Chris Gomez named the team's Most Valuable Player
Hegngi, McAnena named to Second Team All-Big Ten
Ohio State enters postseason as the No. 7 seed against the host and second-seed Wildcats
Ohio State concludes the regular season with second shutout of the year.
Buckeyes and Badgers duel at 1 p.m. Sunday with Big Ten tourney seedings on the line
Northwestern 2, Ohio State 0
Akron 1, Ohio State 0 (Oct. 23, 2012)
Northwestern 1, Ohio State 0
MSU 2, OSU 1
Men's soccer at Louisville (9/18/12)
At a glance:2014 co-captain ... constant presence at midfield with a combined 37 starts in his first two years at Ohio State ... One of two players to start every game in 2013 as a sophomore ... earned a spot on the Big Ten All-Freshman Team in 2012.
As a sophomore(2013): Started and played in all 18 games, collecting 1,677 minutes in his second season ... record two assists on the season ... had two shots on goal in opener vs. UNC Wilmington (Aug. 30) ... had a career-high two points with two assists in 4-0 win over Oakland (Oct. 23) ... played in six games with at least 100 or more minutes, including two-consecutive at Michigan State (Oct. 13) and Northwestern (Oct. 20) ... OSU Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.
Big Walnut: Led team in goals (16) and assists (14) as a senior ... Captained the school's first undefeated regular season team ... Starter all four years under Ohio State alum Brett Weiss ... Helped send the Golden Eagles to the regional finals in 2008 ... Totaled 38 goals and 30 assists over high school career ... U.S. all-region selection ... All-district ... First Team All-Ohio ... Central Ohio Super 12 Selection ... OCC Capital Division Player of the Year (2012) ... First Team All-OCC.
Crew Soccer Academy: Played defense and in the midfield ... One of five Buckeyes to play for the Crew Academy ... Captained the 2011 squad ... Named Crew Academy U16 Player of the Year in 2011.
Personal: Son of Mike and Mary Mason ... Has three siblings: Ben, Sam and Mia ... One grandfather played professional baseball for the Detroit Tigers, while the other played college baseball for Xavier University ... Would like to become a radiologist and open his own practice ... Graduated high school with Suma Cum Laude honors and a 4.2 grade-point average ... Was on the honor roll every quarter in high school ... Lists propelling Big Walnut into the regional final as his greatest sports thrill.