CU Baseball BIO
15 John Oltman
2013 (Freshman at Creighton)
  • Oltman appeared in five games as a freshman.
  • John struck out both batters he faced against Kansas State on April 30.
  • He tossed a scoreless inning of relief on March 12 in Creighton’s 17-2 win at Southeast Missouri State.
  • Surrendered one run in one-third of an inning against BYU in his first trip to the mound as a Bluejay on March 1.
2012 (Freshman at Creighton)
  • Oltman used his redshirt option during the 2012 season.
2008-11 (Beatrice High School)
  • Played baseball and football for the Beatrice Orangemen, earning varsity letters in baseball his sophomore through senior seasons and varsity football letters his junior and senior seasons.
  • Led the Orangemen to a Class B fifth-place finish in state his senior season, finishing with a 15-5 overall record.
  • Earned Omaha World-Herald first-team All-State and all River Cities Conference accolades following his senior season, while also being named Lincoln Journal Star second-team Super State and all-Nebraska that season.
  • Finished his junior season with All-State and River Cities Conference honorablemention accolades after finishing with a 9-11 overall record.
  • Also played for the Beatrice Eagles Juniors from 2008-2010, leading the team to the Class B American Legion Juniors State Title in 2009 and 2010.
  • Played for the Beatrice ExMark Seniors in 2010-11.
  • A member of the National Honor Society, Key Club and Science Club at Beatrice.
Position: Left-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Cortland, Neb.
High School: Beatrice HS