University of Iowa Athletics

#24 DoniRae Mayhew

Height 5-9
Class Sr.
Hometown Bettendorf, Iowa
High School Bettendorf
Previous School Kirkwood CC
DoniRae Mayhew - Softball - University of Iowa Athletics

2021 as a senior

  • Saw action in 14 games and started three games at 1B and DP.
  • Had four walks.
  • Had 10 putouts and one assist.

2020 as a senior (season cut short due to Coronavirus)

  • Appeared in 14 games with eight starts as 1B, 3B, DP, and P
  • Tallied a season-high two RBIs against UKC on Feb. 23.
  • Hit her first homerun of the season against Virginia Tech on Feb. 7.
  • Threw 5.2 IP, striking out four batters.
  • Threw 2 scoreless innings in relief against FAU on Feb. 29.

2019 as a junior

  • Started in all 51 games, splitting time between 1b, DP, and P
  • Tied for the team lead with 5 home runs
  • Tied for second on the team with 34 hits
  • Recorded first Division I hit against Bucknell on Feb. 8
  • Hit first Division I home run and recorded three RBIs against UMass on Feb. 17
  • Went 4-for-4 with three doubles against Fordham on Feb. 23
  • Recorded two hits and two RBIs against Miami (OH) on March 10
  • Batted 4-for-4 with three runs and two doubles against Illinois on April 13

2018 at Kirkwood CC

  • Named NFCA National Player of the Year
  • NFCA first team All-American
  • Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year
  • NJCAA DII home run champion with 30 home runs
  • National leader with 90 RBIs and 191 total bases
  • Ranked second in Division II with a 1.079 slugging percentage and 82 runs scored
  • In the circle, Mayhew went 20-3 with a 2.08 ERA and four shutouts
  • Finished the season with a .446 batting average
  • Recorded five multi-home run games
  • Went 4-5 with four home runs and 12 RBIs against North Iowa Area Community College on April 19

High School

  • Three-time first team All-State honoree
  • Iowa Gatorade Player of the Year following her sophomore season
  • Three-time first team All-Conference honoree and Conference Player of the Year after he senior season
  • Three-time first team All-District honoree
  • Two-time Team MVP voted on by her teammates
  • Holds three school records (BA: .569, HR: 17, BB: 43) and five career records (Runs: 162, BA: .493, HR: 59, RBIs: 255, BB: 136)
  • High school coaches were Mark Lewis, Kayla Farnsworth, and Jay Hatch.


  • Born December 22, 1997
  • Daughter of Don Mayhew and Teresa VonHoldt
  • Has two siblings (Andrew and Alexis VonHoldt)
  • Health and Human Physiology and Pre-Physical Therapy major