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# Josh Scheffert -

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: IF/P
: Feb 23, 1991
: Lincoln , Nebraska
/:  R/R
: 6-2
: 205 lbs
: Junior
College: Nebraska

Before Nebraska: Scheffert dominated the prep ranks at Lincoln Southeast High School under Randy Brolhorst...Co-captained the Lincoln Journal Stars Super-State Team in 2009, hitting .416 with 32 RBIs while drawing 17 intentional walks...Pitched when not playing shortstop, going 6-2 with three saves and a 0.96 ERA, fanning 77 over 51 innings...Selected to play in the 2008 Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif....Garnered first-team all-state accolades from both the Lincoln Journal Star and Omaha World-Herald as a junior, hitting .447 with 16 doubles, four triples and four home runs, while also going 6-2 with a 0.50 ERA...Fanned 59 and walked only 13 over 56 innings to help the Knights to a berth in the 2008 Class A state tournament...Garnered second-team Super-State honors from the Journal Star in 2007, hitting .427 with a state-high five homers and 29 RBIs...Is also an accomplished student, earning a spot on the LSE honor roll throughout his high school career.

Personal: Born on Feb. 23, 1991, in Lincoln...Parents are Skip and Candice (Hoffman) Scheffert...Has one younger sister, Sara...Mother played softball at Nebraska in 1979 and 1980...Major is social science education.