May 28, 1999
%^$Notes – Bowling Green
Bob Niemet has hits in all but 10 games this season and ranks44th in the nation in batting average at .408. Today’s double gaveNiemet the Bowling Green single-season record for total bases with118.
%^$ The Falcons recorded their fewest hits in a game with two.Their previous low of three came against Toledo on 4/4/ 99.
%^$ Jason Kelley pitched his 12th complete game of the year. Hisinnings today added to his school record for innings pitched in aseason, 115.2.
%^$ Sean Ryan had his career-high nine-game hitting streaksnapped.%^$
%^$Quotes – Bowling Green%^$
%^$Coach Danny Schmitz
%^$”This was a great college game. Both pitchers were great. I am very proud of our players.”%^$
%^$”I think I threw pretty well. Ohio State has some great hitters and took advantage of some of my pitches.”%^$
%^$”A crowd like this was great. We had a lot of fans here to get us pumped up.”%^$
%^$”Fry kept us off balance all night. He mixed his pitches very well.”%^$
%^$”We have to re-group for tomorrow. Nebraska is another though opponent.”%^$
%^$Notes – Ohio State
Tom Durant’s 14-game hitting streak was broken as he went0-for-5.
%^$ Chad Ehrnsberger extended his hitting streak to ninegames.
%^$ Justin Fry added to his school records for career wins andstrikeouts. The senior now has 35 wins and 370 strikeouts.
%^$ The Buckeyes broke a season-high three-game losingstreak.
%^$ Jason Trott’s seventh home run of the season brings him withinone of his career high set last season.
%^$ Fry completed his fifth game of the year, allowing a season-lowtwo hits.
%^$ A stadium-record 4,702 fans attended the game.%^$
%^$Quotes – Ohio State%^$
%^$Coach Bob Todd
%^$”This was a tough game. We knew Bowling Green would be prepared. Justin Fry came through and threw a great game on the mound.”%^$
%^$”Mississippi State will be ready to play. At this point in the season players are going on adrenaline.”%^$
%^$”We had a great crowd here tonight. We expect that enthusiasm from OSU fans.”%^$
%^$”I kept them off balance all night. They didn’t know what was coming. They had to guess what pitch was next.”%^$
1999 NCAA Baseball Tournament, Columbus Regional%^$