Baldwin Wallace University Senior Dale Koler is Ohio Athletic Conference Pitcher

of the Week

BEREA, OHIO-- Koler, a business administration and accounting major, ended his brilliant four-year Yellow Jacket baseball career last Saturday when BW swept OAC rival Capital University in Berea, 5-1 and 3-1.

Koler earned the OAC Pitcher of the Week accolade for leading BW to victories against Wilmington College (8-1) on Monday, May 4 and versus Capital (5-1). For the week, Koler threw two complete-games, spanning 14 innings, allowing nine base hits, two runs (one earned), striking out 19 batters and walking four others. The two wins, helped Koler to improve this season to 5-1 overall and lower his earned run average to a team-low 1.78 overall.

In beating Wilmington last Monday, Koler allowed five base hits, one earned run, struck out seven and walked three. Against Capital, he tossed a five-hitter, allowed an unearned run, struck out 12 and walked one. For his career, Koler finished 23-10 overall with two saves and a 3.93 earned run average. He is the winninest pitcher in Yellow Jacket history. He struck out 258 batters in 235 and two-third innings pitched.

FOR MORE BW SPORTS INFORMATION or information on Dale Koler, please call BW Sports Information Director Kevin Ruple by telephone at 440-826-2327, FAX him at 440-826-2329 or e-mail him at

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