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Ohio University center fielder Allie Englant (4) throwing the ball to home to make a play at the plate that resulted in a big out that stoped a run from scoring at Ohio Softball Field on April 5, 2022.

Softball: What to expect in Ohio's matchup with Ball State

Correction appended.

Ohio (13-17, 7-4 Mid-American Conference) will travel to Muncie, Indiana, to face off against Ball State (12-19, 5-3 MAC) for its fourth straight MAC series. 

Heading into this series, Ohio is scorching hot after winning five straight games.

Series Information

Opponent: Ball State

Venue: Softball Field at First Merchants Ballpark Complex

Times: Sunday at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and Monday at 12 p.m. 

How to watch: stream here

Live stats: live stats can be followed here

Meet the Opponent

Individual statistical leaders

Batting average: Faith Hensley (.427)

Hits: Hensley (38)

On base percentage: Hensley (.564)

Home runs: Hensley (13)

RBI: Hensley (27)

Innings pitched: Angelina Russo (78.2)

Earned run average : Deborah Jones (2.73)

Player to watch

Hensley — Senior outfielder Hensley has been on an absolute tear, leading the Cardinals in nearly every statistical category. She is second in the MAC in OPS, batting average, home runs and RBIs.

Series history

Ohio has struggled historically against Ball State. It holds an 6-17 record since April 1, 2011. Ohio will look to bounce back from its last matchup, an 11-7 loss on April 25, 2021. 

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Correction: A previous version of this article stated that the games will be Friday and Saturday, but they will be Sunday and Monday. This article has been updated to reflect the most accurate information.

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