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Aug. 30, 2011

Athlete of the Week
• Named to the West Virginia Mountaineer Invitational All-Tournament Team, Mari Hole averaged 4.42 points, 3.92 kill, 2.17 digs and .42 blocks per set in leading OSU to the tournament championship. She also handled 24 serve receptions without an error for the four matches. A transfer from UCLA, she recorded a career-high 19 kills against West Virginia while hitting .486. Against New Hampshire Mari had a career-high 14 digs along with 13 kills for her first double-double as a Buckeye.

Athletics
• Eighteen current and former Ohio State student-athletes received their degrees at Summer Commencement Aug. 28 in the Jerome Schottenstein Center.

No. 6 Field Hockey (0-2)
Head coach: Anne Wilkinson
• In the 2011 season opener, sixth-ranked Ohio State fell, 3-2, in overtime against No. 15 Duke Aug. 26 at Buckeye Varsity Field. In the seven-on-seven first overtime, the Blue Devils scored with 21 seconds left on the clock against the Buckeyes to claim the victory.
• Ohio State fell, 3-1, against New Hampshire Aug. 27 at Buckeye Varsity Field. The Wildcats posted three goals in the first half en route to the victory against the Buckeyes.

Men's Lacrosse
Head coach: Nick Myers
Jud Hall, an Upper Arlington native and recent graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, has been named the volunteer coach for Ohio State, Buckeye head coach Nick Myers announced.

No. 15 Men's Soccer (0-1-1)
Head coach: John Bluem
Kenny Cunningham picked an opportune time to score his first collegiate goal. The rookie forward tallied the equalizer late in regulation as No. 15 Ohio State played American to a 1-1 draw through double overtime at the Penn State Classic in University Park, Pa., Aug. 27.
• 15th-ranked Ohio State dropped a 1-0 decision to Siena in the Penn State Classic in University Park, Pa., Aug. 29.

No. 7 Women's Soccer (3-1-0)
Head coach: Lori Walker
• Seventh-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes suffered their first defeat of the season in a 1-0 loss to the Missouri Tigers Aug. 26 at Missouri's Walton Stadium.
• Seventh-ranked Ohio State defeated visiting Wright State 2-1 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium Aug. 28.

No. 21 Women's Volleyball (4-0)
Head coach: Geoff Carlson
• 21st-ranked Ohio State, behind 12 kills from Kaitlyn Leary, defeated Valparaiso, 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-22) in the opening match of the West Virginia Mountaineer Invitational Aug. 26 in Morgantown, W.Va.
• 21st ranked Ohio State won a 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-14) decision over New Hampshire Aug. 26 at the West Virginia Mountaineer Invitational in Morgantown, W. Va.
• 21st ranked Ohio State won a third consecutive match at the West Virginia Mountaineer Invitational in Morgantown, W.Va. with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-16, 25-19) victory over Towson Aug. 27.
• Ohio State finished play in the West Virginia Mountaineer Invitational with a 3-0 (25-20, 25-16, 25-20) victory over the host Mountaineers Aug. 27 to capture the title.


Ohio State Athletics Schedule
Aug. 29-Sept. 11

Aug. 29
Men's Soccer at Siena, 3 p.m.
State College, Pa.

Aug. 31
Field Hockey vs. Ohio, 3 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Varsity Field

Sept. 1
Women's Soccer at West Virginia, 7 p.m.
Morgantown, W. Va.

Women's Volleyball at Hawaii, 7 p.m.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Sept. 2
Women's Volleyball at UCLA, 5 p.m.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Men's Soccer vs. Florida International, 7:30 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Sept. 3
Football vs. Akron, 12 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Ohio Stadium

Field Hockey at Richmond, 2 p.m.
Harrisonburg, Va.

Sept. 4
Men's Soccer vs. Stetson, 1:30 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Field Hockey at James Madison, 2 p.m.
Harrisonburg, Va.

Women's Volleyball at Long Beach State, 3 p.m.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Women's Soccer vs. North Carolina, 6 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Sept. 9
Field Hockey vs. Syracuse, 2 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Buckeye Varsity Field

Women's Volleyball vs. Penn, 5 p.m.
Toledo, Ohio

Sept. 10
Women's Volleyball vs. Alabama, 12 p.m.
Toledo, Ohio

Football vs. Toledo, 12 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Ohio Stadium

Women's Volleyball at Toledo, 7 p.m.
Toledo, Ohio

Sept. 11
Men's Soccer vs. Binghamton, 12 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Field Hockey vs. Old Dominion, 2 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Buckeye Varsity Field

Women's Soccer vs. Ohio, 6 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

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