Ohio State hit four home runs in rolling to an 11-1, five-inning win at Michigan State.

Niki Carver hit a three-run homer and a two-run shot for the Buckeyes (29-14, 12-5), who also got home runs from Lilli Piper and Emily Clark in the run-rule win over the Spartans (15-28, 3-12).

Morgan Ray (14-6) gave up one run on three hits and struck out seven in four innings. Jessica Ross made her second appearance of the season and pitched a hitless inning while striking out two.