Laura

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#23

Infielder
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kearney, Mo.
High School: Kearney
Club: Kansas City Originals
Major: Marketing

Bio

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


Career Honors & Awards

  • Three-Time Academic All-Big Ten (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Big Ten Freshman of the Week (March 23, 2015)
  • Six-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)


Senior Season (2018)

• Started all 54 games at second base
• Was one of four players to start every game
• Produced seven multi-hit games and three games with multiple RBIs
• Had 18 hits, 14 runs, three doubles and three homes runs in Big Ten play
• Committed just two errors in conference play at second base
Ranked second on the team with 23 walks drawn
• Scored one run against No. 19 BYU, No. 23 Arizona State and San Diego State in the opening weekend at the Kajikawa Classic
• Got her first hit of the season against No. 15 Utah
• Had one hit against CSUN
• Went 1-for-2, with one run, a walk and a double in the 7-0 win over Green Bay
• Went 1-for-3, with one run in the 5-1 Kansas win
• Went 2-for-3 with one run and one RBI in game one against South Dakota State
• Went 1-for-3 with one run in game two against South Dakota State
Went 2-for4 with a run scored vs. Creighton
Produced her first three-hit game of the season going 3-for-4 with a home run and two doubles in game one against Michigan State
• Went 5-for-9 overall in the Michigan State series with four runs scored and three RBIs
• Went 1-for-2 with one RBI, a run scored and two walks drawn in 9-3 win over South Dakota
Hit 4-for-9 in the Northwestern series, including 3-for-4 in game one
Had a career-best two homers and season-best three RBIs in game one
Hit a double and scored two runs in game three against the Wildcats
• Went 2-for-3 with five runs and five walks in Purdue doubleheader
• Led Nebraska in the Minnesota series, going 4-for-10 over three games
• Had two hits in the Wisconsin series

Had one hit in the third game of the Illinois series
Went 2-for-3 with a run scored in Big Ten Tournament against Michigan State

Junior Season (2017)
• Started 51 of Nebraska's 53 games, including 48 at second base
• Also made her first three career starts at first base
• Produced six games with multiple hits and three games with multiple RBIs
• Totaled 14 hits, eight runs, two doubles, one homer and eight RBIs in Big Ten play
• Had as many hits, runs and RBIs in conference play as the rest of the season
• All three of her extra-base hits came during the conference season
• Was 1-for-2 with a walk and an RBI in game two win vs. Northwestern
• Went 1-for-2 with a walk and a double in game two vs. No. 25 Illinois
• Went 3-for-6 in the doubleheader at Iowa, including two hits in game two
• Had two hits and five RBIs in the doubleheader at Rutgers
• Hit her first home run in game two and had a career-high four RBIs
• Was 4-for-8 with a double and two RBIs in three-game sweep at No. 22 Wisconsin
• Went 2-for-2 with a walk, a run and an RBI in game two win at No. 22 Wisconsin 
• Had two hits, two walks and two RBIs in doubleheader vs. New Mexico State
• Reached base safely in nine of her 17 plate appearances at Wooo Pig Classic
• Went 3-for-7 with a walk, two RBIs and three runs in two games vs. Lamar
• Drew two walks against both Arkansas and IUPUI
• Also added her first stolen base vs. the Razorbacks
• Went 4-for-10 at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic
• Produced her first multi-hit game with 2-for-3 effort with a walk vs. Oregon St.
• Went 1-for-2 with a clutch two-run single in upset of No. 20 Missouri
• Marked her first multi-RBI game of the season

• Earned her first career start at first base vs. No. 24 Pittsburgh on Feb. 17
• Saw the first action of her career at first base vs. No. 13 Washington
Went 1-for-2 vs. No. 1 Oklahoma


Sophomore Season (2016)
• Started 52 games, including 49 at second base and three at shortstop
• Totaled 13 multi-hit games and two games with multiple RBIs
• Hit the first two home runs of her career
• Hit safely in 10 straight games (April 23-May 19)
• The 10-game hitting streak was the longest of her career
• Was 14-for-30 (.467) during her hitting streak
• Went 2-for-3 in the NCAA Regional opener vs. Louisville
• Went 2-for-3 with two runs scored vs. Purdue in the Big Ten Tournament
• Hit .295 with five doubles, one homer and a .403 OB% in Big Ten play
• Went 5-for-7 with a double and an RBI in the three-game series with Purdue
• Was 4-for-5 with a double, two runs and an RBI in the Purdue doubleheader
• Had a double and an RBI in game two at Minnesota
• Had two doubles and one home run in the three-game series at Northwestern
• Was 2-for-4 with a double, homer and two RBIs in game two at Northwestern
• Hit safely in five straight games (March 29-April 6), going 7-for-14
• Went 5-for-10 in the three-game series at Maryland with an RBI and eight runs
• Had two hits and scored a career-high four runs in the finale at Maryland
• Scored three runs and added an RBI in game two at Maryland
• Had two hits in game one at Maryland
• Produced her first multi-hit game of the conference season
• Started her first two career games at shortstop in the Illinois doubleheader
• Drew a season-high two walks in game one of the Illinois series
• Also tied a season high with two runs scored vs. the Illini
• Produced multiple hits in four of five games at the Easton Tournament
• Went 8-for-16 (.500) with two doubles and four RBIs at the tournament
• Produced her first multi-RBI game of the season with two RBIs vs. UNLV
• Went 1-for-2 with an RBI single and her first walk vs. Wichita State on March 6
• Hit her first career home run at NC State to break a 3-3 tie
• Produced her first career three-hit game in the opener at Northern Iowa
• Added two hits the next day vs. Drake with her first double and RBI of the year

 

Freshman Season (2015)
• Started all 58 games at second base
• Only freshman to start every game in 2015
• Tallied 11 multi-hit games and five games with multiple RBIs
• Had 13 doubles, tied for the third-highest total by a freshman in school history
• Batted .382 with a .485 on-base percentage in Big Ten Conference play
• Went 3-for-7 with a double, an RBI and three runs at the Big Ten Tournament
• Went 4-for-8 in the NCAA Tournament with a double, a triple and three runs
• Recorded an RBI in an elimination game at No. 5 LSU
• Had two hits in an elimination win over Texas Southern
• Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week following the Michigan State series
• Went 3-for-6 vs. MSU and reached base safely in 7 of her 10 plate appearances
• Scored a career-high three runs in the series opener vs. the Spartans
• Went 5-for-7 with two doubles and five RBIs in a three-game series at Ohio State
• Tied her career high with two RBIs in each of the first two games vs. the Buckeyes
• Totaled eight hits, seven runs and seven RBIs in her first six career games
• Scored a run in each of her first six career games
• Produced an RBI in six of her first seven games
• Totaled multiple hits and multiple RBIs in two of her first three games

 

Before Nebraska (Kearney High School)
• Second-team all-state selection as a junior
• Four-time all-district and all-region performer
• Two-time Kansas City all-metro honoree
• Ranked in Kearney's all-time top three in five categories
• Those categories were hits, average, runs, RBIs, steals and walks
• Played her travel ball for the Kansas City Originals

 

Personal
• Marketing major
• Born on Oct. 12, 1995
• Daughter of Ed and Diane Barrow
• Has one sister, Kat
• Kat was a pitcher at UNO (2012-15)

 

Year

Avg.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

OB%

SLG%

SB-ATT

FLD%

2015

.331

58-58

142

42

47

13

1

0

27

22

15

.424

.437

1-1

.943

2016

.295

52-52

149

36

44

8

0

2

13

12

18

.356

.389

0-0

.953

2017

.224

52-51

125

16

28

2

0

1

16

19

18

.322

.264

1-1

.956

Total

.286

162-161

416

94

119

23

1

3

56

56

51

.369

.368

2-2

.951

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