University of Iowa Athletics
LHP

#50 Benjamin DeTaeye

Height 6-0
Weight 195 lbs.
Class RS So.
B/T L/L
Hometown Clive, Iowa
High School West Des Moines Valley
Previous School Iowa Central CC
Benjamin DeTaeye - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

2022 — Went 1-1 with a 4.38 ERA in 10 appearances (one start) spanning 12 1/3 innings… had 21 strikeouts (to 16 walks)… notched his first win in his first career start, tossing two shutout innings and fanning two against Western Illinois (4/26)… pitched two scoreless innings, fanning two in the series finale against Minnesota (4/17)… against struck out four in two innings in road win at Milwaukee (4/12)… logged a career-best 2 1/3 innings against Illinois (4/9), striking out six (to three walks) without allowing a hit… struck out the side as part of the combined shutout victory over Cornell College (3/2)… made Hawkeye debut against Air Force (2/18).

At Iowa Central CC (2020-21) — Went 2-1 with a 2.08 ERA in six appearances, including four starts… allowed 10 runs (six earned) on eight hits over 26 innings… had 33 strikeouts (11.42 K/9 innings) and 22 walks… also hit .242 (43-of-178) with five doubles, two home runs, 29 RBIs and 31 runs scored… made one appearance on the mound in the abbreviated 2020 season.

High School — Earned third-team all-state honors as a junior… two-time first-team all-conference honoree… helped team to a conference title in 2018 and a state semifinal appearance… two-time all-academic first team selection… high school coach was Ryan Cooley.

Personal — Born Feb. 8, 2001… son of Tom and Chris DeTaeye… has an older sister, Lily… majoring in environmental policy and planning.