1-2, 8.83 ERA, 11 App, 17.1 IP, 20 H, 22 R, 17 ER, 17 BB, 17 K
- Chad Luensmann made 11 appearances on the mound, including three starts, as he returned from Tommy John surgery
- Went 1-2 with an 8.83 ERA in 17.1 innings and racked up 16 strikeouts
- Served as Nebraska’s opening day starter, going 3.0 innings at UC Riverside on Feb. 15
- Tallied four strikeouts in a season-high 4.1-inning effort against No. 7 Oregon State on Feb. 22
- Earned the win in Nebraska’s victory over No. 3 Texas Tech when he came out of the bullpen for 3.0 no-hit scoreless innings and recorded four strikeouts
- Didn’t allow a run in three appearances during Big Ten play, including 1.0-inning outings against Iowa and Michigan.
- Luensmann missed the entire 2018 season after having Tommy John surgery during the winter.
3-4, 3.74 ERA, 27 App, 43.1 IP, 39 H, 23 R, 18 ER, 21 BB, 33 K
- Luensmann earned eight saves, the second-most on the team behind Luis Alvarado (10)
- Made 27 appearances out of the bullpen for a total of 43.1 innings
- Went 3-4 with a 3.74 ERA
- Had 33 strikeouts and 21 walks
- Earned a save in his season debut, going 3.0 scoreless innings against UC Riverside on Feb. 17
- Picked up his first win of the season on Feb. 26, going 3.1 scoreless innings against Utah
- Struck out four Wildcats in 4.0 scoreless innings to earn the save against Arizona on March 5
- Didn’t allow a hit in 2.1 innings at Omaha on April 5
- Threw 1.2 hitless innings to earn a save in Nebraska’s series-clinching win over Minnesota on April 23
- Made three appearances against Michigan State, earning a save in the series finale on May 14
- Managed 2.1 scoreless innings against Maryland at the Big Ten Tournament on May 26.
1-2, 1.18 ERA, 28 App, 38.0 IP, 21 H, 8 R, 5 ER, 12 BB, 23 K
- Luensmann was an immediate contributor to the Husker pitching staff in 2016 as a true freshman, serving as the team’s closer
- Luensmann became the first Husker baseball player to be named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year and was named a freshman All-American by five organizations, including Collegiate Baseball, Baseball America, Perfect Game, D1Baseball and the NCBWA
- Was also a second-team All-Big Ten selection and a unanimous Big Ten All-Freshman pick
- Finished the year with 13 saves in 14 chances, setting a freshman record at Nebraska
- Tied for third on NU’s single-season saves list and was three saves shy of Brett Jensen’s single-season record of 16 saves set in 2005
- Saved nine games during Big Ten play, which led the league
- Finished the year tied for 14th nationally in saves and tied Long Beach State’s Chris Rivera for the most saves in the country by a freshman
- Posted a 1.18 ERA in 38.0 innings over 28 appearances
- Allowed just three extra-base hits all season and held opposing hitters to a .171 batting average
- Started his Husker career by not allowing an earned run in 15.1 innings over his first nine appearances
- Allowed just five earned runs all year and never allowed multiple earned runs in an appearance
- Allowed three hits in an appearance just once, when he tossed a season-high 4.0 shutout innings at Long Beach State on March 5.
Prior to College
- Luensmann was drafted by the New York Mets in the 39th round of the 2015 MLB Draft
- Went to Nebraska from Bellwood-Antis High School in Altoona, Pa.
- Tabbed the No. 120 right-handed pitcher in the country and the No. 2 right-handed pitcher in the state of Pennsylvania by Perfect Game
- Was 8-2 as a senior with a 0.85 ERA in 57.2 innings
- Struck out 60 and walked just 13, while holding opposing hitters to a .146 batting average
- Earned honorable-mention All-America honors from Perfect Game in 2015 and was an All-Atlantic region first-team pick
- Was a 2014 underclass honorable-mention All-American by Perfect Game
- Named to the all-tournament team at the 2014 Perfect Game WWBA World Championships in Jupiter, Fla.
- Competed at the 2014 Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif.
- Born on Feb. 4, 1997
- Son of Kevin and Elaine Luensmann
- Has one sister, Abby, and two brothers, Travis and Jack
- Earned his his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Nebraska in December 2019
- First Husker baseball player from Pennsylvania since 1983 when Dave Bailor (Connellsville, Pa.) was a senior.