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The Last Meeting
May 18, 2013
Ohio Defeats Miami, 7-3 in Regular Season Finale
Freshman John Adryan collected a game-high four hits to lead the Ohio University baseball team (14-39, 9-18 MAC) to a 7-3 victory over Miami University (25-28, 14-13 MAC) Saturday afternoon at McKie Field in the regular season finale.
The Ohio University baseball team returns to action on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. for the start of a three-game series with Miami. The Bobcats' three-game series with the Redhawks will mark their final league set of the season. All three games will be aired on OhioBobcats.com and WOUB 1340 am. Ryan Boyd will have the call.
NOTING THE BOBCATS
-Ohio's series with Miami will mark the final collegiate series for seniors Chandler Geller, Sean Kennedy, Brad Przebieda and Scott White.
-Ohio has won two of its last three league series matchups. In those nine league games, the Bobcats have batted .317 as a team and have three players batting .400-or-better.
-The Bobcats enter their weekend matchup with the Redhawks following an 8-7 midweek setback at Eastern Kentucky.
-Ohio has dropped 18 games by three runs or less this season. Six of Ohio's losses have come by a single run.
-Ohio is 11-0 when leading after seven innings. In addition, Ohio is 2-0 this season in extra innings.
-Sophomore John Adryan had his nine-game hitting streak snapped last weekend at Bowling Green.
-Juniors Jake Madsen, Tyler Wells and Garrett Black have had hitting streaks of 11, 10 and nine games earlier this season. Freshman Mitch Longo also has posted an 11-game hit streak this season.
-Madsen leads the squad with a .373 batting average in conference games.
-The Bobcats have collected 10-or-more hits in 19 of their 48 games this season.
-Ohio has pounded out 10-or-more hits in eight of its last 11 games.
-Ohio has turned 45 double plays this season, which leads the Mid-American Conference coming into the week.
-The Bobcats are averaging 0.96 double plays per game, which ranks 40th among all NCAA teams, entering this week.
-Freshman Mitch Longo leads the squad with a batting average of .346.
-Entering the week, Longo is ranked seventh in the Mid-American Conference in batting average.
-Madsen has earned the starting nod in the Bobcats' last 153 games.
-Madsen has also reached base in each of the last 29 games.
-Ohio is one of 13 teams in the country that have four-or-more true freshman in its everyday lineup this season.
-Entering the week, junior Logan Cozart leads the MAC in overall appearances.
-Freshman Jake Roehn ranks second in the MAC and 27th nationally in overall starts, entering this week.
THE PITCHING MATCHUPS
Thursday: RHP Jake Roehn (Ohio) vs. LHP Seth Varner (MU)
Friday: RHP Jake Rudnicki (Ohio) vs. RHP Nathan Williams (MU)
Saturday: RHP Connor Sitz (Ohio) vs. RHP Ryan Powers (MU)
Ohio will faceoff against Miami for the 234th time in school history on Thursday. The Bobcats lead the all-time series 130-103. Prior to this year's meeting, the two teams met last season in Oxford with the Redhawks earning a 2-1 series victory.
The Redhawks enter their weekend series with the Bobcats as one of the hottest teams in the league, having won five of their last six MAC series (four straight). Miami also has claimed 11 of its last 13 league games. The Redhawks own a .278 team batting average and have four individuals who are batting .300-or-better. Senior Seth Varner leads the squad with a team-best 2.66 earned run average.
RECAPPING THE EASTERN KENTUCKY GAME
Freshman infielder Connor Callery collected a career-high three hits, but it was not enough as the Ohio University baseball team dropped a hard fought 8-7 decision to Eastern Kentucky Tuesday afternoon at Turkey Hughes Field. Callery also drove in a run and scored a run. His three-hit afternoon marked just the second time this season in which he has recorded multiple hits. As a team, Ohio outhit Eastern Kentucky 13-9 and in the process marked the 19th time this season the Bobcats have collected 10-or-more hits in a single game. In addition, the Bobcats' one-run setback marked the sixth time this season Ohio has lost by just one score. Ohio has dropped 18 games this season by three runs or less.