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.
Opponent: Kent State
Venue: Diamond at Dix
Times: April 19 at 2 p.m., April 20 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
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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.
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.