University of Iowa Athletics

#12 Ben Tallman

Height 6-0
Weight 205 lbs.
Class RS Jr.
Hometown Billings, Mont.
High School Billings West
Previous School North Dakota State/NIACC
Ben Tallman - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

2022 Honors —Named to the Dean’s List during the fall semester. 2022 — Started 26 games at catcher and appeared in 35 contests… hit .244 (20-of-82) with 14 runs and 11 RBIs… hit a blistering .538 (7-of-13) with three RBIs and three runs scored in sweep of Minnesota (4/15-17) with three multi-hit games… went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in series opener, 2-for-4 with the go-ahead RBI single in game two and 2-for-5 with the game-tying RBI single in the series finale… finished 2-for-3 with a two-run double in road win at Milwaukee (4/12)… went 1-for-3 with a solo home run — a 458-foot blast to left field — and scored two runs in series finale against Illinois (4/10)… hit .375 (3-for-8) with three RBIs in series win at Michigan (4/2-3)… went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs in series finale… had a career-high three hits, going 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored against Texas A&M (3/5) at the Frisco Classic… made his first career start against Cornell Collge (3/2)… made his Hawkeye debut against Air Force (2/18).

at NIACC (2021) — Hit .261 (30-of-115) in 37 games… had seven doubles and five home runs… scored 22 runs and had 21 RBIs… posted a .452 slugging percentage… had five multi-hit games and hit safely in 25 contests.

at North Dakota State (2020) — Appeared in 20 games with 16 starts… hit .151 with eight hits, a double, a triple and five runs scored… fielded .982 with 102 putouts and six assists… had two hits against Western Illinois on March 23.

High School — Two-time all-conference and all-state selection in baseball… hit .333 with 63 hits, 34 runs scored, 20 doubles, five triples and three home runs in 2017… posted 32 RBIs, 17 walks and five stolen bases… added a .394 on-base and .540 slugging percentage in final season… helped team to a conference and state AA title in 2016… played club ball for Big Sky Baseball… also was a two year varsity letterwinner in basketball… Honor Roll all four years… high school coach was Adam Hust.

Personal — Born Feb. 22, 2000, in Salt Lake City, Utah… son of Stephen and Julie Tallman… has three brothers Jake, Zack and Luke… father played collegiate baseball at Stanford and professionally in the Baltimore Orioles organization… brother, Jake, played collegiately at Western Nevada and Montana State Billings… majoring in enterprise leadership.