Drew

Schwab

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#47

Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 195
Year: Redshirt Freshman
City/State: LaVista, Neb.
High School: Westside

Bio

  •  Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (Fall 2004; Fall 2005; Spring 2006; Fall 2006)

2007 Outlook: Right-hander Drew Schwab was slowed by injuries for much of the 2006 season, but is ready to make a significant contribution to the Husker staff this season Showed his ability in his final appearance of the spring, throwing two shutout innings against Nebraska-Kearney in his first outing since Feb. 24 Continued that progress in the summer, not allowing a run over 12.2 innings Throws four pitches for strikes and has a fastball in the low 90s Is being trained in a dual role, where he could work out of the bullpen in middle or long relief or as a midweek starter.

2006: Schwab struggled with an injury early in the season and made just three appearances Went 0-0 with a 3.38 ERA, allowing two hits in 2.2 innings Enjoyed his best outing against Nebraska-Kearney on April 19, tossing two innings of one-hit relief against the Lopers Also made appearances against Richmond on Feb. 19 and Texas State on Feb. 24 Pitched for the Parkville Sluggers for Coach Andy Powers during the summer and did not allow a run in six appearances, allowing just two hits and striking out 10 in 12.2 innings.

2005: Redshirted in 2005, before pitching for the Parkville (Mo.) Sluggers of the M.I.N.K. league over the summer.

Westside High School: Schwab earned first-team All-Nebraska accolades in each of his final two years at Omaha Westside for Coach Bob Greco Named first-team All-Midwest Region by the National High School Baseball Coaches Association in 2004 Unanimous first-team All-Nebraska honoree from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star,  going 7-1 with a 1.70 ERA, striking out 58 in 53.2 innings Led Westside to a 32-3 record, a state title and a No. 10 national ranking in 2003, winning the state title game over Millard West Went 9-1 with 60 strikeouts and a 1.59 ERA as a junior Paced all pitchers in the state in wins and was in the top 10 in strikeouts and ERA Lettered four times in baseball, while also hitting .415 with 34 RBIs as a senior Named to the academic all-state team in each of his final two years at Omaha Westside, as he carried a 3.9 GPA Also looked at Notre Dame, Creighton, Kansas State and Northern Iowa before choosing to become a Husker.

Personal: Born on Nov. 8, 1985, in Lincoln, Neb. Parents are Robert and Robin Schwab Has one sister (Lyndsay) Is a psychology major with a 3.05 GPA.

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