The Iowa Hawkeyes face the Illinois Fighting Illini on Senior Day
Iowa defeats South Dakota State 2-1 in extra innings
The Hawkeyes defeat Minnesota 7-6 to take the three game series
Minnesota 4, Iowa 3 Friday, April 18, 2014
The Iowa Hawkeyes defeat the Kansas Jayhawks 5-3 in the first game of two game series.
2014 Honors -- Academic All-Big Ten. 2014 -- Went 2-2 with a 3.89 ERA in 23 relief appearances, striking out 38 in 37 innings... tied for the team lead with three saves... limited opposing hitters to a .246 batting average... gave up 17 runs (16 earned) over 37 innings... did not allow a run in 15-of-his-last-18 appearances, posting a 2.39 ERA over his last 26 1/3 innings since March 22... notched his third save, getting the final three outs in Iowa's 2-1 win over Minnesota (5/22) at the Big Ten Tournament... struck out a pair in one inning against Michigan (5/23)... allowed one run on three hits in 2/3 inning at Purdue (5/17) -- his first run allowed since April 15... picked up a win in each of his two appearances against South Dakota State (4/25-26), combining to strike out six and allow zero hits in 3 2/3 scoreless innings... got the final out against Minnesota (4/20) to earn his second save of the season... picked up his first career save against Kansas (4/8), pitching one inning and striking out one.
At Villanova (2013) -- Went 1-1 with a 2.89 ERA in nine appearance, including four starts... allowed 11 runs (nine earned) over 28 innings, finishing with 19 strikeouts against 12 walks... limited opposing hitters to a .161 batting average... earned his first career win against NYIT, tossing six scoreless innings, allowing one hit and striking out five.
High School -- Two-time all-conference pitcher as a junior and senior... went 9-1 with 66 strikeouts as a junior... had a 1.68 ERA over 50 innings with 15 walks... only loss came against Class 4A state champion Naperville Central in the state semifinals... played for Top Tier, leading the team to the CABA World Series title... earned two letters in baseball and one in football.
Personal -- Born Sept. 20, 1992, in Highland Park, Ill... son of Jeff and Kim Radtke... has three younger siblings, Troy, Jenna and Jori... finance major.