2022 Honors — Drafted in ninth round (270th pick) of 2022 MLB Draft by San Diego Padres… Big Ten Pitcher of the Week on May 24… voted to Frisco Classic All-Tournament Team… Academic All-Big Ten selection. 2022 — Team captain… went 6-2 with a 3.47 ERA with three saves in 19 appearances, including six starts… had 75 strikeouts (to 28 walks) over 72 2/3 innings… finished with 12 career saves, which are tied for eighth-most all-time in school history… tied for third in Big Ten in appearances (20), tied for fifth in fewest hits allowed (51), sixth in batting average against (.202), tied for sixth in fewest runs (28), tied for seventh in fewest earned runs (28), eighth in ERA (3.47) and tied for eighth in wins (6)… in leagues games tied for league lead with wins (5), third in ERA (2.72), tied for third in fewest runs/earned runs (12/12), fourth in batting average against (.190), tied for fourth in saves (3), tied for fifth in strikeouts looking (14)… posted a 3.00 ERA in two Big Ten Tournament appearances against Purdue (5/27) and Michigan (5/29)… named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week on May 24 after notching his sixth win, allowing one hit and fanning five over six shutout innings against Indiana (5/20)… had 5 1/3 no-hit innings to open the game… allowed one run on two hits and fanned six in 4 1/3 innings of relief at Michigan State (5/15)… notched his fifth win, allowing two runs on four hits over four innings in the series-clinching win at Nebraska (5/1)… logged his third save, getting the final three outs in game one at No. 8 Rutgers (4/22)… returned to a relief role on April 15 for the Minnesota series… earned his fourth win, tossing four shutout innings in relief, allowing one hit and fanning three in series finale against Minnesota (4/17)… tallied his second straight win, allowing one run on three hits over five innings and fanning six against Illinois (4/9)… made his first Friday start and notched his second win, allowing two runs on four hits over seven inning, while fanning seven in the series opener at Michigan (4/2)… tallied his first win, allowing two runs on one hit and fanning seven (without a walk) over four innings against No. 12 Texas Tech (3/20)… notched a quality start in his first career start at UC Irvine (3/12), allowing two runs on four hits over seven innings in the tough-luck 2-1 loss… voted to the Frisco Classic All-Tournament Team… pitched a career-long 4 2/3 innings in relief against Texas A&M (3/5), allowing two unearned runs on three hits and fanning a career-high nine… struck out six straight at one point… named to the Big Ten Preseason Honors List… recorded his second save, fanning two in 1 1/3 innings against Pepperdine (2/25)… notched his first save, getting the final four outs against Bucknell (2/20).
2021 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten selection. 2021 — Two-way player as a utility player and relief pitcher… went 4-1 with a 4.19 ERA with nine saves over 20 appearances, spanning 34 1/3 innings… nine saves were second in the Big Ten and tied for the fourth-most in a single season in school history… opened the season with 14 1/3 innings of shutout baseball… started 38 games — 19 at second base, 10 at shortstop, and eight in left field… hit .240 (31-of-129) with eight doubles, two triples, one home run, 27 runs and 23 RBIs… had 10 multi-hit games and hit safely in 17 contests… went 10-of-11 on the base paths, tying for seventh in the Big Ten… recorded his ninth save, getting the final four outs at Michigan State (5/29)… went 1-for-1 with two RBIs and had three walks in game one at Michigan State (5/28)… notched his fourh win allowing one run on two hits in series opener against Illinois (5/14)… also pitched two shutout innings in series finale (5/16)… tallied his eighth save, pitching a perfect ninth in series opener against Penn State (5/7)… went 2-for-5 with a career-high three runs in series finale at Indiana (5/2)… recorded his seventh save, in series opener at Indiana (4/30)… hit .333 (4-of-12) with six RBIs in Maryland/Northwestern pod (4/23-26) and went 1-0 with a 1.59 ERA with one save in two appearances… notched his sixth save, allowing one hit over three shutout innings and fanning three against Maryland (4/23)… went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs against Maryland (4/24) and was 2-for-3 with a double and RBI against Northwestern (4/25)… notched his third win, allowing one run on two hits over 2 2/3 innings in the walk-off win over Northwestern (4/26)… went 3-for-5 with three RBIs in series opener at Rutgers (4/16)… hit a team-best .600 (6-of-10) with five runs and three extra base hits in the three-game sweep of Minnesota (4/9-11)… hit for the cycle across the April 11 doubleheader… hit his first career home run and doubled, finishing 4-for-4 with two runs scored in game one of DH… four hits were a career-high… also pitched two innings on the mound, scattering two hits, to tally his fifth save… tripled in game two of twin bill, going 2-for-3 with two runs in game two… hit .556 (5-of-9) with two RBIs and two runs scored at Purdue (4/3-4)… went 2-for-4 in game one and 3-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs in the finale… notched his second win in game one at Purdue, allowing one hit over 3 1/3 shutout innings… made two appearances on March 27, logging three innings in wins over Ohio State and Maryland to notch his third and fourth saves… had his first multi-hit game of season, going 2-for-4 in series finale against Nebraska (3/21)… pitched a career-high three innings, scattering two hits and fanning two to earn his second save in the 3-1 win over Nebraska (3/14)… tallied his first save, getting the final two outs vs. Ohio State (3/12), completing the two-hit shutout… notched the win on the mound against No. 18/21 Michigan (3/7), allowing one hit over two shutout innings.
2020 — Season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12 due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)… two-way player as an infielder and relief pitcher… started 10 games — five at shortstop, three at third base, and twice as the designated hitter… hit .308 (12-of-39) with 11 RBIs and 10 runs scored… hit safely in eight games with four multi-hit contests… went 1-0 with a 1.35 ERA in five appearances with seven strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings… went 2-for-4 with two doubles, four RBIs, and two runs scored in win over Georgetown (3/7)… went 2-for-2 with two RBIs against No. 8 NC State (2/28)… notched his first win, tossing 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief, allowing one hit and fanning three against No. 14 Duke (3/1)… went 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI against Pitt (2/16) at the Snowbird Classic… named the SCL All-Star Game MVP in summer of 2020.
2018 & 2019 (at Hutchinson CC) — Second-team All-Region IV selection as a sophomore… two-time All-Jayhawk Conference selection… earned first team honors as a shortstop as a sophomore and second-team honors as a pitcher… was a second-team honoree as a shortstop in 2018… hit .331 with 14 doubles, three triples and 10 home runs in 2019… had 67 RBIs and 55 runs scored… posted a .540 slugging and .405 on-base percentage… had 23 multi-hit games and hit safely in 50 contests… also went 5-2 with a 3.98 ERA in 18 appearances (11 starts)… tallied two saves and had a complete game… had 83 strikeouts over 63 1/3 innings… was named the NJCAA National Pitcher of the Week and the Jayhawk Conference Pitcher of the Week on May 8 after notching a save and pitching a complete game, scattering five hits and allowing an unearned run over seven innings… hit .357 with 19 doubles, two triples, and five home runs… scored 51 runs, had 34 RBIs, and had seven steals… went 5-1 on the mound, striking out 33 over 33 innings… had three saves..
High School — First-team all-state honoree as a high school senior… two-time All-Sunflower Conference selection, earning first-team honors as a senior… helped team to a state runner-up finish and a conference title in 2015… played for the BTL Hornets from 2014-17… high school coach was Dominic Mussat.
Personal — Born April 23, 1999, in Shawnee, Kan… son of Don Nedved and Shawn Kuse… has an older brother, Drew… majoring in health and human physiology.