University of Iowa Athletics

#5 Andy Lytle

Height 6-0
Weight 165 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Denver, Colo.
Previous School Garden City
Andy Lytle - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item – Drafted in 25th round of MLB Draft by Cleveland.

2005 – Third team all-Big Ten… played in and started all 57 games at shortstop… only Hawkeye to start every game… hit in the No. 3 spot of the order in all but one game… led the team with 20 stolen bases (20-of-25)… had a team-best 76 hits and 2225 at bats… led the team with 24 multi-hit games… went 4-of-5 with six RBIs against Toledo (Mar. 20) and was a double short of hitting for the cycle… had eight multi-RBI games… has a team-best 178 assists… hit .366 with runners in scoring position and .367 with two out… his two home runs came in back-to-back games (Mar. 12-13).

2004 – played in 41 games, starting 39… played 34 games at second base and seven at third… third on the team with a .305 batting average… hit a team-best .349 in conference play… hit .333 with runners on base and .408 with two outs… went 4-of-4 with a double and two runs scored against Minnesota (May 9)… hit .500 (6-of-12) in series against Michigan (Apr. 9-11)… went 8-15 with two doubles and three runs scored in series against Minnesota (May 7-9)… had a seven-game hitting streak in Big Ten play (May 7-15).

2003 – one of three Hawkeyes to appear in all 47 games with 46 starts… started all 31 Big Ten contests… collected first career hit and drove in first career run at Wichita State (3/3)… collected 11 multi-hit games… hit five-for-13 and scored four runs in series split with Minnesota… batted nine-for-21 during season-high six-game hitting streak (5/9-5/17)… started Hawkeye career with a four-game hitting streak… committed just two errors in 228 chances… set a school record with five double plays vs. Ohio State (4/12).

2002 – competed at Garden City Community College.

High School – drafted in 43rd round of Major League Baseball Draft by the Philadelphia Phillies… Colorado High School Player of the Year as a senior… hit .550 with two home runs and 41 RBI during senior campaign…three-time first team all-conference… conference most valuable defensive player as a shortstop during senior season… led team with a .528 batting average as a sophomore… batted .520 with three home runs as a junior… holds school record for most at-bats and RBI in a single season.

Personal – born 9/15/82… open major.