Brady Cherry


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • B/T R/R
  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 210
  • Hometown Pendleton, Ind.
  • Last School Lapel

Career Honors

  • Second Team All-Big Ten (2019)
  • Big Ten All-Tournament Team (2019)
  • Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Feb. 29, 2016)
  • Four-time OSU Scholar-Athlete (2016-19)
  • Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2017-19)
  • Ranks ninth all-time in career doubles (47) and 13th all-time in career homers (28) in the OSU record book

2019 (Senior Season)

  • Batted .314 average (82-for-261) with 47 runs, 16 doubles, one triple, 16 homers, 52 RBI and 30 walks in 63 starts at left field
  • Also has made four appearances on the mound in relief
  • Led the team with 52 RBI and 14 multi-RBI games
  • 24 multi-hit games
  • Hit .364 at Snowbird Classic with two doubles and one homer (2/15-17)
  • Went 3-for-3 with a home run, walk and two runs scored at FGCU (2/18)
  • Hit .273 with two runs, one homer and three RBI at Kleberg Bank Classic (2/22-24)
  • .389 (7-for-18) with two doubles, one homer and five RBI in four games in South Carolina trip (3/9-12)
  • Continued to swing a hot bat with a .462 average (6-for-13) with a pair of doubles and RBI in Lipscomb series (3/15-17)
  • 3-for-5 with two runs scored, two RBI and two doubles vs. NKU (3/19)
  • .429 (6-for-14) with four runs scored, one double, two homers, five RBI and one walk in series vs. Hawai’i (3/21-24)
  • Had a double, run scored and two walks vs. Toledo (3/27)
  • Pair of homers and four RBI at Rutgers series (3/29-30)
  • Homered in a 1-for-5 game with two RBI vs. Xavier (4/16)
  • Hit .300 in Penn State series with a double and homer (4/10-11)
  • Batted .429 (6-for-14) with four runs scored, two homers, six RBI and a walk in series at Purdue (5/16-18)
  • Helped Buckeyes to Big Ten Tournament title after hitting .350 (7-for-20) with a double, homer, four RBI and two walks (5/22-26)
  • Hit .429 (6-for-14) with three runs scored, one homer, three RBI and two walks at Nashville Regional (5/31-6/2)

2018 (Junior Season)

  • Batted .226 (36-for-159) with 11 doubles, one triple, three home runs and 28 RBI in 41 starts with 10 doubles, 23 RBI and 18 walks in 34 starts
  • Hit .294 (5-for-17) with two doubles and four RBI at Snowbird Classic (2/16-18)
  • Batted .333 (3-for-9) with a double, home run and three RBI at Cox Diamond Invitational (3/2-3/4)
  • Drove in three runs on first homer of the year in win over Nicholls State (3/2)
  • Hit .278 (5-for-18) at Chanticleer Classic with three runs scored, one RBI and one walk (3/16-18)
  • Led the team with a .545 average (6-for-11) with three doubles, one triple and four RBI in series vs. Georgetown (3/23-25)
  • Tied his career high with three runs scored vs. Toledo (3/28) … hit .300 (3-for-10) with a run scored, double, home run and two RBI in series at Penn State (4/13-14)
  • Drove in two runs on a double in the win at Illinois (5/4)
  • Seven multi-hit games and six multi-RBI contests

2017 (Sophomore Season)

  • Batted .260 (52-for-200) in 55 appearances, including 53 starts with 23 runs scored, 14 doubles, two triples, four home runs, 26 RBI and 22 walks
  • Made 47 starts at third base
  • Batted .341 (31-for-91) in Big Ten games with 15 runs scored, nine doubles, two triples, one home run and 17 RBI
    Started the season with a grand slam vs. Delaware in the Sunshine State Classic Series (2/18) and along with teammate Noah McGowan became the first duo to each hit a grand slam in the same game since 1994 … tied his career high with three hits vs. Delaware (2/18)
  • Batted .357 (5-for-14) with a double, home run and four RBI in Sunshine State Classic Series (2/17-19)
  • Went 2-for-4 with a run scored, home run and two RBI in win over No. 5 Oregon State (2/24)
  • Batted .375 (3-for-8) with a run scored at Snowbird Classic (3/14-15)
  • Went 4-for-9 with two runs scored and two doubles in the Minnesota series (3/24-25)
  • Batted .273 (3-for-11) in the Purdue series with one run scored and one RBI (3/31-4/2)
  • Hit .333 (4-for-12) with a double, triple, four runs scored and five RBI during PSU series (4/8-9)
  • Had the go-ahead two-run triple in top of the ninth in game one of a doubleheader at Penn State (4/9)
  • Knocked a solo home run in loss vs. Cincinnati (4/11) … batted .333 (4-for-12) with two runs scored, double, home run, two RBI and two walks in series at Michigan State (4/14-16)
  • Batted . 545 (6-for-11) with a double, triple, five RBI and walk in series vs. Nebraska (4/28-30)
  • Had a career-high four-hit day in series finale vs. Huskers (4/30)
  • 1-for-4 with a double and walk vs. No. 4 Texas Tech (5/3)
  • Hit .333 (4-for-12) with one run scored, one double and two RBI in series at Iowa (5/12-14)
  • Hit .385 (5-for-13) with three doubles, two RBI and one walk in final series vs. Indiana (May 18-20)
  • Nine multi-RBI games and 15 multi-RBI performances
  • Finished the season on a seven-game reached base streak and three-game hit streak

2016 (Freshman Season)

  • Batted .218 (27-for-121) in 40 appearances, including 35 starts with 17 runs scored, five doubles, two triples, five home runs, 23 RBI and a .421 slugging percentage
  • Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Feb. 29) after batting .667 (4-for-6) with two runs scored, two home runs, three RBI, 10 total bases and to walks at Coastal Carolina Tournament (2/27-2/29)
  • Claimed first career hit, RBI and double in 6-6 draw vs. Toledo (2/21)
  • Went 3-for-4 with two runs scored, two home runs and three RBI in 6-4 win at No. 19 Coastal (2/27)
  • Had a 3-for-5 performance with two runs scored, four RBI, triple and walk at UNLV (3/12)
  • Knocked third home run of the year in a 2-for-4 day at UNLV (3/13)
  • Helped the Buckeyes with a game-tying triple in comeback win vs. Hofstra (3/20)
  • Posted first career grand slam and season-high five RBI in comeback win over Xavier (3/22)
  • Went 3-for-7 with four runs scored, and two RBI vs. Bethune-Cookman (4/1 – 4/3)
  • Recorded two RBI on fifth home run of the season at Kent State (4/5)
  • Went 2-for-4 with a run scored in game two vs. Rutgers (4/16)
  • Went 1-for-3 with a double and run scored vs. No. 19 Michigan (5/13)
  • Seven multi-hit games and four multi-RBI performances in 2016

Lapel H.S.

  • 2014 and 2015 All-State selection after earning All-County for three years and County MVP
  • Named Herald Bulletin Player of the Year twice in his high school career
  • Batted .478 with six home runs at the plate in 2014
  • Played high school baseball for head coach Dustin Glant
  • Played summer ball for the Indiana Bulls and head coach Dan Held

Personal Info

  • Son of Dana and Hugh Cherry
  • Graduated in spring of 2019 with a degree in sport industry
  • Loves to watch college football and college basketball
  • Lists greatest sports thrill as sectional champions his senior year
  • 2015 John Wilson Award Winner