COLUMBUS, Ohio – Seth Lonsway was named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week, the conference office announced Monday afternoon. The redshirt freshman left-handed pitcher claims his second weekly award of the season. Ohio State has now collected seven Big Ten weekly awards on the year, the second-most in the conference in 2019.
Lonsway, from Celina, Ohio, was dominant on the mound vs. Penn State in game one of a doubleheader last Saturday at Bill Davis Stadium. He fanned a season-high 13 hitters in eight scoreless innings and limited the PSU bats to five hits with one walk. Lonsway is 6-4 on the year with a 4.35 ERA and 96 strikeouts in 70.1 innings pitched. Lonsway is second in the league in strikeouts (96) and leads the conference in batters struck out looking (31).
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Ohio State concludes the 2019 regular season with four road games this week. The Buckeyes hit the road for a final midweek contest at Youngstown State Tuesday night at Eastwood Field before traveling to West Lafayette, Ind., for a three-game Big Ten series at Purdue Thursday-Saturday.
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