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Honors & Awards
• Two Letters (2011, 2012)
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2012)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2012)
• Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012; Spring 2013)
2012: Sam Stucky was on pace to see significant playing time during his senior season, but an elbow injury early in the year limited him to only pinch hitting • Started eight game on the year, including his first career start against Utah on Feb. 25 • Totaled two hits in the game and scored a career-high three runs • Posted his first career double on March 7 against Nebraska-Kearney • Went 1-for-3 in a 12-3 win over Northern Colorado on March 21.
2011: Stucky served as a reserve catcher in 2011 behind Patric Tolentino and Cory Burleson • Saw time in four games, with his first action coming against North Dakota on March 18 • Got the first hit and RBI of his Husker career on March 23 in a 13-2 win over Northern Colorado • Came in as a pinch hitter against Oklahoma on April 22 and got on base after being hit-by-pitch.
Before Nebraska: Stucky produced a .299 batting average with 34 RBIs in his second season at Johnson County Community College in 2010 • Had a stronger offensive year in his first season at the collegiate level, hitting .344 with 36 RBIs and seven home runs, tied for the most on the team • Hit .420 with two home runs during his senior year at McPherson Country High School to earn first-team all-state honors • Also skilled on the mound, was named a first-team all-conference pitcher • Was the salutatorian of his senior class.
Personal: Born on Aug. 1, 1989, in McPherson, Kan. • Parents are Larry and Cindy Stucky • Has two brothers, Ben and Nick, and one sister, Steph • Majored in agricultural economics • earned bachelor's degree from Nebraska in May of 2013.