2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in 11 ballgames with one start ... batted .300 (3 for 10) with one run scored ... produced singles vs. Georgetown (5/19), vs. Wright State (5/2) and at Ohio (4/3) ... made first collegiate start at Miami Univ. (5/9).
2011 Summer: Caught and helped lead the Chillicothe Capitals of the Ohio Independent Collegiate League to a 23-14-1 record ... led team with 10 stolen bases ... had a .341 on-base percentage, a .211 batting average, nine walks, three doubles and was a perfect 10-of-10 in stolen base attempts.
2011 Season (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Minford H.S. where he was a three-time All-Southern Ohio Conference selection and a 2010 All-State choice his senior year ... finished career with 21 home runs, a .428 average and 55 putouts.
Personal: Born Jan. 22, 1992 ... son of John and Lori Oesch.
Academic Major: Entrepreneurship.