University of Iowa Athletics
OF

#8 DJ Heck

Height 6-0
Weight 195 lbs.
Class RS Jr.
B/T R/R
Hometown Iowa City, Iowa
High School City High
Twitter @DJHeck8
Instagram @d_heck8
DJ Heck - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

2022 Honors

  • Academic All-Big Ten selection
  • Named to the Dean’s List during the fall semester
  • Appeared in four games as a pinch hitter
  • Had an RBI ground out against No. 12 Texas Tech (3/19)
  • Made his season debut against Cornell College (3/2)

2021 Honors

  • Academic All-Big Ten selection
  • Named to the Dean’s List during the fall semester
  • Appeared in one game
  • Made his Iowa debut against Minnesota (4/11)
  • Drew a walk and scored a run in the 18-0 victory

2020

  • Did not see any game action.

 

High School

  • First-team all-area and second-team all-conference as a junior
  • Hit .346 with nine doubles and two home runs as a junior with a .477 slugging and .448 OBP
  • Also stole 21 bases
  • Had a .295 average as a senior with three doubles, one home run and seven steals in 44 at-bats
  • Slugged .432 and had a .426 OBP
  • Played two years for Perfect Game Iowa Select Black
  • Member of the 2018 Perfect Game Spring Top Prospect All-Showcase team
  • 2018 Kernels Tournament All-Tournament team selection
  • Graduated with a 3.58 GPA
  • High school coaches were Brian Mitchell and Bart Sueppel

Personal

  • Born Aug. 18, 2000
  • Son of Dave and Suzy Heck
  • Has a younger brother, Gage
  • Majoring in enterprise leadership