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Iowa Pitcher Duncan Davitt throws a pitch during a baseball game between Iowa and Nebraska at Duane Banks Field on Sunday, March 21, 2021. Davitt went an inning and two-thirds, giving up five earned runs.The Cornhuskers defeated the Hawkeyes 13-8.

Iowa baseball team drops series-finale to Rutgers, wins three of four on the weekend

Robert Read, Pregame Editor April 18, 2021

The Rutgers baseball team scored the final seven runs of its Sunday contest against Iowa in Piscataway, New Jersey, and walked the game off in the ninth inning to steal the series finale from the Hawkeyes,...

Iowa starting pitcher Cam Baumann pitches during a baseball game between Iowa and Minnesota at Duane Banks Field on Sunday, April 11, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Gophers 18-0.

Iowa baseball ready for four-game road tilt with Rutgers

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor April 15, 2021

This weekend in Piscataway, New Jersey, Iowa baseball’s pitching staff could be put to the test. The Hawkeyes enter this weekend’s four-game road series with Rutgers boasting a 3.72 ERA —...

Iowa players, Dylan Nedved and Zeb Adreon, celebrate Nedved’s home run during the Iowa baseball game v. Minnesota at the Duane Banks Field in Iowa City on April 11, 2021.

Nedved’s big day propels Hawkeyes to series sweep of Golden Gophers

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor April 11, 2021

According to Iowa baseball head coach Rick Heller, playing two ways on the diamond in Division I college baseball is no easy task. Heller believes athletes that play two ways have to be uniquely...

Iowa pitcher, Drew Irvine, pitches the ball during the Iowa baseball game v. Minnesota at the Duane Banks Field in Iowa City on April 11, 2021.

Iowa baseball team outscores Minnesota 31-2 in three-game sweep, improves to 12-9 on the season

Robert Read, Pregame Editor April 11, 2021

Heading into the fifth inning of the second game of Sunday’s Iowa-Minnesota baseball doubleheader, “Tell Me It’s Over” by Avril Lavigne played over the speakers at Duane Banks Field. By that...

Iowa shortstop Brendan Sher throws to first after tagging second for a double play during a baseball game between Iowa and Minnesota at Duane Banks Field on April 9, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Gophers 7-0.

Four home runs power Iowa baseball team past Minnesota, 6-1, in first game of Sunday doubleheader

Robert Read, Pregame Editor April 11, 2021

Iowa catcher Brett McCleary couldn't get a bunt down in the bottom of the seventh inning. So once he faced a two-strike count, the junior hit a home run instead. McCleary launched a high fly ball...

Hawkeye pitcher Trenton Wallace pitches during the baseball game against Illinois at Duane Banks Field on March 30, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini 2-1 after the 9th inning.

Iowa baseball overpowers Minnesota, 7-1

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor April 10, 2021

On Friday night, Iowa baseball was outhit by Minnesota, 11-3. The Hawkeyes, however, were not outplayed. Iowa's three hits produced a whopping seven runs, while Minnesota yielded just one run from...

Iowa Center Fielder Ben Norman crosses home plate after hitting a home run during a baseball game between Iowa and Nebraska at Duane Banks Field on March 19, 2021. Norman drove in two runs to give the Hawkeyes a couple insurance runs. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers 3-0.

Iowa baseball catches fire ahead of weekend series with Minnesota

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor April 8, 2021

Iowa baseball is riding a hot streak into its series against Minnesota at Duane Banks Field in Iowa City this weekend. After a 4-7 start to the season, the Hawkeyes have won five of their last six...

Iowa Pitcher Trenton Wallace pitches out of trouble during a baseball game between Iowa and Nebraska at Duane Banks Field on March 19, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers 3-0.

Iowa baseball gets to .500 after taking two of three against Purdue

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter April 4, 2021

After Iowa junior Trenton Wallace took a step back to begin last weekend’s four-game weekend set turning in his worst starting pitching performance of the season, the Rock Island, Illinois, native...

Trenton Wallace prepares to pitch during the game against Bradley on March 26, 2019 at Duane Banks Field. The Hawks took the victory, 4-2.

Iowa baseball set for weekend tilt with Purdue

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor April 1, 2021

Last weekend, Iowa baseball dropped the first game of a four-contest set against Ohio State and Maryland. The Hawkeyes proceeded to finish the road tilt in Columbus, Ohio, with three-straight victories....

Iowa first baseman Peyton Williams watches where the ball is while racing to third base during a baseball game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Kansas Jayhawks on Tuesday, March 10, at Duane Banks Field. The Hawkeyes defeated the Jayhawks, 8-0.

Iowa baseball team runs away from Maryland with eight-run sixth inning, wins its third game of the weekend

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 28, 2021

Iowa baseball coach Rick Heller noted after the team’s 8-2 loss to Ohio State on Friday that “nothing went right” for the Hawkeyes in their third straight loss. Well, plenty went right for Iowa...

Hawkeye pitcher Trenton Wallace pitches during the baseball game against Illinois at Duane Banks Field on March 30, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini 2-1 after the 9th inning.

Iowa baseball’s Wallace honored ahead of weekend series

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 25, 2021

Prior to the start of the 2021 season, question marks still surrounded Iowa baseball’s pitching staff. With Jack Dreyer out for the year with an elbow injury, it was unclear who would be the Hawkeyes’...

Iowa Pitcher Duncan Davitt throws a pitch during a baseball game between Iowa and Nebraska at Duane Banks Field on Sunday, March 21, 2021. Davitt went an inning and two-thirds, giving up five earned runs.The Cornhuskers defeated the Hawkeyes 13-8.

Wild pitching dooms Iowa baseball in series finale against Nebraska

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 21, 2021

Iowa baseball’s starting pitcher Duncan Davitt walked Nebraska’s leadoff hitter Joe Acker on four pitches to begin Sunday afternoon’s contest between Hawkeyes and Cornhuskers at Duane Banks Field. Then...

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