May 22, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State sophomore Jaron Long garnered first team All-Big Ten honors, the conference office announced Tuesday. In addition, senior outfielder David Corna was named the Buckeyes’ sportsmanship award honoree.
Long ranks third in the Big Ten with a 2.29 ERA and second with 98.1 innings pitched. The right-hander has struck out 61 and allowed opponents to hit .264 while allowing just 12 walks. The Scottsdale, Ariz., native has gone at least 7.0 innings and allowed two earned runs or less in 10 of his 12 starts.
Corna is a four-year letterwinner, four-time OSU Scholar-Athlete and three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection. He has started 98 career games with 62 RBI and 61 runs scored.
The Buckeyes open Big Ten Tournament play at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday at Huntington Park in Columbus. Every game of the tournament will be televised live on Big Ten Network.
Ohio State Edged by Kansas State, 3-2