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2008 UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS

|    Level:  NCAA  

Location:  Lincoln,NE
Team Record:  17-9   .654
Result:   3rd in Big 12 Conference
Manager(s):  Mike Anderson
Stadium:  Hawks Field
Playoffs: Season in progress
Top Hitter:  Jake Opitz (14)
Top Pitcher:  Johnny Dorn (3)
Major Leaguers:   Dan JenningsMichael MariotThad Weber

2008 MLB Draft Picks
3-98 - Aaron Pribanic
9-268 - Dan Jennings
12-371 - Jake Opitz
15-448 - Johnny Dorn
16-493 - Thad Weber
19-590 - Mitch Abeita
38-1155 - Zach Herr
Big 12 Conference Standings
TeamsWLOverall
Texas A&M19846-19
Oklahoma State18944-18
Nebraska17941-16
Missouri161139-21
Texas151239-22
Baylor111632-26
Kansas State111629-29
Oklahoma91736-26
Texas Tech91825-30
Kansas91830-27

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
Mitch AbeitaCA+6-0185RightRight4/7/198622Duncanville,Texas200819590NYY

Erik AndersonPNCAA5-11185RightRight5/31/198820New York,New YorkUDFA 
30Erik BirdPNCAA6-1220RightRight3/25/198721Omaha,NebraskaUDFA 
17Joe BroekemeierPNCAA6-4208RightRight4/8/198721Central City,NebraskaUDFA 
Craig CorristonIFNCAA5-11205RightRight9/7/198423Paris,TexasUDFA 
Andy CottonIFNCAA5-8170RightRight9/17/198720Columbia,MissouriUDFA 
Clay CunoOFNCAA6-3215RightRight11/16/198720Columbia,MissouriUDFA 
Johnny DornPA+6-3210RightRight8/4/198522Grand Island,Nebraska200815448FLA
Tyler FarstOFNCAA6-1215RightRight1/16/198721Austin,TexasUDFA 
11Matt FreemanPNCAA6-1185RightRight1/11/198919New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
Joe HatasakiPNCAA5-10175LeftLeft12/22/198720St. Joseph,MissouriUDFA 
18Casey HauptmanPA-6-4205RightRight1/1/198919Omaha,Nebraska201126792NYM
Zach HerrPAAA5-9185LeftLeft12/1/198621Omaha,Nebraska2008381155SD
6Dan JenningsPMLB6-3190LeftLeft4/17/198721Berkeley,California20089268FLA
Dan JohnstonIFNCAA6-1178RightRight1/14/198919Papillion,NebraskaUDFA 
Ben Kline3B-2BA+6-3181RightRight12/2/198819Omaha,Nebraska201232992TB
Michael MariotPMLB6-0180RightRight10/20/198819West Hills,California20108239KC
A.J. MillerCInd6-2200LeftRight2/21/198919Manasquan,New JerseyUDFA 
2Jake MortIFNCAA5-11170RightRight12/6/198522Nebraska City,NebraskaUDFA 
Cody NeerC-1BInd6-4215BothRight9/12/198621Orlando,FloridaUDFA 
41Mike NessethPAAA6-5213RightRight4/19/198820Worthington,Minnesota201017531PHI
24Bryce NimmoOFNCAA5-10174LeftLeft5/20/198523Fort Collins,ColoradoUDFA 
3Jake Opitz2BAAA6-0190LeftRight7/28/198621Denver,Colorado200812371CHC
Aaron PribanicPAA6-4200RightRight9/1/198621Fairfax,Virginia2008398SEA
Tyler RankPNCAA6-4230LeftRight2/9/198919Rochester,MinnesotaUDFA 
Brett Sowers3BNCAA5-11175RightRight2/1/198820Denver,Colorado2006471397LAD
Dave StewartOFRK6-6230LeftRight11/23/198819St. Louis,Missouri200922659CIN
Nick SullivanOFNCAA5-11200LeftRight6/10/198622Englewood,ColoradoUDFA 
19Jeff TezakIFA5-10180BothRight2/23/198622Atwater,California200924733CHW
Thad WeberPMLB6-2205RightRight9/28/198423Seward,Nebraska200816493DET
Sean YostPNCAA6-6194RightRight12/15/198819Lincoln,Nebraska201024743BOS
Team PersonnelPosition 
Mike AndersonHead Coach 
Dave BinghamAssistant Coach 
Eric NewmanAssistant Coach 
Nate ThompsonAssistant Coach 


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