Brett McKinney picks up the win with five shutout innings
March 26 - April 1, 2013
Troy Kuhn goes 3-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored
Pat Porter goes 2-for-4 with a run scored
Teams will play the rubber game of the three-game set at 1:05 p.m. Sunday
2012 (Sophomore): Played in 55 games, making 43 starts, 31 as designated hitter ... finished fifth on the team with 27 RBI ... posted a .279 batting average with a .368 on-base percentage ... tallied 46 hits, 28 runs scored and seven doubles ... stole 11 bases ... third on the team with 14 multi-hit games and seven multiple RBI contests ... went 6-for-12 with three RBI and three runs scored at Big Ten/Big East Challenge (2/17-19) ... went 4-for-11 with a double and two RBI at the Snowbird Classic (3/2-4) ... tallied a double, three RBI and two runs scored in two starts at the Chanticleer Classic (3/9-11) ... 4-for-10 with three RBI and a run scored against Purdue (3/23-25) ... 4-for-11 with a double, two RBI and three runs scored at Illinois (4/20-22) ... hit .300 in three starts at Indiana ... Academic All-Big Ten and an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2011 (Redshirt): Sat out the 2011 season after transferring from Duke.
Penn H.S./Duke: Mike, a three-year starter at Penn High School, was named first team All-Indiana and first team All-Northern Indiana Conference his junior and senior seasons ... he batted over .500 and combined for over 70 stolen bases his last two years at Penn ... was named MVP of the "South Bend Tribune" Dream Team ... also lettered three years in football and was selected to the Indiana Football Coaches Association's Top 50 ... Mike transferred to Ohio State in Summer 2010 after playing for Duke University as a freshman in 2009-10, starting 27 games ... he hit .258 with a couple of triples, 13 runs scored and nine runs batted in for the 29-27 Blue Devils.
Personal: Mike is the son of Pat and Monica Carroll, and he has two brothers, Jon and Nick.
Buckeyes Drop Series Opener vs. Indiana