University of Iowa Athletics
LHP

#26 Elijah Wood

Height 6-3
Weight 213 lbs.
Class Junior
B/T R/L
Hometown Washington, Iowa
High School Washington
Previous School Marshalltown CC

2017 — Went 1-1 with a 5.26 ERA in 15 appearances (seven starts)… had 20 strikeouts over 39 1/3 innings… started game three at the Big Ten Tournament, allowing five runs on seven hits over 2 1/3 innings… notched his first career win, logging a career-long 7 1/3 innings, while allowing three runs on 10 hits at Illinois (5/19)… it was his first career quality start… had three strikeouts without issuing a walk… gave up three first inning runs, then didn’t allow a run over the next 6 1/3 innings… went 3 2/3 innings at Michigan State, allowing one run on four hits… made his first career weekend start against Penn State (4/29)… went 3 1/3 innings, allowing seven hits, but zero runs… made his first career start against Western Illinois on April 11, scattering two hits over three shutout innings.

At Marshalltown Community College (2015 & 2016) — Went 3-5 with a 4.66 ERA in 11 starts as a sophomore… had 47 strikeouts over 56 innings on the season… logged 38 2/3 innings as a freshman in nine starts… went 0-6 with a 5.12 ERA with 30 strikeouts.

High School — Posted a 12-5 career record with 72 strikeouts… went 5-2 with a 0.99 ERA with 25 strikeouts as a senior… ERA is a Washington High School single-season record… went 3-2 with a 1.54 ERA as a junior with 21 strikeouts… was 2-0 as a freshman with a 3.94 ERA and 2-1 with a 0.57 ERA as a sophomore… helped team to a pair of state tournament appearances, advancing to semifinals in 2011… also was a three-year basketball letterwinner… high school coach was Nathan Miller.

Personal — Born Sept. 22, 1995… son of Matt and Kelly Wood… has a younger sister, Emma… majoring in sport and recreation management.