2020 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten selection. 2020 — Season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12 due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)… Iowa’s Friday night starter… went 2-1 with a 3.32 ERA with 23 strikeouts over 21 2/3 innings… limited hitters to a .171 average, which is fifth-best in the Big Ten… also tied for 11th in innings pitched (21.2)… pitched a seven-inning complete game shutout against Western Michigan (3/6), scattering three hits and fanning seven… Iowa’s first seven-inning complete game since 2008 and first shutout since 2016… tossed a career-high 6 2/3 innings, allowing three runs on three hits at San Diego State (2/21)… earned his first victory of the season, scattering two hits and fanning eight in a season-opening victory over Kent State (2/14)… rated as the 10th-best MLB Draft prospect in the Big Ten by Baseball America, the 12th-best by D1Baseball, and 13th-best by Perfect Game.
2019 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten selection. 2019 — Missed a majority of the season with a shoulder injury… was Iowa’s Saturday starter to start the season… named to the Big Ten Preseason Honors List… rated as the 17th-best draft prospect in 2020 by D1Baseball.com… pitched in the Cape Cod League in the summer of 2018… went 1-0 with a 2.45 ERA in two starts… struck out a career-high 10 batters in 5 1/3 shutout innings against Pitt en route to his first win of season.
2018 Honors — Named to the Dean’s List for the fall and spring semesters. 2018 — Went 5-2 with a 3.69 ERA in 14 appearances (four starts), spanning 31 2/3 innings… had 42 strikeouts to 15 walks… went 3-1 with a 2.95 ERA as a starter, striking out 24 batters in 18 1/3 innings… recorded his third straight win and tallied his first quality start against Penn State (5/19)… allowed two runs on two hits over six innings, fanning six to tie a career-high… notched his fourth win, allowing three unearned runs on four hits over five innings at Northwestern (5/13)… tied a career-high with six strikeouts… made his first career weekend start against No. 12 Oklahoma State (5/6)… earned his third win, allowing one run on two hits over five innings and matching a career-high with six strikeouts… notched his second win, tossing two shutout innings against Milwaukee (4/25)… allowed two hits and struck out five… earned his first career win, tossing two shutout innings in Iowa’s 2-0 shutout victory over Northern Illinois (4/17)… made his first career start against Missouri State (3/14), where he fanned six batters in 2 1/3 innings… made his Hawkeye debut against Oakland, allowing one unearned run on three hits in 1 1/3 innings… tabbed as the 11th-best freshman in the Big Ten by D1Baseball.com.
at World University Games (2017) — Went 0-0 with a 5.68 ERA in two appearances… allowed one unearned run on one hit over four innings in a start against Japan (8/22).
High School — Rated as the 327th-best prospect nationally by Perfect Game and 119th-nationally by Prep Baseball Report… member of the 2016 18U USA Baseball team — Great Lakes Team… All-Iowa Baseball Player of the Year, IHSBCA Player of the Year, all-state “Super Team,” first-team all-state and all-district selection as a senior… named Super Team captain… four-time all-conference and All-CIML selection, earning first team honors three times… won 23 games and posted a 1.13 ERA in high school, striking out 195 over 149 innings… went 10-0 with a 0.34 ERA as a senior, allowing eight runs (three earned) on 29 hits over 69 innings… struck out 102 and limited hitters to a .136 average… led team to the 2017 state title, tossing a complete game shutout in the championship game… allowed two hits and fanned 13, while needing just 99 pitches… 13 strikeouts were third most of any pitcher in a state title game… led team to three state tournament appearances… holds school record for most strikeouts in a season in the pitch count era… 2016 Perfect Game Midwest Top Prospect Showcase Team… played travel ball for the Stingers from 2010-14… four-time CIML All-Academic Award selection in soccer and baseball… two-time all-conference honoree in soccer, earning first-team honors as a junior… helped team to third-place team finish as sophomore… high school coach was Michael Barta.
Personal — Born Feb. 27, 1999, in Salt Lake City, Utah… given name is Jacob Andrew Dreyer… son of Steve and Courtney Dreyer… father played Major League Baseball for the Texas Rangers and played collegiately at Northern Iowa… has two younger brothers, Will and Nick… majoring in finance.