BRIAN WUEST
NEBRASKA KEARNEY LOPERS

Wuest became the first Loper baseball player to earn multiple All-American honors at the Division II level and was the first to be named to the first team after a prolific power season.

The Prosper, Texas, native finished 2013 batting .397 with 17 doubles, 15 HR's and 64 RBI. He was named to the All-MIAA First Team as the utililty player as he the 6-2, 215 lbs. slugger switched between first, left field and right field this spring.

His 15 homerus tied him for fourth in the nation while his .397 batting average put him in the top 40 in the country. His .821 slugging percentage led all of DII and was a number thirty points higher than any other player. He also drew 42 walks during the season and was hit by a pitch three times to conclude the year with a .533 on base percentage. He recorded a recorded an OPS (on-base percentage plus slugging average) of 1.354, which tops in the country.

2013 Statistics:

AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB SBA PO A E FLD%
.397 45-45 151 39 60 17 1 15 64 124 .821 42 3 37 4 .533 1 0 0 0 222 12 5 .979

2013 Tino Award Finalists - Click on a name for more information
Adams, Mike Jr. LHP Tampa
Dillon, Matt Jr. RHP Mount Olive
Fink, Grant Sr. 3B Missouri Western State
Graham, Trevor Jr. RHP Franklin Pierce
Martin, Harvey Sr. RHP Minnesota State
Petty, Kyle Sr. UTL Cal U
Scott, Cameron Sr. 1B Columbus State
Sell, Nick So. 3B Seton Hill
Sidhu, Harmen Sr. RHP Sonoma State
Wuest, Brian Sr. 1B/OF Nebraska Kearney