Hawk Item — Played summer ball in the California Collegiate League (CCL) for the Palm Springs Power (2012).
2013 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten. 2013 — Served as a utility infielder, starting games at catcher (9), first (2), second, (4) and third base (3) and DH (2)… ranked second on the team with a .312 batting average, third in slugging percentage (.351), and fourth in on-base percentage (.391)… owned a .317 batting average against Big Ten opponents, playing in 16 conference games… hit .389 (7-of-18) against left-handed pitching and .320 (8-of-25) with runners in scoring position… tallied a hit in seven straight games to end the season, going 12-of-27 (.444) with three runs and five RBIs… seven-game hit streak set new career-best… also finished season with a career-high seven game reached base streak… collected four hits in 13 at-bats May 16-18 at Purdue, adding three RBIs… registered the go-ahead RBI in the top of the 11th inning in the series opener, leading the Hawkeyes to a 2-1 win over the Boilermakers… went 6-for-11 (.545) at the plate in three games vs. Michigan State, starting every contest behind the plate… went 3-for-4 in the series opener against the Spartans, setting a new career-best in hits… went 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI on May 7 vs. Nebraska Omaha, tallying his fourth multi-hit game… played in all three games against Minnesota (April 26-28) off the bench, going 2-for-2 on April 27… went 2-of-3 at the plate April 16 vs. Nebraska-Omaha… played in 2-of-3 games against Kansas State, starting the series finale at third base April 14… went 2-of-3 with a triple and two RBIs on April 13, setting a career-high in RBIs… performance marked his first career multi-RBI effort… triple was the first of his career… started 2-of-3 games against Omaha, hitting .333 (2-of-6) with a run scored… started first two games of the Hawkeyes’ four-game trip to Little Rock, Ark., starting at second base against UALR (March 1) and at first base against Western Illinois (March 2)… went 1-for-4 in both contests, collecting his first hit of the season first vs. UALR.
2012 — Saw action in 14 games, making five starts… hit .391, tallying nine hits in 23 at-bats… scored six runs and registered three RBIs… recorded a slugging percentage of .478 while tallying two doubles… recorded first-career multi-hit game in 5-4 win at Creighton on May 15, going 2-for-2 with a run scored… enjoyed a season-high four-game hitting-streak… hit .286 at Duane Banks Field and .556 on the road… went 4-for-7 as a pinch hitter… saw first career action March 14 against Long Island, tallying first career hit, run and double… made first career start on March 15 vs. Jacksonville State.
High School — Named Division 4 Player of the Year as a senior, after batting .400 with five home runs… three-time San Diego County All-Academic team member… three-time all-conference selection and three-time team MVP… named the 2010 Coastal Conference Player of the Year after batting .505, a school record, as a junior… served as team captain as a senior… holds school record for career batting average… four-year football letterwinner… member of high school’s honor roll each semester.
Personal — Born Dec. 22, 1992… son of John Torres and Laurie Torres… pre-business major.