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Caden Kaiser

OF/1B

Player profile

  • Year RS-Sophomore
  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 196
  • B/T L/L
  • Hometown Lewis Center, Ohio
  • Last School Olentangy

Career Honors

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2021, 2022) 
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2020, 2021, 2022) 

2022 (Redshirt Sophomore) 

  • Appeared in 16 games and collected four hits in 14 at-bats.  
  • Slashed .286/.333/.429 while adding a pair of doubles and RBI. 
  • In the season opener against Marshall on February 18, Kaiser hit a pinch-hit double and run in the 15-4 win.  
  • Had another hit and a run in two at-bats against BYU on February 21.  
  • In the series opener against Texas State on February 25, Kaiser had a pinch-hit double and a run.  
  • Roped an RBI single in the 14-2 win over Marshall on March 14.  
  • Walked and scored in the 14-6 win at Northwestern on May 7.  

2021 (Redshirt Freshman)

  • Appeared in 14 games and collected four hits in 28 at bats
  • Got a hit as a pinch hitter vs. Michigan State (May 16) and then followed it was hits in his next two games vs. Nebraska (May 22) and Indiana (May 23)
  • Scored five runs on the year, including a pair of runs vs. Northwestern on May 28

2020 (Freshman)

  • Did not see any game action as a freshman

Prior to Ohio State

  • Four-year letterwinner for Ryan Lucas at Olentangy High School
  • Also lettered three years in football

Personal

  • Son of Chad and Melissa Kaiser
  • Has an older brother, Cameron
  • A sport industry major