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Ohio State Wins Big Ten Baseball Tournament Title

Buckeyes earn conference’s automatic berth to NCAA Tournament

 

OMAHA, Neb. – The seventh-seeded Ohio State baseball team won the 2019 Big Ten Tournament title after posting a 3-1 win over fifth-seeded Nebraska in the championship game Sunday at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. The Buckeyes became the lowest seed to ever win the tournament.

 

Brady Cherry paced the Buckeyes going with three hits on four at bats, while Nick Erwin, Conner Pohl and Cherry had an RBI apiece. The Buckeyes claimed their 10th Big Ten Tournament title and their first since 2016.

 

Ohio State improves to 35-25 on the season and earns the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The NCAA Selection Show will air at noon ET Monday on ESPNU.

 

Ohio State’s Andrew Magno was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. Below is the 2019 Big Ten Baseball All-Tournament Team:

 

Most Outstanding Player: Andrew Magno, Ohio State

 

All-Tournament Team

P – Seth Lonsway, Ohio State

P – Andrew Magno, Ohio State

P – Griffan Smith, Ohio State

C – Dillon Dingler, Ohio State

1B – Maxwell Costes, Maryland

2B – Ako Thomas, Michigan

3B – Angelo Altavilla, Nebraska

SS – Spencer Schwellenbach, Nebraska

OF – Brady Cherry, Ohio State                      

OF – Dominic Canzone, Ohio State

OF – Jesse Franklin, Michigan

DH – Jordan Nwogu, Michigan