Aaron Funk


Player profile

  • Year Grad.
  • Height 6-5
  • Weight 225
  • B/T R/R
  • Hometown Lawrence, Kan.
  • Last School Arkansas Little Rock
  • High School Lawrence Free State H.S.

Prior to Ohio State

  • Pitched for Arkansas Little Rock in the Sun Belt Conference for four seasons from 2018-2021 before transferring to Ohio State
  • Made 47 appearances in his four seasons as a Trojan, including 33 starts
  • Struck out 185 batters while averaging more than one strikeout per inning
  • Was named 2021 Preseason Sun Belt Pitcher of the Year and was awarded Sun Belt Pitcher of the Week three times in his time at Arkansas Little Rock
  • As a senior, Funk ranked second on the team in innings pitched and strikeouts
  • Finished with a 4.54 ERA over 73.1 innings and had 83 strikeouts
  • As a junior in the shortened 2020 season, Funk pitched two one-run complete games in his four starts
  • Finished the 2020 season tied for second in the Sun Belt and 26th nationally with 37 strikeouts over 31.1 innings
  • At Lawrence Free State High School, Funk was a 2017 Louisville Slugger All-American Honorable Mention and a Second Team All-State selection… Helped his team win the 2015 state championship