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Kaylan Jablonski
Player Profile:
Kaylan Jablonski 1853846
Position: Right Hand Pitcher
Height: 5'7"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Omaha Skutt
Club: Nebraska Gold
Major: Child, Youth & Family Studies

Career Game-by-Game Stats (through 2017)
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Career Honors & Awards

  • Third-Team NFCA All-Midwest Region (2017)
  • Second-Team All-Big Ten (2017)
  • Louisville Slugger/NFCA National Player of the Week (April 3, 2017)
  • USA Softball National Collegiate Plalyer of the Week (April 3, 2017)
  • Big Ten co-Player of the Week (April 3, 2017)
  • Two-Time Academic All-Big Ten (2016, 2017)
  • Four-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015, 2016, 2017)

Junior Season (2017)
• Earned second-team All-Big Ten accolades
• Was a third-team NFCA All-Midwest Region selection
• Also honored as the Big Ten and National Player of the Week the first week of April

PITCHING
• Appeared in 40 of Nebraska's 53 games, with 27 starts and 13 relief outings
• Set career highs in nearly every pitching category
• Led NU in appearances, starts, innings (183.2), strikeouts (107) and complete games (10), all of which were career bests
• Tied for the team lead in wins (11) and saves (3), both of which were career highs
• Ranked 5th in the Big Ten and 49th nationally with three saves
• Posted her first four career wins over ranked teams
• Went 7-6 with two saves and a 3.62 ERA in Big Ten Conference play
• Ranked 2nd in the Big Ten saves, 5th in wins and 8th in strikeouts in league play
• Was 1-0 with one save and a 1.31 ERA in 16.0 IP the final week of April
• Had a streak of 14.1 consecutive innings without allowing an earned run
• Notched her third save in game two win vs. Northwestern
• Earned a complete-game win in series opener vs. Northwestern
• Fired a five-hitter with seven strikeouts and did not allow an earned run
• Marked her first complete game of the year not allowing an earned run
• Tossed a six-hitter and allowed only one run in a 1-0 loss to No. 25 Illinois
• Went 2-0 with a 2.33 ERA in 15.0 innings during the Penn State series
• Earned an 8.0-inning complete-game victory in opener vs. Penn State
• Fired a five-hitter and allowed only one run
• Did not walk a batter, only her second career start without a walk
• Earned a win and a save in the doubleheader sweep at Rutgers
• Tossed 1.2 total innings - including a scoreless seventh - for game two save
• Won her fifth straight decision with a complete game in game one at Rutgers
• Allowed only four hits, two earned runs and struck out a season-high eight
• Earned her fourth straight win with 6.2 innings in game one win vs. Iowa St.
• Earned Big Ten and National Player-of-the-Week honors on April 4
• First Husker to be National Player of the Week since Peaches James in 2004
• Was honored for her performance in a three-game sweep at No. 22 Wisconsin
• Went 3-0 with a 2.45 ERA in three-game sweep at No. 22 Wisconsin
• Threw 20.0 innings and 342 pitches in the three games, all in relief
• Earned three wins over No. 22 Wisconsin after entering the series with only one career victory over a ranked team
• Allowed only seven runs in three games and 20.0 innings to a Badger team that entered the series averaging 7.3 runs per game
• Earned win with 6.0 innings of relief in game three at No. 22 Wisconsin
• Earned with with 7.0 innings of relief in game two at No. 22 Wisconsin
• Allowed only five hits and one run in the win
• Also earned win with 7.0 innings of relief in game one at Wisconsin
• Went 2-0 with a 2.80 ERA in NU's three-game sweep of New Mexico State
• Started and won the series finale with one run allowed in 4.0 innings
• Earned the win with 1.0 inning of scoreless relief in opener vs. New Mexico St.
• Allowed only two runs and three hits in complete-game loss at Arkansas
• Posted a season-high seven strikeouts vs. the Razorbacks
• Earned a 6.2-inning save vs. Oregon State, the first save of her career
• NU trailed when she left but led when she re-entered the next inning
• Earned her first career win over a ranked team vs. No. 20 Missouri
• Allowed only one run on one hit in 5.1 innings vs. the Tigers
• Leads the Huskers with six appearances and 22.2 innings pitched
• Allowed only one run in 4.0 innings of relief vs. No. 24 Pitt on Feb. 18
• Allowed only one run in 5.0 innings of relief vs. No. 1 Oklahoma

BATTING
• Made 42 starts in the batting order
• Led Nebraska with a career-high 29 RBIs
• Ranked second in doubles (13), home runs (5) and extra-base hits (18), all of which were career highs
• Also set career highs in hits (36) and slugging percentage (.485)
• Tied her career highs in runs (18) and walks (9)
• Totaled a career-high 10 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI games
• Led Nebraska with nine games with multiple RBIs
• Led the Big Ten and ranked 50th nationally in sacrifice flies (4)
• Hit .344 in Big Ten play with nine doubles, two homers and 21 RBIs
• Led the Big Ten with four sacrifice flies in conference play
• Ranked 3rd in the Big Ten with nine doubles in conference play
• Ranked 7th in the Big Ten with 21 RBIs in conference play
• Had two hits in each of the first two games of the Purdue series
• Also doubled in game two and scored twice in game one
• Was 4-for-12 with a double, homer and six RBIs in five games the final week of April
• Had five RBIs in Nebraska's three-game sweep of Northwestern
• Hit a home run for the second straight game in win at Creighton
• Went 3-for-7 with a double, a homer and five RBIs in the Illinois series
• Went 1-for-2 with a homer, two runs and three RBIs in finale vs. No. 25 Illinois
• Tied her career high in runs and RBIs in the win
• Finished 2-for-2 with a double and two RBIs in series finale vs. Penn State
• Had a double and two RBIs in the doubleheader at Iowa
• Produced two hits and two RBIs in doubleheader sweep at Rutgers
• Went 2-for-3 with a homer, two runs and two RBIs in game one vs. Iowa St.
• Earned Big Ten and National Player-of-the-Week honors on April 4
• First Husker to be National Player of the Week since Peaches James in 2004
• Was honored for her performance in a three-game sweep at No. 22 Wisconsin
• Went 6-for-11 with three doubles and a homer in sweep at No. 22 Wisconsin
• Added three runs and four RBIs in the three-game sweep of the Badgers
• Was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs in game three win at No. 22 Wisconsin
• Had a double and a pair of RBIs in game two win at No. 22 Wisconsin
• Came off the bench to go 3-for-3 in game one at Wisconsin
• Tied her career high in hits and added a double, a homer and two RBIs
• Had a pinch-hit two-run single in Nebraska's win over Omaha
• Went 4-for-7 with a walk, a double, a homer and three runs in NMSU series
• Went 4-for-5 with a double, home run, two runs and three RBIs in New Mexico State doubleheader
• Went 3-for-4 with a double, two runs and an RBI in game two
• Marked her second career three-hit game
• Had game-tying pinch-hit homer in seventh inning of game one vs. NMSU
• Went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI vs. Lamar on March 4
• Drew her first walk in the Huskers' upset of No. 20 Missouri
Has hit safely in three straight games vs. top-15 teams from Feb. 10-11
Went 1-for-4 with an RBI double vs. No. 13 Washington

 

Sophomore Season (2016)
PITCHING
• Ranked 2nd on the team with 30 appearances and 18 starts

• Threw seven complete games, including one shutout and one no-hitter
• Allowed two earned runs or less in 17 of her 30 appearances
• Went 6-2 in Big Ten play with a 3.68 ERA
• Threw a 9.0-inning complete game in the series finale vs. Wisconsin
• Earned the win in that game while setting a career high in innings pitched
• Threw a 5.0-inning no-hitter in a win over Purdue, allowing only one walk
• Became the 20th Husker to throw a no-hitter
• Earned a complete-game win and did not allow an earned run at Northwestern
• Threw her first 7.0-inning complete game in a loss to No. 1 Michigan
• Allowed four runs vs. the Wolverines, both two-run homers
• Was the winning pitcher in both games of NU's doubleheader sweep of Iowa
• In game two, started and threw 5.1 innings and allowed only one run
• Earned her first Big Ten win with a 5.0-inning complete game at Maryland
• Tossed 5.2 innings in a loss to Wichita State, allowing only two runs
• Allowed only one earned run in 7.2 innings during the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
• Won her first two decisions against Drake and Saint Louis
• Allowed only one earned run in a complete-game win vs. Drake

BATTING
• Earned 36 starts in the lineup, including 18 as the designated player
• Set career highs in hits (34), doubles (9), home runs (4), runs (18) and RBIs (20)
• Totaled eight games with multiple hits and six games with multiple RBIs
• Went 2-for-4 off the bench in Nebraska's 14-inning loss to Wisconsin
• Hit her first home run in conference play in game two at Minnesota
• Tallied two RBIs in game three of the Michigan series
• Had two hits and two RBIs in a game one win over Iowa
• Was 6-for-12 in the Maryland series with a double and five RBIs
• Finished 3-for-6 with two runs and three RBIs in the final game at Maryland
• Set career highs in hits and RBIs in the finale and tied her career high in runs
• Was 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI in game two of the Maryland series
• Marked her second career multi-hit game in Big Ten play
• Went 2-for-4 with a double and a homer vs. New Mexico
• Posted third multi-hit game of the season in the home opener vs. Omaha
• Had back-to-back games with two RBIs vs. Ohio State and Georgetown
• Had two hits in both games of the doubleheader with Wichita State
• Went 4-for-6 with a double in the doubleheader
• Produced the game-winning RBI with a solo home run vs. San Diego State
• Scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh vs. No. 7 Oregon
• Had a double and two RBIs in the season opener at Northern Iowa
• Broke a 4-4 tie with a game-winning sixth-inning solo home run vs. Saint Louis



Freshman Season (2015)

PITCHING
• Won seven of her last eight decisions to post an 8-6 record
• Allowed one earned run or less in nine of her final 17 appearances
• Tossed a two-hit shutout vs. Texas Southern in the NCAA Regional
• Became the second NU freshman to throw a shutout in the NCAA Tournament
• Went 5-2 with a 3.33 ERA in Big Ten play, including 5-0 on the road
• Was 6-0 in April with a 2.62 ERA
• Fired a three-hit shutout at Purdue, her first career shutout
• Allowed only one run in 4.1 innings of relief at Iowa for her first career victory
• Earned the first non-conference win of her career with a two-hitter vs. Creighton
• Retired the final 10 batters in her third career start at No. 6 Florida State
• Made her first start on Feb. 7, combining on a six-inning no-hitter vs. Montana
• Marked only the second combined no-hitter in school history

BATTING
• Hit .278, including a .310 mark in Big Ten play
• Produced three multi-hit games
• Totaled three games with multiple RBIs
• Hit her first career home run at Ohio State
• Had two doubles and two RBIs vs. Montana
• Had three doubles, four hits, four RBIs in first eight ABs


Before Nebraska
(Omaha Skutt Catholic High School)

• Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior
• Four-time All-Nebraska selection
• Three-time first-team All-Nebraska honoree
• Two-time state champion
• .557 career average was a Nebraska state record
• Broke Alicia Armstrong's previous record of .514
• Set Class B records for career homers (25) and RBIs (137)
• In the circle, posted an 81-14 career record with a 1.50 ERA
• Ranked as the nation's No. 50 recruit by Student Sports
• Played her travel ball for Nebraska Gold


Personal

• Child, youth and family studies major
• Born on Jan. 17, 1996
• Daughter of Richard (Dick) and Barb Jablonski
• Father Dick coached her travel ball team
• Has one sister, Jennifer

Batting Statistics

Year

Avg.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

OB%

SLG%

SB-ATT

FLD%

2015

 .278  40-26 72 11 20 3 0 1
11 9
8
.354
.361
0-0
.889

2016

.250 48-36 136 18 34 9 0 4 20 5 16 .273 .404 1-1 1.000

2017

.263 43-38 118 15 31 12 0 5 29 9 8 .311 .492 1-2 .944

Total

.261 131-100 326 44 85 24 0 10 60 23 32 .305 .426 2-3 .948

 

Pitching Statistics

Year

ERA

W-L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

OPP. AVG.

FLD%

2015

4.67

8-6

23

16

3

2

0

87.0

84

69

58

63

54

.251

.889

2016

4.81

8-5

30

18

7

1

0

106.1

119

83

73

57

73

.277

1.000

2017

4.31

11-16

40

27

10

0

3

183.2

217

147

113

100

107

.290

.944

Total

4.53

27-27

93

61

20

3

3

377.0

420

299

244

220

234

.278

.948

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