John built on his solid effort as a freshman by tying for the team high with 31 relief
appearances in 2014.
Oltman posted a 2.92 ERA in 24.2 innings overall.
John held the opposition scoreless in 24 of his 31 outings.
Oltman tossed back-to-back 1.1 scoreless efforts against Minnesota (Feb. 23) and at Charlotte (March 1).
John posted a string of seven straight appearances without allowing a run (Feb. 23 - March 19), spanning eight innings.
He nailed down his first save as a Bluejay, getting the final two outs against Kansas State on March 28.
He extended his scoreless streak in BIG EAST play to 5.1 innings over five appearances with four outs against Seton Hall (May 2-4) and 1.1 innings of scoreless ball at St. John’s in the Bluejays’ 15-5 win on May 11.
2013 (Freshman at Creighton)
Oltman appeared in five games as a freshman.
John surrendered one run in one-third of an inning against BYU in his first trip to the mound as a Bluejay on March 1.
He tossed a scoreless inning of relief on March 12 in Creighton’s 17-2
win at Southeast Missouri State.
John struck out both batters he faced against Kansas State on April 30.
2012 (Freshman at Creighton)
Oltman used his redshirt option during the 2012 season.
2008-11 (Beatrice High School)
John 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.
He 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 Honorable Mention accolades after finishing with a 9-11 overall record.
Oltman 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.