Theron Minium picked up his first career victory for The Ohio State University in a 11-3 victory over Yale. He pitched six innings while only allowing two runs. The Buckeyes scored runs in each of the first four innings to build a 6-0 lead. They were able to hold on to it for the final scoreline of 11-3. Ohio State has Tuesday off before facing Yale again on Wednesday. Yale will play Jacksonville State on Tuesday before playing the Buckeyes in the rematch.
Jason Christansen was named the Player of the week for the Big Ten for the period ending on March11th. He hit .417 over the weekend at the Tony Gwynn Classic. The game against Oklahoma he hit for the cycle which was the first on the road for the Wolverines since 1976. Cory Luebke was named the Big Ten Pitcher of the Week for pitching a complete game three hitter while giving up zero earned runs in a 10-1 victory over Western Michigan.
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The Ohio State Buckeyes knocked off North Florida 3-2 in 11 innings on Friday evening. The Buckeyes had the potential winning runs thrown out at the plate in the top of the ninth and tenth innings but were able to break through in the 11th inning. Eric Fryer hit a perfect swinging bunt in the 11th inning with the bases loaded to drive home Ryan Dew from third base with the winning run. Ohio State will be back in action tomorrow at 4pm when they face Western Michigan while North Florida will face off with Uconn at 1pm.
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