In back to back starts against Louisville and St. John's, senior Lena Springer gave up just four runs over 14.0 innings with 15 strikeouts and a .152 BAA.
Springer's .210 batting average against ranks 10th among all B1G pitchers.
HURSH STARTS STRONG
Shelby Hursh's 1.21 ERA is fourth best among all Big Ten pitchers. In her most recent outing, she struck out nine and pitched a complete game in a 5-0 shutout of LIU Brooklyn.
PIPER SWINGING A HOT BAT
Sophomore Lilli Piper currently leads the team with a .463 average to go with 13 RBI, three home runs and a .805 slugging percentage. Last Sunday against No. 21 California, she went 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBI.
SEASON OPENING SNAPSHOTS
Ohio State is back in action next weekend, March 10-12, in Orlando, Fla. at the UCF Tournament against Georgia, UCF, Delaware State and Mercer.