University of Iowa Athletics

#50 Benjamin DeTaeye

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


  • Did not see game action.


  • 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)

2020-21 at Iowa Central CC

  •  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


  • Born Feb. 8, 2001
  • Son of Tom and Chris DeTaeye
  • Has an older sister, Lily
  • Majoring in environmental policy and planning