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John Nett

Position OF
B/T R/R
Class Sr.
Height 5-10
Weight 200
Hometown Appleton, Wis.
High School Kimberly HS
Previous School St. Cloud State
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SENIOR – 2024

  • Transferred to Kansas with one year of eligibility remaining
  • Committed in June 2023

ST. CLOUD STATE – 2020-23

  • Spent four years in the St. Cloud State program
  • Slashed .394/.487/.575 with 228 hits, 49 doubles, 10 triples, 12 home runs, 120 RBIs, 172 runs and 92 walks in 148 career games (all starts)
  • Tied the St. Cloud State single-season hits record in 2023 with 96 hits
  • ABCA/Rawlings Third Team All-American (2023)
  • NCBWA Third Team All-American (2023)
  • Three-time All-NSIC First Team selection (2021, 2022, 2023)
  • CSC Third Team Academic All-American (2023)
  • CSC Academic All-District (2023)
  • D2CCA First Team All-Central Region (2023)
  • NCBWA First Team All-Central Region (2023)
  • ABCA/Rawlings Central Region Gold Glove Outfielder (2023)
  • NSIC Batting Champion (2023)
  • NSIC Gold Glove Outfielder (2023)
  • Helped the Huskies become 2023 NSIC Tournament Champions
  • Three-time NSIC Player of the Week (April 18, 2022, Feb. 7, 2023, Feb. 14, 2023)
  • NCBWA Central Region Player of the Week (Feb. 8, 2023)
  • Three-time Academic All-NSIC (2021, 2022, 2023)
  • Northwoods League Rawlings “Big Stick” (2022)
  • Northwoods League Rawlings “Finest in the Field” (2022)
  • Northwoods League Midseason All-Star (2022)
  • Northwoods League Postseason All-Star (2022)
  • St. Cloud Rox Player of the Year (2022)
  • NSIC Academic Team of Excellence (2021)

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Played four years of baseball at Kimberly High School in Kimberly, Wisconsin
  • Two-time WBCA All-State honoree
  • Three-time WBCA All-North East District and All-Fox Valley Association selection
  • Hit .508 over his prep career
  • Led Kimberly to a WIAA D1 State Championship in his sophomore year while earning All-District and All-Conference honors (2017)
  • Earned WBCA Second Team All-State accolades and was named Fox Valley Association Player of the Year as a senior
  • 2018-19 Post-Crescent Athlete of the Year
  • Picked up WBCA Third Team All-State honors as a junior
  • Also played three years of football at Kimberly High School
  • Helped Kimberly football to three WIAA D1 State Championships (2015, 2016, 2017)

PERSONAL

  • Son of Todd and Lynn Nett
  • Has one older sister, Dani
  • Teammates with Ethan Lanthier at St. Cloud State in 2022 and 2023
  • Chose Kansas because, “It was an opportunity I just couldn’t pass up. In just a few phone calls with the coaching staff, I knew that Kansas had that family culture that can lead to great success as a team.”