University of Iowa Athletics

#42 Trace Hoffman

Height 6-1
Weight 195 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Cascade, Iowa
High School Cascade
Previous School Southeastern CC
Trace Hoffman - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

2021 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten selection. 2021 — Went 3-0 with a 4.56 ERA in 18 appearances, spanning 23 2/3 innings… had 20 strikeouts to nine walks… scattered two hits and fanned three over three shutout innings against Penn State (5/7)… notched his third win, tossing 1 2/3 innings, allowing one run on two hits against Maryland (4/23)… earned his second win, throwing a season-high three innings at Rutgers (4/16)… notched his first win, allowing one run on one hit against Maryland (3/27)… tossed the final two innings, allowing one hit, to complete the three-hit shutout and record his first save in series opener against Nebraska (3/19)… pitched an inning, striking out a pair, in Iowa’s two-hit shutout of Ohio State (3/12).

2020 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten selection… named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester. 2020 — Season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12 due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)… went 0-0 with a 2.25 ERA in five appearances, spanning four innings… allowed two hits over 2 2/3 shutout innings against No. 8 NC State (2/28).

2019 — Went 5-2 with a 6.49 ERA in a team-high 29 appearances, spanning 34 2/3 innings… his 29 appearances were tied for seventh in the Big Ten… tallied his second save, getting the final six outs in the series-opening win over No. 18 UC Irvine (5/3)… notched his fifth win, tossing 1 2/3 innings and fanning a pair in game one win over No. 30 Nebraska (4/19)… recorded his fourth win, allowing two hits in one scoreless inning against Northern Illinois (4/16)… logged 2 2/3 innings and struck out four against Rutgers (4/5) to record his first career save… made two appearances, tossing two shutout innings in the sweep of No. 23 Illinois (3/29-31)… recorded his third win, tossing 1 1/3 innings of perfect relief against Simpson College (3/19)… notched his second win, pitching a perfect eighth with two strikeouts in the road win at No. 19 Oklahoma State (3/2)… earned his first career win, tossing 3 2/3 innings of one hit ball in relief at Hawaii (2/23).

At Southeastern CC (2017-2018) — First-team all-conference reliever…. team’s Reliever of the Year as a freshman… led the nation with 13 saves as a sophomore, going 3-3 with a 2.60 ERA over 34 2/3 innings, spanning 26 appearances… was second in the country in saves as a freshman with 13… went 0-1 with a 2.00 ERA over 27 innings, spanning 27 appearances.

High School — Two-time first-team all-state, three-time all-conference and two-time all-district honoree… Telegraph Herald Player of the Year as a senior… Team Most Valuable Player as a senior… went 8-2 with a 0.78 ERA as a senior, logging 62 2/3 innings… had an 8-1 record and a 0.58 ERA over 48 1/3 innings as a junior and a 4-1 record and 1.44 ERA as a sophomore… led team to three conference titles and the state semifinals as a junior… also played basketball and ran track… was an all-tournament team selection in basketball, leading team to three state tournaments… placed 12th in the state in the high jump as a senior… four-year Honor Roll recipient… high school coach was Roamn Hummel.

Personal — Born Dec. 13, 1997… son of Ronald and Carla Hoffman… has two older siblings, Max and Haylee… relative, Bud Kurt, played baseball at Iowa… majoring in enterprise leadership.