University of Iowa Athletics
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#2 Brendan Sher

Height 6-1
Weight 200 lbs.
Class RS So.
B/T R/R
Hometown Indianola, Iowa
High School Indianola
Twitter @bsher21_
Instagram @bsher21

2020 — Season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12 due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)… started 12 games — 10 at shortstop and one at third base and one as the designated hitter… hit .262 (11-of-42) with two doubles, one triple, and one home run… scored five runs and had six RBIs… hit safely in eight games with two multi-hit games… went 2-for-3 with a double against Kansas (3/11) in the final game of the season… went 1-for-4 with a two-run triple against Grand View (3/3)… went tied a career-high going 3-for-4 at San Diego State (2/21)… hit his second career home run and scored two runs at San Diego (2/23).

2019 Honors — Two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week honoree — April 29 and May 6. 2019 — Started 24 games — 16 at third base, four at shortstop, and four at second base… hit .301 (25-for-83) with 15 runs and four RBIs… earned his second straight Big Ten Freshman of Week accolade on May 6 after hitting .538 (7-of-13) with four runs in leading Iowa to a 3-1 week… hit .500 (3-of-6) with four runs scored in series at Maryland (5/16-18)… went 3-for-4 with two runs in series finale against No. 18 UC Irvine (5/5)… earned his first Freshman of the Week nod after hitting .400 (7-of-15) in helping Iowa to a 3-1 week… is Iowa’s first player to receive honor since Robert Neustrom in 2016… went 3-for-4 with two runs against Western Illinois (5/1)… hit his first career home run — a solo shot — in game one at Ohio State (4/26)… had his second career multi-hit game, finishing 2-for-4 with an RBI in a game two series-clinching win at Ohio State (4/27)… tallied his first career multi-hit game, finishing 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored against Milwaukee (4/23)… singled and scored the game-tying run in the 11th… went 1-for-3 with a double and run scored at Evansville (3/10)… made his Iowa debut, starting game two at Hawaii (2/23).

High School — Ranked as a top-500 prospect nationally by Perfect Game… Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association Player of the Year as a senior… Iowa All-State Super Team shortstop and 4A All-State Team Captain as a senior… two-time first-team all-state by the coaches… four-time all-conference (three-time first-team) and three-time all-district selection… team Most Valuable Player as a junior and senior… three-time team captain… two-time team outstanding defensive player (freshman, sophomore) and three-time team outstanding offensive player (freshman, junior, senior)… hit .450 (54-of-120) with nine home runs, 17 doubles, and one triple as a senior… had 41 RBIs and 27 runs scored and was 23-of-24 in steal attempts… went 7-0 with a 0.78 ERA with 52 strikeouts on the mound… hit .400 (50-of-125) with 10 doubles, four home runs, and three triples as a junior… had 40 RBIs, 36 runs and was 9-for-9 in steal attempts… posted a .357 average (46-of-129) with 12 doubles, one triple, 22 runs, and 19 RBIs as a sophomore and hit .373 (44-of-118) with six doubles, 17 RBIs, and went 8-of-9 in steal attempts as a freshman… led team to Little Hawkeye Conference titles in 2017 and 2018… led team from a 15-24 record in 2015 to a 34-4 record in 2018… also was an honorable mention all-conference football player in 2017… high school coach was Casey Aldridge.

Personal — Born Jan. 11, 2000, in Des Moines, Iowa… son of Brian Sher, Susie Sher, and Julie Brophy… has six siblings, Peyton Sher, Devin Brophy, Bree Brophy, Adam Brophy, Reagan Sher, and Lincoln Sher… open major.