University of Iowa Athletics

#28 Raider Tello

Height 6-0
Weight 205 lbs.
Class RS Jr.
Hometown El Monte, Calif.
High School Arcadia
Previous School Portland/Pasadena City College
Raider Tello - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Started 59 games, all at third base.
  • Had a .315 batting average with 14 doubles and four home runs.
  • Posted a .958 fielding percentage.
  • Started the season on a seven-game hit streak, followed by an 11-game hit streak from March 7th through March 31st.
  • Went 5 for 5 with five RBIs against Western Michigan on March 25th.
  • Hit his first home run as a Hawkeye against South Dakota State on March 19th.
  • Registered five three-hit games, including both games against Indiana State at the NCAA Regional (3 for 4 and 3 for 5).
  • Hit 14 doubles — good for third on the team, including three multi-double games (Grand View 3/22, Western Michigan 3/25, Northwestern 5/18).

2022 at Pasadena City College 

  • ABCA All-America Pacific Association third-team All-American, first-team all-state (CCCBCA) and first-team all-conference in 2022
  • Was named Pasadena’s 2022 Male Athlete of the Year
  • Slashed .403/.454/.639 with 77 hits, 19 doubles, one triple, eight home runs, 53 RBIs and 42 runs scored
  • Struck out 20 times with 14 walks
  • Had 22 multi-hit games and 15 multi-RBI games
  • Went 5-for-6 with two doubles, two singles and a home run and finished with four runs and seven RBIs in a win over LA Harbor, one of two games with five hits
  • Pasadena record holder for single season hits (77), doubles (19), RBIs (53) and at-bats (191)
  • Led team to regional CCCBCA Playoffs
  • Team was ranked 15th in the state and finished fourth in South Coast Conference
  • Team went 28-15 — the most wins since 1951

Portland (2021) 

  • Redshirted

High School

  • Pacific League Player of the Year as a junior
  • Two-time first-team All-Pacific League and first-team all-area selection
  • First-team All-CIF and second-team all-state as a junior
  • Team MVP as a junior
  • Second-team all-area as a sophomore and freshman team MVP
  • 2019 Sportsman of the Year at Arcadia High School
  • High school coach was Nick Lemas


  • Born Feb. 25, 2001, in Baldwin Park, Calif
  • Given name is Dominick Raider Tello
  • Son of Jayson and Vanessa Tello
  • Has a younger sister, Rylee
  • Majoring in human physiology.