BYU Tops Ohio State, 5-1

first_img Robert Lovell Wood earned his first win of the season, allowing just one run and three hits with five strikeouts over six strong innings for BYU (4-2). Walker followed up with the first save of his young career, allowing no hits, no runs and one walk over the final three frames against the Buckeyes (4-1). FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Another big inning for the Cougar batters and solid outings on the mound from Jordan Wood and Easton Walker gave the BYU baseball team a 5-1 victory over Ohio State on Friday at Whataburger Field. Tags: BYU Baseball On offense, the Cougars scored all five of their runs in the bottom of the third. With Danny Gelalich on second and one out, Brian Hsu’s single through the right side brought Gelalich home for the game’s first run. After a Brock Hale walk, Jackson Cluff hit a bases-clearing double before coming around himself off an ensuing double by Keaton Kringlen. Kringlen then rounded out the scoring by coming home thanks to a single up the middle by Mitch McIntyre. “Offensively we had a really solid approach against (OSU starting pitcher Seth) Lonsway,” Littlewood said. “We did a nice job taking fringe pitches and getting ourselves into offensive counts.” February 22, 2019 /Sports News – Local BYU Tops Ohio State, 5-1 BYU will close out its weekend in Corpus Christi by playing Oral Roberts (3-0) on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 1 p.m. CT. The game will be streamed live online and can be heard on BYU Radio and ESPN 960. Like Thursday against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, the Cougars again had contributions from down the lineup, with seven BYU batters recording a hit. Cluff finished 2-for-3 with two RBIs, a run and a walk, while McIntyre finished 2-for-3 with an RBI and a walk. After leading BYU with three hits yesterday, Noah Hill followed up by going 2-for-4 against the Buckeyes. Written by “Woody was a bulldog today and Easton was solid as usual,” said BYU head coach Mike Littlewood.last_img read more