The Bobcats came close to ending their losing streak in their home opener, but once again fell short of reaching their fourth win. 

Ohio lost to Marshall 3-2 Wednesday at Bob Wren Stadium and its losing streak is now at 11 games. The loss to Marshall was the third straight game in which Ohio lost by two points or less.  

The Bobcats (3-12) and the Thundering Herd were tied 2-2 after the fifth inning, but Marshall took the one run lead in the eighth inning after Peter Hutzal hit his second RBI of the day and Geordan Blanton scored. Ohio failed to respond and only had two singles for the rest of the game. 

Edward Kutt IV had his second loss of the season. He pitched in just the eighth inning and gave up three hits, including Marshall’s winning run. Starting pitcher Danny Brackman pitched for three innings and gave up two runs on five hits.  

Ohio returns to Bob Wren this weekend when it hosts Siena in a four-game series.The first game will be Friday, March 13 at 4 p.m.