Women's Soccer Loses On The Road, 2-0, To Minnesota

Go Buckeyes!
Go Buckeyes!

Go Buckeyes!

Oct. 1, 2000

%^$COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The Ohio State women's soccer team lost, 2-0,%^$Sunday to Minnesota at the Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium in%^$Minneapolis, Minn. The Buckeyes now have lost five-consecutive games%^$and stand 4-8 overall and 0-5 in the Big Ten while the Golden Gophers%^$improve to 4-6 overall and 2-3 in the Big Ten. The shutout was the%^$third handed to OSU in its last five games.%^$

%^$The two squads held each other scoreless until the 72nd minute when%^$Minnesota's Kecia Lee broke the scoreless tie with the game-winning%^$goal. Teammate Amy Khaleel was given the assist after her throw-in to%^$Lee was carried to the middle and pushed past OSU goalkeeper Amber Barnes%^$ (Sr., Fairfield, Ohio/Fairfield).%^$

%^$Lee struck again in the 84th minute from eight yards out after teammates%^$Laurie Seidl and Allyson Brodie set up the goal. The goals were Lee's%^$second and third of the season.%^$

%^$OSU missed three scoring opportunities as two Buckeye shots deflected%^$off the crossbar and one hit the side post. UM's Julie Eibensteiner%^$recorded six saves, shutting down the rest of the Buckeye opportunies.%^$

%^$Barnes again was strong in goal as she faced 31 Gopher shots, nine of%^$which were on goal, and recorded seven saves. She has recorded 77%^$saves this season, three more than all of last year.%^$

%^$OSU will return to action at 4 p.m. Friday when the Buckeyes play host%^$to the Iowa Hawkeys at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.%^$

%^$Match Summary

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

%^$UM- Kecia Lee, 71:49 (Amy Khaleel)
%^$UM- Kecia Lee, 83:05 (Laurie Seidl, Allyson Brodie)%^$

%^$OSU-7, Barnes
%^$UM-6, Eibensteiner%^$

%^$OSU- 18
%^$UM- 31