Forty-three student-athletes will be interning this summer
2016 (Redshirt Freshman Season): Five appearances off the bench for the Buckeyes … posted first career double, RBI and run scored in first collegiate at-bat in win vs. Hofstra (3/18) … also made two putouts in left field in the top of the ninth, including one catch off the new-padded wall vs. the Pride … had a walk vs. Cincinnati with one putout (4/19) … OSU Scholar-Athlete … Academic All-Big Ten.
2015 (Freshman Season): Redshirted the 2015 season.
Clear Fork H.S.: Four-year letterwinner … three-time All-Ohio Cardinal Conference honoree … three-time All-District … batted .460 his junior year to be named first-team all-district … named third team all-district in 2012, batting .411 … area leader in home runs to be named honorable mention all-district as a freshman … captain in 2014 … also lettered four years in basketball, being named a three-time all-league, three-time all-district, including a 2014 All-Ohio selection as a shooting guard captain, averaging 23 points per game … also lettered two seasons in football as a wide receiver.
Personal: Ridge is the son of Bart and Karla Winand … he has three siblings, Taylor, Bailey and Tanner.