Women's Soccer Falls to the Aggies in GTE Soccer Classic

Go Buckeyes!
Go Buckeyes!

Go Buckeyes!

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.

Match Summary

Ohio State 0 1 1

Texas A&M 0 2 2

1st Half

No Scoring

2nd Half

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)