May 4, 2013
ATHENS, Ohio - The Ohio University baseball team (11-33; 6-14 MAC) was shutout Saturday afternoon by the University at Buffalo at Amherst Audubon Stadium.
The Bobcats were held without a run for just the fifth time this season and was held scoreless for the first time since March 15.
Senior Marck Paliotto (Columbus, Ohio) suffered the loss after he worked 5.0 innings. In 5.0 innings of work, Paliotto gave up 13 hits and allowed seven earned runs.
Junior Sean Kennedy (Columbus, Ohio), junior Brad Przebieda (Lancaster, Ohio) and sophomore Nick Plys (Parma, Ohio) also saw time on the mound for the Bobcats, as they did not allow an earned run over the final three innings.
Offensively the Bobcats were held to just four hits for the first time since March 23 against Toledo.
Freshman Nate Squires' (Plain City, Ohio), senior Dan Schmidt (Lynnwood, Ohio), sophomore Tyler Wells (Lexington, Ky.) and senior Ben Otto (Menomonie, Wis.) each tallied one hit. Nate Squires' one hit marked the 22nd-consecutive game in which he had reached base.
In addition, Jake Madsen (Cincinnati, Ohio) had his seven-game hitting streak snapped at seven games as he went 0-for-3 at the plate.
Buffalo jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the second inning and never looked back. The Bulls went on to score one run in the fifth and four in the sixth. UB finished the afternoon with 16 hits.
UB starter Anthony Magovney went the distance as he improved to 6-3 on the year. In 9.0 innings, Magovney struck out four and did not walk a batter.
The Bobcats return to action Sunday for their series finale with Buffalo. Game three is set to begin at 1 p.m.