Jon

Klausing

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Left-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 210
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Arvada, Colo.
High School: Pomona

Bio

  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (Fall 2003; Spring 2004; Spring 2005)

2007 Outlook: Junior left-hander Jon Klausing is one of the most versatile pitchers on the Husker staff Showed the ability to both start and work in relief during the 2006 season, serving as the Huskers’ midweek starter for the second half of the season Can mix up opponents with a quality four-pitch arsenal Has arguably one of the best change-ups on the staff Struggled with back problems through much of his career, limiting his development at times Showed his ability to dominate opponents at times in 2006, tossing seven innings of one-hit ball against Wichita State, part of a five-game stretch where he went 4-1 with a 0.50 ERA Can fill a major role on the Husker staff if healthy, as he provides a veteran presence from the left side Is a three-time member of the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll, as he carries a 3.068 GPA in advertising.

2006: Klausing was utilized in several roles on the Husker staff in 2006, working out of the bullpen and as a mid-week starter Compiled a 4-2 record with a 3.65 ERA over 24.2 innings Was one of NU’s best pitchers during one stretch, going 4-1 with a 0.50 ERA in five appearances from March 15 to May 10 Retired 23 consecutive batters over a two-appearance span in mid-April, and did not allow a hit for 9.1 consecutive innings Enjoyed the best performance of his career against Wichita State on April 25, scattering one hit over seven innings, as he retired the first 14 batters he faced and took a no-hitter into the seventh Fired three innings of one-hit ball to earn a win against Nebraska-Kearney on April 19 Turned in a clutch performance at Iowa on April 11, tossing four innings of one-hit ball for the win in a 13-inning victory Took the loss against Northern Iowa, allowing one run over four innings Started the Huskers’ Big 12 title game against Kansas on May 28, allowing a season-high four runs over 2.1 innings to take the loss.

2005: Klausing pitched twice before a bad back forced him to the sideline and required a medical hardship Did not allow a run in 2.2 innings, including two innings of no-hit relief at Hawaii-Hilo on Feb. 20 Fired 0.2 shutout innings vs. No. 18 USC on March 6.

2004: Klausing went 1-0 with a 4.30 ERA in 11 appearances, covering 29.1 innings Held opponents to a .250 average and allowed three runs or less in 10 of his 11 outings Made a trio of mid-week starts, earning his first career win against UNI on May 12, fanning five over six frames against the Panthers Enjoyed his best start of the year against Northern Colorado on April 27, allowing three runs on seven hits over a season-high seven innings Recorded his first career save against Western Illinois on March 17, allowing one hit over four innings Used exclusively out of the bullpen in Big 12 action, as he did not allow a run in six innings Tossed 2.1 innings of shutout relief against Kansas on March 28.

Pomona High School: Klausing was one of the top pitchers in the Rocky Mountain Region, pitching for Coach E.J. Mapps at Pomona High School Selected a first-team high school All-American by Collegiate Baseball and was named the Colorado High School Pitcher of the Year by the Rocky Mountain News Turned in an impressive senior campaign, going 11-1 with a 1.44 ERA, while tossing 11 complete games to earn first-team all-state honors from the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News Struck out 103 over 92 innings, while striking out 10 or more on four occasions Spurred Pomona’s state title run, going 4-0 with a save in 28 innings to earn tournament MVP honors Helped Pomona to a No. 23 national ranking in USA Today Tossed a complete game with 10 strikeouts in a 2-1 win over Regis High School in the championship game, after beating Regis earlier in the double-elimination tournament with a 10-strikeout effort Lettered in basketball in addition to his baseball exploits   Earned two academic letters while carrying a 3.8 GPA at Pomona High School Chose Nebraska over a host of schools, including Southern California, Arizona, Arkansas, Stanford, San Diego and Evansville.

Personal: Born on March 28, 1985, in Englewood, Colo. Parents are Marcia and Myke Monroe and Steve and Beth Klausing Has one brother (Demian) and one sister (Kara) Is an advertising major at Nebraska and carries a 3.068 GPA.

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