University of Iowa Athletics

#4 Brayden Frazier

Height 6-0
Weight 195 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Cedar Rapids, Iowa
High School Cedar Rapids Jefferson
Brayden Frazier - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Appeared in 49 games, including 31 starts.
  • Team captain.
  • Academic All-Big Ten.
  • Hit .312 with 29 RBIs.
  • Launched a grand slam against Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament on May 23rd — setting a career high for runs batted in.
  • Had additional home runs against #1 LSU, Michigan State, and in the NCAA Regional against Indiana State.

2022 Honors

  •  Academic All-Big Ten selection
  •  Team captain
  • Started 17 games — 13 in left and four in right field — and appeared in 39 contests
  • Hit safely in 10 games
  • Hit .174 (12-of-69) with 12 RBIs and 11 runs scored
  • Drove in three runs, finishing 1-for-5 with a double at UC Irvine (3/13)
  • Went 1-for-5 with a solo home run — the first of his career — at Texas A&M Corpus Christi (2/26)
  • Went 3-for- 5 with two doubles and two RBIs in a 11-1 win over Ball State (2/19).

2021 Honors

  • Academic All-Big Ten selection
  • Started 19 games — 18 in left field and one in right field
  • Hit .325 (26-of-80) with 10 doubles, 16 RBIs and 16 runs scored
  • Had seven multi-hit games and and hit safely in 17 contests
  • Hit .375 (3-for-8) with two doubles and two RBIs as a pinch-hitter
  • Hit .500 (5-for-10) with three doubles and six RBIs in the sweep at Michigan State (5/28-30)
  • Collected multi-hit games in two contests
  • Went 2-for-4 with three RBIs in game one and tied a career-high, going 3-for-4 with three doubles and two RBIs in the series finale
  • Three doubles tied a single game school record
  • Finished with a team-high .444 (4-of-9) average against Illinois (5/14-16)
  • Had back-to-back multi-hit games, going 2-for-4 and 2-for-3 in games one and two with two doubles
  • Hit in the cleanup spot for first time in game two
  • Returned to the team April 23 after missing three weeks after testing positive with COVID
  • Hit a team-best .467 (7-of-15) with two doubles and four RBIs in 3-1 weekend at the Columbus Big Ten pod, posting the first three multi-hit games of his career
  • Went 3-for-4 with two doubles in game two against Ohio State (3/27) and was 2-for-3 and tied a career-high with three RBIs against Maryland (3/28)
  • Had a pinch-hit double and scored a run in series opener against Nebraska (3/19)
  • Had a pinch-hit, two-run double in Iowa’s 8-3 win over No. 18/21 Michigan (3/7).

2020 Honors 

  • Named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester
  • Season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12 due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Started five games — three times in left field and twice in right field
  • Hit .235 (4-of-20) with six RBIs
  • Went 1-for-3 with a career-high three RBIs against Georgetown (3/7)
  • Had a two-run, ninth-inning single in the come-from-behind win over No. 20 North Carolina
  • Had his first career hit — an RBI double — at San Diego (2/23).


  • Redshirted
  • Transitioned to catcher during the fall season.

High School

  • Rated as the 440th-best prospect nationally by Perfect Game
  • Was a 2017 Perfect Game Third-Team Underclass selection
  • Ranked as the No. 6 player in the state of Iowa by Prep Baseball Report
  • Two-time second-team all-state selection
  • Two-time all-district and all-conference honoree
  • Honorable mention All-Metro as a sophomore
  • Hit .344 with 10 doubles, five home runs, and 28 RBIs as a senior
  • Hit .432 with 33 runs and 33 RBIs
  • Had 24 doubles, two triples, two home runs, and six steals
  • The 24 doubles ranked second in the state and were a single-season school record
  • Had 51 career doubles — a school record
  • Was a preseason third-team All-American in 2017
  • Helped team to a conference title in 2015 and a seventh-place state finish in 2016
  • Was an Area Code Games player in 2016 and was invited to the National Showcase in 2017
  • Played club baseball for Cedar Rapids Reds, Perfect Game (USSSA), and Perfect Game Iowa Select
  • Also played basketball and football
  • Had a 4.0 cumulative grade point average, earning class Salutatorian honors
  • Got a 31 on his ACT
  • National Honor Society member
  • All-Academic honoree
  • Recipient of Jim Bowen scholarship
  • High school coaches were Terry Schneekloth and Gordy Nordgren.


  • Born Oct. 13, 1999
  • Son of Leo and Cindy Frazier
  • Has two siblings, Cameron and Drake
  • Cameron played baseball collegiately at Coe College
  • Majoring in economics.