2016 (Senior Season): 1-0 with a 2.37 ERA in 30.1 innings of work in 32 relief appearances … has struck out a season-high 38 batters to nine walks for a 4.2 strikeout-to-walk ratio … posted a career-high five strikeouts in 2.1 innings vs. Pitt (2/20) … has collected at least one punch out in the last seven outings … struck out a combined five hitters in 2.2 innings of work at UNLV series (3/11-15) … struck out three batters in 1.1 innings of work at Ohio (3/29) ... had two strikeouts over 1.1 innings in Morehead State series (4/12-13) … tossed 0.2 scoreless inning with a walk and strikeout vs. Rutgers (4/17) … threw a combined 1.2 innings of relief work in two appearances at Illinois with one strikeout (4/22-24) … tossed 1.2 scoreless innings in Purdue series (4/29-5/1) … threw a scoreless frame with two strikeouts in game two vs. UAB (5/4) … tossed a season-high 2.1 innings on two hits, two walks and a strikeout vs. Iowa (5/8) … had one strikeout in 0.2 innings vs. No. 16 FAU (5/11) … didn’t allow an earned run for 10-consecutive innings from 4/12-5/13 … struck out one in 0.2 innings vs. No. 19 Michigan (5/15) … collected his first win of the year and second victory in his OSU career in 2.0 shutout innings with one strikeout at No. 24 Minnesota (5/19) … pitched 1.2 scoreless innings on one hit with a strikeout in series finale win at No. 24 Minnesota (5/21) … threw 1.1 allowing no runs or hits with two strikeouts and one walk in B1G Tournament vs. Michigan (5/25) … received his degree in construction management.
2015 (Redshirt Junior Season): 1-1 with a 4.40 ERA in 19 appearances out of the bullpen … allowed seven earned runs with 15 strikeouts in 14.1 innings of work … tossed a scoreless frame with two strikeouts in win over MSU (3/21) threw 0.1 scoreless innings vs. Louisville (4/14) … collected first career win after two innings of scoreless relief vs. Morehead State (4/21) … tossed a scoreless inning with one strikeout vs. Illinois (5/2).
2014 (Redshirt Sophomore Season): 0-1 with a 7.11 ERA in nine appearances over 12.2 innings of work out of the bullpen ... allowed no runs in first three appearances vs. Indiana State (2/15), Oklahoma (2/23) and Oregon (3/9) ... threw one scoreless inning vs. Louisville (4/30) ... 2014 letterwinner.
2013 (Sophomore Season): Redshirted his sophomore season.
St. Ignatius H.S./OSU Mansfield: Played a season at Ohio State-Mansfield after lettering two years at St. Ignatius ... Ohio Valley Regional Campus Player of the Year in 2012 ... team captain as a senior at St. Ignatius ... Cuyahoga River Conference honorable mention as a junior and senior.
Personal: Michael is the son of Gary and Kathleen Horejsei ... has three sisters, Sarah, Marisa and Rebecca.
Summer Ball Buckeyes 2016
Dawson Claims Another All-American Honor