Josh Martsching Bio - Hawkeye Sports Official Athletic Site

Josh Martsching
Josh  Martsching

RS Junior

Bloomfield, Iowa

High School:
Davis County

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210



Iowa Baseball Summer Updates

20 Hawkeyes are competing in collegiate summer leagues


Hawkeyes Finish Off 3-Game Sweep

Iowa withstands Purdue's 9th-inning rally to post a 5-4 victory


Iowa Wins 2nd-Straight Series; Downs Purdue in Extras

Hawkeyes down Boilermakers, 9-5, in 10 innings


Iowa Hosts Omaha in Final Midweek Contest

Hawkeyes host Mavericks at 6:05 p.m. (CT) Tuesday night


Pitching, NIU Error Lifts Iowa to 3-2 Victory

Iowa improves to 3-1 in mid-week games


Nebraska at Iowa

April 5, 2013 Duane Banks Field Iowa City, Iowa


Maine vs. Iowa

Snowbird Classic March 8, 2013 Port Charlotte, Fla.


Iowa 13, Austin Peay 1

Feb. 16, 2013 Clarksville, Tenn.

2016 -- Went 2-1 with a 2.41 ERA in 16 appearances... had 16 strikeouts in 18 2/3 innings... was second on the team with four saves, tied for the 12th most in the Big Ten... earned his second win, getting the final three outs in Iowa's 5-4, come-from-behind victory over Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament (5/27)... tallied his fourth save in Iowa's game two victory over Michigan State (5/14)... earned his third save, getting a strikeout to close out the victory at Indiana (4/17)... got the final two outs to record his second save in Iowa's 9-7 victory over Air Force (4/12)... earned his first save of the season, getting the final out in a 6-3 win at Minnesota (4/3)... notched his first victory of the season, tossing two shutout inning and striking out a pair against Northern Illinois (3/29)... threw two shutout innings in relief against Point University (3/14)... made his first appearance of the season at Southern Illinois (3/6), allowing one run on four hits over two innings.

2015 -- Went 0-1 with a 3.44 ERA in 11 appearances (two starts)... allowed seven runs on 11 hits in 18 1/3 innings... had 11 strikeouts against 10 walks... didn't allow a run in seven of 11 appearances... threw 2 2/3 innings of shutout ball in relief, scattering three hits and fanning one vs. Sacramento State (4/28)... made his first appearance since 2013 on March 1, throwing three scoreless innings against Cincinnati... had three strikeouts to one walk and allowed one hit.

2014 -- Redshirted after undergoing Tommy John surgery.

2013 -- Made 18 appearances (16 relief, two starts), the second-most appearances by a Hawkeye... one of seven true freshman to see playing time... allowed zero runs over 1 2/3 innings in two appearances at Purdue... finished last two games at Purdue, collecting the first save of his collegiate career May 18... pitched a season-high 4 1/3 innings May 12 vs. Michigan State, allowing one unearned run on two hits... suffered loss in second start against Nebraska Omaha on May 7, allowing five runs on five hits in 2 1/3 innings... threw a scoreless inning vs. Northern Illinois, working out of a bases loaded jam... held Minnesota scoreless for 1 2/3 innings April 26, allowing one hit... threw 3 2/3 innings April 13 vs. Kansas State... recorded career-high five strikeouts April 9 vs. Kansas... threw 2 2/3 innings against the Jayhawks, allowing one run on three hits... pitched final 2 1/3 innings against Western Illinois on April 2, allowing zero runs and one hit... threw 1 2/3 scoreless inning against Indiana on March 30, retiring six of the seven batters he faced... tossed two innings against Maine (March 8), allowing one hit and zero earned runs... also recorded three strikeouts... made first collegiate start March 3 against Wichita State, allowing four runs (three earned) in three innings.... made season and collegiate debut Feb. 16 against Austin Peay, pitching the ninth inning in a 13-1 win... needed just six pitches to post a scoreless inning, retiring the side in order.

High School -- Four-time all-conference, four-time all-district and two-time all-state honoree, super-team selection... holds the record for single-season doubles and hits, and career doubles, hit, runs and batting average at Davis County High School... batted .387 as a freshman while finishing 8-0 with a 1.20 ERA and 88 strikeouts on the mound... hit .480 with five home runs and 37 RBIs while finishing with an 8-1 record on the bump as a sophomore... notched a 1.61 ERA with 104 strikeouts... hit .423 with 11 home runs and 41 RBIs as a junior while posting a 9-2 record on the mound... tallied a 1.12 ERA with 101 strikeouts... Hit .504 with three home runs 50 RBIs as a senior while posting a 13-0 record on the mound... had a .90 ERA with 112 strikeouts... led his team to four-straight conference titles, including a third-place finish at state in 2010 and 2012 and a state championship in 2011... four-year football letterwinner, earning third team all-state honors in 2010... earned three letters in basketball and was named all-conference in 2010... honor roll student each semester during high school... earned the Excellence in Academic Achievement Award from 2009-11.

Personal -- Born Oct. 22, 1993... son of Mike and Susan Turner and Ron and Angeline Martsching... has two siblings, Jake and Jed... was a high school teammate of fellow Hawkeye Calvin Mathews... majoring in sports studies.


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