Team will still play the final two games, Saturday in Chillicothe, and back home in Columbus Monday
Five Buckeyes named all-stars in respective leagues
Kirby Pellant goes 2-for-3 with a double and three runs scored in the win
Josh Dezse goes 2-for-5 with an RBI in the loss
Buckeyes enter weekend with 21-16 overall record, 6-6 in Big Ten play
2013 (Sophomore): Redshirted his sophomore season.
2012 (Freshman): Appeared in 39 contests, making three starts at third base ... went 5-for-25 on the season with a double, four RBI and two runs scored ... appeared in three games as a defensive replacement at the Big Ten/Big East Challenge (2/17-19) ... earned playing time at shortstop and third base in two games against Georgia Tech (2/24-26) ... went 1-for-5 with a double, one RBI and two runs scored at the Snowbird Classic (3/2-4) ... went 2-for-2 with an RBI against Nebraska (4/13-15).
Dublin Coffman H.S.: A two-year letterwinner at Coffman, Leffel was named first team Division I All-Central district and first team All-Ohio Capital Conference in 2011 ... batted .373 with a .510 on-base percentage and .693 slugging percentage as a senior ... hit four home runs and led the team in triples and RBI.
Personal: Ryan is the son of Mark and Cathy Leffel ... has a younger sister, Jillian.