Carson

Fischer

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#17

Utility Player
Height: 5'7"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Denton, Neb.
High School: Lincoln Southwest HS
Club: Nebraska Gold & Iowa Premier Gold

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2018)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2019)

Freshman Season (2019)

  • Played in 28 of Nebraska's 52 games which included two starts at second base
  • Spent most of the time appearing as a pinch runner
  • Made her first Husker appearance in the season opener against Lamar as a pinch runner
  • Scored one run against the Cardinals
  • Scored one run in NU's second game against Lamar at the Lone Star College Classic 
  • Scored a career-best two runs in the second game against Pitt at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Also made her first appearance in the outfield against the Panthers
  • Scored one run against BYU at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic
  • Scored one run in game one against Idaho State, appearing as a pinch runner
  • Made her first-career start in game three against No. 25 Northwestern, starting at second base
  • Appeared as a pinch runner in all three games against Maryland and scored one run in both of game one and game two against the Terps
  • Scored one run in game one against Wisconsin

Before Nebraska (Lincoln Southwest HS)

  • Was an NFCA first-team all-region honoree as a senior
  • Was a PGF regional All-American as a senior
  • Was a four-year varsity starter and letterwinner for Lincoln Southwest High School
  • Helped her team to four state tournament appearances
  • Set the Lincoln Southwest record for career RBIs (154) and doubles (35)
  • Posted a career batting average of .431, finishing her career with 187 hits, 132 runs, 154 RBIs, 35 doubles, 11 triples, 20 home runs and 27 stolen bases
  • Named to the Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska and the Lincoln Journal Star Super-State teams as a senior and earned honorable-mention honors from both as a sophomore
  • Earned all-conference accolades as a sophomore, junior and senior
  • Had 86 hits to set the Class A single-season record as a senior in 2017, breaking the previous record of 76
  • Set a new all-class record for most RBIs in a season (73) and finished with a .960 slugging percentage and a .570 batting average in 2017 – the second-highest single-season batting average in Lincoln Southwest history
  • Helped lead her team to a runner-up finish at the 2017 Class A state tournament
  • Helped the Silverhawks set three all-class records for most runs scored in a single season (425), most hits in a single season (515) and most home runs in a single season (94) in 2017
  • Was voted by her teammates as the honorary team captain, the most outstanding player, the best defensive player and best teammate as a senior
  • Battled a leg injury as a junior and was forced to sit out most of the season
  • Batted .406, had 52 hits, 45 RBIs and three home runs as a sophomore
  • Played club ball for Nebraska Gold and Iowa Premier Gold
  • Lettered in track and field and academics 
  • Earned Academic All-State honors, Academic All-Conference honors
  • Was a three-time NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete 

Personal

  • Daughter of Jerry and Jean Ann Fischer
  • Has one brother, Jackson

Coach Revelle on Carson:
“Carson has done everything in her power to get herself prepared for Nebraska. She has such a burning desire to be a Husker. Carson is a team builder and leader by example and spirit, and we are thrilled to get her charisma and talent into the Nebraska softball family.”

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