Baseball Buckeyes set to play five games during spring break March 10-15 in Fla.
April 16 - 22, 2013
Buckeyes improve to 25-13, 9-6 in Big Ten play
Teams will play the rubber game of the three-game set at 12:05 p.m. Sunday
Buckeyes are 23-12 on the season, 7-5 in Big Ten play
2014 (Junior Season): Second team preseason All-American by NCBWA and third team preseason All-American by Collegiate Baseball ... named to NCBWA Stopper of the Year watch list ... 1-3 with a 4.91 ERA and eight saves in 33.0 innings pitched over 25 appearances ... tossed 2.1 scoreless, hitless innings, earning a save at UCF Tournament (2/21-23) a?b pitched 2.0 scoreless innings over two appearances, allowing one hit and striking out a pair at Keith LeClair Classic (2/28-3-1) ... claimed the victory in in contest vs. Akron in two innings of work(3/18) tossed 3.0 scoreless innings, striking out three and earning a save in Murray State series (4/18-20) a?b earned a save with a perfect inning vs. Iowa (5/5) ... pitched a scoreless inning to earn save in 2-0 win at Purdue (4/26) ... tossed two scoreless innings with a season-best five strikeouts vs. Miami (5/6) ... three saves shy of tying the OSU all-time career saves mark of 29.
2013 (Sophomore Season): NCBWA and ABCA/Rawlings third team All-American ... ABCA/Rawlings first team All-Mideast Region ... unanimous first team All-Big Ten selection ... went 3-0 with a 1.02 ERA and Big Ten-best 17 saves in 35.1 innings pitched ... limited opponents to a .180 batting average in a Big Ten-high 31 appearances ... 17 saves tied for seventh nationally ... went 30.1 innings without allowing an earned run between Feb. 17 and May 17 ... tossed 3.0 innings, allowing one run while striking out four and picking up a save at Snowbird Classic (2/15-17) ... made two appearances, tossing a pair of scoreless innings while earning a save at Snowbird Classic (2/22-24) ... tossed 2.0 scoreless innings, striking out a batter vs. Central Michigan (3/3) ... earned three saves in 3.0 scoreless innings with three strikeouts over three appearances on spring break trip (3/8-12) ... picked up a pair of saves, tossing 2.0 perfect frames and striking out four against Bryant (3/15-17) ... tossed a scoreless inning to earn the save in games vs. Youngstown State (4/2) and Miami (4/3) ... pitched a pair of scoreless innings over two appearances against West Virginia and Marshall (4/9-10) ... allowed one unearned run in 4.0 innings pitched over two appearances, picking up a save and a win at Nebraska (4/13-14) ... tossed 3.0 scoreless, hitless frames, striking out three and earning a win over two appearances against Illinois (4/20-21) ... pitched a perfect ninth to earn save against Northern Kentucky (5/1) ... tossed a scoreless ninth inning to pick up save against Indiana (5/16).
2012 (Freshman Season): Went 3-1 with a 5.06 ERA in 19 appearances, including two starts ... struck out 22 in 32.0 innings pitched ... did not allow a run over his first four appearances ... made his first appearance, tossing a scoreless inning to close out a win against Seton Hall (2/18) ... made two scoreless relief appearances at Georgia Tech, striking out three over 2.1 innings pitched (2/24-26) ... earned his first career save against Michigan (3/2) ... struck out the side in a scoreless inning against Eastern Michigan (3/27) ... pitched a pair of scoreless innings against Akron (4/11) ... pitched 5.2 shutout innings, allowing three hits while striking out three in first career start at Oklahoma State (5/9) ... pitched 3.0 innings, striking out a batter to earn win vs. Toledo (5/15).
Huntington H.S.: Lettered all four years at Huntington ... a two-time first team all-state and three-time first team All-Mountain State Athletic Conference selection ... went 7-1 with a 1.02 ERA and 101 strikeouts in 52.0 innings pitched as a senior ... led team in ERA and wins three times in high school ... 2011 Rawlings Preseason All-American ... two-time NABF World Series all-tournament team selection ... lettered four times in golf and basketball and was a three-time first team all-conference pick in golf.
Personal: Trace is the son of Mary Dempsey and Samuel Dick and David Dempsey ... has a younger sister, Griffin.