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Iowa's Peyton named to Olerud watch list

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 Iowa pitcher/1st baseman Tyler Peyton has been named to the 2015 John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award watch list. The award it given annually to the nation's top pitcher/hitter.

On the mound, the junior is 5-3 with a 2.60 ERA in 11 starts. He's tied for 5th in the Big Ten with 55 strikeouts.

Offensively, Peyton leads Iowa with a .357 batting average, which ranks 5th in the conference. He has 13 multi-hit games this season.

The Olerud Award will be presented in June in Lubbock, Texas.

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