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Iowa infielder Izaya Fullard catches the ball for an out at first base during the Iowa Baseball game against Illinois on May 15, 2021 at Duane Banks Field. Illinois defeated Iowa 14-1.

Hawkeye baseball players find success in summer league

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter August 4, 2021

The pandemic wiped out many opportunities for Hawkeye baseball players in collegiate summer league play last year. But in 2021, Hawkeyes are spread out around the country to play in various summer...

Iowa wrestling head coach Tom Brands watches a during Iowas dual meet against Iowa State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.

Iowa athletics announces contract extensions for nine coaches

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 26, 2021

Iowa athletics extended nine Hawkeye head coaches, the department announced Monday. A number of assistant coaches in several sports also received contract extensions. “It is with great pleasure...

Iowa second basemen Michael Sergers fist bumps head coach Rick Heller during a baseball game between Iowa and Minnesota at Duane Banks Field on Sunday, April 11, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Gophers 18-0.

Advanced analytics and progressive technology power Iowa baseball’s player development

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter July 21, 2021

Advanced analytics have been at the forefront of collegiate and Major League Baseball teams for over a decade. The University of Iowa baseball program has not hesitated to get with the times. Even...

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

Pittsburgh Pirates pick Iowa pitcher Drew Irvine in 2021 MLB Draft

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 13, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Iowa baseball right-handed pitcher Drew Irvine in the 19th round of the 2021 MLB Draft Tuesday afternoon. Irvine was picked 553rd overall. Irvine served primarily...

Iowa starting pitcher Trenton Wallace throws a pitch in the rain during a baseball game between Iowa and Illinois on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Duane Banks Field. The senior made his final start at Duane Banks Field, pitching six innings and allowing one run to cross the plate. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini 4-2.

Toronto Blue Jays draft Hawkeye baseball pitcher Trenton Wallace

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 13, 2021

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Iowa baseball left-handed pitcher Trenton Wallace in the 11th round of the 2021 MLB Draft on Tuesday morning. Wallace was picked 332nd overall. The Friday night starter...

Iowa starting pitcher Trenton Wallace throws a pitch in the rain during a baseball game between Iowa and Illinois on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Duane Banks Field. The senior made his final start at Duane Banks Field, pitching six innings and allowing one run to cross the plate. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini 4-2.

Iowa baseball’s Wallace named ABCA/Rawlings second-team All-American

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor June 19, 2021

Iowa baseball pitcher Trenton Wallace was named an ABCA/Rawlings second-team All-American, the American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings Sports Group announced Saturday. This is Wallace’s...

Iowa’s Trenton Wallace pitches during a baseball game between Iowa and Maryland on Friday, April 23, 2021 at Duane Banks Baseball Stadium. The Hawkeyes defeated the Terrapins 6-2.

Iowa baseball’s Wallace, Norman named first-team All-Region

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor June 16, 2021

The American Baseball Coaches Association named senior outfielder Ben Norman and junior pitcher Trenton Wallace to the ABCA/Rawlings Midwest All-Region First Team, it was announced Wednesday. With...

Iowa head coach Rick Heller walks back to the coaching box after disputing a call with the home plate umpire during a baseball game between Iowa and Maryland on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Duane Banks Field. The Terrapins defeated the Hawkeyes 8-6.

Iowa baseball coaches discuss foreign substances at the collegiate level

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter June 15, 2021

A recent jump in Major League Baseball pitchers’ spin rates and batters’ strikeout frequency has caused the league to reevaluate its rules regarding the use of foreign substances on the mound. Historically,...

Iowa starting pitcher Trenton Wallace throws a pitch in the rain during a baseball game between Iowa and Illinois on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Duane Banks Field. The senior made his final start at Duane Banks Field, pitching six innings and allowing one run to cross the plate. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini 4-2.

Iowa baseball’s Wallace named second-team All-American

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor June 14, 2021

Iowa baseball junior pitcher Trenton Wallace was named a Collegiate Baseball Second-Team All-American, it was announced Monday. The 2021 campaign was the first season in the weekend rotation for...

Iowa starting pitcher Cam Baumann throws a pitch during a baseball game between Iowa and Northwestern on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Duane Banks Field. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats 15-4.

Iowa baseball completes three-game sweep of Michigan State

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor May 30, 2021

This weekend, Iowa baseball wrapped up the 2021 regular season with a three-game sweep of Michigan State in East Lansing. The Hawkeyes claimed the first and third games of the series in blowout...

Iowa’s Trenton Wallace pitches during a baseball game between Iowa and Maryland on Friday, April 23, 2021 at Duane Banks Baseball Stadium. The Hawkeyes defeated the Terrapins 6-2.

Iowa baseball’s Trenton Wallace earns Big Ten Pitcher of the Year honors

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor May 30, 2021

Iowa baseball junior Trenton Wallace has been named Big Ten Pitcher of the Year, per a Sunday release from the conference office. Wallace has served as the Hawkeyes’ ace throughout the 2021 season,...

Iowa center fielder Ben Norman runs to third 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 falls late, drops series to Northwestern

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter May 23, 2021

EVANSTON, Ill. — Iowa baseball dropped its second weekend series in a row Sunday, as it lost in walk-off fashion to Northwestern in Evanston, 8-6. With the score tied at six in the bottom of the...

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