April 16, 2014
ATHENS, Ohio - The Ohio University baseball team suffered a 2-0 setback at home to Rio Grande Wednesday evening at Bob Wren Stadium.
Sophomore John Adryan (Delran, N.J.) and junior Jake Madsen (Cincinnati, Ohio) recorded the Bobcats' only two hits of the night.
Ohio left-handed starter Gerry Salisbury (Brunswick, Ohio) posted his best start of the season on the mound for the Bobcats.
"We're trying to keep it positive," Salisbury said. "We're heading in the right direction."
Salisbury lasted six innings and allowed two runs on seven hits. He also recorded career-best six strikeouts.
"[Gerry] threw extremely well. He gave us a chance at a win. I was really happy with his effort and I'm excited about the direction he's headed now," said head coach Rob Smith. "I'm excited that we're getting another starting pitcher developed. That'll be a big piece for us moving forward."
Junior Logan Cozart (New Philadelphia, Ohio) and freshman Corey Wells (Lexington, Ky.) also saw action on the mound. The two combine for 3.0 innings and allowed just two hits.
Rio Grande starter Anthony Knittel picked up the win after he went 8.1 innings, struck out two and walked four. Reliever Michael Deltsch came on in the ninth to pick up his fourth save of the season.
The Bobcats return to action this weekend with a three-game series at Toledo. Fans can listen live on WOUB 1340am or follow along on ohiobobcats.com.