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  Ben Otto

Ben Otto

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Menomonie, Wis.

High School:
Menomonie

Last College:
Daytona State CC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
02/11/1990

B/T:
R/R

05/18/2013

Ohio Defeats Miami, 7-3 in Regular Season Finale

Freshman John Adryan goes 4-for-5 with two RBI

05/18/2013

Ohio Downed at Miami, 13-6

Bobcats outscored 8-2 in the final two and a half innings

05/15/2013

Ohio Concludes Its Regular Season at Miami

Five Bobcats take the field for the final time in MAC play

05/12/2013

Ohio Drops 16-2 Series Finale To Bowling Green

Senior catcher J.R. Reynolds led Ohio offensively with two hits and an RBI in the contest.

05/10/2013

Ohio Begins Crucial Series with Bowling Green on Friday

First pitch on Friday set for 6 p.m. at Bob Wren Stadium

2013: Appeared in all 53 games and started 52... Had a .246 batting average with 41 hits, 11 doubles, one home run and 24 RBI... Led the team with 24 walks... Stole six bases in six attempts... Had a two-hit game against Illinois (Feb. 22)... Paced the offense with two hits and five RBI against Oakland (March 9)... Had two RBI with one hit against Kentucky (March 12)... Had a six-game hitting streak from March 29-April 6... Had back-to-back two-RBI games against Morehead State (April 23) and Marshall (April 24)... Had four hits and scored three runs in a win against Ball State (April 27)... Had two hits and two RBI against Pittsburgh (May 8)... Led the team with eight sacrifice bunts.

2012: Appeared in 34 games and made 24 starts... Opened the year by going 1-for-5 with an RBI at UNCW (Feb. 17)... Drew a season-high three walks at UNCW Went 1-for-2 with a double at Middle Tennessee (Feb. 25)... Scored his first run of the season at Davidson (March 3)... Drove in a run, hit a double, scored a run and drew a pair of walks in the Bobcats' home-opener against West Virginia State (March 6)... Had a pair of hits during Ohio's three-game series with Oakland (March 9-11)... Posted a monster series against in-state rival Miami (March 17-19) as he went 5-for-10 with an RBI and a run scored... In the series finale versus the Redhawks, he went 3-for-4... Closed out the year by going 1-for-3 with a run scored against Buffalo in the MAC Championship (May 24).

Previous Schools: Attended Daytona State College ... Awarded Defensive Player of the year for the 2010 and 2011 seasons ... Named Mid-Florida Conference All-Star in 2011 ... Helped his high school team earn the National Academic Team of the Year title in 2009 and 2010 ... Named to the Dean's List in four semesters... Named a member of National Academic Team of the Year.... Earned four letters in baseball at Menomonie High School ... Helped his high school team claim the All-Conference title in 2007 and 2008 ... Also earned two letters in football and two letters in basketball.

Personal:Son of Richard and Cynthia Otto ... Has two older siblings, Nathan and Allison ... Hobbies include fishing ... Favorite athlete is Aaron Rodgers ... Majoring in Business Management and Strategic Leadership.

CAREER STATISTICS
Year AVG. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG PCT. BB HBP SO GDP OB PCT. SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD PCT.
2012 .156 31-24 77 5 12 5 0 0 7 17 .221 8 2 25 0 .250 1 5 0-0 38 73 10 .917
2013 .214 5-4 14 2 3 0 0 0 1 3 .214 1 0 2 0 .267 0 0 0-0 6 4 1 .909
TOTALS .165 36-28 91 7 15 5 0 0 8 20 .220 9 2 27 0 .252 1 5 0-0 44 77 11 .917