Mitchell Okuley


Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 197
  • B/T L/R
  • Hometown Powell, Ohio
  • Last School Olentangy Liberty

Career Highlights

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

2021 (Sophomore)

  • Played in all 42 games and made 39 starts as the team’s right fielder
  • Batted .214 with eight doubles and was third on the team with seven home runs
  • Had 80 putouts and zero errors on the season
  • Had seven multi-hit games
  • Played well in the four-game series vs. Nebraska and Iowa in Minneapolis, collecting five hits, including two home runs vs. the Cornhuskers on March 12
  • Was 3-for-4 was three RBI vs. Iowa on March 13
  • Went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles at Maryland on April 18
  • Had a hit in all three games of the weekend series vs. Purdue, including a 3-for-6 game with a homer and three RBI on May 2
  • Capped the year with three hits over the final two games of the season vs. Northwestern (May 29-30)

2020 (Freshman)

  • Appeared in eight games, including four starts
  • Started four games in the outfield and one as the Buckeyes’ designated hitter
  • Hit .300 (6-for-20) with a double, a triple, five runs scored and two RBI
  • Went 3-for-4 with a double, two walks, an RBI and a runs scored at Lipscomb (2/28)
  • Tripled and scored a run at Stetson (3/6)
  • Walked and scored three runs against Harvard (3/7)

Prior to Ohio State

  • Four-year letterwinner for Ty Brenning at Olentangy Liberty High School
  • Also lettered three years in football and two years in basketball


  • Son of Todd Okuley and Amy Marcus
  • Has a younger brother, Alex
  • A mechanical engineering major