Kyle

Bubak

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#6

Infielder
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
City/State: Layton, Utah
High School: Layton
Other College: Salt Lake City CC
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

2010: Kyle Bubak (BOO-bock) anchored Nebraska's middle infield defense, hitting .239 with 18 RBIs while posting a .975 fielding percentage in 121 chances • Saw time at both shortstop and second base, as he appeared in 38 contests • Scored two runs in the series sweep of Texas Tech • Made his first start at shortstop since March 28, going 4-for-5 and matched his personal best with four runs scored in a victory over Creighton at Rosenblatt Stadium on May 18 • Saw action in all three games at Missouri, going 2-for-6 with a walk including a start at second base in the finale on May 16 • Went 2-for-4 with three RBIs in two appearances against Southeast Missouri State, belting a pinch-hit three-run homer - his first homer of the season - on May 8 • Missed 10 contests with a back injury before returning to action with a pinch-hit triple against Wichita State on April 13 • Drove in a pair of runs in the series opener against Houston Baptist on March 13 • Established a career best with three RBIs, going 2-for-2 with a sacrifice fly against Nebraska-Kearney on March 10 • Became the first Husker in four seasons to collect a five-hit game, as he went 5-for-5 with two doubles and four runs scored against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Feb. 26

2009: Bubak became one of the Huskers' top middle infielders in his first season in the program, hitting .277 with a homer, 14 RBIs and 35 runs scored in 41 contests • Ranked among the team leaders in runs (35, second), doubles (nine, fourth), hits (44, fourth) • Was second on the team with 16 multi-hit games, including a season-best four hits against Cal State Northridge on March 8 • Recorded two-error games in his first NU starts at both shortstop and second, but then fielded at a .973 clip over his final 37 contests • Hit .241 in 21 Big 12 games, but topped NU in triples (two) and was second in runs scored (17) • Fielded at an infield best .975 in Big 12 action • Started the series finale at Kansas on April 26, going 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored • Picked up his first multi-hit game since April 3, going 2-for-6 with a run scored in NU's 4-3 win over Creighton on April 21 • Went 2-for-5 and scored twice in NU's 9-7 loss to Wichita State on March 31 • Hit .429 (6-for-14) with three runs scored against No. 11 Oklahoma, including a 3-for-4 effort in the series finale on March 30 • Keyed NU's series win over No. 11 Oklahoma State, hitting .308 with six runs scored, including a pair of multi-hit contests • Went 2-for-5 with a double and RBI at No. 15 Arkansas on March 18 • Went 4-for-13 with a double and four runs scored in the series loss against Texas Tech • Collected three straight multi-hit games in the series against Cal State Northridge, going 8-for-16 with a homer, six RBIs and three runs scored, highlighted by his second four-hit game in the series finale on March 8 • Turned in his best effort of the year against South Dakota State on March 4, going 4-for-5 with a career-high four runs scored • Came off the bench for a pair of hits in three at-bats against Missouri State on March 1 • Hit .625 (5-for-8) with two doubles at the Sam Houston Baseball Classic, going 3-for-5 with two doubles against the host Bearkats.

Before Nebraska: Bubak spent his sophomore season playing at Salt Lake Community College for Coach DG Nelson • Named a first-team All-Scenic West Athletic Conference selection in 2008, hitting .276 with two homers, 34 RBIs, 14 doubles and 14 stolen bases in 59 games • Led Salt Lake City CC in runs scored (47) and was second in both doubles and triples (five) • Selected as the SWAC Defensive Player of the Year in 2008, recording 172 assists and helping turn 28 double plays, as SLCC posted a 39-20 record • Was named an NJCAA Academic All-American as a sophomore • Began his college career at Yavapai College with Coach Sky Smeltzer, hitting .271 with a homer and 12 RBIs, as he played every infield position for the school • Was a four-year starter in high school for coach Robert Ferneau, earning first-team all-state recognition in each of his final two years • Hit .410 with three homers, 22 RBIs, 12 doubles and 12 stolen bases as a senior after hitting .423 with a pair of homers and 27 RBIs during his junior year • Lettered in football, basketball and baseball, garnering second-team all-state laurels in football after throwing for 2,117 yards in 2005 • Completed 28 passes for 410 yards and four touchdowns in one game as a senior • Carried a perfect 4.0 GPA throughout high school and was an academic all-state honoree in all three sports.

Personal: Born on Sept. 5, 1987, in Ogden, Utah • Parents are Brad and Joni Bubak • Has one brother (Wyatt) • Majors in business administration • Father played football at Utah and Ricks College, while his older brother was a quarterback at Weber State.  

Year avggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbibbsosb-att
2009.... .277 41-37 159 35 44 9 2 1 14 12 39 5-8
2010.... .212 38-27 104 21 22 5 1 1 19 16 26 0-1
TOTAL... .251 79-64 263 56 66 14 3 2 33 28 65 5-9
 

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