University of Iowa Athletics

#13 Mitch Wood

Height 6-2
Weight 205 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Ottumwa, Iowa
High School Ottumwa
Mitch Wood - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

2022 — Collected his first hit, a pinch-hit RBI single in game two at Michigan State (5/14)… made his first career start (at third base) against Minnesota (4/16)… scored a run and stole a base at Milwaukee (4/12)… made his Hawkeye debut against Cornell College (3/1).

High School — Ranked as a top-500 player nationally by Perfect Game… rated as a top-150 shortstop nationally… ranked the eighth-best player in Iowa and the No. 2 shortstop… invited to Area Code Games in 2019… first-team all-state honoree as a utility player as a senior… three-time first-team all-conference and all-district selection… finished with a .450 average with 35 RBIs, nine doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 33 walks as a senior… posted a .585 on-base percentage and a .954 fielding percentage… struck out just nine times in 133 plate appearances as a senior… led team to the 2021 Iowa State Tournament, played at Duane Banks Field… led team to three conference titles… hit .358 with five doubles, three triples, and one home run as a junior in 20 games… had 12 RBIs, 24 runs, and seven steals… hit .321 with 13 doubles, two triples, and 20 RBIs as a sophomore… first-team all-district as a sophomore and junior in football… team captain as a junior… lettered in baseball, football, golf, and wrestling… played for Iowa Sticks in 2020… member of the National Honor Society… maintained a 3.3 GPA all four years, finishing with a 3.4 cumulative GPA… high school coach was John Jaeger.

Personal — Born Jan. 3, 2003, in Ottumwa, Iowa… son of Rick and Shelley Wood… has two older brothers, Jake and Chase… Chase played collegiate baseball at Southeastern CC… majoring in business.