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 Eight...at 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.