Honors & Awards
• One Letter (2012)
• 2011 MLB Draft Pick (New York Yankees, 31st Round)
2012: Aaron Bummer was one of the Huskers' top left-handed arms out of the bullpen in 2012 • Worked 19.1 innings over 20 appearances with 22 strikeouts • Was part of two combined shutouts during the season • Held opponents to a .219 batting average overall and was even tougher on left-handed batters, as he held them to a .174 average • Didn't give up an earned run until his sixth appearance of the year after throwing 7.0 innings of shutout ball to start the season • Threw 0.2 innings of no-hit relief in the season-ending loss to Ohio State at the Big Ten Tournament • Pitched a perfect innings of relieft with one strikeout in the series opening win at Michigan to clinch a bid to the conference tournament on May 17 • Was one of five pitchers to combine for a 6-0 shutout at Kansas State on April 3 • Struck out a career-high four batters over 2.0 innings of scoreless relief against Louisiana Tech on March 18 • Threw a career-high 34 pitches against the Bulldogs, the only game all season he threw more than 30 pitches • Picked up his first win as a Husker on March 13 with a career-high 2.1 innings of work against South Dakota State • Was perfect against the Jackrabbits and recorded two strikeouts • Made his first appearance as a Huskers on Feb. 25 in a 15-0 win against Utah at the Kleberg Bank College Classic in Corpus Christi, Texas • Threw 1.0 innings of scoreless relief against the Utes with one strikeout.
Before Nebraska: Bummer arrived in Lincoln after being picked in the 31st round of the 2011 Draft by the New York Yankees • Was named a 2011 Rawlings Preseason honorable-mention All-American and the 18th-best prospect in the state of Arizona by MaxPreps • Had a tough senior season at Sunrise Mountain High School under Head Coach Eric Gardner, as he broke his leg following his second start of the season • Came back as the team’s closer during the state playoffs and totaled three saves • Helped his squad earn a runner-up finish at the Arizona 4-A1 playoffs • Pitched 21 innings, with 21 strikeouts and a 3.00 ERA as a senior • Went 4-2 and added three saves as a junior with a 1.67 ERA and 54 strikeouts in 42 innings of work • Was an Arizona Academic Scholar • Chose Nebraska over Arizona, Arizona State and Utah.
Personal: Born on Sept. 21, 1993, in Valencia, Calif. • Parents are Craig and Kelly Bummer • Has one brother, Matt • Major is business administration.