Sept. 1, 2000
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.
1 2 OT F Wake Forest 0 1 1 2 Ohio State 1 0 0 1
OSU-Lindsay Eckles, 10:21 (Emily Thorpe)
WFU-Joline Charlton, 84:11 (Stacy Roeck)
WFU-Sarah Kate Noftsinger, 96:24 (Stacy Roek, Colleen Bradley)
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