Sophomore Landon Beidelschies (above) gave them the start that they needed on the mound, and Lipsey, Kaczmar, and Stevenson all hit their first homers of the season to power Ohio State over the Sun Devils in the series opener in Tempe. Read more in Friday's Press Pros.
For a second day in a row the pitching allow no walks...the offense came through with the timely hits...and the new blood on this 2024 roster continued to make a positive impression in Sunday's win over Southern California. Justin Eckhardt (above, left) and Mason Eckelman celebrate the final out.
The celebration of Jake Diebler's first win in his first game since taking over for the fired Chris Holtmann took over the Value City Arena court and the emotions of the new head coach. Because for 40 minutes the Buckeyes played with the urgency the new coach demanded.
They flipped the script. Starter Colin Purcell (above) was outstanding in his Ohio State debut, scattering five hits over five innings to earn a 7-2 win over Brigham Young and even the Buckeyes' record at 1-1. Read more in Sunday's Press Pros.