It's Good To Be Home Scenes from Ohio State's home opener against wright state

Ohio State used a nine-run first inning to register a 14-1 victory on Wednesday against Wright State in its 2017 home opener. It was the Buckeyes' 12th win in the last 13 games.

pre-game snaps

Buckeye bats explode

After falling behind 1-0 in the top of the first, Ohio State scored nine times in the bottom of the inning, highlighted by an Alex Bayne grand slam.

party at home plate

that winning feeling

Ohio State has now won four of its last five home openers and is 46-21 (.686) at Buckeye Field over the past five years.

Streaks and Snippets

Ohio State has scored 46 runs on 40 hits in the last three games.

In that span, Piper is hitting .800 (8-for-10) with two home runs, a double and 10 RBI. Five different players have at least five RBI.

Emily Clark drove in a career-high five runs on a two-run double and three-run home run.

Maddie Marotti is 5-for-6 in the last two games with five singles and two runs scored.

IN THE CIRCLE

Morgan Ray and Kat Duvall combined to scatter three hits over five innings with six strikeouts. Duvall struck out four of the final five batters of the game.

WHAT'S NEXT

Ohio State opens the Big Ten portion of its home schedule when it hosts Rutgers for a three-game weekend series. Action gets underway on Friday at 5 p.m.

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