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Jacob Gehring

RHP

Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 225
  • B/T R/R
  • Hometown Canfield, Ohio
  • Last School South Range

2022 (Freshman) 

  • In his first season in Columbus, Gehring became a large contributor to the pitching staff as a spot starter, starting four games and making nine total appearances.  
  • On March 17 at UNCW, Gehring pitched a scoreless inning in his first collegiate appearance.  
  • Tossed another scoreless frame against Nebraska on April 2.  
  • Allowed one run and struck out five in a three inning start against YSU on April 5.  
  • Despite taking the loss, Gehring threw five innings while allowing only one earned run on April 12 at Dayton.  

Prior to Ohio State

  • Did not play in the 2021 spring season while recovering from Tommy John surgery
  • Had a career earned run average of 0.98 with 191 strikeouts, a 16-2 record and one perfect game
  • Helped South Range win a Division III state championship in 2018 with a 3-2 win over Coldwater in the finals
  • Two-time Prep Baseball Report All-State selection
  • 2019 NE8 first-team and Player of the Year
  • Was a three-sport athlete at South Range as he also played football and basketball