Iowa baseball hosts Florida International Thursday night in Des Moines

With a spot in the Big Ten Tournament secured the Iowa Hawkeye baseball team closes the regular seaaon with a three game series against Florida International beginning Thursday night at Principal Park in Des Moines. The Hawkeyes currently reside in sixth in the conference race but could get the fourth seed with some help.

That’s Iowa coach Rick Heller. playing a nonconference seriues allows him to line up his pitching for next week’s Big Ten Tournament. Sophomore Cade Obermueller will start game two in Omaha next week while junior standout Brody Brecht will throw in the tournament opener.

Heller says one of the benefits of playing in the Principal Park is playing on a natural surface leading into the Big Ten Tournament.



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