Lincoln - Nebraska baseball players Pat Kelly and Josh Scheffert will both represent the South Division in the Northwoods League All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 24 at Warner Park in Madison, Wis, with first pitch scheduled for 7:35 p.m. (CT). Nebraska is one of eight programs that will be represented by two players in the game, joining Long Beach State, Kansas, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Florida, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and Florida Gulf Coast.
Tabbed as a Freshman All-American by multiple publications following the 2012 season, Kelly has been one of the top hitters for the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters. The Red Wing, Minn., native ranks in the top 20 in the league in batting average (.333), while producing 64 hits, including nine doubles, two triples and two home runs.
Scheffert has led the Eau Claire Express in hits entering the all-star game with 58 on the year, including 10 doubles, two triples and four home runs. The Lincoln native has 16-multi hit games in his third year with the Express.