2022 Honors –– NCBWA Stopper of the Year Midseason Watch List… Dean’s List honoree during the spring semester. 2022 — Went 1-1 with a 1.93 ERA in 14 appearances, including one start, with three saves… had 10 strikeouts over 14 innings… went 3-for-4 in save opportunities… tossed one inning in the combined shutout in game two against Indiana (5/20)… made his first career start against Bradley (4/19)… recorded his first career win, pitching 2/3 of an inning in series finale against Central Michigan (3/27)… tallied his third save in the series opener against Central Michigan (3/25)… notched his second save, fanning a pair against St. Thomas (3/21)… earned his first career save, getting the final five outs in a 12-10 win at UC Irvine (3/13) in the series finale… made his Iowa debut against Loras College (3/1), allowing one hit over two innings.
At Kirkwood CC (2019-21) — Went 6-6 with a 3.93 ERA in 22 career appearances with the Eagles, including 15 starts… logged 87 career innings, striking out 129 batters… averaged 13.34 strikeouts per nine innings… went 4-3 with a 3.64 ERA in 12 starts as a sophomore with 74 strikeouts over 54 1/3 innings… tossed two complete games, including a no-hitter (the first by an Eagle since 2013) against Iowa Lakes (5/8) in game two of the Region XI tournament… was named the ICCAC Division II Pitcher of the Week on May 12… allowed 28 runs (22 earned) on 35 hits… helped Kirkwood to Region XI title and a berth in the NJCAA World Series… team finished 44-21 overall… went 1-1 with a 2.25 ERA in an abbreviated 2020 season, striking out 27 over 16 innings… was 1-2 with a 6.48 ERA as a freshman in relief with 28 strikeouts over 16 2/3 innings… two-time first-team Academic All-Region selection… coached by Todd Rima.
High School — 2018 Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association Super Team selection… helped Urbandale to a 2018 state championship, fanning 13 in a complete game win over Cedar Rapids Washington… went 11-0 with a 0.39 ERA as a senior, striking out 86 over 53 1/3 innings… allowed just nine earned runs in 12 appearances the entire season… in three postseason appearances, struck out 24 over 13 2/3 innings, allowing seven hits and zero runs… high school coach was Jeremy Heinen.
Personal — Born Sept. 9, 1999… son of Shawn Llewellyn and Amy Kintzle… has two siblings, Max Llewellyn and Ava Kintzle… younger brother, Max, is a member of the Iowa football program… uncles, Mike and Jay Llewellyn, wrestled at Northern Iowa… majoring in finance.