Ohio players feel good about how the season is going so far

It’s safe to assume that the Bobcats had a much different attitude entering last year’s Mid-American Conference schedule than they do this year.

Last year’s team dragged a 4-13 record into conference play, then proceeded to drop 20 of its 27 MAC games.

This year, at a much-improved 11-6 mark heading into its first MAC series this weekend, Ohio has good reason to be more upbeat.

“Right now, the guys talk about winning, whereas in previous years, it was about, ‘Man, I hope we can just get though this series and maybe get a win,’” senior outfielder Tyler Wells said.

Coach Rob Smith said the team feels very good about where it’s at because of both its physical and mental health. In his mind, the biggest goal moving forward is to make the MAC tournament, which Ohio missed last season.

“Already matching our win total from last season, beating an SEC team, taking an ACC team to extra innings at Georgia Tech, there’s just a lot for these guys to be confident about,” Smith said.



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