University of Iowa Athletics

#40 Matt Dermody

Height 6-5
Weight 205 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Norwalk, Iowa
High School Norwalk
Matt Dermody - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item — Finished career ranked third in innings pitched (291.0) and strikeouts (228), and eighth in appearances (52) in program history… selected four times in the Major League Draft… selected in the 26th round (775th) by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2009, 29th round (88th pick) by the Colorado Rockies in 2011, 23rd round (723rd pick) by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2012, and in the 29th round (835th pick) by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2013.

2013 — Finished season 7-2 with a 3.64 ERA in 14 starts… seven wins are tied for sixth in the Big Ten and set a career-high for single season victories… ranked first on the team in wins (7), innings pitched (94), strikeouts (68)… 94 innings pitched are the ninth-most in a single season in program history… innings and strikeout total ranked fifth in the Big Ten… had 21 strikeouts looking, which were tied for seventh in Big Ten… pitched a career-high 9 2/3 innings May 17 at Purdue, taking a no-decision… allowed one run on eight hits against the Boilermakers… won his seventh game in his final career start at Duane Banks Field, defeating Michigan State on May 10… threw seven innings, allowing two runs on five hits over seven innings against the Spartans… struck out nine Spartan batters, tying a career-best… suffered second loss May 3 at Michigan, allowing five runs (three earned) on nine hits in seven innings… took second-straight no-decision April 26 against Minnesota after allowing six run on 10 hits in seven innings… rebounded from a five-run, five-hit second inning, allowing just one run on five hits over his next five innings of work against the Golden Gophers… took a no-decision April 20 at Penn State after allowing three runs on nine hits in six innings… collected sixth win April 12 against Kansas State after allowing one run on five hits over six innings… took no-decision April 6 vs. Nebraska, allowing eight runs on 10 hits in four innings… suffered first loss March 30 against Indiana, allowing eight runs in five innings… threw his third career complete game March 23 during a 2-1 win over Northwestern, allowing zero earned runs and striking out five… tossed 7 1/3 innings of five hit ball in Iowa’s 4-1 win over Omaha (3/17)… had a season-high eight strikeouts… threw eight innings, allowing two earned and fanning six in the victory over Georgetown… held Hoyas scoreless for the first seven innings… picked up second win March 2 against Western Illinois, allowing three earned runs in seven innings, while striking out four…pitched six innings in second start vs. New Mexico, taking a no-decision… allowed five hits, two earned runs, and struck out two against the Lobos, tossing five scoreless innings after allowing two runs in the first inning… collected first win of the season Feb. 16 against Austin Peay… pitched five innings, scattering five hits… allowed one earned run and struck out four.

2012 Honors — Named Iowa’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award recipient. 2012 — Appeared in 14 games, including 13 starts… finished with a 1-7 record and an ERA of 4.50 in 76.0 innings pitched… compiled 60 strikeouts, which ranked second on the team, while allowing only 23 walks… led team and ranked ninth in the Big Ten with 21 batters struck out looking… opposing batters hit .268 off the lefty, which ranked fifth-best on the team… recorded a 3.98 ERA in Big Ten games… limited left-handed batters to a .227 average… averaged 2.6 strikeouts per walk… ranked ninth in the Big Ten with 78 hits allowed… named to the Riverview Inn Classic All-Tournament team for his efforts at Austin Peay… struck out a season-high nine batters against Northwestern on March 24… allowed two earned runs or less in seven starts… tossed complete game against Penn State on April 21, allowing two runs on six hits while striking out four.

2011 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten selection. 2011 — Started all 14 games he appeared… finished with a record of 4-6… registered a 4.15 ERA, allowing 39 earned runs in 84.2 innings pitched… the 84.2 innings pitched are the 13th most in a season in school history and ranked eighth in the Big Ten… recorded 75 strikeouts, which ties for 10th-most in a season in Iowa history… the 75 strikeouts led the conference… recorded one complete game against Indiana (April 17), allowing one run in the victory… went at least five innings in 12 of his 14 starts… allowed two runs or less in nine of his 14 outings… won four straight starts against Western Illinois, Michigan State, Illinois and Indiana from March 27 to April 17… 25 batters struck out looking against the lefty, the third most in the Big Ten… ranked eighth in the Big Ten in conference games only with 53 innings pitched and second in number of batters struck out looking (17)… notched a 3.45 ERA at home and a 3.40 ERA in conference games… ranked second on the team in innings pitched per appearance (6.05) and third in strikeouts per nine innings (7.97)… tied for third on the team in strikeout-to-walk ratio (2.9)… lefties batted .281 and righties hit .259 against the left-hander.

2010 — Appeared in 10 games with seven starts… finished with a 7.93 ERA… started an elimination game vs. Purdue at the Big Ten Tournament and picked up the win after going six innings… in the tournament triumph (May 22) he allowed only two runs on eight hits with two strikeouts… earned his first career win Coe at the Corridor Classic (May 4)… his three wins tied for fourth-most on the team… seven starts tied for fourth-most on the pitching staff… opponents hit .318 off the lefty, the fifth-lowest average on the team… tied for third with a .600 win-loss percentage.

High School — First pitcher in Iowa history to strike out all 18 batters faced in a six-inning perfect game… a three-time first team all-district honoree… earned first team all-conference honors his junior and senior seasons… named all-state super team pitcher and was awarded the Bob Feller Pitching Award his senior year… his senior campaign he hit .434 with 51 RBIs and compiled a 10-3 record with 164 strikeouts and a 1.26 ERA… drafted in the 26th round (775th) by the Pittsburgh Pirates… set school records in runs scored (54), slugging percentage, single-season home runs (13) and RBIs (51), and career strikeouts (436)… finished career at Norwalk with a 24-13 record on the mound… member of the 2009 state champion Norwalk team… earned three letters in football… received second team all-state award as a wide receiver… received four letters in basketball… named first team all-conference and all-district in basketball… lettered twice in tennis… named to the all-conference academic team all four years in every sport he lettered.

Personal — Born July 4, 1990… son of Pat and Stephanie Dermody… high school coach was Chad Wiedmann… interdepartmental studies major.