Women's Soccer Wins Season Opener

Go Buckeyes!
Go Buckeyes!

Go Buckeyes!

September 1, 1998

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Senior defender Jennifer Plante (Jacksonville, N.C.) came off the bench to score the game winning goal in OSU's 1-0 win at Evansville Tuesday night at Back Beauty Field.%^$

%^$In the 24th minute, Plante netted a stray ball that was rolling in front of the goal mouth after a corner kick, her only shot of the day.%^$

%^$Melissa Fox (So., Westerville, Ohio) recorded three shots for the Buckeyes and Becky Borchers (Sr., Dayton, Ohio) and Courtney Nein (Fr., Middletown, Ohio) tallied the other two.%^$

%^$Evansville out-shot OSU 11-6 and also had seven corner kicks, but the Bucks capitalized on one of their few scoring opportunities to shutout the host Purple Aces.%^$

%^$Krissy Meek led the Evansville attack with three shots and Shelean Roylance and Holly Wimberg each recorded two shots apiece.%^$

%^$Sophomore goalkeeper Amber Barnes (Fairfield, Ohio) moved her career shutout mark to 4.5 while recording six saves on the day.%^$

%^$Three true freshmen, Elisa Hamilton (Westerville, Ohio), Melanie Vierling (Cincinnati, Ohio), Emily Thorpe (Cincinnati, Ohio), all started for the Bucks and rookies Brynn Catino (Westerville, Ohio) and Nein also saw action.%^$

%^$The Buckeyes travel to Louisville Sunday for a match with the Cardinals at noon. %^$


BUCKEYES 1, PURPLE ACES 0%^$Ohio State 1 0 - - 1%^$Evansville 0 0 - - 0%^$

- 1. Ohio State, Plante, 24th minute.%^$

%^$Goalies - Ohio State, Barnes (6 saves); Evansville, Kearns (2 saves), Team (1 save).%^$
Corners - Ohio State 2, Evansville 7.%^$
Fouls - Ohio State 14, Evansville 6.%^$
Attendance - 312%^$
Records - Ohio State 1-0-0, Evansville 0-1-0.%^$