Left-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 227
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Billings, Mont.
High School: West
Experience: Redshirt


Honors & Awards

  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (Fall 2008)

2009 Outlook: After missing two seasons because of injuries, sophomore Eric Rose is poised to make his mark on the Husker staff Was in line to make a major contribution to the Husker staff last year before an shoulder injury curtailed his 2008 campaign Refocused himself in the off-season and is now healthy and in the best shape of his career Consistently throws in the mid-to-upper 80s and showed the ability to induce ground ball outs Has put himself in line for a significant role, either as a starter or out of the bullpen and provides another left-handed arm for the staff.

2008: Missed the 2008 season because of an shoulder injury.

2007: Rose redshirted after having back surgery in December of 2006 Spent the summer pitching for the Hays (Kan.) Larks and Coach Frank Leo, helping the Larks to a 39-19 record and a runner-up finish at the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita Went 4-2 with three saves in 17 games, fanning 25 over 32.2 innings Went 1-1 in three relief outings in the 2007 NBC World Series, fanning seven over eight innings and holding opponents to a .185 average.

Billings West High School: Rose was one of the top high school players in the state of Montana, playing American Legion ball for Coach Cory Hansen Was a two-way performer who helped his American Legion team to a 52-10 record and a state title in 2006 Dominated his opponents on the mound, going 10-2 with a 1.21 ERA and 147 strikeouts, while also hitting .413 with 50 RBIs, 19 doubles, six triples and three homers while slugging .645 Tossed four shutouts and had seven games with at least 13 strikeouts, including an 18-strikeout, one-hitter where he retired 26 hitters in a row Hit .300 or better in each of his four seasons of American Legion ball Also played one season of basketball at Billings West High School Graduated with high honors and was a member of the National Honor Society Looked at Cal State Fullerton, San Diego State and the College of Southern Idaho before choosing Nebraska.

Personal: Born on Aug. 20, 1988, in Hagerstown, Md. Parents are David and Karen Rose Has one brother (Andrew) Majors in psychology.

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