Seniors pound out 14 of Iowa's 17 hits
Hawkeyes and Boilermakers open series Thursday night at Duane Banks Field
Hawkeyes and Spartans open set Friday at 2:05 p.m. in East Lansing, Mich.
Hawkeyes and Wolverines open series Friday night at 6:05 p.m.
Iowa and Minnesota have met 280 times dating back to 1892
South Dakota State at Iowa Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Hawk Item -- Played summer ball in the Prospect League with the Dupage Dragons.
2012 -- Appeared in 25 games, making 19 starts... hit .197, tallying 13 hits in 66 at-bats... ranked second on the team with three home runs... was hit-by-pitch 10 times, which ranked first on the team and seventh in the Big Ten... was hit-by-pitch three times against Youngstown State, which is a new school single-game record and was the most for a Big Ten player during the year... notched five RBI in win over Grand View, which was an individual team season high... drove in 13 runs and scored 11... tallied five doubles... drew five walks... notched seven two-out RBI... recorded four multi-hit games and three multiple-RBI contests... went 2-for-3 with two RBI, two doubles and a run scored in season-opening win over Pittsburgh.
2011 Honors -- Academic All-Big Ten honoree. 2011 -- Saw action in 18 games with six starts... started four contests in left field and two in right... batted .161, tallying five hits in 31 at-bats... recorded one double and two RBI against Kansas (Apr. 12)... notched one stolen base... hit .500 in home games.
2010 -- Appeared in 41 games with 21 starts... started at first base 19 games with three at DH... had third-most hit-by-pitches (8)... had the second-most homers on the team (4)... hit .176 in Big Ten play... recorded one multi-hit game... collected two multi-RBI contests... longest hit streak was three games... hit home run in first game of the year against Illinois State... went 2-for-4 with three runs, a walk and three RBI in season opener (Illinois State, Feb. 27)... picked up a pair of RBI against Coe, going 1-for-4 with a run scored (May 4).
2009 -- Played in 32 games with 18 starts... started 11 games at first base and seven games in left field... appeared in five games on the mound... compiled a 10.38 ERA... fifth best batting average on the team (.301)... team-best slugging percentage (.590)... six home runs put him at the second-most homers on the team and was a season high for a freshman... hit first collegiate home run at Northwestern (Apr. 17)... fifth-best fielding percentage (.975)... team-best .696 slugging percentage in the conference... hit .667 in the ninth inning... laced six multi-hit games... collected first collegiate hit at Louisville (Mar. 16), going 1-for-3... compiled four multi-RBI games... longest hitting streak was four games.
High School -- Earned all-conference honors his junior and senior season... a two-time all-area selection... was ranked No. 20 in the state of Illinois by PG Crosschecker... played for Longshots Baseball for seven years... played two-years of football... was an academic all-conference honoree... honor roll student throughout high school.
Personal -- Born 1/25/90... parents are Michael and Suzanne Flanagan... high school coach was Chad Isaacson... health and human physiology major.