University of Iowa Athletics

#26 Jared Simpson

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Hometown Clinton, Iowa
High School Clinton
Previous School Missouri/Iowa Western CC
Jared  Simpson - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Appeared in 22 games making one start
  • Finished with a 4-3 record and one save to go with a 6.54 ERA
  • Fanned 64 batters over 42 2/3 innings
  • Picked up his first win of the season against #1 LSU (2/25) throwing 4 2/3 innings of relief with eight strikeouts
  • Had a career-high 10 strikeouts against South Dakota St. (3/19)


  • Went 0-1 with a 4.11 ERA in 13 appearances (one start)
  • Had 23 strikeouts (to 13 walks) over 15 1/3 innings
  • Pitched an inning in the combined shutout win over Indiana (5/20)
  • Punched out four and allowed one hit in two innings at Bradley (4/6)
  • Allowed one hit over 1 1/3 innings and fanned three against No. 12 Texas Tech (3/19)
  • Made his Hawkeye debut and first start against Loras College (3/1), allowing three runs on five hits with four strikeouts

2021 At Missouri

  •  Made six appearances for Missouri, including making one start
  • Logged 6 2/3 innings where he had a 22.95 ERA

2019 & 2020 At Iowa Western CC

  • Earned 2019 NJCAA ICCAD first-team all-region honors as a freshman
  • Team claimed the 2019 NJCAA Northern District title and was the JUCO World Series runner-up
  • Made three starts in final campaign with the Reivers, going 1-1 with a 8.68 ERA over 9 1/3 innings pitched
  • Posted 16 strikeouts (15.43 K/9 IP)
  • Fantastic in season debut at Garden City CC (2/15), earning the win after allowing one earned run over 4 2/3 innings pitched with eight strikeouts and only one walk
  • Solid once again his next time out at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (2/21), allowing one earned run over four innings with seven strikeouts
  • Went 7-1 with a 2.33 ERA over 54.0 innings pitched as a freshman in 2019
  • Big strikeout producer from the left side, racking up 68 total punch outs (11.33 K/9 IP)
  • Posted 5 2/3 shutout frames en route to victory in season debut at Crowder College (2/21)
  • Didn’t allow an earned run each of his next two starts vs. DMACC (3/11) and NIACC (3/18)
  • Had a big performance at Marshalltown CC (4/29), earning victory while striking out 13 batters over seven innings

High School

  • Earned first-team all-state honors as an outfielder as a senior
  • First-team All-MAC and first-team IHSBCA 4A all-district (Southeast)
  • Also played golf, basketball, track and field and soccer
  • Was a Drake Relays qualifier in high jump in 4×100 and a state qualifier in the 4×200 in 2018
  • Also was part of the Riverking Marching Band Drumline for two years
  • High school coach was Kevin Cunningham


  • Born June 28, 2000, in Clinton, Iowa
  • Son of Rod and Ronda Simpson
  • Has two brothers, Jacob and Joe
  • Brother, Joe, plays baseball at Kirkwood CC
  • Majoring in sport and recreation management