Ohio State pitcher taking #CelinaStrong message to NCAA baseball tournament after tornado tears into hometown
Ohio State pitcher Seth Lonsway will have more than baseball on his mind this weekend after a tornado hit his hometown of Celina late Monday night. (Photo courtesy Ohio State sports information department)
Sending my thoughts and prayers to my hometown of Celina Ohio today. Devastating tornadoes went through and ruined homes last night. Stay strong and support each other through this tough time. #celinastrong
A team spokesman said Lonsway’s family home was not damaged by the tornado that hit Celina late Monday night, but the redshirt freshman plans to recognize his hometown with the message, “#CelinaStrong,” written on his hat.
Lonsway led the Big Ten with 122 strikeouts this season and carries an 8-4 record with a 3.65 ERA into the NCAA tournament.