Baseball Buckeyes set to play five games during spring break March 10-15 in Fla.
- OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017)
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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