University of Iowa Athletics
IF/OF

#31 Ben Swails

Height 6-2
Weight 185 lbs.
Class Fr.
B/T R/R
Hometown Tiffin, Iowa
High School Clear Creak Amana
Ben Swails - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

High School — Class 3A Most Valuable Player and 3A all-state captain… first-team all-state and all-state Super Team… first-team all-district and unanimous first-team all-conference… second-team all-conference and second-team all-district as a freshman and sophomore… slashed .477/.574/.856 for a 1.430 OPS as a senior with 53 hits, 11 doubles, nine home runs, 57 RBIs, 19 walks, 95 total bases, 39 runs and was 17-for-17 on the base paths… hit .327 with 15 doubles, 18 RBIs and 19 walks as a freshman and .368 with 23 RBIs, four doubles and 11 walks as a sophomore… holds school records for single season home runs (9), RBIs (57), slugging percentage (.856) and doubles (15)… helped team to a 2022 conference title, a 2020 conference runner-up and a 2020 3A State Tournament quarterfinal appearance… was a 13U All-American Games Direct selection… also was the district MVP in football as a senior and earned second-team all-state honors… helped football team to two state playoff appearances… second-team all-state selection in basketball, helping team to a third-place finish in 2020… five-time state track medalist… earned academic all-state in four sports from 2018-22… 2022 Bernie Saggau Award recipient… 2022 Academic Excellence and Math Scholar honoree… National Honor Society… high school coaches were Brent Henry and Nick Zumsande.

Personal — Born March 23, 2004… son of Laura Williams and Shawn Swails… has two older brothers, Robby and Andrew… Robby plays baseball at Quincy University… majoring in sport and recreation management.