- Ranked as the No. 6 impat freshman in the Big Ten by D1Baseball.com and No. 5 on 2020 Big Ten prospect list by Perfect Game.
- OSU Scholar-Athlete (2018)
2018 (Freshman Season)
Batting .240 (37-for-154) with 28 runs scored, six doubles, one triple, three home runs, 18 walks and 15 RBI in 47 games with 38 starts … made collegiate debut in season opener vs. Wisconsin Milwaukee (2/16) … had two doubles, one RBI and two walks at Snowbird Classic (2/16-18) … collected first career multi-hit game, scoring two runs with one double vs. Utah (2/24) … knocked a pinch-hit RBI single in comeback win over No. 15 Southern Miss (3/3) … batted .333 (3-for-10) at Chanticleer Classic with his first collegiate home run against High Point (3/10) … went 2-for-4 with a double, home run and two RBI in game two vs. CSUN (3/18) … drove in three runs in win over Toledo (3/28) … made first career start in centerfield vs. Ohio (4/10) … led the Buckeyes at the plate with a .500 average (6-for-12) with four runs scored, one double, one home run, one RBI and one walk in series at Penn State (4/13-14) … went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, one RBI and walk vs. Youngstown State (4/18) … 2-for-4 with two walks at Ball State (5/2) … batted .333 (2-for-6) with two runs s, two RBI and two walks in series vs. Campbell (5/8-9) … hit .286 (4-for-14) in series vs. Purdue (5/11-13).
Second team All-State, leading Massillon to the state championship in 2017 … Stark County Athlete of the Year in 2017 … first team All-Federal League and first team All-Stark County selection in 2016 … WHBC Stark County Player of the Year and team MVP in 2016 … led the Polar Bears to a 29-1 record his junior year and back-to-back district and federal league titles in 2015 and 2016 … squad ranked No. 1 in OHSBCA poll and Prep Baseball Report Ohio … named first team All-Federal League, first team Massillon Independent, first team AP NE Inland District and second team Canton Repository in 2015 … also AP All-Ohio Special Mention in 2015 … batted .363, 11 doubles, one home run, 23 RBI and 11 stolen bases as a junior… four-year letterman in baseball football and basketball … first team all-state and Stark County Player of the Year in football in 2017 .. second team All-State in football in 2014 as punter … part of 2015 squad that were among Elite 8 and regional runner-up with a 23-7 record.
Son of Pam and Scott Dingler … has two siblings, Brennan and Cameron … business major … would like to continue to play baseball or own his own business after graduation … enjoys watching college football games on Saturday with his family and going to the beach … lists greatest sports thrill as winning two state titles during senior year of high school … dad, Scott, played football at Denison University and mother, Pam, ran track at Bowling Green University.
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