Jared Wegner - Baseball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#11 Jared Wegner

OF | Grad. | 6-0 | 220 | R/R | Kearney, Neb. | Kearney HS / Creighton

MLB Draft
2023 – New York Yankees, 9th round (No. 282 overall)

Graduate Transfer
» SEC Player of the Week (Feb. 20)
» College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Team

Played in 43 games with 42 starts (41 in left field, one in center field), missing 18 games due to injury … Slashed .313/.457/.673 with 15 home runs and 51 RBI in his lone season as a Razorback … Led the Hogs in slugging percentage (.673) … Finished second on the team in both home runs (15) and runs batted in (51) … 14 multi-hit games and 15-multi RBI games, including a team-leading six three-RBI games … Matched a a single-game program record with five walks against Louisiana Tech (March 12) … Named a midseason All-American by D1Baseball … Entered the campaign as an NCBWA preseason All-American.

Senior at Creighton (2022)
» All-Big East (First Team)

Started all 49 games, slashing .343/.459/.635 with a team-leading 11 home runs and 53 RBI … Scored 42 runs … Racked up 63 hits, including 14 doubles and three triples … Totaled 115 bases … Drew 30 walks and was hit by 13 pitches … Stole a team-leading 11 bases on the year … Defensively, committed three errors in 96 total chances (.969 fielding percentage) … In conference play, hit slashed .363/.449/.650 with five homers and 29 RBI … In the season opener at Portland (Feb. 18), cranked a two-run homer … Hit two home runs and drove in three runs against The Citadel (April 2) … Recorded a season-high four hits at Kansas State (April 5) … Went 3-for-5 with a home run and four RBI against Georgetown (4/10) … Matched his season high with four hits, including two doubles, against Seton Hall (April 23), driving in a season-high seven runs … Collected three base knocks, including a pair of doubles, and three RBI against Butler (May 15).

Junior at Creighton (2021)
Started in the outfield in each of the first 17 games of the year before suffering a season-ending injury … Tallied a hit in 11 of 17 games, including six multi-hit performances, for a .277 batting average … Went 3-for-5 with a double, two runs and an RBI at Omaha (March 5) in the inaugural game at Tal Anderson Field … Scored two runs on two hits in wins against Bradley (March 28) and Villanova (April 9).

Sophomore at Creighton (2020)
Started each of the Bluejays’ first five games of the year before a season-ending injury … Over 18 at-bats, recorded five hits (.278 batting average), three RBI and a .409 on-base percentage … In the season opener at Seattle (Feb. 14), homered in his first plate appearance to drive in the Bluejays’ first run of the year … Finished the game 2-2 with two walks, two RBI and a stolen base.

Freshman at Creighton (2019)
» All-Big East (Second Team)

Saw action in 43 games, making 38 starts in the outfield, as a true freshman … Finished the year with a .264 batting average, 20 RBI, seven doubles, one home run and eight multi-hit games … Smashed a grand slam in his first game as a Bluejay, leading Creighton to a a 13-8 win over Little Rock (Feb. 16) … In conference play, hit .340 with 17 base knocks.

High School
Three-sport athlete at Kearney High School in Kearney, Neb. … Ranked the No. 13 overall prospect in the state of Nebraska by Prep Baseball Report … Prior to high school, represented Nebraska (Kearney Little League) in the 2012 Little League World Series with his father, Brad, serving as the team’s head coach.