Honors & Awards
• 2013 MLB Draft Pick (Boston Red Sox, 22nd Round)
• Big Ten All-Tournament Team (2014)
• 2014 NCAA Stillwater Regional All-Tournament Team
• 2014 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American (Collegiate Baseball)
• 2014 All-Big Ten Freshman Team
• 2012 Team USA 18U
• 2012 XXV IBAF World Championships (Gold Medal)
• 2x Big Ten Freshman of the Week (March 10, April 28)
• Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013; Spring 2014)
2014: Ryan Boldt made an immediate impact for the Huskers in 2014, as he was named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball • Hit .311 on the year with 74 hits, while leading the team in runs (47) and triples (6) • His six triples were the most by a Husker since Jeff Leise hit seven in 2003 • Produced 20 multi-hit games on the year, including a team-high four, four hit games • Hit leadoff for the Huskers the final 28 games of the year and NU was 22-7 on the year with Boldt in the leadoff spot after he also hit leadoff in the season opener • Was named to the NCAA Stillwater Regional All-Tournament Team after going 6-for-10 with one double, two triples and five runs scored in three games • Notched a double and scored a run in NU’s final game of 2014, a 4-3 loss to Cal St. Fullerton in the Stillwater Regional • Went 3-for-5 with a triple for the second straight game and a career-high tying three runs scored in a 8-6 win over Binghamton • Delivered a game-tying single in the top of the ninth against the Bearcats • Was 2-for-4 with a triple and a run scored in his NCAA Tournament debut against Cal St. Fullerton on May 30 in Stillwater, Okla. • Went 3-for-4, including his 11th double of the year, in the Big Ten title game against Indiana on May 25 • Was 2-for-5, including a double, with two RBIs in a 3-2 win over Michigan State at the Big Ten Tournament on May 22 • Went 3-for-4 with a solo homer in a series opening win over Illinois on May 15 • Fourth triple of the season in a 7-5 loss at Michigan on April 27 • Second straight multi-hit game against Michigan on April 26, went 2-for-4 with a run scored • 12th multi-hit game of the year at Michigan on April 26, went 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored • Snapped an 0-for-11 slump against Northwestern with his first career home run on April 19 • Was a two-out, two-run shot that put the Husker within two runs, NU won the game 10-9 • Posted third four-hit game of the year and scored three runs for the second time in 2014 in a 14-5 win over Kansas State on April 15 • Went 2-for-5 and scored a run to help the Huskers sweep at Minnesota on April 13 • Snapped an 0-for-9 start to the series against the Gophers with a RBI double off the right field wall on April 12 • Scored the eventual game-winning run with two outs on a two-RBI single by Jake Placzek in the top of the eighth against Creighton on April 8 • Drove in the eventual game-winning run with a two-out single in the fourth of a 6-4 win at Arkansas on April 2 • Tied a career high with four hits, including his third triple of the year, as he was 4-for-4 with a run and a RBI at Kansas State on March 26 • Was 2-for-5 and drove in the eventual game winning run with an two-out RBI single in the third inning of a 7-3 win at Wichita State on March 25 • Was 2-for-3 with a walk and a stolen base in his first career Big Ten game at Iowa on March 21 • Stole a pair of bases and scored the game-tying run in the bottom of the 10th before Austin Christensen scored the winning run in a 5-4 win over Creighton in 10 innings on March 19 • Was 6-for-10 with three doubles in a doubleheader sweep of No. 25 UC Irvine on March 15, including 4-for-5 with four RBIs in game one • Went 2-3 with a double and a pair of runs scored in series opener against No. 25 UC Irvine on March 14 • Blasted his second triple of the season and scored a career-high three runs in a win over St. John’s on March 10 • Was 2-for-3 with a double, two run scored and stolen base in a 7-6 win over St. John’s on March 8 • Produced his first multi-hit game as a Husker in NU’s home opener against St. John’s on March 7, going 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI • Stole his first career base in a 6-3 loss at The Citadel on Feb. 28 • Delivered a two-RBI double in the first inning against Washington on Feb. 22 that scored the eventual game-winning run • Drove in a run with a two-out single against No. 1 Oregon State on Feb. 21 • Also scored a run in the 9-2 win over the top-ranked Beavers • Delivered a two-out, three-RBI triple against Pacific in the season opener on Feb. 14 at the Husker Classic in Tempe, Ariz. • Was his first career hit and tied the game, 3-3 • Nebraska went on to win the game, 5-3.
Before Nebraska: Boldt was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 22nd round of the 2013 MLB Draft out of Red Wing High School in Red Wing, Minn., but decided to join the Nebraska baseball program instead • Ranked as the No. 15 overall recruit and the No. 3 outfielder in the nation by Perfect Game USA • Was unable to play a majority of his senior season due to a leg injury • As a junior in 2012, led Red Wing to a 22-2 record and its first state tournament appearance since 1977 • Was named the MVP of the 2012 Perfect Game All-American Classic at PETCO Park in San Diego, Calif., after going 2-for-3 with a triple to lead the West squad to a 7-6 win • Earned a spot on Team USA’s Under-18 squad in August 2012 and was coached by former Major Leaguer and three-time World Series champion Scott Brosius • Was the first Minnesota product to earn a spot on the team since current Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer was selected in 2000 • Competed with Team USA at the XXV IBAF Under-18 Baseball World Championships in Seoul, Korea, helping Team USA win its first world championship at the under-18 level since 1999 with a 6-2 win over Canada in the championship game • Led all players at the 12-team event with a tournament-record 12 stolen bases and added a tournament-high 11 runs • He was the only player in the tournament to hit double figures in either category • Also set a single-game tournament record with five stolen bases in an 11-1 win over Colombia.
Personal: Born on Nov. 22, 1994 • Parents are Mitch and Chris Boldt • Has two sisters, Kathryn and Lauren, and one brother, Steven • Is the cousin of former Husker infielder Pat Kelly, who was drafted in 2014 by the Minnesota Twins • Had not declared a major at Nebraska.