 45 strikeouts over his last 35.1 innings of work • Ranks 10th in the Big 12 in innings, as he has pitched into the seventh in each of his last 11 starts while averaging 6.83 innings per appearance this season, a total which is second among Big 12 pitchers • Turned in a team-high seven quality starts this season, including three against ranked foes • Ranked third in the Big 12 in innings pitched in league games at 62.2 and fifth in strikeouts (55), while pitching into the eighth in six of his nine conference starts • Closed out the year with a strong performance against Texas Tech on May 21, striking out nine and allowing two earned runs on six hits over seven-plus innings for the victory • Threw well in a 2-0 loss at Missouri on May 14, fanning eight and allowing two runs on six hits while pitching into the eighth • Held a Southeast Missouri State team that was hitting .358 to five hits over eight innings while striking out a career-high 12 hitters - the most by a Husker since Feb. 28, 2009 - in a 6-2 win on May 7 • Fanned a then-career high nine batters against Texas A&M on April 30, but allowed four earned runs on seven hits over seven innings of work • Earned a no-decision at Baylor on April 23, as he matched his season high with seven strikeouts over 6.1 innings, allowing five runs in a game NU eventually lost 7-6 • Earned his second straight win against Kansas on April 16, pitching into the ninth and fanning four, as he retired 18 of 19 hitters between the second and eighth innings  • Collected a win at No. 20 Kansas State on April 9, allowing two runs over seven innings, while fanning a season-high seven Wildcats in NU's 5-3 victory • Gave the Huskers a chance to win against No. 12 Oklahoma on March 27, allowing three runs on six hits while fanning five over 6.1 innings in a 4-1 setback • Gutted out a win at No. 2 Texas on March 20, allowing three runs on eight hits, while fanning five in a 5-3 victory over the Longhorns  • Turned in the best effort of his career, tossing a one-hit shutout against Houston Baptist on March 13, as he struck out four and allowed only one runner to advance past first base • Went six innings at No. 14 UCLA in the doubleheader nightcap on March 5, allowing five runs on eight hits in a 5-3 loss to the Bruins • Held No. 9 Rice to three runs over five innings, while fanning five in a no-decision on Feb. 27 • Took the loss in his first start, allowing five runs over 5.0 innings at Fresno State on Feb. 20, but settled down after a four-run second inning against the Bulldogs

2009: From start to finish, Mariot found himself in big situations during his sophomore campaign, going 2-2 with a 7.06 ERA in 19 appearances • Worked as both a starter and reliever, fanning 36 over 51.0 innings • Made eight starts on the year, including the season opener, after working exclusively out of the bullpen as a freshman • Finished the season in the bullpen, where he posted a 5.21 ERA in 11 appearances, including eight outings of at least one inning • Closed out the year in fine fashion, not allowing a run in his final two relief appearances, including two innings of one-hit relief against Cal State Bakersfield on May 9 and against Missouri on May 3 • Had a no-decision in a start against New Mexico on April 29, allowing three runs on five hits in a game Nebraska won 9-5 • Earned the victory in NU's 12-inning win against Creighton at Rosenblatt Stadium, going the final 2.2 innings to preserve a 4-3 win • Pitched twice in the series at No. 23 Texas A&M, tossing 2.2 innings of two-hit relief in the opener on April 17 • Started against Iowa on April 14, taking a shutout into the fourth and fanning three before allowing three runs in NU's 8-5 victory • Had his best relief effort of the year, tossing 2.2 innings of one-hit relief with three strikeouts against No. 9 Texas on April 10 • Allowed two runs on three hits over 3.1 innings of relief against Kansas State on April 3 • Tossed two shutout innings in a relief appearance at Wichita State on March 31 • Made his first relief appearance of the year against No. 11 Oklahoma on March 29, fanning three over 1.1 innings of work and allowing two runs on three hits • Went 2.1 innings in a pre-determined start against Northern Colorado on March 25, allowing three runs on three hits, while striking out a trio of Bears • Took the loss against No. 11 Oklahoma State on March 22, allowing four runs on eight hits over three innings in NU's 6-3 setback • Suffered his first loss at Texas Tech on March 15, allowing five runs on six hits in 3.2 innings of work • Turned in an outstanding effort against Cal State Northridge on March 8, allowing one run on five hits over a career-high seven innings of work in an 8-2 Husker win • Was solid in his first career start, setting personal bests in innings (5.2) and strikeouts (8) against UL-Lafayette on Feb. 20 • Scattered seven hits, but was not involved in the decision, as Nebraska won in 15 innings • Pitched for the Beatrice Bruins and Bob Steinkamp in 2009, going 3-3 with a 3.13 ERA, as he led the Bruins in innings (46) and strikeouts (43) • Rated  by Baseball America as the No. 9 prospect in the league • Pitched for the Chillicothe Mudcats at the 2009 National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita.

2008: Mariot was one of three true freshman pitchers who helped the Huskers to 41 wins and an NCAA Regional appearance • Compiled a 2-0 record with a 6.75 ERA in eight appearances - all in relief • Served as one of NU's long relievers, as he went at least two innings in three of his eight outings • Did not pitch in the NCAA Regional or the Big 12 Tournament • Went 0-0 with a 3.86 ERA in two conference outings, highlighted by an inning of perfect relief at No. 12 Oklahoma State on April 12 • Pitched the ninth inning against Western Illinois on April 30, allowing one run on two hits • Allowed one run on two hits over 1.1 innings at Baylor on April 27 • Earned the victory against Creighton at Rosenblatt Stadium on April 23, firing three innings of relief as he allowed a pair of runs on three hits • Pitched well against Northern Colorado on March 25, throwing a shutout inning of relief with one strikeout • Earned the win with an inning of relief against South Dakota State on March 11, a game NU won 7-3 • Fired two shutout innings against Nebraska-Kearney on March 4 • Made his Husker debut at Stanford on Feb. 22, allowing five runs on four hits over 3.0 innings of work • Spent the summer pitching for Clovis in the California League and for the Beatrice Bruins during the National Baseball Congress World Series • Went 1-1 with a 1.29 ERA in two starts, helping the Bruins to a third-place showing.

Before Nebraska: Mariot attended Southlake Carroll High School after transferring from El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills, Calif. • Pitched on the varsity at Southlake Carroll in 2006 as a reliever, but was unable to pitch as a senior in 2007 • Pitched in the summer of 2007 for the Arlington A's under coaches Dave Acton and Craig Bartosh • Earned all-star honors from the organization in 2007.

Personal: Born on Oct. 20, 1988, in West Hills, Calif. • Parents are Ezio and Diana Mariot • Has one sister (Jennifer) and one brother (Chris) • Majors in communication studies where he has a cumulative 3.11 GPA entering the spring 2010 semester.

Year eraw-lappgscgshosviphrerbbso
2008.... 6.75 2-0 8 0 0 0/1 0 13.1 16 11 10 5 5
2009.... 7.06 2-2 19 8 0 0/0 0 51.0 67 42 40 28 36
2010.... 4.70 6-6 14 14 1 1/0 0 95.2 100 54 50 30 82
TOTAL... 5.62 10-8 41 22 1 1/1 0 160.0 183 107 100 63 123


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