Sept. 6, 1998
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Melanie Vierling (Fr., Cincinnati, OH) scored two goals, one in each half, helping the visiting Buckeyes shutout the University of Louisville 5-0 this afternoon. Forward Vierling was part of a dominating OSU offense that outshot the Cardinals 19-9. Mia Katzel (So., Ukiah, CA) tallied a goal and an assist on the day, while the other OSU goals were scored by Melissa Fox (So., Westerville, OH) and Brynn Catino (Fr., Westerville, OH).
Amber Barnes (So., Fairfield, OH) was in goal for the Buckeyes, recording 3 saves and the shutout, while Louisville's Lynn Clashman made 5 saves and allowed 5 goals.
OSU improves to 2-0 on the season, as the Louisville Cardinals fall to 0-2. The Buckeyes are back in action on September 9 when they travel to Dayton for a 7:30 p.m. game.
OSU (2-0) 1 4-5 Louisville (0-2) 0 0-0
Scoring: First Half: 1. OSU Melanie Vierling (Courtney Nein) 17:55. Second Half: 2. OSU Melissa Fox (Rebecca Sobieski) 57:30. 3. OSU Brynn Catino (UA) 75:11. 4. OSU Mia Katzel (Emily Thorpe) 81:50. 5. OSU Vierling (Katzel) 85:18.
Goalkeeping Saves: Amber Barnes 3; UL Lynn Clashman 5
Shots: OSU-19; UL-9