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#44 Joba Chamberlain
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 225
Year: Junior
City/State: Lincoln, Neb.
High School: Northeast
Other College: Nebraska-Kearney
Honors and Awards
  • 2006 First-Team Preseason All-American (Collegiate Baseball)
  • 2006 Second-Team Preseason All-American (NCBWA, Baseball America)
  • 2006 Dairy Queen Classic All-Tournament Team
  • 2005 Third-Team All-American (Collegiate Baseball)
  • 2005 First-Team All-Big 12 
  • 2005 Big 12 Newcomer Pitcher of the Year
  • Second-Team ABCA All-Midwest Region
  • Big 12 Pitcher of the Week (3/1/05 & 4/25/05)
  • Collegiate Baseball National Pitcher of the Week (3/1/05)

2006: After a breakout 2005 campaign, junior Joba (pronounced Jaw-buh) Chamberlain was part of a strong pitching rotation for the Huskers, going 6-5 in 14 starts • Ended the season with an ERA of 3.93 and led the team with 102 strikeouts in 89.1 innings • Struck out seven and allowed only two hits over 7.1 scoreless innings to defeat N.C. State in his first start of 2006 • Fanned 10 in 6.2 innings of work in the loss to Rice on Feb. 25 • Struck out seven of the first 11 Notre Dame batters he faced in the March 3 win, finishing with a total of 11 strikeouts and three hits over 7.0 shutout innings • Gave up one run on four hits and struck out 11 over 6.1 innings of work to pick up his fifth win of the season against Texas A&M on April 13 • Fanned a season-high 12 in a losing effort to Baylor on May 12.

2005: Chamberlain turned in one of the most dominant pitching years in school history, going 10-2 with a 2.81 ERA in leading NU to the College World Series • Earned first-team All-Big 12 honors and third-team All-America accolades as he tied for ninth nationally with 130 strikeouts and 28th nationally in wins • Ranked among the Big 12 leaders in seven categories, including strikeouts (130, second), wins (third), innings pitched (118.2, third), strikeouts/nine innings (9.86, fourth), starts (18, fifth), ERA (ninth) and opponent batting average (.218, 10th) • Recorded five double-digit strikeout games and became only the fourth Husker pitcher to record 100 strikeouts in a season • Was his best against the Huskers’ toughest opponents, going 4-1 with a 2.17 ERA in seven starts against ranked opponents, striking out 56 in 49.2 innings and holding them to a .203 average • Was 2-0 in the NCAA Tournament, picking up victories over Miami and Arizona State •  Earned NU’s first-ever College World Series win, allowing three runs on five hits over seven innings in a 5-3 Husker win over No. 8 Arizona State on June 17 • Out-dueled Hurricane ace and first-round pick Cesar Carrillo in a 3-1 Super Regional win over No. 13 Miami on June 10 • Allowed one run on seven hits while fanning 13, despite battling leg cramps over his final four innings • Pitched well against Oklahoma in the Big 12 Tournament, allowing three runs over seven innings in a 6-3 Husker win, avenging an earlier loss to the Sooners • Was 3-2 with a 3.38 ERA in nine conference starts • Earned a win over Kansas State on May 20, going six-plus innings, allowing four runs on six hits while fanning six in a 5-4 victory on May 20 • Was the hard-luck loser in a 2-1 loss to No. 17 Missouri on May 6, allowing two first inning runs on four hits over 5.2 innings of work • Suffered his first loss of the season in the series opener at Oklahoma on April 28, allowing two earned runs on six hits in 6.2 innings in a 5-1 setback • Allowed one run on six hits while striking out 10 over eight innings to pick up the victory against No. 8 Baylor on April 22, earning Big 12 Player-of-the-Week honors • Tossed the first complete game of his career, scattering four hits and striking out five without a walk in a 2-1 victory at Texas A&M on April 15 • Held No. 1 Texas to one earned run on five hits over nine innings, while striking out 10 Longhorns in a no-decision on April 8, a 6-3 win that eventually went 16 innings • Went eight innings, allowing two runs on four hits against Seton Hall on March 18, an outing where he fanned 12 and retired the last 11 hitters he faced in a 6-2 Husker win • Held No. 7 Rice to one unearned run on four hits while striking out nine in 6.1 innings on March 4 • Turned in a dominant performance against New Mexico, allowing two infield hits over seven shutout innings • Struck out 15 Lobos (without a walk) - the highest single-game total by a Husker since two-time All-American Shane Komine had 16 punchouts against Missouri in 2000.

University of Nebraska-Kearney/Lincoln Northeast High School: Chamberlain transferred to Nebraska from Division II Nebraska-Kearney, where he compiled a 3-6 record and a 5.23 ERA for Coach Damon Day • Led the Lopers in ERA, opponent batting average (.250), strikeouts (49) and complete games (four) despite making only eight starts • Played American Legion baseball over the summer of 2004 for Coach Steve Eckman, going 4-4 with a 1.36 ERA, as he struck out 137 hitters and walked only 21 en route to all-state honors • Recorded 21 strikeouts over 12 shutout innings in a matchup against Johnny Dorn’s team, a 15-inning game won by Grand Island, 1-0 • Also hit .505 with 11 homers, 11 doubles and 37 RBIs as a two-way performer • Prepped at Lincoln Northeast High School for coaches Bill Fagler and Doug Kaltenberger • Garnered second-team Super State honors from the Lincoln Journal Star, going 3-2 with a 3.35 ERA, as he struck out 29 in 31.1 innings.

Personal: Born on Sept. 23, 1985, in Lincoln, Neb. • Parents are Harlan Chamberlain and Jackie Standley • Has one sister (Tasha Dahlberg) • Majors in criminal justice • Is a Native American who is a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.

Career Stats

Year

ERA

W-L

App

GS

CG

SHO/CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2005

2.81

10-2

18

18

1

0/1

0

118.2

91

44

37

33

130

2006

3.93

6-5

14

14

0

0/0

0

89.1

84

41

39

34

102

Total

3.29

16-7

32

32

1

0/1

0

208.0

175

85

76

67

232

 

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