Three UI student-athletes have maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA
Seniors pound out 14 of Iowa's 17 hits
Hawkeyes play South Dakota State, Creighton at TD Ameritrade Park
Iowa travels to Indiana for three-game set beginning Friday at 2 p.m.
Jake Yacinich tallies game-winning RBI single in the ninth; Iowa wins 3-2
2012 Honors -- Academic All-Big Ten honoree. 2012 -- Appeared in 18 games... made 10 starts, six at short and four at second... hit .212, recording seven hits in 33 at-bats... scored five runs and drove in five... tallied one double... recorded one multi-hit game and one multiple-RBI contest... had two hits against Bucknell on March 13 and tallied two RBI against Akron on March 2.
2011 -- Saw action in 18 games with eight starts... started five games at shortstop and three contests at third base... batted .231 and tallied three RBI... recorded three multi-hit games... notched a season-high three hits (3-for-5) and three runs against Western Illinois (Apr. 20)... compiled two, two-out RBI.
2009 and 2010 at Salt Lake CC -- First team all-conference honoree... Defensive Player of the Year.
High School -- Named first team all-conference twice... team defensive MVP as a sophomore... named all-state as a senior after leading team to state championship... graduated with high academic honors.
Personal -- Born 10/12/87... parents are Kim and Kathy Carling... married to Jo Ell Carling... high school coach was Jim Nelson... interdepartmental studies/health major.