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Spencer Schwellenbach Named Second Team All-American

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The Husker shortstop/pitcher receives another postseason honor

The awards keep coming for Husker baseball’s shortstop and pitcher, Spencer Schwellenbach. After being tabbed the Big Ten Player of the Year, Schwelly has been named to the All-American (second team) list for Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.

From the athletic department:

Tabbed as the utility player on the second team, Schwellenbach has performed both at the plate and on the mound for Nebraska in 2021. He enters the postseason hitting .289 with 12 doubles, six home runs and 35 RBIs in 43 games. On the mound, the Saginaw, Mich., native ended the regular season tied for the conference lead in saves with nine. He has a 0.71 ERA and 29 strikeouts over 25.1.

Schwellenbach was one of two Big Ten players honored. The other was Iowa’s Trenton Wallace, who was a second-team pick as a starting pitcher.