Baseball Buckeyes set to play five games during spring break March 10-15 in Fla.
- National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball (Feb. 19, 2018)
- Big Ten Player of the Week by 10innings.com (Feb. 27, 2018)
- OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017-18)
2018 (Senior Season)
Hitting .368 (75-for-204) with 45 runs scored, 19 doubles, one triple, nine home runs, 54 RBI, 33 walks and .603 slugging percentage in 53 starts … named National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball after leading the country in RBI through the opening weekend, hitting .400 (6-for-15) with a double, two home runs and three walks, while driving in 13 (2/16-18) … led the team with a .450 average (9-for-20) with three doubles, one home run, six RBI and one walk at Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge (2/22-25) … had a three-hit game with two doubles, RBI and two runs scored vs. No. 2 Oregon State (2/23) … had a career-high five-hit game with two runs scored, four RBI, one double and one home run vs. Utah (2/25) … hit .333 (3-for-9) with four run scored, one triple, one RBI and two walks at Cox Diamond Invitational (3/2-4) … hit .400 (10-for-25) over spring break with two doubles, two home runs, six RBI, five runs scored and two walks (3/9-14) … drove in four and had 15 total bases at Chanticleer Classic (3/9-11) … hit the walk-off RBI single in bottom of the tenth in series finale vs. Georgetown (3/25) … had three hits with two runs scored and two RBI vs. Toledo (3/28) … hit .462 (6-for-13) with four runs scored, three doubles, one home run and five RBI in series win over Nebraska (3/30-4/1) … batted .417 (5-for-12) with two runs scored, three doubles, one home run, three BRI and one walk in series at Iowa (4/7-8) … hit .500 (6-for-12) with a run scored, double, home run, three RBI and two walks in series win over No. 8 Indiana (4/20-22) … had the game-winning RBI double in the series finale vs. the Hoosiers (4/22) … scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth in the series finale vs. Minnesota (4/29) … 2-for-3 with a run scored, RBI and two walks at Ball State (5/2) … had a career-high three walks vs. Campbell (5/8) … batted .400 (4-for-1) with runs scored, one double, one home run, four RBI and four walks in series vs. Purdue (5/11-13) … homered in his final at-bat at Bill Davis Stadium (5/13) … hit .286 (4-for-14) in series at Michigan State (5/17-19).
2017 (Junior Season)
Batted .213 (28-for-131) with 37 starts in 39 appearances … made 17 starts at second base, nine in left field, five in right field and two at third base … made his Buckeye debut in season opener against Kansas State (2/17) … recorded a grand slam in victory over Delaware making him and teammate Brady Cherry the first duo to each hit a grand slam in the same game since 1994 (2/18) … had first multi-hit game as a Buckeye in win over No. 5 Oregon State, going 2-for-4 with a run scored and hit by pitch (2/24) … went 2-for-5 with a double in the win at Campbell (3/5) … hit a home run in the opening game at No. 24 FGCU (3/10) … went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI in win over Lehigh (3/14) … tied the program single-game record belting three home runs, driving a season-high five runs in game two Xavier (3/19) … had a 2-for-4 day at the plate with a triple, two hit by pitches and a run scored in win over Youngstown State (3/21)… went 2-for-3 at the plate with one triple, two walks and three runs scored vs. Purdue (3/31) … walked twice with a RBI and run scored vs. Kent State (4/6) … hit .300 (3-for-10) with two runs scored, two doubles, three RBI and three walks at PSU series (4/8-9) … made SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays of the Day with a diving grab in left field in home game vs. Cincinnati (4/11) … nine multi-hit games and three multi-RBI performances.
One of three new Buckeyes that was on the Highlander squad that finished fourth in the conference and claimed the Region V title in 2015 … named a NJCAA All-Academic Team … batted .393 with 43 runs scored, seven home runs and 38 RBI in 43 games in 2016 … scored 39 runs, while driving in 37 with five home runs in 2015 … second team all-conference in 2016.
Magnolia High School
Third team all-state selection playing for coach Dale Westmoreland … U.S. Army Scholar Athlete of the Year.
Noah is the son of Natasha and Dwayne McGowan … has one brother, Cole … sport industry major … would like to play professional baseball after graduation … father played football at Stanford University … grandfather played football and baseball at Texas Southern.
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