The Ohio State rifle team turned in a team record 4648 in a close match at No. 1 West Virginia. Although the Mountaineers won by nine, the Buckeyes defeated WVU in smallbore 2305-2301 en route to a program-best score, eclipsing the previous best of 4633 recorded last season.
In smallbore, Ohio State was led by sophomore Remington Lyman who fired a personal and match high 584. Freshman Deanna Binnie also had a solid day for the Buckeyes with a 581. Senior Amanda Luoma and freshman Chrissy Thomas both fired 570 and junior Greg Hagar rounded out team scoring for the Buckeyes with a 562. Redshirt senior Dan Chapman fired a 565 in his first action of the season and sophomore Alex Kimura (555) also competed as an individual for the Buckeyes.
Smallbore is a rifle of .22 or less caliber.
In air rifle, Ohio State was again led by Lyman who fired a personal-best 592. Binnie also fired a personal-best with a 588. Luoma (584), Thomas (579) and Hagar (562) rounded out team scoring for the Buckeyes. Chapman (577) and Kimura (578) rounded out the individual scores for the Buckeyes.
Fencing wins Duals, again.
The Ohio State fencing team finished 13-0 in the 2013 OSU Duals Saturday at the French Field House. The victory extended the team’s undefeated streak to 10 years at the event. Read More
The Lady Buckeyes volleyball team tasted defeat for the first time Sunday afternoon falling to No. 15 Michigan State 3-0.
The Spartans defeated No. 13 OSU 27-25, 25-23 and 25-22 to pull off the mild upset at St. John Arena.
Taylor Sandbothe led OSU (13-1, 1-1) with 12 kills and had a .524 attacking percentage. Kylie Randall chipped in 11 kills and attacked at a .529 rate. Kaitlyn Leary notched her seventh double-double with 10 kills and 10 digs.
Boo Timko fired a final round 3-under 69 and had 6 birdies to help lead OSU from 10th to a tie for fourth with Purdue at the Windon Memorial in suburban Chicago.
Timko was 11th overall at 1-under 215, while OSU shot 11-over 875. Northwestern won with a 4-under 860.
The men’s soccer team opened Big 10 play with a 2-0 loss at Indiana Sunday. OSU is 2-5-2 overall.
The women’s soccer team saw its 5-match unbeaten streak end with a 1-0 home loss to Purdue Sunday. In a 3-1 win over the Lady Hoosiers Thursday Kayla Varner, Nichelle Prince, and Alexis Degler scored for OSU. The Buckeyes now sit 7-2-2 overall and 1-1-1 in the conference.
The field hockey team lost 3-2 to Michigan State in the Big 10 opener on Saturday. Kaitlyn Wagner and Mona Frommhold had goals for the 3-6 Lady Buckeyes.
The women’s golf team opened its season at the Mary Fossum Invitational in East Lansing and were just four strokes away from victory.
OSU carded a total of 896, 32 over par. The host Spartans won.
Four individuals placed in the top 20 led by freshmen Ileen Domela, who tied for second with a 4-over 220.
Classmate Jessica Porvasnik tied for 7th at 223 while senior Allison Harper (225) tied for 12th and freshman Katja Pogacar (228) tied for 17th.
The men’s golf team wasn’t quite as fortunate, finishing 7th of 15 teams at the season-opening Northern Intercollegiate in Sugar Grove, Ill., earlier this month.
Freshman Frederik Hammer carded a 5-over 221 to finish 20th in his first college event.
The OSU teams are heading in opposite directions.
The Lady Buckeyes are 6-1-2 overall and began Big 10 play with a 1-1 tie against Illinois.
Sophomore Michela Paradiso scored her first goal this season, finding the net in the 84th minute to help OSU earn the tie.
The men’s team is struggling at 2-3-2. Recent play included a pair of 0-0 ties at Bowling Green and at home against Wright State and a 3-1 home loss to Dayton.
Freshman Chance Henry notched his first collegiate goal in the loss.
Volleyball team soaring
The Lady Buckeyes continue to bump off the competition. They sit at 12-0 and are ranked 13th nationally.
In the recent Blue and White Classic OSU left the competition black and blue, bruising its way to a trifecta of 3-0 wins. Victims were Maryland Eastern Shore, Valpo and host Buffalo.
In the title match against Buffalo, Kaitlyn Leary led the way with 17 kills while Kylie Randall added 11. Taylor Sherwin notched 37 assists.
3/29-30 – Ohio State suffered an 8-7 loss to Michigan State after the Spartans scored 4 runs in the 8th inning. Greg Solomon went 3 for 4 with a triple, an RBI, and a run scored for the Buckeyes. On Saturday, Kirby Pellant was 3 for 4 with a double, an RBI, and a run scored as Ohio State paid the Spartans back with an 8-3 victory.
3/25 – Boo Timko led the Buckeyes with a 7-over 151 in the Seahawk Intercollegiate to finish 7th in the 12 team tournament. Grant Weaver finished 16th with a 9-over 153.
3/30 – No. 5 Loyola defeated No. 12/13 Ohio State 9-4 on Saturday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. Senior Trey Wilkes was 5 for 11 for the Buckeyes and teammate Greg Dutton had 14 saves.
Men’s Swimming & Diving
3/30 – Ohio State finished 12th at the NCAA Championships in Indianapolis over the weekend. Tamas Gercsak finished 9th in the 200 butterfly for the Buckeyes, tallying a time of 1:43.54. Teammate Alex Miller finished 19th in the 1650 freestyle with a personal best time of 14:57.29.
3/24 – No. 5 Ohio State defeated Indiana 7-o to win its 163rd consecutive match at home. Connor Smith, ranked 37th notched the match winning point for the Buckeyes when he defeated Dimitrije Tasic 6-1, 6-4.
3/29 – No. 7 Ohio State beat Nebraska 6-1 on Friday evening. No. 13 Blaz Rola sealed the deal for the Buckeyes, winning 7-6 (2), 6-1 over Andre Stenger in second singles. Read More
Making the great state of Ohio proud… in all sports
9/9 – Despite being out-shot 26-11, the Buckeyes got their first road win of the year by beating San Diego State 2-1. Louie Berra led Ohio State to the victory with a goal and an assist at the SDSU Sports Deck. Their first goal came from Joshua Bretto late in the first half to tie the game at one.
9/14 – Ohio State defeated DePaul 2-1 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on Friday night. Goals for the Buckeyes came from Louie Berra and Kenny Cunningham, and goalkeeper Alex Wimmer finished with eight saves. DePaul finished with a 19-15 advantage in shots, while both teams finished in corners at 7 each.
9/9 – The Buckeyes recorded their fifth shut out in a row by beating Duquesne 3-0 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. Ohio State took the lead in the thirteenth minute when Tiffany Cameron managed to get the ball past Duquesne goalkeeper Devon Tabata. The Buckeyes scored again less than sixty seconds later when Lauren Granberg converted a Cameron pass. Cameron scored again in the 35 minute on a pass from Danica Wu to give Ohio State a 3-0 lead. The Buckeyes finished with a 21-7 shot advantage.
9/9 – The No. 23 Buckeyes fell to Miami (OH) 2-1 in their home opener at Buckeye Varsity Field. Senior forward Berta Queralt scored the only goal for Ohio State at 7:07 in the first half. Twenty-five minutes later, Emily Gruesser scored for the RedHawks and tied the game at one. Demi Wideman scored the winning goal in the second half for Miami. Ohio State finished with an 8-1 advantage in penalty corners, but could not find the goal to tie the game.
9/14 – The No. 21 Buckeyes fell to No. 18 Pepperdine in a three set loss on Friday in the Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup. Senior Mari Hole finished with 11 kills and 10 digs in the match for Ohio State while teammate Emily Danks finished with 10 kills and 2 service aces. Jazmine Orozco and Katie Messing led the way for Pepperdine, finishing with 13 kills each. Orozco also had 14 digs.
9/15 – The No. 21 Buckeyes lost 3-1 in a match against Florida State in the Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup in Houston. Mari Hole, Mariah Booth, and Emily Danks led Ohio State, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the No. 11 Seminoles. Yildirim Fatma finished with 20 kills for FSU while teammate Olivera Medic added 13 and 14 digs. Hole had 15 kills for Ohio State while Booth and Danks finished with 11 and 10 respectively. Later in the day, the Buckeyes defeated Houston 3-1. Booth was named to the All-Tournament team, after finishing with 17 kills in the match. Hole finished the match with 10 kills and 11 digs.
9/15 – Sophomore Boo Timko and freshman Tee-K Kelly led the Buckeyes to finish in first after day one of the Wolf Run Intercollegiate tournament. Timko finished the day tied for first, finished 7-under 135. Kelly finished tied for fight with 2-under 140. The third round of the tournament was being played today (9/16).