NCAA First Round Tickets, Credentials and Follow Info
Buckeyes host Butler at 6 p.m. Saturday
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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s soccer team will host Butler at 6 p.m. Saturday at Bert L. & Iris S. Wolstein Field at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.
Ohio State enters the NCAA Tournament with an 11-6-3 overall record, 5-4-2 in Big Ten play. The Buckeyes will be playing in their 10th NCAA Tournament and sixth in the last seven seasons. Ohio State is 9-8-2 all-time in NCAA play, all under the direction of Walker. Ohio State has won both meetings against the Bulldogs, including a 3-0 season-opening win in the last matchup in 2007.
Nichelle Prince (6g, 6a) and Michela Paradiso (6g, 2a) pace a balanced Ohio State offense that has four players tallying 14 or more points and five players with four or more goals. Goalkeeper Devon Kerr has played in 13 matches, starting five, and has tallied a 0.89 goals-against average with a 5-1-1 record in goal.
Ohio State will be practicing from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday at the upper practice fields west of Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. Contact Brett Rybak – firstname.lastname@example.org – with interview needs/requests.
Media Credential Requests
Media wishing to attend the NCAA Tournament match should email a request for credentials to Brett Rybak as soon as possible.
Tickets to Saturday’s match are $8 for adults and $5 for children while parking is free. Tickets can be purchased 90 minutes prior to the game Saturday at the southwest entrance to Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. The first 100 fans in the gates will receive free popcorn.
Admission Free for OSU Students
Ohio State students will receive free admission to the match with their BuckID.
Web Stream/Live Stats
Ohio State will provide a free video stream and live stats available on OhioStateBuckeyes.com and NCAA.com. In addition, fans can follow at Twitter.com/OhioState_WSOC.
Fans can follow the bracket online at http://www.ncaa.com/interactive-bracket/soccer-women/d1.
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