Former Card leads Hawkeyes on diamondCurry named to Music City Classic all-tourney team
Former Alexandria graduate and current Iowa Hawkeye baseball player Caleb Curry was recently named to the 2008 Music City Classic all-tournament team for his play this past weekend.
Curry helped lead the Hawkeyes to a 2-1 record at the tournament, including a 5-1 win over No. 5 ranked Vanderbilt.
Through six games, Curry is leading the Hawkeyes with a .538 batting average and has recorded at least one hit in every game.
Since graduation from Alexandria in 2004, Curry has continued to put up great numbers on the field.
He played two years at Minnesota State Community Technical College where he was a two-time player of the year and a two-time all American.
Curry handled the jump to the Big Ten with ease in his first season with the Hawkeyes last year. He was named second team all-Big Ten after starting 46 games, including all 30 Big Ten games, for Iowa. He hit .354 in 2007 with 41 RBIs in 51 games. During that stretch, he held a team-high 15-game hitting streak.
Now in his senior season, Curry is on track to trump his numbers from a year ago. It is still early, but he leads the Hawkeyes in batting average, on-base percentage, hits, total bases and stolen bases.
Iowa travels to Missouri this weekend to play a three-game set with Missouri State University. They open Big Ten play on March 28 against Michigan in Ann Arbor.