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Ohio University third baseman Annalia Paoli (No. 3) runs hard to first base after hitting a ground ball at Ohio Softball Field on April 5, 2022.

Softball: What to expect from Ohio's midweek series at Kent State

Ohio (17-19, 11-6 Mid-American Conference) will head north to face off against Kent State (14-20, 5-9 MAC) for a chance to keep its hot streak alive. It has won nine of its last 11 games and has climbed to second place in the conference standings.

Ohio will play a three-game midweek series against another MAC opponent.

Game Information

Opponent: Kent State

Venue: Diamond at Dix

Times: April 19 at 2 p.m., April 20 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

How to watch: Watch here

Live stats: Available here

Meet the opponent 

Individual statistical leaders:

Batting average: Madison Hershberger (.350)

OPS: Madyson Cole (1.001)

Hits: Savannah Wing (22)

Home runs: Cole (5)

RBIs: Emily Lippe (18)

IP: Jessica LeBeau (79.1)

Earned run average: Kylie Ringler (2.48)

Player to watch

Lippe — The sophomore leads the Golden Flashes in RBIs and has recorded four RBIs in two separate games this season. The catcher’s batting average isn’t great, but she is able to bring runners home in a pinch.

Series history

Ohio is 18-16 against Kent State since the 2010 season. The two programs last faced each other on April 4, 2021, with Ohio winning 3-1 on the road.


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