Script Ohio, 50th Anniversary Celebration highlight series
Series kicks off 18-consecutive conference games for the Buckeyes
Teams set to meet Saturday and Sunday in VCA
Added to the Ohio State men's hockey roster in November 2013 as a goaltender ... two-year letterwinner on the Ohio State baseball team as a catcher and will return to the team for the 2014 campaign ... four-year hockey letterwinner as a goalie at Apple Valley High School in Minnesota and played in the state high school tournament as a junior.
2013 (Sophomore): Batted .253 with seven doubles, 20 runs scored and 17 RBI in 51 games, including 43 starts ... started 30 games behind the plate and 13 as designated hitter ... tied for second on the team with 24 walks ... tallied eight multi-hit games and five multi-RBI contests ... went 3-for-8 with two RBI at the Snowbird Classic (2/15-17) ... 5-for-10 with three doubles, six runs scored, three RBI and four walks at Snowbird Classic (2/22-24) ... Big Ten Player of the Week (2/25) ... 4-for-12 with a double, an RBI and three walks at Stetson Tournament (3/1-3) ... 3-for-8 in series vs. Oregon (5/11-12) ... 3-for-5 in series vs. Indiana (5/16-18) ... tied career high with three hits vs. Indiana (5/17).
2012 (Freshman): Played in 33 games, making 29 starts behind the plate ... batted .253 with three doubles, 15 RBI and 11 runs scored ... reached base at a .384 clip ... recorded first collegiate hit against Seton Hall at Big Ten/Big East Challenge (2/17-19) ... went 1-for-6 with a run scored in two games played at the Snowbird Classic (3/2-4) ... batted .300 with a double, three runs scored and three RBI in three starts at the Chanticleer Classic (3/9-11) ... 2-for-3 with a double and a career-high three RBI vs. Eastern Michigan (3/27) ... 2-for-3 with one run scored in a start vs. Nebraska (4/15) ... went 3-for-7 with an RBI and a run scored at Big Ten Tournament (5/23-25).
Apple Valley H.S.: A four-year letterwinner at Apple Valley, Gretz was a two-time honorable mention all-state honoree and two-time team captain ... batted .322 with 19 RBI, 13 runs scored and a .459 on-base percentage as a senior ... named All-Lake Conference as a junior ... won two national championships in summer ball with the Ohio Warhawks ... a four-year letterwinner as goalie of the hockey team at Apple Valley ... played in 27 games as a senior in 2010-11, with a 2.28 goals-against average and .900 save percentage with five shutouts; 1.34 gaa and .935 sv% in three postseason games, with a 2-1 ledger ... as a junior in 2009-10, posted a 2.32 gaa and .909 save sv% in 27 games, with 21 games played in the regular season; 1.64 gaa and .939 sv% in six postseason outings as squad advanced to the state tournament.
Personal: Aaron is the son of Brian and Suzanne Gretz ... has two older brothers, Nick and Andy ... Nick played four years in the Colorado Rockies organization.