Davidson ace Nolan DeVos (Davidson Athletics)

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GSA Spotlight: DeVos Develops Into Ace For Dangerous Davidson

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Years before he was the dominant staff ace for the best team in the Atlantic 10 Conference, Nolan DeVos was a standout performer at Hickory Ridge High School outside Charlotte, racking up strikeouts despite modest stuff. Now listed at 6-foot, 185 pounds, DeVos’ body never screamed “projection,” but Davidson’s coaching staff loved his pitchability and competitiveness, and they took a shot on the local product despite his below-average velocity.

“He was a guy in high school that was an 84-86 mph guy who could really pitch and locate. You’d watch him pitch and say, ‘Man, I know the ball’s doing[…]

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