Height: 5'11"
Weight: 185
Year: Redshirt Freshman
City/State: Mason City, Iowa
High School: Mason City
Experience: Redshirt


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

2007 Outlook: After a season in the program, redshirt freshman John Lee is poised to make a contribution to the Husker lineup this spring Made tremendous strides in his first year in the program, working on adding more leverage at the plate while taking advantage of his athleticism Will look for playing time at either corner outfield position and has the potential to be a solid collegiate hitter Taking advantage of early season opportunities will be the key to seeing more playing time Is an accomplished student, carrying a 3.912 GPA in chemistry entering the spring semester.

2006: Redshirted during the 2006 season Played for the Parkville Sluggers and Coach Andy Powers, batting .252 with a homer, 21 RBIs and 20 runs scored in 34 contests.

Mason City High School: Lee was one of the top prospects in the state of Iowa playing for Coach Troy Rood at Mason City High School Was a career .427 hitter (180-of-422) with 15 homers, 109 RBIs, 35 doubles, 19 triples and 159 runs scored in his three varsity seasons Tabbed first-team all-state in each of his three varsity seasons, as he hit .444 with four homers, 28 RBIs, 14 doubles and 59 runs scored as a senior Named a preseason high school All-American by Collegiate Baseball after hitting .421 with 57 RBIs and 59 runs scored during his junior season in helping Mason City qualify for the state tournament Ranked 63rd nationally on Team One Baseball’s list of the top-100 high school outfielders and ranked in Baseball America’s list of the nation’s top 500 high school seniors in 2005 Totaled nine varsity letters at MCHS (three in baseball and two each in football, basketball and track) Carried a 4.00 GPA and was the recipient of the Lanny Peterson Award, which is given to the captain of the academic all-state team Won the Wendy’s High School Heisman in 2004 Was a member of the National Honor Society, while earning academic all-state accolades in both baseball and basketball Drew interest from several schools, including Stanford and Northern Iowa, before choosing NU.

Personal: Born on Sept. 12, 1986, in Mason City, Iowa Parents are Phil and Jane Lee Has two brothers (Mark and Dan) Majors in chemistry and has a 3.912 GPA.

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