Lexey

Kneib

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Infielder
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Webb City, Mo.
High School: Webb City
Club: DeMarini Aces
Major: Undeclared

Bio

Career Game-by-Game Stats (through 2018)
Photo Gallery

Career Honors & Awards

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2018, 2019)
  • Four-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll 
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017, 2018, 2019)

Junior Season (2019)

  • Played in 42 of Nebraska's 52 games, making 41 starts at second base
  • Hit .205 with eight runs, 17 hits, seven doubles, one triple, 13 RBIs and seven walks
  • Went 5-for-15 (.333) with four RBIs, two doubles and two stolen bases during the opening weekend
  • Tied a career high with two hits in the season opener against Lamar
  • Also had two RBIs and a double against the Cardinals
  • Had one hit, one run and two RBIs against Texas Tech
  • Had a double in NU's second game against Lamar
  • Had one hit against UNO at the Lone Star College Classic
  • Went 2-for-7 (.286) with two runs, three RBIs and a double at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Had one RBI against Arizona State
  • Drew one walk against UCLA
  • Hit her first-career triple in game three against Wichita State
  • Had one hit in both game one and game two against No. 25 Northwestern
  • Also finished with an RBI and a double against the Wildcats
  • Went 2-for-3 with one run in game two against Purdue
  • Had one double and scored a run in the series finale against No. 18 Minnesota
  • Drew one walk and score on run against South Dakota
  • Had an RBI double against Iowa
  • Had an RBI double in game one against Wisconsin

Sophomore Season (2018)

  • Started 38 games at third base 
  • Had five RBIs and scored seven runs
  • Drew 12 walks and stole one base on the year
  • Hit four doubles in sophomore season after only having one as a freshman
  • Recorded a double against No. 15 Utah and California State University, Northridge
  • Also had one RBI against No. 15 Utah
  • Has one stolen base on the season - against California State University, Northridge
  • Had a double against No. 3 UCLA
  • Had one hit in each of the first two games of the Wichita State series
  • Also had an RBI in game two against the Shockers 
  • Went 1-for-2 with a double against South Dakota State
  • Went 4-for-6 with one RBI and two runs scored in Michigan State series 
  • Scored one run and drew a walk in 9-3 win over South Dakota
  • Drew two walks and scored one run in game one against Northwestern
  • Went 1-for-2 with one run and a walk in game two against Purdue
  • Went 1-for-2 in game two against Minnesota
  • Went 2-for-2 with two runs, an RBI and a walk against South Dakota State, tying career bests in hits and runs

Freshman Season (2017)

  • Earned seven starts at shortstop and one start at designated player
  • Also appeared as a pinch hitter six times
  • Went 3-for-6 with a double and an RBI in limited at bats during Big Ten play
  • Was 3-for-4 with a double, run and RBI in two games off the bench at Wisconsin
  • Came off the bench to go 2-for-3 with a double in series finale at No. 22 Wisconsin
  • Marked her first career multi-hit game and first career extra-base hit
  • Also drove in a run and scored a run in game three vs. the Badgers
  • Recorded first career pinch hit - a single - in game two at No. 22 Wisconsin
  • Had back-to-back games with an RBI single on March 4
  • Went 1-for-3 with an RBI and scored her first career run vs. Lamar
  • Went 1-for-3 with an RBI vs. IUPUI to mark the first hit and RBI of her career
  • Drew a walk as a pinch hitter vs. Oregon State
  • Marked the first time she reached base safely
  • Saw her first action at third base at No. 3 Florida State on Feb. 19
  • Earned the start in that game at designated player
  • Earned the start at shortstop in the season opener vs. BYU

Before Nebraska (Webb City High School)

  • Did not play high school softball after her freshman season
  • Instead competed extensively with the DeMarini Aces travel team
  • Helped the Aces post a top-25 finish at the 2015 PGF National Championship
  • Was named a 2016 PGF Central Region All-American
  • Also played basketball for Webb City
  • Averaged 11.8 points per game as a senior
  • Was an all-district selection as a junior

Personal

  • Is a finance major
  • Born on April 4, 1998
  • Daughter of Joe and Kara Kneib
  • Her mother, Kara, was a college softball player
  • Has a twin sister, Lindey, a junior softball player at Harvard
  • Has an older sister, Laney, a four-year pitcher at Saint Louis (2013-16)
  • Lexey’s grandfather signed a contract with the Baltimore Orioles



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Highlights vs. Maryland - 4/26
Highlights vs. South Dakota - 4/23
Highlights vs. Minnesota - 4/21