2022 — 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.
At Missouri (2021) — Made six appearances for Missouri, including making one start… logged 6 2/3 innings where he had a 22.95 ERA.
At Iowa Western CC (2019 & 2020) — 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.
Personal — 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.