University of Iowa Athletics

#32 Casey O'Rourke

Height 6-4
Weight 180 lbs.
Class So.
Hometown Williamsburg, Iowa
High School Williamsburg
Casey O'Rourke - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

2006 – redshirted after being diagnosed with testicular cancer.

2005 – appeared in and started 13 games… has a team-best 2.5-1 strikeout to walk ratio… picked up wins in his first two starts of the year (Mar. 4 vs. SMS and Mar. 13 vs. Rider)… struck out a career-high seven against Michigan State (Apr. 2) and Illinois (May 21)… had a team-high 69 2/3 innings pitched.

2004 – Appeared in 11 games, making five starts… made first-career start against Army (Mar. 20)… made three appearances in Big Ten play, all in relief… struck out a career-high three in 3 1/3 innings of relief against Illinois (May 22).

High School — First team Elite all-State as a senior… first team all-State, first team all-Conference and first team all-District selection as a junior and senior… team Most Valuable Player in 2002 and 2003… second team all conference and all-district as a sophomore… holds school records for wins in a season (12), strikeouts in a season (166), game (18) and career, ERA in a season (0.96) and fewest number of walks in a season… posted an 11-1 record with 162 strikeouts as a senior with a 1.00 ERA… had an 12-2 record as a junior with 166 strikeouts and a .96 ERA… led team to a 25-10 record in 2003 and a 3rd place finish at the 2A State Tournament… all-State and all-District selection as a quarterback in football as a senior… all-conference and all-District selection as the point guard on the basketball team… Honor roll.

Personal — born 6/1/84… open major.