University of Iowa Athletics

#9 Kyle Huckstorf

Height 5-10
Weight 180 lbs.
Class RS Sr.
Hometown Waterford, Wis.
High School Waterford
Previous School Iowa Western CC
Kyle Huckstorf - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Academic All-Big Ten.
  • Started in 57 games — all in center field.
  • Batted .280 with 59 hits in 211 at-bats.
  • Tied for the team lead in triples (5).
  • Hit 13 doubles and six home runs, while driving in 54 runs.
  • Stole 17 bases in 19 attempts.
  • Went 2-5 with four RBIs and a walk-off grand slam on Opening Day against Indiana State on February 17th.
  • Went 2-4 with a bases clearing double in a win against Indiana at the Big Ten Tournament on May 25th.
  • Went 2-3 with a run scored against North Carolina at the NCAA Regional on June 2nd.
  • Went 3-5 with two doubles, a home run, two RBIs and three runs scored at Texas Tech on March 12th.
  • Went 4-5 with with two doubles, two RBIs and a run scored against South Dakota State on March 17th.

2022 Honors

  •  Big Ten All-Tournament Team selection
  • Dick Howser Trophy National Co-Hitter of the Week (May 25)
  • Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week (May 24)
  • Big Ten Player of the Week (May 24)
  • Started 51 games in center field
  • Hit .284 (50-for-176) with 36 RBIs and 34 runs scored
  • Hit safely in 36 games
  • Had nine multi-hit games (one six-hit, seven 2-hit, one 3-hit)
  • Had two top 10 plays on SportsCenter this season
  • Big Ten All-Tournament team selection after hitting a team-best .400 (6-of-15) with a double, triple and home run and six RBIs
  • Went 2-for-3 with a solo homer against Penn State (5/28) and 2-for-3 with a triple and three RBIs against Michigan (5/28)
  • Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week (May 23) and Big Ten Player of the Week (May 24) after hitting .538 (7-of-13) with three home runs, 12 RBIs and five runs scored in the series sweep of Indiana (5/19-21)
  • Set Big Ten and Iowa records in game one against IU with six hits and 12 RBIs
  • Finished 6-for-7 with three home runs (two three-run shots in the same inning and a grand slam) with 12 RBIs
  • Went 2-for-4 with a double and tied a career high with three RBIs in series opener at Michigan State (5/13)
  • Made a full extension, Superman-esque catch to rob Curtis Washington of a hit in series finale against Purdue (5/8) — the play was No. 1 on SportsCenter’s Top 10 for May 8
  • Went 2-for-4 in game two against Purdue (5/7)
  • Went 1-for-2 with a double and a career-high three runs scored against Western Illinois (4/26)
  • Finished 1-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs at Milwaukee (4/12)
  • Went 1-for-3 with three runs scored and stole home at Bradley (4/6)
  • Went 2-for-4 with an RBI in series-opening win over Central Michigan (3/25)
  • Hit .500 (5-of-10) with a double and three RBIs at UC Irvine (3/11-13)
  • Went 3-for-5 with a double and three RBIs in series finale (3/13)
  • Had his first two-hit game, finishing 2-for-4 against Wichita State (3/4) at the Frisco Classic
  • Hit .300 (3-of-10) with three runs scored and two extra base hits at the Kleberg Bank Classic (2/25-27)
  • Went 1-for-2 with a triple and two runs scored in 3-1 win over Pepperdine (2/25)
  • Had first career hit and drove in a run in 12-2 win over Air Force (2/18)
  • Went 1-for-3 with two RBIs in 11-1 win over Ball State (2/19)

2021 at Iowa Western CC

  •  NJCAA honorable mention All-American
  • First-team ICCAC Division I all-region honoree
  • Hit .401 (55-of-137) with 12 doubles, six triples and six home runs in 44 games
  • Scored 62 runs and had 29 RBIs
  • Posted a .533 on-base and .708 slugging percentage
  • Went 18-of-19 on the base paths
  • Drew 29 walks while striking out just 18 times
  • Posted 19 multi-hit and eight multi-RBI games
  • Hit safely in 31 games and scored at least one run in 35 contests
  • Helped Iowa Western to a 50-10 overall record and a 38-4 mark in league play
  • Advanced to the Region XI title game

High School

  • Played at Waterford Union High School under Lance Bestland


  • Born Jan. 28, 2001, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Son of Mark and Susan Huckstorf
  • Has an older brother, Kevin
  • Majoring in interdepartmental studies
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