Hawk Item — Non-scholarship athlete… three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree… served as a student manager as a freshman in 2017-18.
2020-21 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten honoree… 2020-21 — Saw limited action in seven contests… tallied two points, one rebounds, and a steal in win over Nebraska… letterwinner.
2019-20 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten honoree… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… NABC Honors Court… Spring Semester Dean’s List honoree. 2019-20 — Saw limited action in four games… scored two points and grabbed a career-high three rebounds in win over Kennesaw State… season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12 due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)… letterwinner.
2018-19 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten honoree… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… Spring Dean’s List honoree… shared the team’s Academic Excellence Award with Connor McCaffery. 2018-19 – Saw limited action in nine games… made Iowa’s record-breaking 19th three-pointer in win over Savannah State, which established a new school record for three-pointers made in a single game… netted three points in two games (Alabama State, Savannah State)… letterwinner.
High School – Senior captain on Bettendorf High School’s boys basketball team in 2017… averaged 3.9 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.3 assists on Bettendorf’s conference championship team that won 18 games… academic all-conference as a junior and senior… Academic All-District as a senior… AP Scholar with Honors as a senior… National Honor Society member… student council representative.
Personal — Born 4/2/99… business major… parents are John and Joy Baer… mother, Joy, is a University of Iowa graduate… has three sisters and a brother… brother, Nicholas, was an Iowa basketball letterwinner (2015-19)… cousin, Molly Kelly, was an Iowa volleyball letterwinner (2015-18)… cousin, Joe, is a junior on the Iowa wrestling team… cousin, Kristin, was a Notre Dame volleyball letterwinner (2016-19)… high school coach was Curtis Clark.
Points: 3, 2x, last vs. Savannah State, 12/22/18
Rebounds: 3 vs. Kennesaw State, 12/29/19
FGM: 1, 4x, last vs. Nebraska, 3/4/21
FGA: 2 vs. Alabama State, 11/21/18
3-pt FG: 1 vs. Savannah State, 12/22/18
3-pt FGA: 1 vs. Savannah State, 12/22/18
FTM: 1 vs. Alabama State, 11/21/18
FTA: 2, 3x, last vs. Kennesaw State, 12/29/19
Assists: – – –
Steals: 1 vs. Nebraska, 3/4/21
Blocks: – – –
Minutes: 7 vs. Savannah State, 12/22/18