April 21, 2002%^$


BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – %^$Rain has forced the cancellation of Sunday’s game four between Ohio State and Indiana that was scheduled at Sembower Field.%^$

%^$Rain entered the area early Sunday morning and has continued into the afternoon forcing the cancellation of today’s final game. Ohio State, now 23-10-1 overall and 11-4 in the Big Ten, won two of the three games that were played this weekend to earn the series win. The Buckeyes defeated Indiana 14-11 on Friday, while the Hoosiers overcame a late rally by Ohio State in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader to win 5-4. The Buckeyes fought back to win the nightcap by a 3-2 final.%^$

%^$In the three games against Indiana leftfielder Mike Rabin (Fr., West Chester, Ohio/Lakota East) batted .667 (6-for-9) with a double and four runs batted in including the run that tied the game in game two of Saturday’s doubleheader. Catcher Joe Wilkins (Sr., Grove City, Ohio/Dublin Scioto) batted .500 (6-for-12) in the three games at Indiana with a double, home run and five RBI. He also scored four times.%^$

%^$The Buckeyes return to the field Wednesday against Wooster at 6:35 p.m. at Bill Davis Stadium and then play host to Purdue next weekend in Big Ten action.