Big Ten Tournament Champs!!!!
The Buckeyes scored a run in the top of the ninth inning to break a 7-7 tie then held on for a dramatic 8-7 win over Iowa to claim the Big Ten Baseball Tournament Championship.
OSU senior outfielder Ronnie Dawson, who was named the tournament's most outstanding player, scored the winning run from first base on a double by Corey Kuhn in the ninth inning of today's game.
For the tournament Dawson had one homerun, five doubles and 6 RBI. He had 15 total hits in the tournament and a slugging percentage of .923. His six doubles and 15 hits are Big Ten tournament records.
The win assures the Buckeyes of an NCAA tournament bid.
OSU has won the Big Ten baseball tournament nine times. Their last tournament win was in 2007.