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Dean Wolosiansky

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Uniontown, Ohio

High School:
Green

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 225

Position:
RHP

Dean Wolosiansky

Ohio State Overview: Dean will co-captain the team this year after having been chosen by vote of his teammates ... a three-year starting pitcher, Dean brings experience to the staff with 51 appearances, 41 starts (including 23 Big Ten games and two post-season starts), 258.0 innings pitched and 22 career victories ... he is an impressive 15-6 in Big Ten games ... he is tied for 16th all-time at Ohio State in wins ... also ranks 13th in innings pitched ... Dean is a terrific student, as well ... he was named to the inaugural Big Ten Conference Distinguished Scholar list for having a grade point average of at least 3.70 for the entire academic calendar, and he is a two-time OSU Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2010 (Junior): Dean started a team-high 14 games - the second consecutive year he led or tied for the team lead in starts - and he played in 18 games ... logged a personal career-high 95.1 innings while also striking out a career-high 67 ... posted a 4-8 record and a 5.76 earned run average ... pitched at least 7.0 innings in five of his starts and went 5.0 or more innings in 11 of his 18 appearances ... picked up first career save with a four-pitch stint vs. Bucknell ... pitched a career-high 9.1 innings vs. Rollins, striking out six with one walk ... picked up win vs. Minnesota with 8.0 innings of work ... beat Notre Dame with 6.0 solid innings ... also earned victories in Big Ten contests vs. Northwestern and Indiana ... after the season he was selected to be on the search committee for Ohio State's new baseball coach, one of two Buckeyes so chosen.

2009 (Sophomore): Appeared in 19 games, making 16 starts ... named second-team All-Big Ten Conference ... second on the team and third in the Big Ten with 11 wins ... posted a 6.04 ERA in 92.1 innings pitched ... 7-0 with a 4.10 ERA in Big Ten play ... tied career high with eight strikeouts over seven innings to earn the win against North Dakota State ... struck out six over seven innings to pick up the win at Penn State ... threw three innings to earn the win in relief against Xavier ... pitched five innings without allowing an earned run at Purdue ... tossed a scoreless inning in relief, striking out a pair against Akron ... picked up his 11th win, pitching seven innings and striking out five against Iowa.

2008 (Freshman): Posted a 7-4 overall record, 5-2 mark against the Big Ten and a 4.22 earned run average and was named a Freshman All-American by Louisville Slugger ... a second-team all-Big Ten pick, Dean ranked in a tie for fifth in the Big Ten for wins and a tie for sixth in fewest earned runs allowed (33) ... led the Ohio State staff in ERA, wins, starts and complete games (three) ... complete game wins over Minnesota and Northwestern ... lasted only 4.2 innings in second-shortest outing of his 11 starts vs. Michigan State, but picked up the win on a cold, blustery by allowing just two earned runs in 5-4 win ... pitched 5.2 innings to get win over Purdue ... pitched 6.2 superb innings and allowed just two earned runs to pick up a 3-2 win over Michigan on the road, his fifth consecutive win and all against Big Ten teams ... lasted at least 5.0 innings in nine of his 11 starts.

2007 (Redshirt): Did not play in any games as a true freshman.

Green H.S.: Earned all-league and all-district honors ... was 6-1 as a senior and 12-3 in his career ... earned two letters in baseball and also earned letters in football, soccer and basketball ... was captain of the soccer team and earned all-league and all-district honors ... was the goalie for the Ohio team that participated in the Olympic Development Program and advanced to the national semifinals ... was a four-year scholar athlete ... named an Akron Aeros George Shisler Scholar, based on leadership and athletics and received the Sherrod Brown Congressional Leadership Award, based on character, academics and leadership ... also won the Daimler Chrysler Youth Leadership Award ... member of the National Honor Society and was active on student council ... founded "Seniors for Seniors," an organization that paired high school seniors with senior citizens of the community who need assistance.

Personal: Dean is the son of Walt and Sara Wolosiansky ... has one brother, Cliff, and one sister, Jill ... sister played volleyball at Eastern Michigan and attends Ohio State's School of Law ... grandfather, Glen Swigart, played football at Miami University... dad played volleyball at the City University of New York ... pursuing a minor in surveying ... enjoys fishing, sand volleyball and volunteering.

2009 (Sophomore): Appeared in 19 games, making 16 starts ... named second-team All-Big Ten Conference and Academic All-Big Ten ... second on the team and third in the Big Ten with 11 wins ... posted a 6.04 ERA in 92.1 innings pitched ... 7-0 with a 4.10 ERA in Big Ten play ... tied career high with eight strikeouts over seven innings to earn the win against North Dakota State ... struck out six over seven innings to pick up the win at Penn State ... threw three innings to earn the win in relief against Xavier ... pitched five innings without allowing an earned run at Purdue ... tossed a scoreless inning in relief, striking out a pair against Akron ... picked up his 11th win, pitching seven innings and striking out five against Iowa ... an OSU Scholar-Athlete.

2008 (Freshman): Posted a 7-4 overall record, 5-2 mark against the Big Ten and a 4.22 earned run average and was named a Freshman All-American by Louisville Slugger ... a second-team all-Big Ten pick, Dean ranked in a tie for fifth in the Big Ten for wins and a tie for sixth in fewest earned runs allowed (33) ... led the Ohio State staff in ERA, wins, starts and complete games (three) ... complete game wins over Minnesota and Northwestern ... lasted only 4.2 innings in second-shortest outing of his 11 starts vs. Michigan State, but picked up the win on a cold, blustery by allowing just two earned runs in 5-4 win ... pitched 5.2 innings to get win over Purdue ... pitched 6.2 superb innings and allowed just two earned runs to pick up a 3-2 win over Michigan on the road, his fifth consecutive win and all against Big Ten teams ... lasted at least 5.0 innings in nine of his 11 starts.

2007 (Redshirt): Did not play in any games as a true freshman.

Green H.S.: Earned all-league and all-district honors ... was 6-1 as a senior and 12-3 in his career ... earned two letters in baseball and also earned letters in football, soccer and basketball ... was captain of the soccer team and earned all-league and all-district honors ... was the goalie for the Ohio team that participated in the Olympic Development Program and advanced to the national semifinals ... was a four-year scholar athlete ... named an Akron Aeros George Shisler Scholar, based on leadership and athletics and received the Sherrod Brown Congressional Leadership Award, based on character, academics and leadership ... also won the Daimler Chrysler Youth Leadership Award ... member of the National Honor Society and was active on student council ... founded "Seniors for Seniors," an organization that paired high school seniors with senior citizens of the community who need assistance.

Personal: Dean is the son of Walt and Sara Wolosiansky ... has one brother, Cliff, and one sister, Jill ... sister played volleyball at Eastern Michigan and will attend law school this year ... grandfather, Glen Swigart, played football at Miami University... dad played volleyball at the City University of New York ... pursuing a minor in surveying ... enjoys fishing, sand volleyball and volunteering.

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