IU Short at OSU
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A two-run sixth was the culprit as the Indiana softball team was edged by Ohio State, 3-2, on a cold and windy Saturday afternoon at Buckeye Field.
Down 1-0 heading into the third, the Hoosiers (13-37, 2-14 Big Ten) staged a two-out rally to take a 2-1 lead. Sophomore Kim Richards got IU going by working out a walk. Redshirt sophomore Tory Yamaguchi then crushed her 10th home run of the season, and 20th of her career, sending a 1-1 pitch over the left-center field wall.
The Buckeyes (26-14, 6-6) came back, though, with two runs in the sixth, to take a 3-2 advantage. OSU's runs came on a solo home run by Karisa Evans and a wild pitch, which allowed Chelsea Baker to score.
Jamee Juarez (20-10) notched the victory for the second straight day. The right-hander allowed just two runs on two hits. She also walked three and struck out nine
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