Sept. 12, 1999
The Ohio State Buckeyes finished second place at the GTE Soccer Classic after losing 2-1 to No. 10 Texas A&M. After a scoreless first half, OSU struck first in the second half, with a goal by Lindsay Eckles (Fr., Hilliard, Ohio) at the 53:51 mark. Eckles went one-on-one with Texas A&M goalkeeper Melanie Wilson and fired the ball into the upper right corner of the net. Texas A&M answered with two goals from midfielder Alison Peters to win the tournament and remain undefeated with a 6-0-0 overall record.
Buckeyes Amber Barnes (Jr., Fairfield, Ohio), Jen Miller (Fr., Centerville, Ohio) and Emily Thorpe (So., Cincinnati, Ohio) were named to the GTE Soccer Classic All-Tournament Team.
The Buckeyes, who defeated Houston 1-0 on Friday, are 4-1-1 overall and return home for their Big Ten opener against Michigan, Friday, Sept. 17 at 5 p.m. at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.
Ohio State 0 1 1
Texas A&M 0 2 2
OSU - Eckles, 53rd minute
TAMU - Peters, 70th minute (Remington)
TAMU - Peters 88th minute
OSU - 8
TAMU - 32
OSU - Amber Barnes, 5
TAMU - Melanie Wilson, 8
OSU - 4-1-1 overall (0-0-0 Big Ten)
TAMU - 6-0-0 overall (2-0-0 Big 12)
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