Jan. 28, 2016
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Mathews was one of three starting pitchers selected to the first-team, while Peyton and Roscetti were named infield honorees.
Mathews was Iowa’s Sunday starter as a junior, going 5-3 with a 2.45 ERA over 73 1/3 innings. The second-team All-Big Ten honoree ranked seventh in the Big Ten in ERA (2.45) and 13th in opposing batting average, limiting hitters to a .245 clip.
Peyton, a third-team All-American as a junior, led the team with a .337 average with 31 runs and 31 RBIs. The Grimes, Iowa, native had 18 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI contests. Peyton posted a .439 on-base percentage, ranking fourth in the Big Ten. He hit .388 and had a .495 on-base clip in league games.
Roscetti, a third-team All-Big Ten honoree as a junior, started 55 games at shortstop, hitting .303 with 27 runs and 27 RBIs. The Sherman, Illinois, native finished with a .391 mark in Big Ten play to rank fourth in the conference. He had 36 hits in league play to rank second. Roscetti tallied 21 multi-hit games in 2015 and led the team with eight multi-RBI contests.
The Hawkeyes, who are receiving votes in the initial USA Today Coaches Poll, open the 2016 season Feb. 19-21, traveling to the Lone Star State to face Dallas Baptist.