Sam Wibbels - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 46


  • height 6-1
  • Weight 205
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Hastings, Neb.

36th Round Draft Pick in 2019 (Washington Nationals)
No. 158 incoming freshman (Perfect Game)

Did not appear in a game.

Named to the Lincoln Journal Star’s All-Super State Team and First-Team All-Nebraska by the Omaha World Herald as a senior at Hastings High School…Named to’s First-Team All-Nebraska…Ranked No. 220 overall by Perfect Game…Perfect Game ranked him the No. 67 right-handed pitcher and top overall prospect in Nebraska…Named 2019 MaxPreps Second-Team Small Schools All-American…In 2019, went 8-1 with a 1.36 ERA and 120 strikeouts as Hastings was Class B state runner-up under coach Blake Marquardt…Participated in the 2016 Perfect Game Underclassmen All-America Games…Was active in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and earned academic all-american honors…Hastings finished third in the state in 2018.

Full name is Samuel Paul Wibbels…Hometown is Hastings, Neb. … Son of Paul Wibbels and Michelle Seizys…Has two younger siblings, Anna and Ben…Has an uncle who played football at Nebraska, cousin who played volleyball at Creighton and another uncle who played collegiate basketball…Great Uncle Edsel Wibbels set the national high school discuss record when the discuss was still college weight…Was diagnosed with and underwent surgery for rare condition called Fibromuscular Dysplasia last August…The condition caused his subclavian artery to be twisted and deformed, leading to its replacement…Doctors said pitching likely kept him from suffering potential life-threatening issues.

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