University of Iowa Athletics

#47 Will Christophersen

Height 6-4
Weight 210 lbs.
Class RS Jr.
Hometown Bettendorf, Iowa
High School Pleasant Valley
Previous School Michigan State
Will Christophersen - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

2022 — Made 13 relief appearances… went 1-2 with a 5.52 ERA, fanning 25 to six walks over 14 2/3 innings… notched his first win as a Hawkeye, striking out five in 2 1/3 perfect innings in a win over Purdue (5/27) at the Big Ten Tournament… pitched a perfect ninth, fanning a pair, in a combined shutout win over Indiana (5/20)… struck out the side at Michigan on April 2 in his first outing since March 11… had five strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings at Texas A&M Corpus Christi… struck out four batters in his Hawkeye debut in an 11-1 win over Ball State (2/19).

at Michigan State (2021) — Went 1-1 with a 2.45 ERA in 15 relief appearances… had one save and was a part of one combined shutout… allowed 11 runs (eight earned) on 27 hits over 29 1/3 innings… finished with 39 strikeouts to 17 walks…pitched five innings in relief, scattering two hits and fanning seven against Maryland in his season debut (3/6).

at Michigan State (2020) — Made seven appearances, all in relief, posting a 1-1 record with 12 strikeouts in 7 1/3 innings as a redshirt freshman… picked up first collegiate win on March 1 vs. Ball State… rang up career-best three strikeouts in two innings vs. USC-Upstate (3/4), part of posting two or more strikeouts in five of seven outings… made Spartan debut on Feb. 16 vs. Morehead State and went two innings with two punch outs and only yielding one hit.

at Michigan State (2019) — Redshirted.

High School — Two-time all-district honoree, earning first-team accolades as a junior after earning second-team honors as a sophomore… honorable mention All-Metro selection as a junior, as well as a second-team all-conference honoree… posted a 4-1 record in eight starts as a junior with a 1.86 ERA with 68 strikeouts in 46 IP, posting a .220 opponent batting average… tallied a 2-4 mark in eight starts as a sophomore, posting a 2.98 ERA with 57 strikeouts in 42 innings pitched, while logging a .174 opponent batting average… played summer league for PG Select Black, allowing one earned run in 19 innings… rated as the No. 5 pitcher and No. 7 overall player in Iowa… named the No. 7 pitcher and the No. 9 player overall player in Iowa according to Perfect Game… named to the 2017 Midwest Top Prospect Showcase and Top Prospect List by Perfect Game… earned PVHS Academic honors… four-year letterwinner… head coach was Bill Sandry.

Personal — Born Aug. 8, 1999… son of Matt and Jamie Christophersen… has a younger sister, Caroline… great grandfather played in the Chicago Cubs’ minor league system during the 1940s before going off to war… majoring in economics.