Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
City/State: Los Angeles, Calif.
Other College: Arizona Western


Honors and Awards

  • 1980 Second-Team Academic All-American
  • 1979 Honorable-Mention All-Big Eight
  • 1979 Big Eight All-Tournament Team
  • 1979 Big Eight All-Academic

1980: Senior Season
In his final season as a Husker, Oakley hit .360 with 53 hits, 14 doubles, two triples and four home runs...racked up 35 runs scored and 33 runs batted in...produced a .926 fielding percentage committing only five errors, while making 59 putouts...a standout in the classroom, Oakley earned second-team Academic All-American honors in 1980. 

1979: Junior Season
Last year, Oakley hit .278 overall and .232 in the Big Eight, to earn honorable-mention All-Big the postseason tournament, he hit .429 to earn first-team honors there...and his 3.274 average in journalism also earned him Academic All-Big Eight Eight honors.

1978: Sophomore Season
As a sophomore, Oakley was second in the Big Eight with seven triples...batted .275 as a sophomore...led NU in sacrifices with four...had an outstanding .943 fielding percentage at second base...first season as a Husker after transferring from Arizona Western.

1977: Freshman Season at Arizona Western
Spent his freshman season at Arizona Western...hit .342 in junior college.

Parents: Benedict and Geraldine Oakley...Major: advertising...Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.

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