Honors & Awards
• Two Letters (2016, 2017)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2017)
• Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015; Spring 2016)
2017: Mike Waldron (pronounced WALL-drun) played in 16 games, including 10 starts at third base • Batted .250 (9-for-36) with three runs scored, two RBIs and one double • Recorded hits in his first two outings of the season, against Oregon State on Feb. 23 and against Utah on Feb. 26 • First career multi-hit (2) and multi-run (2) game at Cal Poly on March 25 • Roped his first career double against Cal Poly on March 25 • Had one hit in each of his next two games against Kansas State (March 28) and Indiana (March 31).
2016: Waldron played in six games as a true freshman, including a start at Michigan State on May 8 • Hit .286 (2-for-7) in limited at-bats, scored one run and drove in a run • Made his Husker debut as a pinch hitter against Northern Colorado on March 8 • Recorded his first hit and scored a run against Northwestern on April 10 • Pinch hit at Creighton May 17 and plated a run with an RBI single.
Before Nebraska: Waldron joined the Huskers after a successful prep career at Westside High School in Omaha • Helped the Warriors win three straight Class A state titles in 2013, 2014 and 2015 • Drove in the eventual game-winning run with a sixth-inning double in the 2015 state title game, a 1-0 win over Millard South • Tabbed as the No. 4 right-handed pitcher in the state of Nebraska and the No. 12 overall player by Perfect Game • Was named an honorary captain of the Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska team in 2015 and was also a first-team Super State selection by the Lincoln Journal Star • Was a first-team selection by both publications as a sophomore, junior and senior • Was both a threat on the mound and at the plate • Posted a 4-2 record as a senior with a 1.94 ERA and 49 strikeouts in 39 innings • Hit .365 for the Warriors with 11 doubles, one home run and 32 RBIs • Hit .415 with runners in scoring position.
Personal: Born on Sept. 26, 1996 • Parents are Steve and Brenda Waldron • Has one sister, Lauren, and two brothers, Matt and Mark • Twin brother, Matt, is also on the baseball team • Majoring in business administration.