Duke Baseball BIO
75 Sarkis Ohanian
2015: Drafted in the ninth round (No. 265 overall) of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Cincinnati Reds ... One of Duke’s top relief pitchers … Made 25 appearances, all in relief, and registered a 4-1 record … Posted career bests in ERA (1.97), innings pitched (45.2), strikeouts (62) and walks allowed (11) … Averaged 12.22 strikeouts per nine innings … Turned in a 5.64 strikeout-to-walk ratio … Did not issue a walk over his first 12 appearances … Picked up wins over Rider, Bryant, Pitt and Davidson … Struck out seven batters over 3.0 scoreless innings in Duke’s 11-3 victory over Rider March 1 … Pitched 4.2 shutout innings and fanned a career-high nine batters to lead the Blue Devils past Pitt, 7-6, March 22 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park … Graduated with a degree in sociology.
2014: Took the mound for 18 relief appearances, posting a 1-1 record with a 7.20 ERA … Struck out 28 batters over 20.0 innings … Held opponents to a .239 batting average … Pitched 2.1 scoreless innings to earn the win April 8 versus N.C. Central … Struck out a season-high five Eagle batters in that contest.
High School: A four-year letterwinner at North Broward Prep School ... As a senior, logged a 2.41 ERA over 19 relief appearances ... Struck out 49 batters in 29 innings ... Had a strikeout in all but one appearance and multiple punchouts in 14 outings ... Closed out North Broward’s District Championship win with 1.2 hitless innings against nationally ranked American Heritage ... Also served as the closer for the Florida La Ley Legends during the summer of 2011 ... Had a perfect 0.00 ERA with the Legends while giving up just three hits in 16.2 innings ... Struck out 20 batters and walked just five walk while logging six saves and a 2-0 record ... An honor roll student ... A National Academic Spanish Club member.