Hawk Item – – Is a dual-sport athlete at Iowa, where he is a right-handed pitcher for the Iowa baseball program . . . Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America in 2022 . . . Perfect Game second-team Freshman All-America in 2022 . . . Big Ten Conference All-Freshman team in 2022.
2022 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . Nest Man In Award, offense . . . 2022 – – Saw action in 11 games . . . saw action in 7-3 opening win over South Dakota State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 10-7 loss to Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . started at wide receiver in 27-0 win over Nevada as offense gained 162 net rushing yards . . . one reception for four yards vs. Nevada for first career reception in first career start . . . saw action in 27-10 win at Rutgers, but had no statistics . . . started at wide receiver in 27-14 loss to #4 Michigan . . . career-best two receptions for 38 yards vs. Michigan, with a long of 19 yards . . . saw action in 9-6 loss at Illinois but had no statistics . . . started at wide receiver in 54-10 loss at #2 Ohio State . . . one reception for six yards at OSU . . . saw action in 33-13 win over Northwestern as offense gained 398 yards total offense . . . three receptions for 18 yards vs. Northwestern, with a long of seven yards, along with one rushing attempt for four yards . . . did not see action in 24-3 win at Purdue due to injury . . . saw action in 24-10 win over Wisconsin but had no statistics . . . started at wide receiver in 13-10 win at Minnesota . . . two receptions for 21 yards at Minnesota, with a long of 14 yards . . . started at wide receiver in 24-17 loss to Nebraska, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 21-0 Music City Bowl win over Kentucky due to injury.
2021 – – Redshirted . . . did not see any game action.
High school honors – – Named to Des Moines Register Elite All-State team as a junior and senior . . . earned first-team all-district and all-state honors as a junior and senior . . . Career – – Four-year letterman as wide receiver . . . prep team won state title as a senior, posting an 11-1 record . . . holds school records for career receptions (124), receiving yards (2,269) and touchdown receptions (29) . . . had 42 receptions for 599 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior . . . made 35 receptions for 796 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior . . . had 513 yards and six touchdowns on 30 receptions as a sophomore . . . caught 17 passes for 361 yards and four touchdowns as a freshman . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . also earned four letters in baseball and track . . . baseball honors following junior season included first-team Elite All-State and first-team all-district honors.
Personal – – Born 9/27/02 . . . business major . . . earned Academic Achievement Award in all three sports . . . earned CIML Conference All-Academic Recognition . . . parents are Kelcy and Aaron Brecht . . . high school coach was Rick Nelson.