STRENGTH AGAINST STRENGTH
Ohio State's offense has scored 10 runs or more in five of six games while Michigan's pitching staff has registered seven consecutive shutouts.
TOUCH 'EM ALL
Twenty of the Big Ten-leading 37 home runs that Ohio State has hit have come with runners on base, including six grand slams.
in the circle
The Buckeyes' five-person pitching staff gave up just four runs over 20.0 innings of action last week to lower its team ERA to 2.00, third best in the conference. Each of the five pitchers have an individual ERA of 2.59 or lower, led by senior Shelby Hursh (70.1 IP, 1.79 ERA, 67 Ks) and Lena Springer (60.2 IP, 2.08 ERA, 45 Ks).