University of Iowa Athletics
LHP

#26 Adam Ketelsen

Height 6-3
Weight 195 lbs.
Class RS Sr.
B/T L/L
Hometown Mount Vernon, Iowa
High School Mount Vernon
Previous School Kirkwood CC

2020 — Season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12 due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)… went 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA in three appearances… allowed two hits over 7 2/3 shutout innings and had eight strikeouts to one walk… earned his first win of the season, pitching five shutout innings against Kansas (3/10)… combined for the shutout, allowing two hits and striking out a career-high seven batters.

2019 — Went 1-0 with a 5.06 ERA in 14 appearances, spanning 16 innings… notched his first win, allowing one unearned run in one inning against Michigan State (5/10)… pitched two innings at Indiana (3/23), allowing one hit and striking out a career-high five batters… logged 2 2/3 innings against Simpson College (3/19), allowing one run on one hit and fanning two… made his Iowa debut against Hawaii (2/22).

At Kirkwood Community College (2017-2018) — All-Regional selection as a sophomore after going 8-2 with a 2.92 ERA… made 15 appearances, including five starts… struck out 88 over 61 2/3 innings… went 2-0 with a 4.50 as a freshman over 12 appearances… had 29 strikeouts over 28 innings… started his career at Winona State, but transferred after the fall semester.

High School — Three-time all-state, four-time all-district, and three-time all-conference selection… posted 25 victories as a high schooler, tying the school record for career wins… also ranked in the top-five in career strikeouts (206)… went 8-2 with a 0.94 ERA as a senior, striking out 77 over 59 2/3 innings… posted a 5-3 record and a 2.05 ERA as a junior… had 36 strikeouts over 41 innings… went 7-2 with a 2.01 ERA as a sophomore… fanned 59 over 48 2/3 innings… was 5-4 with a 2.46 ERA as a freshman, sitting down 34 over 48 1/3 innings… led team to a conference title as a senior and an eighth-place state finish as a freshman… competed in Perfect Game… also played basketball and golf, earning all-conference honors as a senior guard… high school coach was Jeremy Elliott.

Personal — Born Sept. 5, 1997, in Oklahoma City… son of Scott and Suzy Ketelsen… has two older siblings, Drew and Amy… Drew played basketball at Central College, Amy played tennis at Briar Cliff and Wartburg… father played collegiate golf at Northern Iowa… aunt, Connie Bear, played collegiate golf at Illinois… father is an executive director of communications, alumni and external relations for the University of Iowa College of Nursing… majoring in sport and recreation management.