Feb. 29, 2004
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The ninth-ranked Ohio State (1-1) women's lacrosse team suffered a 10-6 defeat against California (2-2) Sunday afternoon at Memorial Field. Buckeye Caroline Weatherill (Sr., Malvern, Pa.) was the top scorer for OSU with two goals. Golden Bear Molly Brady was the top scorer of the game with four goals.
Ohio State opened the game with the first three goals with Ashley Evans (Jr., Ellicott City, Md.) scoring the first at 3:35 on an assist by KC Carter (So., Birchrunville, Pa.). Weatherill scored unassisted at 4:22 and Kelyn Laws (Fr., Ellicott City, Md.) made it 3-0 with a goal at 8:13. California scored its first goal at 10:01 with an assist from Colleen O'Mara. A free position goal by Schuyler Sokolow at 10:54 made it 3-2. Brady, with an assist from O'Mara tied the game at three at 14:06. Sokolow's second goal at 17:11 gave the Bears a 4-3 lead. Ohio State tied the game at four with a Carter goal at 22:03, assisted by Molly McLaughlin (Sr., Towson, Md.). California took the lead (5-4) for good at 25:46 with an Elizabeth Reifsnyder goal at 25:46. The Bears closed out the scoring in third first half with a free position goal by Jocelyn Paul to take a 6-4 lead into halftime.
California extended the lead to 7-4 with a free position goal by Brady. OSU's Weatherill's second goal cut the lead to 7-5 with a score at 34:40. Brady added back-to-back goals at 42:39 and 43:12, respectively, to lead, 9-5. OSU's Natale Miller (West Chester, Pa.), on a free position attempt at 46:39 cut the Bear lead to three at 9-6. Bear Reifsnyder, with an assist from Carley Preble, closed out the scoring for California at 52:17 for the final 10-6 margin.
Ohio State now returns home for a 1 p.m., Sunday, March 7 game against Northwestern in Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium
#9 Ohio State at California, Feb. 28, 2004 Memorial Field, Berkeley, Calif.
Weather: 56 degrees, mostly cloudy, wind 10 mph from west
Linescore 1 2 Final Attendance: 200 Ohio State 4 2 6 1-1 California 6 4 10 2-2 Scoring Summary OS-CA Time School Score Goal Assist 1st Half 03:35 OS 1-0 Ashley Evans KC Carter 04:22 OS 2-0 Caroline Weatherill - 08:13 OS 3-0 Kelyn Laws - 10:01 CA 3-1 Leanne Zilioli Colleen O'Mara 10:54 CA 3-2 Schuyler Sokolow FP 14:06 CA 3-3 Molly Brady Colleen O'Mara 17:11 CA 3-4 Schuyler Sokolow Laura Cavallo 22:03 OS 4-4 KC Carter Molly McLaughlin 25:46 CA 4-5 Elizabeth Reifsnyder - 27:53 CA 4-6 Jocelyn Paul FP
2nd Half 35:53 CA 4-7 Molly Brady FP 34:40 OS 5-7 Caroline Weatherill - 42:39 CA 5-8 Molly Brady - 43:12 CA 5-9 Molly Brady - 46:39 OS 6-9 Natale Miller FP 52:17 CA 6-10 Elizabeth Reifsnyder Carley Preble
Ohio State Goals: Caroline Weatherill 2, Molly McLaughlin 1, KC Carter 1, Ashley Evans 1, Natale Miller 1, Kelyn Laws 1
California Goals: Molly Brady 4, Elizabeth Reifsnyder 2, Schuyler Sokolow 2, Leanne Zilioli 1, Jocelyn Paul 1,
Ohio State Assists: Molly McLaughlin 1, KC Carter 1,
California Assists: Colleen O'Mara 2, Carley Preble 1, Laura Cavallo 1
Goalies Min GA Svs Ohio State - Kim Hastings 60:00 10 na California - Hilary Lynch 60:00 6 20
Shots: OSU 34, California 24 Fress Position Shots: OSU 9, California 8 Draws: OSU 9, California 9 Groundballs: OSU 23, California 18 Turnovers: OSU 9, California 17 Caused Turnovers: OSU 12, California 9 Fouls: OSU 30, California 16
Buckeyes Earn IWLCA Academic Honor