University of Iowa Athletics

#13 Mitch Wood

Height -
Hometown Ottumwa, Iowa
High School Ottumwa
Mitch Wood - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics


  • 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


  • 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