All-Americans

The Huskies tradition as a program goes back to 1900 and 105 seasons when it was the Northern Illinois State Normal School.

In the past 53 seasons, the Huskies have had 16 baseball players earn All-America honors. Six (6) of those players have been coached or recruited by Head Coach Ed Mathey. Former Huskie turned Seattle Mariner prospect Jeff Zimmerman (2011-13) was NIU’s last All-American as he was a consensus Freshman All-American in 2011 after leading the Huskies in home runs (11) and RBI (47).

Year Player Publication
2011 Jeff Zimmerman, 1B NCBWA (Freshman 2nd)
Louisville Slugger (Freshman)
Collegiate Baseball
2007 Matt German, P NCBWA (2nd)
Ping! Baseball (2nd)
Jordin Hood, 1B Louisville Slugger (Freshman)
Collegiate Baseball (Freshman)
Ping! Baseball (Freshman, 3rd)
2004 Scott Simon, 1B Baseball America (Summer League)
2003 Mark Badgley, P Collegiate Baseball (Freshman)
Scott Simon, 1B Collegiate Baseball (Freshman)
2002 Matt Schroeder, P Collegiate Baseball (Freshman)
2001 Zach Minor, P Collegiate Baseball (Freshman)
Trevor Stocking, IF Collegiate Baseball (Freshman)
2000 Bilal Omar, IF Collegiate Baseball (Freshman
1996 Paul Erschen, P CoSIDA Academic (2nd)
1994 Randy Stearns, OF Collegiate Baseball (Freshman)
1972 Tom Wittum, 3B CoSIDA Academic (1st)
1966 Jack Merlett, 2B AACBC (1st)
1965 Gerry Timm, C AACBC (2nd)
1961 Terry Dooley, 3B NAIA (1st)
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