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Zach Farmer, Ohio State Pitcher, Dies at 21

Published by on August 4, 2015

The Ohio State athletics department announced that Buckeyes baseball player Zach Farmer died Tuesday from leukemia. The pitcher was 21.  

Ohio State confirmed the news on its official athletics site. Vice president and director of athletics Gene Smith talked about the impact Farmer made while fighting cancer.

"We are saddened by the loss of Zach," Smith said. "Zach was a remarkable young man who inspired us all. He made a tremendous impact on many lives and showed incredible courage in his fight. We send our heartfelt condolences to Zach’s family and friends during this difficult time."

Head baseball coach Greg Beals said the impression Farmer made won't be forgotten, per the school's official site:

Today is a sad day but also a day of peace for Zach and his family. We will dearly miss our fellow Buckeye, teammate and friend Zach Farmer. I feel blessed to have had Zach in our program and the opportunity to coach him. Although his time here was...

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