The Ohio baseball team (2-2) suffered a 6-5 setback to Rider (2-2) in 11 innings in the weekend series finale between the two teams on Sunday (Feb. 18) at Lexington County Stadium.
RESULTS & UPCOMING EVENTS
The Ohio baseball team (2-1) earned its first two wins of the 2018 on Saturday (Feb. 17) at Lexington County Stadium, sweeping a doubleheader over Rider (1-2) by scores of 10-2 and 6-5.
Redshirt senior designated hitter Michael Klein (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) hit a two-run home run, and senior third baseman Tony Giannini (Carmel, Ind.) finished 3-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a run scored, but the Ohio baseball team (0-1) could not overcome four errors in a 6-4 season-opening loss to Rider (1-0) on Friday (Feb. 16) at Lexington County Stadium.
For the second time in the last three years, head coach Rob Smith has his Ohio baseball team entering a new season as the reigning Mid-American Conference tournament champions.