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Nebraska Baseball: Ryan Boldt Named Freshman All-American

Ryan Boldt, Nebraska baseball’s heavy hitter, was named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball. Boldt makes Husker No. 12 to reach All-American status as a freshman and is the first since 2012 when Pat Kelly and Kyle Kubat claimed the honor.

Things turned out well for those two, no?

A two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week honoree in 2014, Boldt took to center field as a starter in all but seven games. The Big Red went 22-7 when Boldt was designated as the leadoff hitter. His 74 hits were just two shy of team leader Pat Kelly’s 76. However, Boldt led the team in runs scored (47), triples (6) and stolen bases (7).

Boldt was among a strong showing by the Big Ten conference. Brett Adcock (Michigan), Carmen Benedetti (Michigan), Ronnie Dawson (Ohio State), Tanner Tully (Ohio State) and Adam Walton (Illinois) were all honored, showing a bright future for the conference.

While Boldt’s set the bar high, there’s no doubt that as he continues to grow, lightning will strike twice.

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