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Brooks Asher

Position C
Height 6'2''
Weight 205 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Hastings, Neb.
High School St. Cecilia HS

HONORS & AWARDS

  • 2016-17 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
  • Two-time Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls

2020 (SHORTENED SEASON DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)

  • Appeared in seven games with three starts at catcher
  • Made season debut at Charleston Southern (2/22)
  • Started against Charleston Southern (2/22), Ball State (2/29) and at Iowa (3/11)

2019 (JUNIOR)

  • Started in 10 of the 22 games he saw action in
  • Batted .216 (8-for-37) with three RBIs, two doubles and five walks
  • 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
  • Drove in an RBI at Texas Tech (4/6)

2018 (SOPHOMORE) 

  • 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)

  • 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

PERSONAL

  • 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