University of Iowa Athletics

#5 Joe Tellez

Height 5-9
Weight 185 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Bronx, N.Y.
High School St. Raymond
Previous School East Los Angeles CC
Joe Tellez - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

2014 — Saw action in nine games with one start… hit .222 (2-of-9) with one RBI… made his first career start against Kansas (4/9)… tallied his first career hit, roping an RBI pinch-hit double against Otterbein (3/17)… saw his first action behind the plate against Bradley (3/26).

At East Los Angeles Junior College — Second team All-South Coast Conference selection… played in 37 games, hitting .340 with 48 hits in 141 at-bats as a sophomore… ranked second in the NJCAA with 44 RBIs and had a conference-leading 25 RBIs in league play… finished with 16 doubles, scored 29 runs and had 66 total bases… also drew nine 21 walks… posted a .448 on-base and .468 slugging percentage.

High School — Honorable mention All-Bronx honors as a sophomore… attended St. Raymond High School.

Personal — Born Nov. 23, 1992, in Bronx, N.Y… son of Antonia and Arturo Tellez… has one sister, Michelle… majoring in psychology.