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Ohio University Wins MAC Championship, 7-4, Over Eastern Michigan in Comeback Fashion

The Ohio Bobcats earned a trip to an NCAA Division I regional with a 7-4 come-from-behind victory over Eastern Michigan at Sprenger Stadium on May 28.

Ohio trailed, 4-1, heading into the eighth inning, when the Bobcats erupted for six runs, three of which came courtesy of a game-tying home run by Ty Black.

Devon Garcia also drove in two runs with a double, going 2-for-3 on the day.

St. Ignatius alum Tyler Finkler went 1-for-3 with a single, a sac fly RBI, and a run scored.

Kenny Ogg (3-1, 3.47) picked up the win, working five innings out of relief, allowing one run on five hits.

Jake Roehn (15 saves) earned the save, striking out two.

The Bobcats (31-26) won their third MAC Tournament championship in school history (1997, 2015 and 2017) and their second in the last three years.

Matt Medley is co-editor at NEO Sports Insiders, covers the Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians and high school sports in Northeast Ohio. Follow @MedleyHoops on Twitter for live updates from games.

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