University of Iowa Athletics

#22 Anthony Watts

Height 6-4
Weight 190 lbs.
Class So.
Hometown Clive, Iowa
High School Waukee Northwest
Previous School Creighton
Anthony Watts - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

2023 (Creighton):

  • Went 2-2 with a 4.75 ERA in 11 appearances.
  • Started six games for the Blue Jays.
  • Recorded 17 strikeouts in 30 1/3 innings pitched.

High School:

  • 16-4 record with 199 strikeouts in 128 innings pitched.
  • Made the semifinals of the state tournament as a senior.
  • Watts was a leader of the pack on the mound for the Wolves in 2022, earning Iowa Pitcher of the Year, First Team All-State, and First Team All-Conference in the Central Iowa Metro League.
  • Holds 10 school records.
  • Anthony recorded a 9-1 record with a dominant 1.20 ERA, 0.92 WHIP, .167 opponents batting average and 121 strikeouts in 62 innings pitched.
  • As a senior, Watts threw the first no-hitter in school history and a 16-strikeout no-hitter with no walks.
  • Reached the final eight of the WWBA Worlds with the Midsouth Prospects


  • Born March 8, 2004.
  • Parents are David and Tricia Watts.
  • Mother played basketball at Drake.
  • Has five siblings, Lily, Natalee, Leanna, Ashley and Sam.
  • Undecided major.