University of Iowa Athletics

#5 Luke Vandermaten

Height 6-1
Weight 155 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Fort Dodge, Iowa
High School Fort Dodge
Previous School Iowa Central CC
Luke Vandermaten - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

2016 — Went 2-0 with a 4.22 ERA and one save in 16 appearances… had 11 strikeouts in 21 1/3 innings… picked up his second win against Western Illinois (5/3), striking out three in three shutout innings… pitched two innings of two-hit ball to earn his first save in a win over Southern Illinois (3/5)… named to the NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List.

2015 — Went 2-0 with a 1.06 ERA and four saves in 22 appearances in relief… allowed six runs (five earned) on 32 hits in 42 1/3 innings… four saves were tied for 10th in Big Ten… his 1.06 ERA is the third-best in a single season in Iowa history… did not allow a run in his first 10 appearances, and has allowed zero runs in 18-of-22 appearances… finished 14 games this season — tied for 10th-most in Big Ten… had a 0.87 ERA in five appearances in Big Ten play, allowing one run on seven hits over 10 1/3 innings with eight strikeouts against one walk… threw 3 2/3 scoreless innings, scattering two hits in two NCAA Regional appearances… tossed four shutout innings, scattering two hits at Rutgers (5/16)… notched his third save, throwing three innings, allowing one run on three hits against Western Illinois (5/5)… threw a season-high four innings, allowing one run on three hits, while fanning four against Sacramento State (4/28)… notched his third save, tossing one inning against Nebraska (4/25)… tallied his second win, throwing two scoreless, hitless innings vs. Northern Illinois (4/22)… tossed 2 1/3 innings, allowing one hit and fanning a career-high four at No. 16 Maryland (4/12) en route to his second save… tossed 2 1/3 scoreless innings, scattering four hits, to earn his first career win at Kansas (3/21)… logged a two-inning save in his first appearance as a Hawkeye, allowing zero hits in a win over George Mason (2/15).

At Iowa Central CC — First-team All-Region XI selection as a sophomore after going 5-0 with a 1.07 ERA and ranking second nationally with 11 saves… threw 42 innings in 21 appearances, allowing five earned runs (17 total) on 32 hits… struck out 44 batters and issued nine walks… limited opposing hitters to a .208 batting average… honorable mention all-region selection as a freshman… went 9-1 with a 1.47 ERA in 49 innings, finishing with 40 strikeouts-to-nine walks… his .151 batting average against ranked ninth in the nation, and his .900 winning percentage and 1.47 ERA are fourth all-time at Iowa Central… led Tritons to a 75-35 record in two seasons and to a pair of third place finishes in the ICCAC.

High School — Third-team all-state honoree as a senior by the Iowa Newspaper Association… selected to play in the Senior All-Star game… first-team All-CIML selection as a senior after batting .403 with 58 hits, 24 runs and 21 RBIs… went 6-3 with two saves and had a 3.61 ERA in 44 2/3 innings.

Personal — Born Oct. 8, 1993… son of Roger and Lori Vandermaten… has one sister, Logan… majoring in sociology.