#39

Conner Pohl

INF

Player profile

  • Year RS-Senior
  • Height 6-5
  • Weight 235
  • B/T L/R
  • Hometown Arcanum, Ohio
  • Last School Arcanum

Career Highlights

  • All-Big Ten Second-Team (2021)
  • Named Team Captain for the 2021 season
  • Third Team All-Big Ten (2018)
  • NCAA Nashville Regional All-Tournament Team (2019)
  • Preseason All-Big Ten honoree by Perfect Game (2019)
  • Ranked as the No. 18 prospect in the Big Ten in the 2019 draft by Perfect Game (2019)

2021 (Senior)

  • Led the team with a career-high 13 home runs which were also third-best in the conference
  • Topped the team with 36 runs batted in and 20 walks
  • Slugged .580 which was eighth in the Big Ten
  • Started and played in all 42 games at first base
  • Reached base in all but four games and had a hit in 31 of the 42 games
  • Slugged a home run in all but two of the series
  • Had streaks of 16 games with a hit and 26 games reaching base, both were career-longs
  • Collected three hits and three RBI to go along with a home run vs. Illinois (March 6) on opening weekend
  • Had back-to-back two-hit games in the first two games of the series at rival Michigan (April 9-10)
  • Had seven hits and 10 RBI in a four-game series with Purdue
  • Collected 11 hits in a six-game stretch in late April and early May, which included a career-high three runs scored vs. Michigan State (May 14)

2020 (Senior)

  • Started 13 games, including eight at first base, four in the outfield and one at second base
  • Batted .245 (12-for-49) with four doubles, a home run, eight runs scored and seven RBI
  • Tied for the team lead in doubles and HBP (three) while sitting second on the team with 19 total bases
  • Drove in four while going 2-for-5 with a double, a walk and a run scored vs. Indiana State (2/16)
  • Went 2-for-5 with a home run, a walk, three RBI and a run scored against Harvard (3/7)
  • Doubled and scored a run at North Florida (3/10)

2019 (Junior)

  • Started in 62 games at first base
  • Batted .264 (62-for-235) with 39 runs scored, seven doubles, seven homers and 45 RBI
  • 16 multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI contests
  • Batted .310 in the postseason with two homers, one double and six RBI
  • Hit .300 with one double, four RBI and one walk at Snowbird Classic (2/15-17)
  • Led the Scarlet and Gray at the dish during the four games in South Carolina trip with a .500 average (.8-for-16) with two doubles and three RBI (3/9-12)
  • Reached base safely six times at Furman, tying his career high with four hits (3/11)
  • Led the Buckeyes with a .600 average (6-for-10) with a homer, five RBI, two walks and .692 on-base percentage in Lipscomb series (3/15-17)
  • 3-for-4 with two runs scored, two doubles, one RBI and one walk vs. Northern Kentucky (3/19)
  • Had the game-tying base-hit in the top of the ninth at Ohio (4/9)
  • Hit .444 (4-for-9) with three runs scored, three RBI and three walks in series vs. No. 24 Michigan (4/12-13)
  • 2-for-4 with two runs scored, two RBI and one walk vs. Xavier (4/16)
  • Homered in a 2-for-3 game with two runs scored, two RBI and one walk (5/8)
  • Knocked first career grand slam in the win at Youngstown State in a three-hit game with one walk (5/14)
  • Hit .267 (4-for-15) with tow runs scored, two homers and four RBI in series at Purdue (5/16-18)
  • Had a multi-homer game with four RBI in series finale at Purdue (5/18)
  • Started all five games at first base during the team’s B1G tournament title run in Omaha (5/22-26)
  • Collected a big insurance run for the Buckeyes in the bottom of the eighth vs. Nebraska in the B1G title game with a sac fly (5/26)
  • Led the Buckeyes at the plate, hitting .462 (6-for-13) with three runs scored, one double, two homers, three RBI and three walks at NCAA Regional in Nashville (5/31-6/2)

2018 (Sophomore)

  • Batted .279 (64-for-229) with 41 runs scored, five doubles, seven home runs, 49 RBI and 36 walks in 60 starts, including 39 at third base, 16 at first base and five as designated hitter
  • Seventh in the Big Ten in RBI (49) … hit .267 (4-for-15) with five runs scored, one double, one RBI and four walks at Snowbird Classic (2/16-18)
  • Hit .389 (7-for-18) with two home runs and six RBI at Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge (2/22-25)
  • Hit two home runs with a career-high five RBI against No. 2 Oregon State (2/23)
  • Swung his way to a .364 average (4-for-11) with one home run, three RBI and two walk at Cox Diamond Invitational (3/2-3/4)
  • Went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBI in comeback win over No. 15 Southern Miss (3/3) … hit .292 (7-for-24) with six RBI and four walks over spring break trip (3/9-14)
  • Drove in four runs with three hits at UNCW series (3/13-14)
  • Had a career-high six RBI with a home run in win over Toledo (3/28)
  • Hit .571 (8-for-14) with four runs scored and three RBI in series vs. Nebraska (3/30-4/1)
  • Batted .364 (4-for-11) with two runs scored, one home run and three RBI in series at Penn State (4/13-14)
  • Went 2-for-4 with a home run, three runs scored and three RBI in win over Youngstown State (4/18)
  • Drove in three runs on two hits with a double and two walks at Ball State (5/2) … went 1-for-3 with a double, RBI and walk at Illinois (5/4)
  • Batted .626 (5-for-8) with three runs scored, one double, one home run, two RBI and two walks in series vs. Campbell (5/8-9)
  • Had the go-ahead two-run, single in the series finale comeback vs. Purdue (5/13)
  • Had a team-high hit streak of 16 straight games
  • Also had a 17-game reached base streak
  • 17-multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI contests

2017 (Freshman)

  • Hit .325 (26-for-80) with seven doubles, one home run, eight RBI and eight walks in 17 starts with 31 appearances
  • Batted .378 (17-for-45) in Big Ten games with two doubles, one home run and five RBI
  • Made his collegiate debut in the game against Utah (2/23)
  • Recorded two assists in ninth inning at third base in win at Campbell (3/5)
  • Registered his first career hit vs. Florida Gulf Coast (3/11)
  • Made his first collegiate start in game one of the doubleheader at Xavier (3/19)
  • Drove in a run in second start of the season vs. Eastern Michigan (4/12)
  • Hit .444 (4-for-9) with two runs scored, double and RBI in two starts at MSU series (4/15-16)
  • Batted .500 (5-for-10) with two runs scored, three doubles and one RBI in UNCG series (4/21-23)
  • 1-for-2 with a double, walk and run scored vs. Ball State (5/10)
  • Batted .625 (5-for-8) with four runs scored, one double, one home run, three RBI and one walk at Iowa series (5/12-14)
  • Hit first career home run at Iowa (5/13)
  • Had a career-high four-hit day at Iowa (5/14)
  • Scored three runs with two walks and a double vs. Toledo (5/16)
  • Hit .417 (5-for-12) with a run scored and RBI in series vs. Indiana (5/18-20)
  • Seven multi-hit games and one multi-RBI contest

Arcanum H.S.

  • Three-sport athlete lettering four years on the golf team, two years on the basketball team and three years on the baseball team
  • Named first team All-Conference and Conference Player of the Year two years in a row and named District Player of the Year his senior year
  • Tied wins record for a pitcher in a year (8) during his junior season
  • Recorded 93 strikeouts in 51.0 innings pitched with a 0.62 ERA and batted .456 during his senior season
  • On the golf team, he was ranked third in the conference and went to districts four years in a row

Personal

  • Son of Mark and Missy Pohl
  • Has one sister, Camille
  • Psychology major