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Sept. 28, 2011

Athletes of the Week

  • Danica Deckard, a junior forward on the Ohio State field hockey team, was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced Sept. 27. Deckard, a native of Selinsgrove, Pa., led the Buckeyes to a 2-1 victory over Michigan Sept. 23 with two goals at Buckeye Varsity Field. With her performance against the Wolverines, the OSU forward earns the first weekly award of her career.

  • After missing the last six matches, Mariah Booth returned to the starting lineup for the volleyball team with a career-high 12 kills vs. Iowa, her first double-figure kill match of her career. She posted her second double-figure kill match at Nebraska with 10. Booth hit .375 (12-3-24) for her season high against Iowa and improved her hitting season high to .562 (10-1-16) at Nebraska.

    Men's Cross Country
    Head coach: Robert Gary

  • Senior Jake Edwards was named Big Ten Runner of the Week after placing first at the Appalachian State Mountaineer Open Sept. 16.

    Women's Cross Country
    Head coach: Karen Dennis

  • Ohio State placed seventh at the 4k Toledo Inter-Regional Bubble Buster on Sept. 24 utilizing 10 newcomers in their lineup. The Buckeyes scored 152 points with their top 5 runners led by Freshman Nicole Hilton with a 15th-place finish.

    Field Hockey (5-5, 1-0 Big Ten)
    Head coach: Anne Wilkinson

  • Ohio State upset No. 11 Michigan 2-1 Sept. 22 at Buckeye Varsity Field winning in the final moments of regulation. Junior Danica Deckard scored both goals for the Buckeyes.

    Football (3-1)
    Head coach: Luke Fickell

  • Ohio State got back on the winning track Sept. 24, defeating Colorado 37-17 in front of 105,096 fans at Ohio Stadium. Freshman quarterback Braxton Miller was effective in his first career start, completing 5 of 13 passes for 83 yards and two touchdowns - both to freshman wide receiver Devin Smith - while adding 84 yards on the ground. Junior running back Jordan Hall provided a spark to the Buckeye rushing attack, toting the ball 18 times for 84 yards and a touchdown. Hall had 231 all-purpose yards in the contest, with 135 on kickoff returns.

    Women's Ice Hockey
    Head coach: Nate Handrahan

  • Scott Spencer and Candice Moxley were added to the coaching staff and will serve as assistant coaches.
  • Ohio State topped Wilfrid Laurier, 3-1, at the OSU Ice Rink Sept. 23 in an exhibition game. Freshmen Kayla Sullivan and Danielle Gagne and senior Melissa Feste tallied a goal apiece for the Buckeyes.

    Men's Soccer (5-3-1, 1-0-0 Big Ten)
    Head coach: John Bluem

  • The Buckeyes fell to No. 5 Louisville, 1-0, on a late goal Sept. 22 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.
  • Ohio State defeated Michigan, 3-2, in overtime, Sept. 25 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in front of 985 fans. Chris Hegngi scored the game-winning goal 34 seconds into the first overtime period with the help of Omar Vallejo's second assist of the game

    Women's Soccer (7-3-1, 2-0-1 Big Ten)
    Head coach: Lori Walker

  • Ohio State picked up program win No. 200, knocking off No. 22 Illinois, 2-1, Sept. 23 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.
  • Ohio State topped Northwestern, 2-0, on Alumni Day Sept. 25 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.

    No. 24 Women's Volleyball (11-4, 1-1 Big Ten)
    Head coach: Geoff Carlston

  • Sarah Mignin and Taylor Sherwin were named Big Ten Player of the Week honors. Mignin was named the co-defensive player of the week for the second consecutive week and Sherwin was the freshman player of the week.
  • The Buckeyes opened Big Ten Conference play at Iowa City defeating Iowa, 3-1 (23-25, 25-20,25-14, 25-18) Sept. 23 in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Mari Hole posted a match-high 23 points with 19 kills, two ace serves, one solo block and two assist blocks.
  • On Sept. 24 the Scarlet and Gray fell to 10th-ranked Nebraska in the NU Coliseum, 3-1 (23-25, 25-23, 11-25, 16-25). Emily Danks posted a team-high 13.5 points with 10 kills, two ace serves and three assist blocks.


    Ohio State Athletics Schedule
    Sept. 26-Oct. 9

    Sept. 26
    Men's Golf at Inverness Intercollegiate Invitational Round 1&2, ALL DAY
    Toledo, Ohio

    Sept. 27
    Field Hockey at Ball State, 3 p.m.
    Muncie, Ind.

    Men's Golf at Inverness Intercollegiate Invitational Round 3, ALL DAY
    Toledo, Ohio

    Sept. 28
    Men's Soccer at Akron, 7:30 p.m.
    Akron, Ohio

    Sept. 29
    Women's Soccer at Penn State, 7 p.m.
    University Park, Pa.

    Sept. 30
    Field Hockey vs. Indiana, 3 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Buckeye Varsity Field

    Women's Volleyball vs. Minnesota, 7 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, St. John Arena

    Women's Cross Country at Notre Dame Invitational, ALL DAY
    Notre Dame, Ind.

    Oct. 1
    Men's Ice Hockey vs. Windsor, 7:30 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Chiller North

    Men's Football vs. Michigan State, 3:30 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Ohio Stadium

    Women's Tennis at ITA All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Pacific Palisades, Calif.

    Men's Tennis at ITA/DNovo All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Tulsa, Okla.

    Oct.2
    Men's Soccer at Michigan State, 12 p.m.
    East Lansing, Mich.

    Rifle at Alumni-Booster, 2 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Converse Hall

    Women's Soccer at Wisconsin, 2 p.m.
    Madison, Wis.

    Women's Volleyball vs. Wisconsin, 6 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, St. John Arena

    Women's Tennis at ITA All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Pacific Palisades, Calif.

    Men's Tennis at ITA/DNovo All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Tulsa, Okla.

    Oct. 3
    Women's Golf at Windy City Invitational Round 1&2, ALL DAY
    Chicago, Ill.

    Men's Tennis at ITA/DNovo All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Tulsa, Okla.

    Women's Tennis at ITA All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Pacific Palisades, Calif.

    Oct. 4
    Field Hockey vs. Louisville, 3 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Buckeye Varsity Field

    Women's Golf at Windy City Invitational Round 3, ALL DAY
    Chicago, Ill.

    Men's Tennis at ITA/Dnovo All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Tulsa, Okla.

    Women's Tennis at ITA All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Pacific Palisades, Calif.

    Oct. 5
    Men's Soccer vs. Bowling Green, 7 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

    Men's Tennis at ITA/Dnovo All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Tulsa, Okla.

    Women's Tennis at ITA All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Pacific Palisades, Calif.

    Oct. 6
    Men's Tennis at ITA/Dnovo All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Tulsa, Okla.

    Women's Tennis at ITA All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Pacific Palisades, Calif.

    Oct. 7
    Women's Volleyball vs. Illinois, 7 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, St. John Arena

    Women's Ice Hockey vs. Bemidji State, 7:07 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, OSU Ice Rink

    Men's Tennis at ITA/Dnovo All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Tulsa, Okla.

    Men's Ice Hockey vs. Quinnipiac, TBA
    Columbus, Ohio, Value City Arena

    Women's Tennis at WVU Martha Thorn Invitational, ALL DAY
    Morgantown, W. Va.

    Women's Tennis at ITA All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Pacific Palisades, Calif.

    Oct. 8
    Field Hockey vs. Iowa, 1 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Buckeye Varsity Field

    Women's Ice Hockey vs. Bemidji State, 4:07 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, OSU Ice Rink

    Women's Volleyball vs. Northwestern, 7 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, St. John Arena

    Football at Nebraska, 8 p.m.
    Lincoln, Neb.

    Men's Ice Hockey vs. Quinnipiac, TBA
    Columbus, Ohio, Value City Arena

    Women's Tennis at ITA All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Pacific Palisades, Calif.

    Women's Tennis at WVU Martha Thorn Invitational, ALL DAY
    Morgantown, W. Va.

    Men's Tennis at ITA/DNovo All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Tulsa, Okla.

    Oct. 9
    Rifle vs. Morehead State, 8 a.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Converse Hall

    Men's Lacrosse at North Carolina, 12 p.m.
    Baltimore, Md., Calvert Hall College

    Women's Soccer at Purdue, 1 p.m.
    West Lafayette, Ind.

    Men's Soccer vs. Northwestern, 2 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

    Men's Tennis at ITA/Dnovo All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Tulsa, Okla.

    Women's Tennis at WVU Martha Thorn Invitational, ALL DAY
    Morgantown, W. Va.

    Women's Tennis at ITA All-American Championships, ALL DAY
    Pacific Palisades, Calif.

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