She joins Maddy Humphrey, Liz Tamburro representing Ohio State
Tamburro makes nine saves for Ohio State's first win at Iowa since 2010
Sophomore had a goal, assist and defensive save last weekend
Buckeyes return eight starters from 2014 squad
2015 (Sophomore Season): Started all 17 games that she played in … was an anchor of the Buckeyes’ back line of defense … tops in the Big Ten and second nationally with eight defensive saves … as a unit, Ohio State’s defense finished with three shutouts and limited its opponents to 11 or fewer shots in six games … scored the game-winning goal vs. Michigan State and had an assist vs. Ohio to earn Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week honors on Sept. 22 … Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2014 (Freshman Season): Started all 15 games that she played in, including eight contests against Big Ten foes … one of five newcomers to start in every game she appeared in last year … totaled 964 minutes played, an average of 64.2 per game … took five penalty corners … sport industry major.
Prior to Ohio State: Team captain as a senior ... second team all-state by the Delaware Field Hockey Coaches Association ... Delaware News Journal Athlete of the Week on Sept. 10 after a one-goal, two-assist performance in the Auks season-opening 4-1 victory over Concord ... selected to the 2014 Futures Elite Academy ... her club team, Gyphons, was Festival Champions and Rath was the second-leading scorer ... NIT leading goal-scorer in 2012 for Phoenix ... member of NIT champions in 2012 ... first team all-state and team MVP as a defender in lacrosse ... selected to the Delaware state all-state team ... team leader in groundballs and caused turnovers ... team advanced to the state semifinals.
Personal: Daughter of Daniel and Monica Rath ... intends to major in psychology ... has an older sister, Charlotte, who plays lacrosse at Lafayette ... would like to become a sports psychologist and work with a professional team after graduation ... enjoys baking, photography and skiing ... lists her greatest sports thrill as being named the Delaware News Journal Athlete of the Week in 2013 ... led tour groups/open houses at Archmere Academy and was a Blue/Gold Ambassador.
No. 6 Louisville Edges Ohio State, 2-1