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- Listed as the Top 2018 Big Ten Prospect by D1baseball, Perfect Game and No. 3 by Baseball America
- Only Big Ten player listed in D1Baseball's 2018 Preseason Prospect Top 100 (No. 71)
- Preseason All-Conference by Perfect Game
- Noted as best fastball and best breaking ball in Baseball America Big Ten preview
- Third team preseason by 10innings.com (2018)
- Three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete (2016-18)
- Academic All-Big Ten (2017)
- CCBL All-Star (2017)
- Cape League Oustanding Relief Pitcher (2017)
2018 (Junior Season)
4-5 with 4.97 ERA in 14 starts with 76 strikeouts in 79.2 innings pitched … claimed first win of the year against Canisius, working five innings on four runs, six hits, three walks and six strikeouts (2/16) … received a no decision against No. 2 Oregon State, striking out six over six innings on four runs and six hits (2/23) … struck out five in five innings of work in no decision vs. No. 15 Southern Miss (3/3) … claimed second win of season in game one vs. CSUN, fanning a season-high nine to just one walk in 6.2 innings (3/18) … struck out four and allowed three runs, one earned, on four hits in 6.2 innings in a tough-luck loss vs. Georgetown (3/24) … struck out six over six innings on five hits, four runs, three earned and two walks in win over Nebraska (3/31) … fanned five over six scoreless innings, scattering five hits with three walks in fourth win of year at Penn State in game one of doubleheader (4/14) … had the longest outing of his career vs. No. 8 Indiana, tying his season-high with nine strikeouts over seven innings of work, scattering eight hits on one unearned run with two walks in a no decision (4/28).
2017 (Sophomore Season)
1-5 with a 6.32 ERA with 57 strikeouts in 62.2 innings pitched in seven starts and 10 relief appearances … made his 2017 debut vs. Pittsburgh, throwing 5.2 innings and allowed four runs, two earned, on six hits with four strikeouts and three walks in a loss (2/18) … pitched six innings at Campbell, allowing five runs on eight hits with five strikeouts in a no decision performance (3/5) … struck out seven in losses at No. 24 FGCU (3/11) and game one at Xavier (3/19) … came in out of the bullpen and threw three scoreless innings of relief work with two walks and two strikeouts to earn the victory in game two at Penn State (4/9) … tossed one scoreless frame of relief work vs. Eastern Michigan (4/12) … fanned seven in five innings of relief work at MSU (4/15) … allowed one run on two hits in one inning of relief with two strikeouts vs. No. 4 Texas Tech (5/3) … struck out the side in one inning of relief work vs. Bowling Green (5/9) … fanned three in 4.1 innings of relief at Iowa (5/14) … stuck out three in 1.2 innings of relief work vs. Indiana (5/18).
2016 (Freshman Season)
3-4 with a 4.06 ERA in 20 appearances, including 11 starts with 61 strikeouts to 30 walks … tossed five innings on six strikeouts in no decision at No. 19 Coastal (2/29) .. fanned four batters in 4.1 innings of work vs. Xavier (3/22) … threw a season-high 5.2 innings on five hits and one run at Ohio (3/29) ... tossed 4.1 innings on two hits, one run, one walk and five strikeouts in a no decision at Maryland (4/10) … threw three scoreless innings with a walk and strikeout in relief work vs. Rutgers (4/15) … pitched three scoreless innings with one hit and two strikeouts in eighth start of the year vs. Cincinnati (4/19) … threw four scoreless frames on two hits with four strikeouts and two walks to claim first collegiate save at Illinois (4/23) … pitched four scoreless innings on three hits with three punch outs and one walk to earn second save of season at Purdue in game two (4/29) … pitched 4.0 scoreless inning with four hits, four strikeouts and two walks against Iowa (5/8) … pitched two innings on one run, no walks and one strikeout vs. No. 19 Michigan (5/15) … had a scoreless innings of work with a strikeout vs. Eastern Michigan (5/17) … threw 1.1 shutout innings with two strikeouts at No. 24 Minnesota (5/20) ... left a runner on with a strikeout in one scoreless inning to force extra innings at No. 24 Minnesota (5/21) … came up big in the B1G tournament elimination game vs. Michigan, striking out a career-high 10 batters on six hits, two runs, one earned and three walks in 6.1 innings to earn his third win of the season … became first Buckeye to strike out 10 batters in a game this year vs. Wolverines … allowed just two earned runs in 24.1 innings out of the bullpen … OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Walsh Jesuit H.S.
Drafted by Toronto Blue Jays in 25th round of 2015 MLB draft … 2015 Gatorade State Baseball Player of the Year … first team All-District selection in 2014 and was named Walsh Jesuit Pitcher of the Year three times (2013-15) … led the Warriors to a 25-3 record as a senior … at the time of his MLB draft, owned a 7-1 record with a 1.28 ERA and 52 strikeouts in 43.2 innings pitched … earned underclass high school honorable mention laurels by Perfect Game and was named a Top 10 Ohio Player on Prep Baseball Report all four years … Top 100 High School Pitcher by Perfect Game and was recognized as a top prospect in 2013 by Louisville Slugger … went 6-0 with a 1.45 ERA and 48 strikeouts in 38 innings pitched in 2013, while posting a 5-2 mark with an 0.88 ERA in 2012 … played high school baseball for head coach Chris Kaczmar … played summer ball for Ohio Elite and head coach Chris Valentine.
Son of Laura and Derek Feltner … communication major.
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