Cypret, Fathalikhani and McKinney Named 2013 Captains
David Fathalikhani

Nov. 8, 2012

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Seniors Ryan Cypret, David Fathalikhani and Brett McKinney have been named captains of the 2013 Ohio State baseball team, head coach Greg Beals announced Thursday.

“These three guys were voted on by their teammates and I couldn’t agree more,” Beals said. “They all three represent Buckeye Nation the right way and will help lead this team on a championship mission this spring.”              

Cypret, a second baseman from Powell, Ohio, has appeared in 138 career games, batting. 275 with 21 doubles and five home runs. Cypret has scored 93 runs and driven in 70 more.

Fathalikhani, from Vienna, Va., has made 57 appearances out of the bullpen over the last two seasons after making the transition to the mound from catcher. The right-hander has gone 3-3 with a 3.46 earned-run average.

McKinney, from Hamilton, Ohio, has made 51 career appearances, starting 33 contests. The right-hander has picked up 11 wins while striking out 143 over 194.2 career innings.

The Buckeyes open the 2013 campaign against Mercer Feb. 15 in Sarasota, Fla.