April 16 - 22, 2013
Buckeyes improve to 25-13, 9-6 in Big Ten play
Teams will play the rubber game of the three-game set at 12:05 p.m. Sunday
Teams will play middle game at 3:05 p.m. tomorrow
Buckeyes are 23-12 on the season, 7-5 in Big Ten play
2014 (Junior Season): Finished first on the team with four triples with a .229 average, nine doubles, one home run, 29 runs scored, 25 walks and 21 RBI in 56 games started in right field ... went 5-for-13 with three RBI, three walks and two runs scored at UCF Tournament (2/21-23) ... 4-for-13 with a double, a home run, four RBI and two runs scored in Michigan State series (3/21-23) ... went 5-for-12 with two doubles, four runs scored and an RBI in Penn State series (4/11-13) ... 3-for-11 with a triple and three RBI in Murray State series (4/18-20) ... went 3-for-8 with a double, three walks and two runs scored in Iowa series (5/3-5) ... 3-for-10 with a double, two walks and a run scored in Michigan series (5/9-11) ... tied for fifth on the team with 10 multi-hit games ... recorded the teamâ?TMs longest reached base streak of 14 ... also collected eight assists in right field to lead the Buckeye outfield.
2013 (Sophomore Season): Finished second on the team with a .296 average with 13 doubles, five triples, four home runs, 42 runs scored and 33 RBI in 55 games including 54 starts in right field ... led or tied for the team lead in doubles, triples, home runs, runs scored, RBI, slugging percentage and on-base percentage ... 11-for-13 in stolen base attempts ... led the Big Ten with five triples ... led the Big Ten with three triples in conference play while finishing second with nine doubles, sixth with a .543 slugging percentage and tied for seventh with 50 total bases in Big Ten play ... led the team with 17 multi-hit games and eight multiple RBI games ... reached base in a career-high 16-consecutive games from April 9-May 5 ... 4-for-10 with a home run, four runs scored and two RBI at Snowbird Classic (2/15-17) ... 5-for-14 with a double, a home run, six RBI and four runs scored at Snowbird Classic (2/22-24) ... 4-for-10 with a triple, three runs scored and an RBI against Bryant (3/15-17) ... 6-for-13 with three doubles, five runs scored and an RBI vs. Michigan State (3/29-31) ... 5-for-13 with a double, a triple, two runs scored and an RBI at Nebraska (4/12-14) ... 4-for-11 with a double, a home run, three RBI and three runs scored vs. Illinois (4/19-21) ... 3-for-8 with a double, a triple, two runs scored and an RBI vs. Indiana (5/16-18).
2012 (Freshman Season): Appeared in 51 games, making 38 starts ... batted .266 with four doubles, two triples, 21 runs scored and 21 RBI ... appeared in two games, making one start, with one run scored in three at-bats at the Snowbird Classic (3/2-4) ... went 3-for-3 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored vs. Eastern Michigan (3/27) ... 4-for-8 with a double and one RBI against Minnesota (4/6-8) en route to Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors ... batted .400 with a triple, four runs scored and two RBI vs. Nebraska (4/13-15) ... 4-for-9 with two runs scored against Northwestern (5/5-6).
Kenston H.S.: Named Division II Player of the Year and first team All-Ohio as a senior ... a three-time team MVP and two-time Chagrin Valley Conference MVP ... four-year letterwinner ... batted .561 with 13 doubles, nine triples, 10 home runs, 21 stolen bases and 43 RBI as a senior ... Bombers won CVC in junior and senior seasons ... a second team All-Ohio running back on the football team ... lettered three years in football.
Personal: Patrick is the son of Pat and Karen Porter ... has one sister, Allison.
Ohio State Edged by Kansas State, 3-2