Haiden Hunt reflects on his journey to the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO), highlighting his challenging but ultimately rewarding path from Chattanooga State Community College to becoming an integral part of the UNO baseball team. He expresses his profound sense of belonging and comfort in Omaha, emphasizing the city's resemblance to his hometown and the unwavering support he has received from the university and the community.

By the Numbers
  • Haiden Hunt went 0-4 with two strikeouts in a game prior to receiving a text from a UNO assistant coach.
  • He transferred to UNO from Chattanooga State Community College, where he developed into a key player, leader, and teammate.
State of Play
  • Hunt expresses a profound sense of belonging and comfort after joining UNO, feeling welcomed by his teammates and the community.
  • He appreciates the strong academic support at UNO and highlights the university's emphasis on the student-athlete experience.
  • The UNO baseball team is navigating a challenging start to the season but remains determined to overcome adversity and improve their performance.
Bottom Line

Hunt's journey to UNO showcases the transformative power of perseverance and the profound impact of finding a place where one truly belongs, both on and off the field.