Height: 5'10"
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
City/State: Platte City, Mo.
Other College: Maple Woods CC


2006 Outlook: Nick Jaros enters the spring as one of the leading candidates to land a starting spot in the outfield Was a two-time all-district pick at Maple Woods Community College, hitting over .350 both seasons while stealing 71 bases Is a natural all-around athlete who possesses outstanding physical tools Brings a hard-nosed attitude to the diamond and will continue to get better as he adjusts to the Division I ranks.

Maple Woods CC/Platte County High School: Jaros was a two-year standout for Coach Marty Kilgore at Maple Woods Community College Was a two-time All-NJCAA South Central District selection who led his team to a pair of NJCAA Super Regional appearances Hit .350 with five homers, 55 RBIs and a team-high 31 stolen bases as a sophomore, leading his team to a 31-26 record Totaled 14 doubles, five triples and had a .446 on-base percentage Also picked up first-team all-district honors as a freshman, hitting .370 with eight homers and 40 stolen bases Played for the Beatrice Bruins and Coach Bob Steinkamp in the summer of 2005, hitting .331 with five homers and 25 RBIs Led the Bruins in six offensive categories: hits (53), runs (37), RBIs, homers, triples (five) and stolen bases (19), in leading the team to a ninth-place finish at the NBC World Series in Wichita Attended Platte County High School, where he earned all-state honors in three sports (baseball, football and wrestling) Was an All-Class 3A selection in baseball for his father, Greg Jaros Was a three-time all-state pick in wrestling, who drew the interest of NU before going to junior college Was an all-state honoree in football, as his teams won three straight state titles and combined for a 42-0 record Looked at North Carolina State and Oklahoma State before choosing to become a Husker.

Personal: Born on Feb. 28, 1985, in Kansas City, Mo. Parents are Greg and Cheryl Jaros Has one brother (Todd) Majors in communication studies Father (Northwest Missouri State) and brother (William Jewell College) both played baseball at the college level.

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