Strength and Conditioning recognizes weight room accomplishments
No. 16 Coastal Carolina, Davidson take part in seventh-annual tourney
Ohio State faces Dayton, UIC during opening week action
Ohio State comes from behind in exhibition win
Northwestern 2, Ohio State 0
Northwestern 1, Ohio State 0
Men's soccer at Louisville (9/18/12)
Men's soccer vs. UIC: Aug. 26, 2012
Ohio State 2, Duquesne 1
At a glance: Intimidating presence in the backfield ... one of eight seniors on the Buckeyes ... has played in valuable minutes for the Buckeyes in his senior season ... primarily a defender, he has filled in very well as a center forward in some key matches ... demands excellence from his teammates and has shown great leadership skills for the Scarlet and Gray.
As a senior (2014): Appeared in 10 games during the regular season ... tallied shots in seven of his appearances ... recorded a season-high 44 minutes and one shot-on-goal during a 1-0 win vs. Elon (Sept. 7)
As a junior (2013): Played in seven games, while making three starts in his second season at Ohio State ... played a season-high 49 minutes at Michigan State (Oct. 13) and vs. the Spartans in the Big Ten Tournament (Nov. 13) ... OSU Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten.
At a glance: Intimidating presence in the backfield ... Will see increased playing time with the departure of defensive mainstay Chris Gomez.
As a sophomore (2012): Made four starts and played in 12 games in his first season after transferring to Ohio State from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville ... Consistently threatened defenses, taking 10 shots and putting two on goal ... Played 513 minutes and averaged 43 minutes per appearance.
As a freshman at SIUE (2011): One of two freshmen to consistently earn a starting position ... nominated for the team's Newcomer of the Year award.
Highland Park: Starter all four years ... Also served as a team captain sophomore through senior years ... Won the team's Most Valuable Player award ... Named all-conference, all-sectional and all-state ... Chosen as one of the Super 25 Players to Watch by the Pioneer Press.
Chicago Magic: Started consistently during four seasons with the club ... Captained the team two seasons.
Personal: Son of Mark and Wieslawa Kucharski ... Has a younger brother, Artur... Lists training at the Spanish National Team's facilities for a week as his greatest sports thrill ... Describes spending time with the professionals and watching them train as inspiring ... Would like to become a sports announcer after his soccer days are done ... Enjoys playing a variety of sports, working out and playing video games in his free time ... A big fan of Poland, and cheers them on in any international competition.