Joe Gahm


Player profile

  • Year RS-Senior
  • B/T R/R
  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 220
  • Hometown Richfield, Wis.
  • High School Germantown
  • Last School Chattahoochee Valley CC

Career Highlights

  • Ranked as the No. 30 prospect in the Big Ten in the 2019 draft by Perfect Game (2019)

2020 (Senior Season)

  • Led the Big Ten with nine appearances, posting a 4.70 ERA with six strikeouts in 7.2 innings pitched
  • Did not allow an earned run over his first five appearances vs. Saint Joseph’s (2/14), Indiana State (2/16), Georgia Tech (2/22-23) and Lipscomb (2/28-29)
  • Tossed a scoreless inning against Fairfield (3/8)

2019 (Junior Season)

  • 1-0 in 18 appearances out of the bullpen with one save in 19.0 innings of work
  • 21 strikeouts and 11 walks
  • Made OSU debut in 1.1 innings of relief work with one walk and one strikeout at Bethune-Cookman (3/3)
  • Tallied first career save with a strikeout to leave the bases loaded to help the Buckeyes claim the series win over Lipscomb (3/17)
  • Fanned three in a scoreless inning vs. Hawai’i (3/24)
  • Tossed a scoreless inning with two strikeouts vs. Cincinnati (4/3)
  • Fanned three in 2.1 innings of relief on three hits, two runs, one earned vs. No. 24 Michigan (4/13)
  • Claimed first collegiate win vs. Wright State after throwing one scoreless inning of relief with two strikeouts and one walk (5/8)
  • Worked 2.2 scoreless innings of relief on one hit with two walks and one strikeout at Youngstown State (5/14)
  • Made one appearance during B1G Tournament vs. Minnesota (5/25)
  • Tossed one scoreless inning of relief at NCAA Regional in Nashville vs. Indiana State (6/2)

Prior to Ohio State

  • Made 19 appearances at Chattahoochee Valley Community College in 2018
  • 1-0 with four saves and 2.59 ERA with 36 strikeouts in 24.1 innings of work
  • Made on relief appearance during freshman year at Auburn

Germantown H.S.

  • 2016 Perfect Game Central Region honorable mention
  • 2015 underclass All-American honorable mention
  • Ranked No. 29 player in Wisconsin by Perfect Game
  • Ranked No. 24 in Wisconsin by Prep Baseball Report
  • Played for coach RJ Fergus and Hitters Baseball Academy travel program
  • Posted a 7-0 record as a senior at Germantown with a 1.32 ERA
  • Pitched 52.1 innings


  • Son of Kerry and Diana Gahm
  • Has three siblings: Olivia, Kaylee and Maria
  • Human Development & Family Sciences