Buckeyes improve to 25-13, 9-6 in Big Ten play
Buckeyes are 23-12 on the season, 7-5 in Big Ten play
Ryan Cypret and Kirby Pellant each tally two hits for the Buckeyes
Buckeyes are 23-11 overall, 7-5 in Big Ten play
Buckeyes are 21-10 on the season, 5-4 in Big Ten play
2014 (Junior Season): Batted a career-best .284 with 12 runs scored, seven doubles, one triple and 12 RBI in 38 games, including 33 starts behind the plate … 2-for-7 with three RBI and a run scored at Purdue (4/25-27) … fifth on the team with 17 walks … was 2-for-4 with a RBI vs. Xavier (3/19) … went a combined 4-for-7 with three doubles in back-to-back games vs. Eastern Michigan and Dayton (4/8-9) … finished the season on a nine-game reached base streak.
2013 (Sophomore): Batted .253 with seven doubles, 20 runs scored and 17 RBI in 51 games, including 43 starts ... started 30 games behind the plate and 13 as designated hitter ... tied for second on the team with 24 walks ... tallied eight multi-hit games and five multi-RBI contests ... went 3-for-8 with two RBI at the Snowbird Classic (2/15-17) ... 5-for-10 with three doubles, six runs scored, three RBI and four walks at Snowbird Classic (2/22-24) ... Big Ten Player of the Week (2/25) ... 4-for-12 with a double, an RBI and three walks at Stetson Tournament (3/1-3) ... 3-for-8 in series vs. Oregon (5/11-12) ... 3-for-5 in series vs. Indiana (5/16-18) ... tied career high with three hits vs. Indiana (5/17).
2012 (Freshman): Played in 33 games, making 29 starts behind the plate ... batted .253 with three doubles, 15 RBI and 11 runs scored ... reached base at a .384 clip ... recorded first collegiate hit against Seton Hall at Big Ten/Big East Challenge (2/17-19) ... went 1-for-6 with a run scored in two games played at the Snowbird Classic (3/2-4) ... batted .300 with a double, three runs scored and three RBI in three starts at the Chanticleer Classic (3/9-11) ... 2-for-3 with a double and a career-high three RBI vs. Eastern Michigan (3/27) ... 2-for-3 with one run scored in a start vs. Nebraska (4/15) ... went 3-for-7 with an RBI and a run scored at Big Ten Tournament (5/23-25).
Apple Valley H.S.: A four-year letterwinner at Apple Valley, Gretz was a two-time honorable mention all-state honoree and two-time team captain ... batted .322 with 19 RBI, 13 runs scored and a .459 on-base percentage as a senior ... named All-Lake Conference as a junior ... won two national championships in summer ball with the Ohio Warhawks ... a four-year letterwinner as goalie of the hockey team at Apple Valley.
Personal: Aaron is the son of Brian and Suzanne Gretz ... has two older brothers, Nick and Andy ... Nick played four years in the Colorado Rockies organization.
Ohio State Edged by Kansas State, 3-2