Honors & Awards
• Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2022)
Before Nebraska: Columbus joins Nebraska after a pair of productive seasons at Wharton County Junior College. • In two seasons, he totaled a .328 batting average with 28 doubles, three triples, 17 home runs, 95 RBI and 98 runs. • Earned second-team all-conference recognition as a freshman and was named first-team all-conference and defensive player of the year as a sophomore. • Hit .365 at the plate with 20 doubles, two triples, nine home runs, 57 RBI and 65 runs in his second season. • Garnered 20 multi-hit games, including five three-hit games and a pair of two-home performances while tallying a .480 on-base percentage and .619 slugging percentage in 2022. • As a freshman, he hit eight doubles, a triple, eight home runs, 38 RBI and 32 runs while hitting .293 in 2021.
Personal: Born on Dec. 11, 2001. • Parents are David and Alison Columbus. • Has one brother, Cole. • Majoring in business administration.