News from the WHAC

Written February 10th, 2013 by Janelle


2/8-10 – Ohio State opened up its season at the Red and Black Showcase in Athens, GA this weekend.  On Sunday afternoon, Ohio State defeated Winthrop 4-3 in eight innings after a bases loaded hit-by-pitch.  After the win, the Buckeyes were crowned tournament champions after posting a 4-1 record for the weekend. On Saturday, the Buckeyes defeated the No. 8 Georgia Bulldogs 5-4 in extra innings and on Friday, they defeated Elon 10-2.

Women’s Gymnastics

2/8 – The No. 20 Buckeyes posted a season best score, but fell to No. 5 Michigan 196.925-196.250.  Aly Marohn tied for the vault event title with a career best 9.900, while Sarah Miller tied for the beam title with a score of 9.875.

Women’s Hockey

2/8-9 – The Buckeyes dropped two games to Minnesota this weekend. On Friday, they dropped a 5-2 decision to the Badgers and on Saturday, a 5-3 decision.

Women’s Swimming & Diving

2/9-10 – The No. 21 Buckeyes finished competition at the Winter Invitational on Sunday.  Nichole Gill won the 200 butterfly for the Buckeyes, and Camey Rabold won the 200-yard freestyle.

Men’s Ice Hockey

2/8-9 – The Buckeyes split with Alaska this weekend with a 6-1 loss on Friday and a 3-1 win on Saturday. Alex Szczechura scored the lone goal for the Buckeyes on Friday night and on Saturday,  Darik Angeli, Ryan Dzingel, and Tanner Fritz posted scores. OSU goalie Brady Hjelle had 26 saves in the win on Saturday.  

Men’s Swimming & Diving

2/9-10 – No. 13 Ohio State concluded the regular season at the 2013 Winter Invitational with seven top five finishes.  The Buckeyes were led by victories in the 200 freestyle by Andrew Slater, the 200 backstroke by Dominic Pecze, and the 200 breaststroke by Blaine Kincaid.

Men’s Volleyball

2/9 – No. 9 Ohio State defeated No. 7 Penn State 3-0 on Saturday (25-22, 25-20, 26-24). Andrew Lutz led the Bucks with 13 kills and 8 digs. As a team, Ohio State finished with 10 blocks on defense.


2/8 – No. 5 Ohio State defeated No. 19 Michigan 24-12. After trailing 3-0 early, Logan Stieber got OSU in the win column by defeating Rosario Bruno to improve his record to 17-0.  Hunter Stieber then vaulted the Buckeyes to a 9-3 lead after defeating Mike Hillock in a major decision win 9-0.



  1. GaryNo Gravatar
    February 11th, 2013 at 8:24 am

    Great start to the Softball season for the Bucks. A win over any SEC team in softball is HUGE!


  2. KenNo Gravatar
    February 11th, 2013 at 12:59 pm

    Good recap, Janelle, thanks. That’s good news about the volleyball and wrestling. Wins over PSU (no, you’re not our rivals) and You Know Who are always welcome.


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