Women's Soccer Falls Short Against Wake Forest, Losing 2-1 In Overtime

Go Buckeyes!
Go Buckeyes!

Go Buckeyes!

Sept. 1, 2000%^$%^$

%^$%^$Box Score%^$%^$%^$%^$

%^$COLUMBUS, Ohio--The Ohio State women's soccer team fell to no. 11 Wake Forest, 2-1 Friday%^$afternoon in the first game of the University of Missouri/Ellis Copy Invitational in Columbia,%^$Mo. The Buckeyes' record drops to 1-2 overall and 0-0 in the Big Ten, while the Demon Deacons%^$remain undefeated with a 3-0 record overall.%^$

%^$Lindsay Eckles (So., Hilliard, Ohio/Hilliard Davidson) put OSU on the board early in the first%^$half. She gathered the ball from teammate Emily Thorpe (Jr., Cincinnati, Ohio/Sycamore) and%^$fired it past Wake Forest goalkeeper Tracy Chao. The Demon Deacons' first goal came in the%^$84th minute. Joline Charlton scored off a pass from Stacy Roeck, tying the game at one.%^$

%^$Sarah Kate Noftsinger shot the gamewinning goal past OSU goalkeeper Amber Barnes (Sr.,%^$Fairfield, Ohio/Fairfield) in the first overtime period for the win.%^$

%^$Barnes saved eight out of nineteen Demon Deacon shots.%^$

%^$The Buckeyes will take on the Florida State Seminoles at 11 a.m. EDT Sunday, Sept. 3%^$in the final round of the tournament.%^$

%^$Match Summary%^$

1 2 OT F%^$Wake Forest 0 1 1 2%^$Ohio State 1 0 0 1%^$

%^$1st Half
%^$OSU-Lindsay Eckles, 10:21 (Emily Thorpe)
%^$2nd Half
%^$WFU-Joline Charlton, 84:11 (Stacy Roeck)
%^$WFU-Sarah Kate Noftsinger, 96:24 (Stacy Roek, Colleen Bradley)%^$

%^$OSU-8, Barnes
%^$WFU-5, Chao%^$