Honors & Awards
- 2016-17 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
- Two-time Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls
2019, Junior season
Started first game of doubleheader at USC Upstate behind the dish (2/16) … Tied career-high two hits vs. Texas Southern (2/23), where he drove in his first RBI.
2018, Sophomore season
Played in 20 games … Batted .385 (5-for-13) with two runs … Made season debut behind the plate against Murray State (2/17) … Notched first hit of the season against Northwestern (2/24) … Defensive replacement behind the dish at then-No. 4 Florida State (3/6) … Made Big 12 debut at Texas (3/16) as a defensive sub … Connected for a hit and scored first-career run against then-No. 5 Texas Tech (4/6).
2017, Freshman season
Named to the 2016-17 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team … Fall 2016 and Spring 2016 Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honors Rolls … Played in six games … batted .333 (1-of-3) with one double … Made collegiate debut at catcher against Omaha (2/21) … Defensive sub twice at then-No. 23 Stanford (2/24-2/25) at catcher … Recorded first-career hit, a double, against Texas Southern (5/5).
St. Cecilia HS
Played summer American Legion baseball for Hastings Five Points due to St. Cecilia not offering a team … Batted .386 with 37 RBI in 2015 … Boasted a .996 percent fielding rate … A highly decorated basketball player at St. Cecilia … Played basketball for his father, Kevin Asher … Helped the Bluehawks to a Nebraska state title in 2015 … Earned First Team All-State distinctions and the All-Tribland Player of the Year … A three-time basketball academic all-state honoree … Member of the National Honor Society.
Born in Norfolk, Nebraska … Son of Kevin and Jackie Asher … Has two siblings, Trey and Makenna … Both of his parents played collegiate sports: Kevin, baseball at Kearney State and Jackie softball at University of Nebraska-Kearney … Majoring in psychology.