Teams will play middle game at 3:05 p.m. tomorrow
Buckeyes are 23-12 on the season, 7-5 in Big Ten play
April 9-15. 2013
Buckeyes are 23-11 overall, 7-5 in Big Ten play
Brad Hallberg and Ryan Cypret each go deep for OSU
2012 (Sophomore): Posted a team-best 2.66 ERA in a team-high 101.1 innings pitched ... went 6-2 a team-high 63 strikeouts and a save over 16 appearances (13 starts) ... named first team All-Big Ten ... finished tied for fourth in the conference in innings pitched and sixth in earned-run average ... ranked 17th nationally with 1.15 walks allowed per nine innings ... pitched at least 7.0 innings and allowed two earned runs or less in 10 of his 13 starts ... allowed one earned run over 4.0 innings while striking out three against USF (2/17) ... struck out five without walking a batter over 4.0 innings to earn first career save at Georgia Tech (2/25) ... allowed one earned run while scattering six hits and striking out six over 7.0 innings against Michigan in first career start (3/2) ... allowed one earned run while striking out seven in 7.1 innings pitched at Coastal Carolina (3/10) ... allowed two earned runs over 7.0 innings while striking out four in no-decision against Austin Peay (3/16) ... earned his first shutout of the season, scattering five hits and striking out a pair at Michigan State (4/4) ... allowed one earned run while striking out eight over 8.0 innings pitched in win vs. Minnesota (4/6) ... struck out five and allowed two earned runs against Nebraska in second complete game of the season (4/13) ... allowed one earned run while striking out five over 8.0 innings to earn win at Penn State (4/27) ... struck out three and allowed one earned run over 8.0 innings pitched against Northwestern (5/5) ... struck out a pair and allowed one earned run over 7.0 innings pitched against Seattle (5/11) ... an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Cactus Shadows H.S./Chandler-Gilbert CC: Three-year letterwinner in baseball ... Desert Sky Conference Pitcher of the Year ... honorable mention all-state ... named team captain and most valuable player ... appeared in nine games as a freshman at Chandler-Gilbert, going 3-2 with a 1.62 ERA in 50.0 innings pitched.
Personal: Jaron is the son of Kevin and Marcey Long ... has an older sister, Britney, and older brother, Trace ... father is hitting coach for the New York Yankees.