Nebraska baseball player receives John Olerud Two-Way Player of the year honor
Nebraska shortstop and closer Spencer Schwellenbach is the recipient of another prestigious award.
On Wednesday, Schwellenbach was name the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year in college baseball. He started every game for the Huskers at shortstop, accepted duties as a pitcher and was the No. 3 batter in the lineup.
Schwellenbach was also named the B1G Player of the Year and is a semifinalist for the Golden Spikes Award, presented to the best player in college baseball. He helped lead Nebraska to a B1G regular season title.
— Nebraska Baseball (@Husker_Baseball) June 16, 2021
This year, Schwellenbach maintained a .284 batting average with 43 runs scored, 40 RBIs and 6 home runs. At shortstop, he committed just 4 errors in 186 chances. On the mound, we posted a 3-1 record in 18 appearances, also totaling 10 saves. He held a 0.57 earned run average for the year.
Nebraska reached the NCAA Tournament but was defeated in the final game by Arkansas in the Regionals.