April 16 - 22, 2013
Four Buckeyes tally at least four points in non-conference road win.
Ohio State faces No. 9 Duke Saturday, High Point Sunday
Buckeyes battle Nittany Lions through nine ties in fourth game against Top 10 opponent
Ohio State and Nittany Lions meet at 1:05 p.m. Sunday, game televised on BTN at 6:30 p.m.
Ohio State 14, American 4 (April 21, 2012
2014 (Junior Season): ALC Goalie of the Year ... First Team All-ALC ... IWLCA Second Team All-American, becoming the first Buckeye goalie to earn first or second team All-America honors ... IWLCA First Team All-Region ... started all 20 games in goal for the Buckeyes, collecting a 13-7 mark ... first in the conference in save percentage (.492), saves (154) and second in goals-against average (8.06) and third in saves per game (7.53) ... her 154 saves ranks fifth all-time on Ohio State's single-season list ... named ALC Defensive Player of the Week for the first time in her career March 11 after leading the Buckeyes to wins over Louisville (March 4) and Northwestern (March 9) ... claimed a season-best 13 saves in the win over the Wildcats, including nine stops in the second half and three in overtime ... also collected 10 saves in wins over Hofstra (March 15) and Oregon (March 26) ... notched a .483 save percentage in 21 shots faced at Vanderbilt (April 6) ... picked up eight stops in win vs. No. 8 Penn State (April 13) ... posted a season-best .488 save percentage, posting 11 saves against 29 shots faced, while tying her career high with five groundballs in the win over No. 9 Notre Dame (April 15) to be named ALC Defensive Player of the Week ... posted 12 stops last time out in loss vs. Hopkins, facing 31 shots ... tallied 14 saves in two ALC Tournament games last weekend in Evanston ... OSU scholar-athlete.
2013 (Sophomore Season): Started in all 18 games, finishing 12 complete games...posted an 11.05 goals-against average and a .408 save percentage...totaled 126 saves...made double digit saves in four games, including a season-high of 13 saves vs. Stanford (3/2/13) and vs. High Point (4/21/13)... earned ALC Second Team honors...OSU scholar-athlete and Academic All-Big Ten.
2012 (Freshman Season): Played in 16 games, making 15 starts and finishing six complete games ... posted a 9.21 goals-against average, third among ALC goalies, and a .494 save percentage ... made double-digit saves on six occasions, including a season-high 16 in overtime contest against Northwestern (3/31/12) in Gillette Stadium ... member of the ALC All-Tournament Team after making 10 stops vs. Vanderbilt (5/3/12) in the quarterfinals and 15 against Florida (5/4/12) in the semifinals, while holding the Gators to a season-low five goals ... ALC and womenslax.com Rookie of the Week (2/13/12) ... OSU scholar-athlete.
Shore Regional: Played soccer, basketball and lacrosse ... during her senior year, played 21 games in goal with 175 saves and a .630 save percentage, earning first team all-shore, first team all-division and all-state honorable mention while helping the team to the conference championship ... in total, captured three conference regular-season and tournament championships during her career and two state sectional titles with Shore Regional.
Personal: Parents are David and Nancy DeScenza ... has three siblings, Danny, Devin and Nikki ... has a cousin, Kim Imbesi, was a three-year starter on the Duke women's lacrosse team (2007-09) and another, Mary DeScenza Mohler, who swam at Georgia and has participated in two Olympic trials.
No. 8 Ohio State Falls to No. 1 Maryland