University of Iowa Athletics
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#6 Daniel Perry

Height 6-2
Weight 180 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Susanville, Calif.
High School Lassen

Hawk Item — Selected in the 13th round (392nd pick) of the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays… he was the highest recruit drafted in the Big Ten Conference.

2016 — Redshirted… did not see any game action.

High School — Rated as a Top-500 prospect nationally by Perfect Game… ranked as one of the top prospects in the nation by “The Scouting News”… four-time all-league selection… all-section and Most Valuable Defensive Player as a senior… Most Valuable Offensive Player as a junior… helped team to a pair of conference titles in 2012 and 2013… hit .453 with two home runs and a .520 on-base percentage as a senior, .500 with a .587 on-base percentage and four home runs as a junior, .433 with two home runs and a .527 on-base percentage as a sophomore, and .385 with two home runs and a .404 on-base percentage as a freshman… played club ball for Trosky Baseball… also was a three-time all-league selection in basketball, earning team offensive MVP honors as a freshman and defensive MVP honors as a senior… academic all-conference in baseball and basketball.

Personal — Born Sept. 20, 1996… son of Eric and Deanne Perry… has two older brothers, Quinton and Aarason… father works in the Chicago Cubs organization… Quinton played collegiate baseball at Santa Clara and Aarason played collegiately at Simpson University… majoring in sports and recreation management.