Honors & Awards
• One Letter (2017)
• Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2017)
• Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016, 2017; Spring 2017)
2017: Luke Roskam (pronounced Ross-kum) garnered Big Ten All-Freshman Team accolades during his first year at Nebraska • Made 42 appearances, batting .266 (34-for-128) • Started 35 games, 28 of which were at third base • Ranked third on the team with four home runs • Had 34 hits, seven of which were doubles and one triple • Recorded 20 RBIs and 21 runs scored • Went a perfect 3-for-3 stealing bases • After a hitless debut, went 1-for-1 against Oregon State on Feb. 23 • Went 2-for-4 with his first career double against Northern Colorado on March 8 • Blasted a pinch-hit home run, his first homer as a Husker, against Kansas State on March 28 • Doubled and tripled in the series finale at Indiana on April 2 • Recorded his first career three-hit game against Creighton on April 4 with two runs and two RBIs • Hit .429 in the Minnesota series with four runs scored, one double, one home run and two RBIs • Third home run of the season was on April 25 against Omaha, where he had a season-high four RBIs • Launched his fourth homer on May 5 against Rutgers, then went 3-for-4 two days later against the Scarlet Knights.
Before Nebraska: Roskam joined the Huskers from Chaska, Minn., where he graduated from Chaska High School • Was tabbed as a top-500 national recruit and the No. 142 catcher in the country by Perfect Game • Ranked as the No. 8 overall recruit and the top catcher in the state of Minnesota by Perfect Game • Hit .378 as a senior for the Hawks with 17 extra-base hits and 12 RBIs • Also served as the team’s closer • Had a perfect 0.00 ERA with five saves over 9.0 innings • Hit .468 as a junior with three home runs and 25 RBIs • Went 7-2 on the mound with a 1.77 ERA and also notched three saves • Tossed a perfect game against Waconia during his junior year in the section semifinal • Was a two-time all-metro, two-time all-state and three-time All-Metro Conference selection • Earned four letters in baseball and two in basketball.
Personal: Born on Feb. 19, 1998, in Waconia, Minn. • Parents are Chuck and Ann Roskam • Has one brother, Charlie • Majoring in criminology and criminal justice.