Ohio State senior Dan DeLucia worked six innings, striking out six and walking only one to lead the Buckeyes past James Madison, 8-6. DeLucia allowed three earned runs and six hits. Rory Meister came in to work 1.2 innings to notch his first save of the new year.
Offensively, JMU star Kellen Kulbacki homered and went 3 for 3 with four RBI. Mitchell Moses collected two hits and the other two Dukes RBI. The Buckeyes countered with a three RBI afternoon from freshman RF Ryan Dew. 3B Tony Kennedy had three hits while CF Matt Angle, DH Jacob Howell, 1B Justin Miller and C Eric Fryer each had pair of hits.