University of Iowa Athletics

#44 Duncan Davitt

Height 6-3
Weight 221 lbs.
Class RS So.
Hometown Indianola, Iowa
High School Indianola
Duncan  Davitt - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

2022 Honors — Drafted in the 18th Round (554th pick) of the 2022 MLB Draft by Tampa Bay Rays… Academic All-Big Ten selection. 2022 — Went 4-1 with a 3.38 ERA in 19 appearances (four starts), spanning 40 innings… had 61 strikeouts to 15 walks… struck out six in 2 1/3 innings against Penn State (5/26) in the Big Ten Tournament… recorded his fourth win, tossing 4 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on four hits and striking out four in the series-opening win over Indiana (5/19)… scattered three hits and struck out three over 3 2/3 innings at Michigan State (5/14)… struck out five of the six batters he faced in two innings of relief in the series-clinching win over Purdue (5/8)… tossed two shutout innings, fanning three in game two against Minnesota (4/16)… notched his third win, pitching 1 1/3 innings and fanning two in the extra-inning road win at Bradley (4/6)… toss two scoreless innings, fanning three against Central Michigan (3/27)… allowed one run on four hits and struck out four in a no-decision against St. Thomas (3/21)… notched his second win, allowing no runs on one hit and fanning five at San Diego State (3/15)… tossed two perfect innings at UC Irvine (3/11), fanning four of the six batters he faced… earned the win against Cornell College (3/2), tossing three innings of one-hit ball with six strikeouts in the combined shutout… made his season debut at Texas A&M Corpus Christi (2/26).

2021 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten selection… Dean’s List honoree during fall semester. 2021 — Pitched as Iowa’s No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4 starter, making nine starts and 12 appearances… went 5-2 with a 5.55 ERA over 48 2/3 innings… had 47 strikeouts to 19 walks… tallied his fifth win, allowing zero runs on one hit over 3 2/3 innings at Michigan State (5/29)… made his first Saturday start and picked up his fourth win, allowing one run on six hits and fanning five over five innings against Penn State (5/8)… allowed one run on four hits over five innings and struck out a career-high seven at Rutgers (4/18) in a no-decision… tossed two innings, scattering two hits and fanning two in a combined shutout win over Minnesota (4/11)… earned his third win, allowing one run on four hits over 2 1/3 innings in relief in the series finale at Purdue (4/4)… earned his second win, allowing one run on three hits over six innings with five punch outs against Maryland (3/28)… notched his first win, scattering two hits and allowing one run over six innings in a 3-1 victory over Nebraska (3/13)… had a no-hitter through 5 2/3 innings and finished with six strikeouts, tying a career-high, while issuing two walks.

2020 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten. 2020 — Season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12 due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)… Iowa’s Sunday starter… went 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA in four starts…had 13 strikeouts over 16 innings… tossed four innings, allowing one run on three hits over four innings at San Diego (2/23)… logged three innings, allowing one run on one hit, while fanning three against Pitt (2/16).

2019 — Went 2-1 with a 5.22 ERA in 17 appearances (four starts), spanning 39 2/3 innings… had 50 strikeouts, but issued 26 walks… tossed three shutout innings, scattering three hits and fanning four in Big Ten Tournament against Minnesota (5/24)… tied a career-high, fanning six over 4 1/3 innings in relief at Maryland (5/17)… notched his second win, tossing two perfect innings and striking out four against Western Illinois (5/1)… went a career-long five innings against Clarke (4/2), allowing one hit and fanning six… made his first career start against Bradley (3/26), allowing one run on three hits over 2 1/3 innings… tossed three shutout innings, allowing one hit and fanning two against Chicago State (3/20)… notched his first career win at No. 19 Oklahoma State (3/1), allowing one hit and fanning five over three shutout innings… struck out the side in Hawkeye debut against Marshall (2/17), combining for the one-hit shutout… tabbed as an “Impact Freshman” in the Big Ten by

High School — Ranked as a top-500 prospect nationally by Perfect Game and as the No. 11 player in Iowa by Prep Baseball Report… 2017 Perfect Game Underclass Honorable Mention selection… All-State Super Team by Iowa High School Coaches Baseball Association as a senior… Iowa All-Star and MVP for Large School West Team in 2018… second-team all-state by the coaches as a junior and third-team by the Iowa Newspaper Association… three-time all-district (first-team as junior and senior, second-team as sophomore) and three-time all-conference (first-team as junior and senior, second team as sophomore) selection… team captain as a senior… team’s outstanding defensive player… went 11-1 with 0.37 ERA, allowing 26 hits and issued just 14 walks over 75 innings as a senior… had a school record 133 strikeouts, including a school-record 17 strikeout game against Grinnell… went 7-1 with a 0.47 ERA over 60 innings as a junior… allowed 33 hits, struck out 65, and issued 17 walks… went 4-3 with a 1.45 ERA, fanning 49 over 53 innings as a sophomore… won Little Hawkeye Conference titles as a junior and senior… played three seasons for the Iowa Sticks… also played three seasons of high school basketball… named the Outstanding History Student in 2018… high school coach was Casey Aldridge.

Personal — Born Sept. 23, 1999… son of Amy Duncan and Mark Davitt… has an older sister, Liz… cousin, Matt Davitt, played collegiately at Indian Hills Community College and Colorado State… majoring in social studies education.