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Home Opener - Hofstra Series


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  • The Buckeyes opened the home slate of the 2016 schedule with a 3 game sweep of the Hofstra Pride.

    Game 1

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State baseball team tallied 12 hits on 12 runs in the 2016 home opener to defeat Hofstra, 12-1, in game one of a three-game, non-conference series Friday night at Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium. Junior outfielder Ronnie Dawson had another big day at the plate with a pair of triples, home run and five RBI, while senior co-captain infielder Nick Sergakis had two doubles, triple, two runs scored and three RBI in the first meeting vs. the Pride. Junior left-handed pitcher Tanner Tully improved to 3-1, tossing six scoreless frames to help the Buckeyes improve to 9-6-1 in 2016, while the Pride falls to 5-12.

    Game 2

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Redshirt sophomore pitcher Adam Niemeyer tossed seven scoreless frames in a no-decision performance, while the Ohio State baseball team rallied with a three-run eighth inning to claim a 4-2 win over Hofstra in game two of a three-game set Saturday afternoon at Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium. With their third straight win, the Buckeyes improve to 10-6-1 overall, while the Pride fall to 5-13.

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    Game 3

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State baseball team rallied late with a two-run, seventh inning, while senor left-handed pitcher John Havird limited the Pride bats to one run in seven innings of work to guide the Buckeyes to a home series sweep with a 2-1 win over Hofstra Sunday afternoon at Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium. With their fourth-consecutive victory, the Buckeyes improve to 11-6-1, while the Pride drops to 5-14 in 2016.

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