Women's Soccer Falls, 2-0, to No. 15 Kentucky In Physical Match

Go Buckeyes!
Go Buckeyes!

Go Buckeyes!

Sept. 23, 2001%^$


%^$COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The Ohio State women's soccer team (3-4-0 overall, 0-1-0 in the Big Ten) traveled south to Lexington, Ky., Sunday and fell to the host Wildcats, 2-0, at the UK Soccer Complex. It was the fourth-consecutive loss for the Buckeyes and the third-consecutive via shutout. UK, the No. 15 team in the nation, improves to a program-best 7-0-0 (1-0-0 SEC).%^$

%^$"We had a better run of the play," Lori Walker, OSU head coach, said. "I'm very proud of the way we played and how we got after it. It was a very physical game."%^$

%^$The Wildcats got on the board early when Annie Gage scored 4:02 into the match. UK's Amber Wilson played a free kick to Gage who put the ball into the net. OSU was outshot in the first, 3-2, and committed nine fouls to UK's eight with one foul resulting in a yellow card.%^$

%^$The second half was more physical as OSU and UK were whistled for nine and five fouls, respectively, and three more yellow cards - two on the Buckeyes and one on the Wildcats. Ten minutes into the second stanza, UK's Susie Ledzianowski netted an insurance goal for the home team off a rebound when Gage's shot from a set play hit the crossbar.%^$

%^$OSU was outshot for the match, 9-5. Jen Heaney (Fr., Cincinnati, Ohio/Princeton) recorded four saves in goal for the Buckeyes in 90 minutes of work and her UK counterpart, Beth Wells, stopped one.%^$

%^$The Buckeyes return to action on the road with Big Ten Conference matches at Indiana (Friday, 6 p.m.) and Purdue (Sunday, 2 p.m.). OSU returns home at 6 p.m. Oct. 5 when it plays host to the Michigan Wolverines.%^$

%^$Match Summary

1 2 F%^$Ohio State 0 0 0%^$Kentucky 1 1 2%^$

%^$UK- Annie Gage, 4:02 (Amber Wilson)
%^$UK- Susie Ledzianowski, 56:43 (Annie Gage)%^$



%^$OSU- Heaney- 4
%^$UK- Wells-1%^$

%^$OSU- 5
%^$UK- 9