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  • Senior Mari Hole guided the Buckeyes to their first tournament title of the season, winning the Maryland Invitational, Aug. 31-Sept. 1. Hole finished the weekend with 51 total kills over 11 sets played, averaging 4.64 kills per set and 5.14 points per set. In the team's 3-0 win over Binghamton to start the tournament, Hole notched 13 kills and a .365 attack percentage. She also added two service aces and six digs. Hole had a season-high 25 kills in the three-set sweep of Seton Hall Saturday morning. That mark was a kill away from tying her career-high. In the final match of the tournament, Hole was a key player in Ohio State's come-from-behind victory over host Maryland. She recorded her first double-double of the season with 13 kills and 13 digs in the five set victory. For her efforts, Hole was named to the All-Tournament team.

    Men's Cross Country
    Head coach: Brice Allen

  • The Buckeyes began the 2012 campaign with a win at the Flyer 5K Challenge on Sept. 1 at Indian Rifle Park in Kettering, Ohio.
  • Ohio State finished the meet with a score of 36, edging Miami (Ohio) by a total of three points.
  • The meet was the first under new associate head coach Brice Allen.

    Women's Cross Country
    Head coach: Khadevis Robinson

  • Ohio State cruised to a victory in its first meet of the 2012 season on Sept. 1.
  • The Buckeyes finished the Flyer 5K Challenge at Indian Rifle Park in Kettering, Ohio with 19 points; 19 points better than second place finisher Miami (Ohio) who had 38.
  • The top three individual finishers, and five of the top seven, were all Buckeyes. Junior Meredith Wagner (18.12.0), sophomore Michelle Thomas (18:21.0) and freshman Alexandra Aughenbaugh (18:23.0) were the top three finishers.

    Field Hockey (2-3)
    Head coach: Anne Wilkinson

  • Ohio State opened the season on Aug. 25 against UMass in Durham, N.H. The Buckeyes dropped a 2-1 decision to the Minutewomen in overtime.
  • Ohio State returned to action the following day, defeating No. 18 New Hampshire on Aug. 26 by a score of 1-0 to give head coach Anne Wilkinson her 200th career win.
  • The Buckeyes earned their second win of the season on Aug. 31, topping American in Washington, D.C. by a score of 2-0 before falling to No. 1 Maryland, 2-0, on Sept. 2 at the Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex in College Park, Md.

    Football (1-0)
    Head coach: Urban Meyer

  • Ohio State opened the 2012 season with a 56-10 win over Miami (Ohio).
  • Sophomore quarterback Braxton Miller rushed for 161 yards (a record for an Ohio State quarterback) and threw two touchdown passes in the win.
  • Head coach Urban Meyer is now 11-0 in season openers.

    Men's Soccer (1-2-1)
    Head coach: John Bluem

  • Ohio State opened the regular season at Dayton on Aug. 24, dropping a 3-2 decision to the Flyers.
  • Ohio State returned to the pitch two days later, falling 2-0 to the University of Illinois-Chicago on Aug. 26.
  • The Buckeyes played to a 1-1 draw against No. 16 Coastal Carolina in their opening round game of the Wolstein Classic on Aug. 31, and battled back to a 3-2 overtime win over Davidson after falling behind 2-0 in the 61st minute.

    Women's Soccer (3-2-0)
    Head coach: Lori Walker

  • Ohio State opened its regular season at Hofstra on Aug. 17, falling to the Pride by a score of 2-0.
  • Ohio State then traveled to Rutgers on Aug. 19, where they dropped a 1-0 decision to the Scarlet Knights in double overtime.
  • The Buckeyes earned their first win of the season, a 3-0 win over Northeastern at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on Aug. 24.
  • Ohio State played to a 1-0 victory over No. 17 Maryland at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on Aug. 26.
  • The Buckeyes defeated Syracuse, 2-0, at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on Sept. 2.

    Women's Volleyball (5-1)
    Head coach: Geoff Carlston

  • Ohio State opened the 2012 season as host of the Sports Imports DC Koehl Classic.
  • The Buckeyes went 2-1 at that tournament, earning wins over Houston (3-0) and Toledo (3-0) before falling to No. 20 Oregon (3-2).
  • The Buckeyes swept all three of their opponents at the Maryland Invitational, defeating Binghamton (3-0) in the opening round on Aug. 31, followed by wins over Seton Hall (3-0) and Maryland (3-2).
  • Seniors Emily Danks and Mari Hole and junior Davionna DiSalvatore were named to the All-Tournament team, while Danks earned the tournament's Most Valuable Player honor.


    Ohio State Athletics Schedule
    Sept. 4-16

    Sept. 6
    Women's Soccer vs. Missouri, 7 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

    Sept. 7
    Men's Soccer at San Diego, 7:30 p.m.
    San Diego, Calif.

    Women's Volleyball vs. Dayton, 11 a.m.
    Bowling Green, Ky.

    Women's Volleyball vs. IUPUI, 5 p.m.
    Bowling Green, Ky.

    Sept. 8
    Football vs. Central Florida, 12 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Ohio Stadium

    Women's Volleyball at Western Kentucky, 1:30 p.m.
    Bowling Green, Ky.

    Sunday, Sept. 9
    Men's Soccer vs. San Diego State, 1 p.m.
    San Diego, Calif.

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

    Field Hockey vs. Miami (Ohio), 1 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Buckeye Varsity Field

    Monday, Sept. 10
    Men's Golf at Marshall Invitational Rounds 1&2, All Day
    Huntington, W. Va.

    Tuesday, Sept. 11
    Men's Golf at Marshall Invitational Round 3, All Day
    Huntington, W. Va.

    Wednesday, Sept. 12
    Field Hockey at Ohio, 7 p.m.
    Athens, Ohio

    Friday, Sept. 14
    Men's Soccer vs. DePaul, 7:30 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

    Women's Volleyball vs. Pepperdine, 5:30 p.m.
    Houston, Texas

    Women's Tennis vs. Muirfield Collegiate Tennis Invitational, All Day
    Dublin, Ohio, The Country Club at Muirfield Village

    Men's Cross Country vs. Spartan Invitational, All Day
    East Lansing, Mich.

    Women's Cross Country vs. Spartan Invitational, All Day
    East Lansing, Mich.

    Saturday, Sept. 15
    Football vs. California
    Ohio Stadium
    Columbus, Ohio

    Men's Golf at Wolf Run Intercollegiate Rounds 1&2, All Day
    Zionsville, Ind.

    Women's Tennis vs. Muirfield Collegiate Tennis Invitational, All Day
    Dublin, Ohio, The Country Club at Muirfield Village

    Women's Volleyball vs. Florida State, 2:30 p.m.
    Houston, Texas

    Women's Volleyball at Houston, 8:30 p.m.
    Houston, Texas

    Sunday, Sept. 16
    Women's Soccer vs. Minnesota, 1 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

    Field Hockey at Bucknell, 10 a.m.
    Lewisburg, Pa.

    Women's Tennis vs. Muirfield Collegiate Tennis Invitational, All Day
    Dublin, Ohio, The Country Club at Muirfield Village

    Men's Golf at Wolf Run Intercollegiate Round 3, All Day
    Zionsville, Ind.

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