The Terps finished off their first conference series sweep behind a strong performance by Jason Savacool and an offensive outburst.
Nigel Belgrave shut the door with over two scoreless innings to give the Terps the series victory.
The three-RBI homer snatched the victory for the Terps in the first match of a three-game series against the Buckeyes.
The Terps slid the sophomore into their defensive unit this season to replace Nick Grill — with great results,
Ayala and Russell combined for 50 points against the ranked Buckeyes and Russell broke 2,000 points in his career.
Mikesell scored a career-high 33 points against her former team and went 5-for-5 from three.
The Terps were swept by the Buckeyes for the second time this season and were dealt their third-straight loss at home.
The Terps will finish the regular season in Ohio State with some spring in their step.
The Terps are hopeful after their loss to Penn State earlier this week.
The Terps have a chance to beat the Buckeyes on senior night.