Will Bolt will bring College World Series experience with him to Nebraska.
Bolt has made four trips to Omaha as a player and a coach — three with the Huskers and another with Texas A&M. He’s also reached a super regional four times and made four other NCAA tournament appearances.
Here is a year-by-year breakdown of his playing and coaching career.
Team, Record, NCAA finish
1999: Bolt led Nebraska in at-bats (227), triples (7) and games played (59) as they went 42-18 and made the NCAA regionals. He had a .278 average with 43 RBIs
2000: Bolt had a .350 average with three home runs and 41 RBIs for NU, which made a super regional and finished 51-17. He was second on the team with 86 hits and 18 stolen bases.
2001: Bolt had a .265 average with 10 doubles and 30 RBIs as the Huskers went 50-16 and made the CWS.
2002: Bolt was fourth on the team with a .319 average and had 18 doubles with 29 RBIs. He was third on the team with 76 hits. Nebraska made the CWS and finished 47-21.
Team, Record, Conference record, NCAA finish
2004: Nebraska, 36-23, 11-16, did not qualify
2005: Nebraska, 57-15, 19-8, CWS
2006: Texas A&M, 25-30-1, 6-20-1, did not qualify
2007: Texas A&M, 48-19, 13-13, super regional
2008-11: Texarkana College — Bolt compiled a mark of 140-82 (.631) with four Region XIV tournament appearances and two championships (2009, 2010).
2012: Nebraska, 35-23, 14-10, did not qualify
2013: Nebraska, 29-30, 15-9, did not qualify
2014: Nebraska, 41-21, 18-6, regional
2015: Texas A&M, 50-14, 18-10, super regional
2016: Texas A&M, 49-16, 20-10, super regional
2017: Texas A&M, 41-23, 16-14, CWS
2018: Texas A&M, 40-22, 13-17, regional
2019: Texas A&M, 39-23-1, 16-13-1, regional
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Will Bolt high-fives teammates following his game-winning run to win an NCAA regional game against Butler on May 26, 2000.
Will Bolt applies the tag to a Minnesota player on May 28, 2000.
Will Bolt makes a relay to first against Stanford in an NCAA super regional game on June 3, 2000.
Will Bolt tags out a Texas player on April 8, 2001.
Will Bolt celebrates Nebraska's Big 12 tournament championship on May 20, 2001.
Will Bolt at practice on May 23, 2001.
Will Bolt dives safely across home plate against Northern Iowa in an NCAA regional game on May 25, 2001.
Will Bolt and the other members of Dave Van Horn's first recruiting class pose for a portrait during the 2001 season.
Will Bolt slides into third base against Rice in an NCAA super regional game on June 1, 2001.
Will Bolt celebrates a victory over Rice in an NCAA super regional on June 2, 2001.
Will Bolt is interviewed after practice on June 4, 2001.
Will Bolt tags out a Tulane player on June 10, 2001 at the College World Series.
Will Bolt tags out a Tulane player during the College World Series on June 10, 2001.
Will Bolt throws to first against Texas Tech on March 22, 2002.
Will Bolt waits on base after hitting a two-run RBI double against Creighton on May 15, 2002.
Will Bolt celebrates a victory over Southern Missouri State in an NCAA regional game on June 2, 2002.
Will Bolt at a team meeting before the start of the NCAA super regionals on June 6, 2002.
Will Bolt tags out a Richmond base runner in an NCAA super regional game on June 7, 2002.
Will Bolt coaches third base during the Big Ten tournament on May 22, 2014.
Will Bolt as a Texas A&M assistant coach on April 10, 2015.
Will Bolt coaches third base for Texas A&M against Davidson in an NCAA super regional game on June 9, 2017.
Will Bolt talks to Texas A&M players on June 10, 2017.