Oct. 12, 2014 RELATED INFO • Follow the Buckeyes on Facebook and Twitter • Box Score COLUMBUS, Ohio – Behind a two-hit shutout performance from freshman pitcher Jacob Niggemeyer, Scarlet evened the Scarlet & Gray World Series Sunday afternoon with a 1-0 victory at Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium. The rookie from Powell, Ohio, did not allow a runner until the sixth inning or a hit until the seventh. He worked around a pair of hits in the seventh with a little help from his defense to finish-off the complete-game shutout. Niggemeyer struck out three, walked one while needing just 66 pitches in the seven innings of work. Offensively, Scarlet got a two-out RBI single in the top of the second by junior Troy Kuhn to plate the only run of the afternoon. Kuhn was 2-for-3 on the day with two singles and a walk. Junior Alex Corna had the only other hit on the day for Scarlet as he singled and scored on Kuhn’s hit. Gray was held in check for the majority of the day as Niggemeyer retired the first 15 batters Gray sent to the plate. The perfection was lost in the top of the sixth as Nick Ostrander worked a leadoff walk but he was stranded after three-straight groundouts. In the top of the seventh, catcher Aaron Gretz lined a single up the middle to break-up Niggemeyer’s no-hit bid. He was then erased at second on a sacrifice bunt attempt by Zach Ratcliff. After a fly out by Saturday night’s hero Jordan McDonough, Jake Brobst lined a ball into the right centerfield gap. Pinch runner Joe Stoll raced around third and made his way to the plate as Nate Romans unleashed a strong relay from shallow right. The throw was a bit up the first base line but catcher Connor Sabanosh made a nice adjustment to dive back across the plate and nip Stoll on a bang-bang play. The close play was a fitting end to an exciting weekend of fall baseball. The 2014 Scarlet & Gray Series will resume Tuesday afternoon at Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium with Game 3. First pitch is set for 6 p.m.