University of Iowa Athletics

#12 Ben Tallman

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Hometown Billings, Mont.
High School Billings West
Previous School North Dakota State/NIACC
Ben Tallman - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Academic All-Big Ten.
  • Appeared in 16 games with eight starts at catcher.
  • Batted .174 with one home run and six RBIs.
  • Hit a home run and drove in two runs against Milwaukee on April 12th.
  • Fielded .989 with 81 putouts and five assists.

2022 Honors

  • Named to the Dean’s List during the fall semester
  • Started 26 games at catcher and appeared in 35 contests
  • Hit .244 (20-of-82) with 14 runs and 11 RBIs
  • Hit a blistering .538 (7-of-13) with three RBIs and three runs scored in sweep of Minnesota (4/15-17) with three multi-hit games
  • Went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in series opener, 2-for-4 with the go-ahead RBI single in game two and 2-for-5 with the game-tying RBI single in the series finale
  • Finished 2-for-3 with a two-run double in road win at Milwaukee (4/12)
  • Went 1-for-3 with a solo home run — a 458-foot blast to left field — and scored two runs in series finale against Illinois (4/10)
  • Hit .375 (3-for-8) with three RBIs in series win at Michigan (4/2-3)
  • Went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs in series finale
  • Had a career-high three hits, going 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored against Texas A&M (3/5) at the Frisco Classic
  • Made his first career start against Cornell College (3/2)
  • Made his Hawkeye debut against Air Force (2/18).

2021 at NIACC

  • Hit .261 (30-of-115) in 37 games
  • Had seven doubles and five home runs
  • Scored 22 runs and had 21 RBIs
  • Posted a .452 slugging percentage
  • Had five multi-hit games and hit safely in 25 contests

2020 at North Dakota State

  • Appeared in 20 games with 16 starts
  • Hit .151 with eight hits, a double, a triple and five runs scored
  • Fielded .982 with 102 putouts and six assists
  • Had two hits against Western Illinois on March 23

High School

  •  Two-time all-conference and all-state selection in baseball
  • Hit .333 with 63 hits, 34 runs scored, 20 doubles, five triples and three home runs in 2017
  • Posted 32 RBIs, 17 walks and five stolen bases
  • Added a .394 on-base and .540 slugging percentage in final season
  • Helped team to a conference and state AA title in 2016
  • Played club ball for Big Sky Baseball
  • Also was a two year varsity letterwinner in basketball
  • Honor Roll all four years
  • High school coach was Adam Hust


  • Born Feb. 22, 2000, in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Son of Stephen and Julie Tallman
  • Has three brothers Jake, Zack and Luke
  • Father played collegiate baseball at Stanford and professionally in the Baltimore Orioles organization
  • Brother, Jake, played collegiately at Western Nevada and Montana State Billings
  • Majoring in enterprise leadership.