Height: 6'0"
Weight: 184
Year: Freshman
City/State: Ankeny, Iowa
High School: Ankeny


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

2007 Outlook: Outfielder Aaron Jarosh (JA-rosh) comes to Nebraska after a decorated high school career in Iowa Earned first-team all-state honors in three sports (baseball, football and track) during his prep career and was among the top players in the Midwest in both baseball and football Started all four seasons in high school, hitting 26 homers and stealing 55 bases for Ankeny High School Blessed with exceptional athletic ability, quick bat speed and a strong throwing arm suitable for either corner outfield position Has been slowed in his development because of an injury that forced him to miss fall practice Will challenge for playing time in the outfield if he returns to full health in the spring Reunites with former Ankeny High School teammate Jeff Lanning on the 2007 Husker roster.

Ankeny High School: Started all four years at Ankeny High School for Coach Mark Hey, totaling 158 runs scored, 27 doubles, eight triples, 26 homers and 55 stolen bases Rated by Baseball America as the No. 2 high school prospect in Iowa for the 2006 MLB Draft and was one of the top-400 seniors in the country Garnered first-team all-state accolades as a senior, hitting .375 with two homers, 30 runs scored and eight stolen bases Enjoyed an exceptional junior season, hitting .392 with 12 homers, 31 RBIs, 67 runs scored and 23 stolen bases in leading Ankeny to a 39-7 record and a state Class 4A runner-up finish Showed exceptional athletic ability, earning first-team all-state honors in three sports (baseball, football and track) during his high school career Selected to the Des Moines Register Elite all-star team as a defensive back as he was rated the No. 95 safety in the country by ESPN.com Was a four-year starter in football who garnered recognition at both quarterback and defensive back, leading his team to three straight semifinal appearances Won the 2004 Class 4A state title in the long jump and held Ankeny’s school record in the event with a jump of 23-3 Named to the honor roll all eight semesters in high school and was a 12-time CIML All-Academic Team member Was recruited by Georgia Tech, Northern Iowa and Iowa in baseball, and also drew recruiting interest from the Hawkeyes in football.

Personal: Born on Sept. 28, 1987, in Des Moines, Iowa Parents are Randel and Lisa Jarosh Has one brother (Nick) Has not declared a major, but carried a 3.602 GPA in his first semester at Nebraska.

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