SEARCY, Ark. – Oklahoma Baptist split two games at Harding Saturday, winning 3-0 in the opener before falling 6-0 in the finale.
Mychal Yarbor (3-2) went the distance for the three-hit shutout, striking out eight against one walk.
The Bison scored all the runs they needed in the first inning when Brett Berghammer singled ahead of a two-run home run by Zane Gelphman.
OBU added its final run in the second inning when Matt Poulin was hit by a pitch, took second on a single by Garrett McKee and scored on a base hit by Berghammer.
The Bison had nine hits in the game, led by Berghammer with four.
OBU was shut out for the first time since April 2, 2016, a streak of 105 games.
The Bison had five hits in the loss, including two by Juan Gonzales.
Now 16-9 overall and 9-6 in the Great American Conference, the Bison host Northeastern State at 5 p.m. Monday to start an eight-game home stand.