Ohio State Takes Rubber Game Against Murray State, 7-3

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State baseball team picked up a 7-3 win over Murray State to win the series Sunday afternoon at Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium. With the win, the Buckeyes improve to 23-18 on the year while the Thoroughbreds fall to 17-20.

Ohio State took the lead off Murray State starter Sheldon Baxter in the bottom of the first. Nick Sergakis reached on a leadoff walk before Ronnie Dawson hit what appeared to be a two-run home run to center. However, Dawson overran Sergakis while rounding first, resulting in an RBI single by Dawson with Sergakis scoring from first for the 1-0 Buckeye lead.

The Buckeyes added another in the bottom of the second. With two down, Jacob Bosiokovic walked before a single by Connor Sabanosh put runners on first and second before Sergakis lined a single to right to plate Bosiokovic to make it a 2-0 game.

Farmer earned the win to improve to 6-4 on the year while Baxter suffered the loss, falling to 1-4. Sergakis and Kuhn each went 3-for-4 while Dawson finished the day 2-for-5.

The Buckeyes travel to West Lafayette for a three-game series at Purdue next weekend.


Jody Victor