Hawkeyes Add To Recruiting Class

July 25, 2011

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Kris Goodman will join the University of Iowa baseball program this fall as a member of the 2011 recruiting class, Iowa head coach Jack Dahm announced Monday.

Goodman, a native of Apple Valley, Minn., was captain of the Apple Valley Senior High School baseball team in 2011. He was named best offensive player and team MVP in 2011 as he earned all-conference honors. Goodman was selected by the Chicago White Sox to participate in the 2010 “Double Duty” Classic All-Star game for elite high school baseball players. He was also selected by Major League Baseball and USA Baseball to participate in the 2010 “Breakthrough Series” designed to showcase rising high school junior and senior baseball players. Goodman batted .425 or higher in each season during high school.

A three-year ice hockey letterwinner, Goodman earned numerous honors during the 2010-11 campaign. The team captain was named team MVP and was the recipient of the Coaches Award. He also earned 2010-11 all-conference honorable mention honors.

Goodman was a member of the Apple Valley High School Site Council to promote a quality education for students. He participated in “Reading with the Eagles”, a program which promotes reading to elementary students in his school district. In addition, Goodman was selected by his high school academic staff to participate in all-conference leadership sessions.