Madi

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#7

Infielder
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Millard South
Club: Nebraska Gold
Major: Psychology

Bio

Career Game-by-Game Stats (through 2018)
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Career Honors & Awards

  • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (2019)
  • Team Captain (2017)
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2016, 2018)
  • Two-Time Academic All-Big Ten (2016, 2018)
  • Nine-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll
  • Nebraska Sam Foltz Hero 27 Leadership Award (2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

Senior Season (2019)

  • Started all 52 games at first base
  • Ranked third on the team in slugging percentage (.484), stolen bases (11) and runs scored (28)
  • Had 29 RBIs which ranked second on the team
  • Was hit by a pitch a team-high nine times, bringing her career total to 22 which is tied for seventh in school history
  • Batted .254 with 32 hits, six doubles, one triple seven home runs and 23 walks
  • Had a team-high on-base streak of 19 games from Feb. 8 to March 16
  • Scored two runs and drew a walk in the season opener against Lamar
  • Drew one walk and scored one run against Texas Tech
  • Drew two walks and stole one base in NU's second game against Lamar
  • Also scored one run against the Cardinals
  • Had a double in the second game against Texas Tech
  • Hit a three-run homer against UNO at the Lone Star College Classic
  • Had one hit against Pitt in the second game of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, while scoring four runs
  • Had one hit against BYU, San Diego State and Arizona State at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic
  • Went 1-for-3 with one run, one RBI and one double against BYU
  • Scored the game-winning run against the Cougars
  • Went 1-for-2 with one run and a walk against Arizona State
  • Went 7-for-12 with four runs, six RBIs, one double and two homers a the Colorado State Classic
  • Went 3-for-5 with two RBIs in game one against Idaho State
  • Went 2-for-4 with two runs, three RBIs, one double and one homer against Colorado State
  • Went 2-for-3 with two runs, one RBI and one home run in game two against ISU
  • Had one hit and drew four walks in the Wichita State series
  • Went 3-for-8 (.375) in the Illinois series 
  • Went 1-for-2 with a run and an RBI in game one against Illinois
  • Drove in the game-tying run after a successful squeeze bunt and scored the go-ahead run after reaching on an error against the Fighting Illini
  • Hit 2-for-4 with a two-run homer in game two against Illinois
  • Had one hit and one RBI against South Dakota State
  • Had two hits in the No. 25 Northwestern series
  • Had an RBI double and also scored one run in game one against Purdue
  • Had two hits and two RBIs in game two against Purdue
  • Went 1-for-3 with an RBI in the series finale against the Boilermakers
  • Hit 1-for-2 with a walk and two runs against South Dakota
  • Had one hit, one walk and scored one run against Iowa
  • Went 1-for-1 with a run, a walk and four RBIs in game one against Maryland
  • Had one hit, two runs and two RBIs in game two against Maryland
  • Drew two walks and score one run in the finale against the Terps
  • Went 3-for-10 with two runs, a double, two homers and four RBIs in the Wisconsin series, finishing with a slugging percentage of 1.000
  • Had a two-run homer in game one against Wisconsin
  • Had an RBI and a double in game two against the Badgers
  • Went 1-for-3 with one run an RBI, a home run and a walk in the series finale against the Badgers
  • Had one hit against Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament

Junior Season (2018)

  • Started all 54 games at first base, despite never playing the position at Nebraska
  • Notched seven multi-RBI efforts and five multi-hit games 
  • Had seven doubles and six home runs
  • Ranked third on the team with 26 RBIs
  • Got her first hit of the season against No. 19 BYU
  • Went 1-for-3, including one double and two RBIs against California State University, Northridge
  • Hit her first home run of the season against Boston College on Feb. 16
  • Went 2-for-4 with an RBI against St. John’s
  • Had a two-run homer against No. 1 Washington
  • Had one hit and scored two runs in the Wichita State series
  • Had three hits over four games at the Jayhawk Invitational
  • Had two RBIs and one homer against Northern Iowa
  • Also had one double and one run at Kansas
  • Had one run and one RBI in game one against South Dakota State
  • Hit 1-for-2 with one run, one RBI and a walk in game two against the Jacks
  • Went 1-for-1 with a run scored and two walks drawn against Grand Canyon at Easton Invitational
  • Recorded second multi-hit game of the season, going 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs against Creighton
  • Had a career-high four RBIs, hitting the first grand slam of the season for the Huskers in a 9-3 win over South Dakota
  • Had at least one hit in all three games of the Indiana series, including a two-hit game in game two
  • Had one hit and one RBI in game two of the Iowa doubleheader
  • Went 3-for-7 with one run, one double and one walk in the Purdue doubleheader
  • Went 1-for-2 in game one against Minnesota
  • Went 1-for-2 with a double and a run in game two against Wisconsin
  • Went 1-for-3 in game three against the Badgers
  • Went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs in game one of the Illinois series

Redshirt Season (2017)

  • Redshirted during the 2017 season
  • Missed the year due to season-ending knee surgery following a torn ACL

Sophomore Season (2016)

  • Started 35 of Nebraska’s 56 games at catcher with two starts at DP
  • Totaled four multi-hit games and four games with multiple RBIs
  • Hit a two-run homer vs. Louisville in the NCAA Regional
  • Tied a career high with two runs at Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament
  • Tallied her seventh double of the season in game three of the Purdue series
  • Hit her sixth double of the season in game two at Minnesota
  • Had an RBI in the series finale with No. 1 Michigan
  • Had an RBI double in game two of the doubleheader with Iowa
  • Hit her fourth home run of the season vs. South Dakota State
  • Produced her first career Big Ten hit with a single in game two at Illinois
  • Hit her third home run with a three-run shot vs. Arkansas
  • Produced a career-high three RBIs vs. the Razorbacks
  • Went 2-for-2 with a pair of walks vs. New Mexico
  • Slugged her fourth double of the year vs. Omaha
  • Also tied a career high with two runs vs. the Mavericks
  • Went 2-for-2 with a double, homer and two RBIs vs. Wichita State on March 6
  • Marked her first career game with multiple extra-base hits
  • Reached base safely in all four games of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Drew a pair of walks vs. Louisville on Feb. 21
  • Produced first career multi-hit game (2-for-3) vs. Louisville on Feb. 20
  • Added a double, a run and an RBI vs. the Cardinals
  • Her first hit of the season was a two-run homer vs. Saint Louis
  • Marked her first career home run and first two career RBIs

Freshman Season (2015)

  • Appeared in 18 games with eight starts
  • Started seven games at catcher and one as the designated player
  • Had a pinch-hit single at No. 5 seed LSU in the NCAA Regional
  • Was hit by a pitch as a pinch-hitter against Creighton
  • Made her lone start at designated player against North Dakota State
  • Was hit by a pitch and scored a run vs. the Bison
  • Scored a career-high two runs in her first Big Ten start vs. Michigan State
  • Produced her second career hit and scored her third career run vs. DePaul
  • Produced her first career hit with a double against Western Kentucky
  • Scored a run in her career debut against Montana

Before Nebraska (Millard South High School)

  • Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior
  • Three-time first-team All-Nebraska selection
  • Four-time first-team all-state honoree
  • Three-time state champion
  • Set a Nebraska all-class record with 37 career home runs
  • Broke the previous record by 13 home runs
  • Produced a .494 career batting average that ranked sixth in state history and third among Class A hitters
  • Batted .531 with 14 homers and 49 RBIs as a senior
  • Went 10-for-13 (.769) with four homers and 11 RBIs at the state tournament
  • Hit .536 as a junior with 42 RBIs
  • Added 50 runs scored and 34 walks
  • Posted a .664 on-base percentage and a 1.143 slugging percentage
  • Batted .438 as a sophomore
  • Played her travel ball for the Nebraska Gold, with her father Travis as an assistant coach

Personal

  • Biological Sciences and Psychology double major (Bachelor's degree, May 2019)
  • Born on Dec. 28, 1995
  • Daughter of Travis and Rebecca Unzicker
  • Has one sister, Rylie, who is a sophomore on the Nebraska softball team
  • Has one brother, Noah
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Highlights vs. Maryland - 4/26
Highlights vs. South Dakota - 4/23
Highlights vs. Minnesota - 4/21