2013 Spring Stats: 3-3, 3.90 ERA, 4 Saves, 32.1 IP, 24 Ks
Hibbing, a 6'6", 185 pound sophomore is a native of Lindenhurst, Illinois and was drafted out of Lakes Community High School in 2011 in the 42nd round by the Pittsburgh Pirates. So far, in 2013 Hibbing has come out of the bullpen twice and has four strikeouts in three innings pitched. He has not allowed an earned run. He saw action in 14 games for the Hawkeyes in 2012, 13 of which came in relief. He ranked second on the team in saves and struck out 13 batters in 21.2 innings of work. Right-handed batters managed to hit only .170 against him.
Hibbing pitched for the Quincy Gems of the Prospect League in the summer of 2012. He went 2-2 with a 3.62 ERA and struck out 24 batters in 27.1 innings pitched. He appeared in six games, including five starts.
While at Lakes Community High School, Hibbing averaged two strikeouts per inning pitched and owns the career ERA record (1.09). He was ranked as the 16th best player in the state of Illinois by Perfect Game USA as a senior, and was a Perfect Game Pre-Season All-American his junior and senior seasons. His major is undeclared at Iowa.