No. 9 University of Louisville rode five strong innings from redshirt freshman right-handed pitcher Justin Amlung to a 6-0 shutout of Ohio State University Tuesday. Amlung held the Buckeyes scoreless over five innings, surrendered four hits, struck out four and walked none. At the plate UofL was paced by freshman designated hitter Zak Wasserman, who scored once and drove in two runs.
Senior catcher Jeff Arnold tallied two hits in the game, and all but two UofL starters recorded at least one hit. Usual Saturday starting pitcher, junior lefty, Dean Kiekhefer pitched three scoreless innings out of the UofL bullpen. Junior right-handed pitcher Gabriel Shaw pitched a scoreless ninth. (Box Score)
BluGrass Baseball POG: Justin Amlung — The redshirt freshman has experienced mediocre results for the Cards this season out of the bullpen and in the occasional midweek start, but Tuesday may have been his best performance yet. He allowed no runs on four hits in five innings while striking out four Buckeyes and walking none. On the season he is 2-1 with a 5.75 ERA in 36 innings. He has struck out 34 batters and walked just five.