Connor Curlis and Seth Kinker combined to limit Purdue to six hits and the Ohio State baseball team defeated the Boilermakers 4-2 on Friday night to open a three-game Big Ten series at Bill Davis Stadium.

Ohio State (32-16, 12-7) ended Purdue's nation-leading 13-game winning streak. The Boilermakers fell to 29-17, 13-5.

Curlis (7-3) allowed one earned run on three hits and four walks in six innings. He struck out three.

Kinker pitched the final three innings for his 12 save, allowing one earned run on three hits.

The Buckeyes scored twice in the second inning off Purdue starter Tanner Andrews to take a 2-1 lead. Dillon Dingler singled with one out, moved up on Jacob Barnwell's walk and scored on Bo Coolen's single. Noah West's bunt delivered Barnwell with the second run.

In the fifth, a single by Kobie Foppe, Noah McGowan's double and a walk issued to Conner Pohl loaded the bases. Tyler Cowles lined an RBI single to left field and Barnwell walked to force in a run for a 4-1 lead.

Men's tennis

Mikael Torpegaard won in singles and doubles to lead the Ohio State men's tennis team to a 4-0 victory over East Tennessee State in a first-round match in the NCAA Tournament at the Varsity Tennis Courts.

No. 3-ranked Ohio State (30-2) advanced to play host to No. 26 Kentucky on Saturday.

Torpegaard beat Robert Herrera 6-4, 6-3 in singles and teamed with John McNally for a 6-1 rout of Herrera and Miguel Este. Martin Joyce and JJ Wolf beat Juan Lugo and Tasei Miyamoto 6-2 to give OSU the doubles point.

Torpegaard and McNally are 14-0 this season.

Wolf beat Sergi Fontcuberta 6-3, 6-1 and OSU's Kyle Seelig downed Frazier Rengifo 6-1, 6-2.

Women's tennis

The Ohio State women’s tennis team lost to Clemson 4-1 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament in Nashville, Tennessee.

The No. 28-ranked Buckeyes, who were making the program’s fifth consecutive NCAA appearance, ended their season with a 14-9 record.

Freshman Mary Beth Hurley defeated Ally Miller-Krasilnikov 6-4, 6-2 for the Buckeyes' lone victory. 

Clemson (14-13) cruised to win the doubles point. Tate Schroeder and Miller-Krasilnikov beat Hurley and Olivia Sneed 6-2, and Daniela Ruiz and Sydney Riley defeated Danielle Wolf and Maria Tyrina 6-4.

In singles, Clemson's Marie Leduc edged Anna Sanford 6-4, 7-6 (7-3), Schroeder topped Sneed 6-3, 6-2 and Riley defeated Wolf 6-3, 6-3 to wrap up the Tigers' victory.

Sanford received an at-large bid to the 64-player NCAA singles championship to be held May 23-28 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.