Big Ten Conference awards $7,500 scholarships to 29 student-athletes
Winners will be revealed during annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner April 13
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
Ryan Cypret and Kirby Pellant each tally two hits for the Buckeyes
2013 (Junior): Hit .215 with nine doubles, a triple, two home runs, 24 RBI and 20 runs scored in 57 starts (43 in left field and 14 in center) ... 10-for-15 in stolen base attempts ... notched seven multi-hit games and six multiple RBI games ... 5-for-14 with three doubles, five RBI, three runs scored and three stolen bases at Snowbird Classic (2/22-24) ... 4-for-12 with two doubles, three runs scored and an RBI at Stetson Tournament (3/1-3) ... 4-for-11 with a double, a triple, five RBI and two runs scored at Purdue (3/22-23) ... 3-for-5 with two RBI vs. Georgia Tech (5/7-8) ... Academic All-Big Ten and an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2012 (Sophomore): Started 57 games in centerfield ... batted .280 with four doubles, a triple, two home runs, 32 runs scored and 23 RBI ... led the Big Ten with 44 walks ... 10-game hitting streak from 4/22-5/11 ... reached base in the final 19 games of the season ... 5-for-12 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored at Georgia Tech (2/24-26) ... 2-for-10 with five runs scored and two RBI at the Chanticleer Classic (3/9-11) ... 4-for-12 with three runs scored against Purdue (3/23-25) ... 5-for-12 with two runs scored and one RBI against Northwestern (5/5-6) ... 4-for-12 with a run scored against Seattle (5/11-13) ... 5-for-12 with a double, a run scored and two RBI at Indiana (5/17-19) ... Academic All-Big Ten and an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2011 (Freshman): Started 47 games, 46 in center field and one as the Buckeyes' designated hitter ... batted .278 with three doubles, two triples, 32 runs scored and 21 RBI ... second on the team with six stolen bases ... named to Big Ten All-Freshman team ... 17-for-50 (.340) with runners in scoring position ... 13 multi-hit games ... 2-for-4 with a run scored vs. Xavier (2/29) ... 6-for-13 with three runs scored and two RBI at Indiana (4/8-10) ... 7-for-13 with a double, triple, four runs scored and four RBI vs. Michigan State (4/15-17) ... recorded three hits, including a double and a triple, in series at Illinois (5/6-8) ... 4-for-11 with three runs scored vs. Iowa (5/13-15) ... 4-for-12 with four RBI and a run scored in Big Ten tournament (5/25-27) ... named an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Mayfield H.S.: Tim was a four-year starter at Mayfield ... named Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division Player of the Year ... he batted .553 with 52 hits, 22 doubles, 41 runs batted in and 24 stolen bases for the 2010 regional finalists and was named honorable mention all-state by the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association ... ranked as the No. 16 player in the state as a senior by The Buckeye Scout ... set the school record with 28 stolen bases and six triples as a junior when he hit .412 with three home runs and 26 RBI ... a standout football player as well, Wetzel was first team All-Ohio as a junior and third team All-Ohio as a senior ... named News Herald Player of the Year in football as a senior.
Personal: Tim is the son of Renee and Ted Wetzel ... he has one sister, Christina, and one brother, Rob, both of whom are Ohio State students.
Ohio State Edged by Kansas State, 3-2