University of Iowa Athletics

#24 Brennen Dorighi

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Hometown Cherry Hills, Colo.
High School Cherry Creek
Previous School Wofford
Brennen Dorighi - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Started all 60 games.
  • Team Captain.
  • Second-Team All-Big Ten.
  • Second-Team ABCA All-Midwest Selection.
  • Had a .348 batting average — second-highest on the team.
  • Team leader in home runs (15) and RBIs (67).
  • Hit two home runs against Illinois State on May 2nd and Michigan State on May 13th.
  • Career-high six RBIs against Ohio State on May 5th.
  • Went 3 for 4 with two home runs, one double, two runs scored and five RBIs in the win against #1 LSU on February 25th.
  • Went 5 for 14 in the weekend series at Texas Tech with two runs scored.
  • Had an 11-game hit streak from April 19th through May 7th.
  • Went 7 for 15 with six RBIs at the NCAA Regional.
  • Went 4 for 5 in the elimination game against North Carolina on June 4th, including a home run.

2022 At Wofford

  • First-team All-Southern Conference selection by coaches and media
  • Named to SoCon All-Tournament team
  • Two-time SoCon Player of the Week honoree
  • Played in 56 games with 51 starts, including 41 at designated hitter and 10 in left field
  • Batted .339 with 65 hits, nine home runs, 39 runs and 53 RBIs
  • Was second on team in RBIs and third in batting average and home runs
  • Against George Mason (2/19), reached base four times with two hits and two walks, driving home a run
  • Had three hits against Kennesaw State (3/9) with a double and an RBI
  • Against Lafayette (3/13), knocked in three runs with two hits, including his first homer of the season
  • Had two hits and an RBI against Gardner-Webb (3/25) and three hits with an RBI the next day at Gardner-Webb (3/26)
  • At Dallas Baptist (4/2), tallied four hits with a homer and two doubles, driving in three runs
  • Recorded three RBIs the next day at Dallas Baptist (4/3) with a homer
  • At Presbyterian (4/19), launched a homer and knocked a double as part of three hits, collecting four RBIs
  • At Mercer (4/24), tallied three hits with a home run, driving in two runs
  • Recorded a two-homer game at Samford (5/1), driving home four runs
  • Recorded three RBIs on two hits against Western Carolina (5/13)
  • In the SoCon Tournament against Samford (5/28), collected three hits, including a double, with an RBI

2021 At Wofford 

  • SoCon Player of the Week honoree during the regular season
  • Played in 48 games with 30 starts, including 26 starts as the designated hitter and four starts at first base
  • Had two hits at Gardner-Webb (2/21)
  • Against Xavier (2/28) had a solo home run in the sixth inning
  • At The Citadel (3/19) drove in two runs
  • Drove in a pair of runs on a single in the seventh inning against UNCG (5/17)
  • Added two RBIs against Samford (5/1)
  • At Western Carolina (5/15) had two hits, including a home run in the third inning
  • Against Mercer (5/20) was 3-of-3 from the plate with a solo home run in the fifth inning
  • Added two hits each in the doubleheader against Mercer (5/21)
  • Named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll and SoCon All-Academic Team

2020 At Wofford 

  • Played in five games
  • Against Presbyterian (3/4) drove in two runs on a single in the seventh inning and hit a grand slam in the eighth inning for six RBIs
  • Named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll
  • Played in the Arizona Collegiate League during the summer

2019 At Wofford

  • Saw action in nine games
  • Against VMI (4/12) his first career hit was a double and he scored in the inning
  • During the summer played for the Elmira Pioneers of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League
  • Named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll

High School

  • A three-year varsity letterman at Cherry Creek High School, winning three Centennial League Championships and reaching the semifinals of the state championship twice
  • During his senior season batted .375 with a .480 on-base percentage and was named to the Coors Field All-Star State Senior Team
  • As a junior, the team was 19-7 overall and finished third in the state
  • Named first-team Academic All-State three times
  • Received underclass Perfect Game honorable mention and Under Armour preseason All-America recognition, along with winning the 2018 18U Perfect Game World Series


  • Born May 19, 2000
  • Son of Matthew and Sydnee Dorighi
  • Graduated with a degree in finance and accounting
  • Grandfather, Jack Sturdy, played baseball with the St. Louis Cardinals organization