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Oct. 11, 2011

Athletes of the Week

After being named one of 23 players selected to represent TeamCanada at the 2011 Four Nations Cup, senior forward Natalie Spooner scored all four Ohio State goals in a 4-4season-opening tie against Bemidji State Oct. 7. Chase Buchanan and Blaz Rola were crowned the 2011 D’Novo/ITA All-American doubleschampions Oct. 9 at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center in Tulsa,Okla. The Buckeye duo concluded the prestigious event with a 6-3,6-7(5), 6-4 win over Georgia Tech’s Kevin King and Juan Spir in thefinal. It is the first All-American doubles title for the Buckeyessince Scott Green and Ross Wilson captured the title in 2004.

No. 18 Field Hockey (8-6, 2-1 Big Ten)
Head coach: Anne Wilkinson

With two second half goals, the 18th-ranked Buckeyes downed No.20 Louisville, 2-1, Oct. 4 at Buckeye Varsity Field. The win markedOhio State’s sixth consecutive victory.
Ohio State fell to big ten foe No. 17 Iowa, 3-0, Oct. 8 in the homefinale at Buckeye Varsity Field. The buckeyes honored seniortri-captains Jenn Sciulli and Ally Tunitis before the matchup.

Football (3-3, 0-2 Big Ten)
Head coach: Luke Fickell

Taylor Martinez ran for a touchdown and passed for two otherswhile bringing No. 14 Nebraska back from a 21-point second-halfdeficit, and the Cornhuskers defeated Ohio State 34-27 Oct. 8 inthe first Big Ten game at Memorial Stadium.

Women’s Golf
Head coach: Therese Hession

Ohio State concluded the Windy City Invitational at the GlenView Club in Chicago, Ill. in third after an even final round of288. The Buckeyes finished two strokes out of first and placedbetter than seven Top 50 squads, including No. 1 Texas.

Men’s Ice Hockey (1-1)
Head coach: Mark Osiecki

Seniors Sean Duddy and Cory Schneider were selected as team captains for the 2011-12edition of the Ohio State men’s hockey team.
The Buckeyes won their season opener Oct. 7 in Value City Arena,downing Quinnipiac, 2-1.
Ohio State posted its first loss on the season falling, 4-3, in asecond match-p with Quinnipiac Oct. 8 in Value City Arena. TheScarlet and Gray battled back despite being down 4-0 after thefirst period, outscoring the Bobcats 3-0 in the final 40minutes,

Women’s Ice Hockey (1-0-1)
Head coach: Nate Handrahan

Senior forward Natalie Spooner was one of 23 players selected to representTeam Canada at the 2011 Four Nations Cup, taking place Nov. 9-14 inNyköping, Sweden.
Spooner scored four times as Ohio State opened the season tyingBemidji State, 4-4, Oct. 7 at the OSU Ice Rink.
Sophomore Ally Tarr tallied her first career hat trick to lead Ohio Stateto a 5-3 win over Bemidji State Oct. 8 at the OSU Ice Rink.

Men’s Soccer (7-5-1, 2-1-0 Big Ten)
Head coach: John Bluem

Freshman Brady Wahl scored the game-winning goal in the 94th minute asthe Buckeyes defeated Bowling Green, 1-0, in overtime Oct. 5 atJesse Owens Memorial Stadium.
Despite a late comeback effort, Ohio State fell to Northwestern,3-2, at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium Oct. 9.

Women’s Soccer (8-5-1, 3-2-1 Big Ten)
Head coach: Lori Walker

Ohio State dropped a 2-1 Big Ten decision to host Purdue Oct.9.

Men’s Tennis
Head coach: Ty Tucker

ChaseBuchanan and Blaz Rola were crowned the 2011 D’Novo/ITA All-American doubleschampions Oct. 9 at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center in Tulsa,Okla. The Buckeye duo concluded the prestigious event with a 6-3,6-7(5), 6-4 win over Georgia Tech’s Kevin King and Juan Spir in thefinal. It is the first All-American doubles title for the Buckeyessince Scott Green and Ross Wilson captured the title in 2004.

No. 25 Women’s Volleyball (13-6, 3-3 Big Ten)
Head coach: Geoff Carlston

25th-ranked Ohio State dropped a 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25-22)decision to top-ranked Illinois in front of 1,352 fans in St. JohnArena.
No. 25 Ohio State recorded a 3-1 (25-19, 18-25, 25-14, 25-20)victory over Northwestern in front of 941 fans Oct. 8 in St. JohnArena.

Ohio State Athletics Schedule
Oct. 10-Oct. 16

Oct. 10
Women’s Golf at Lady Northern Invitational Round 1 & 2, ALL DAY
French Lick, Ind.

Men’s Golf at Jack Nicklaus Invitational Round 1 & 2, ALL DAY
Dublin, Ohio, Muirfield Golf Course

Oct. 11
Women’s Golf at Lady Northern Invitational Round 3, ALL DAY
French Lick, Ind.

Men’s Golf at Jack Nicklaus Invitational Round 3, ALL DAY
Dublin, Ohio, Muirfield Golf Course

Oct. 13
Men’s Tennis at ITA Midwest Regional Championships, ALL DAY
Columbus, Ohio, Varsity Tennis Center or Jesse Owens East Recreation Center

Oct. 14
Women’s Field Hockey at Michigan State, 3 p.m.
East Lansing, Mich.

Women’s Lacrosse vs. Cincinnati (Scrimmage), 6 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Woody Hayes Athletic Center

Women’s Volleyball at Indiana, 7 p.m.
Bloomington, Ind.

Women’s Ice Hockey at Notre Dame, 7:05 p.m.
Notre Dame, Ind.

Women’s Ice Hockey vs. St. Cloud State, 7:07 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, St. John Arena

Women’s Soccer vs. Iowa, 7:30 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Women’s Cross Country at Wisconsin Adidas Invitational, ALL DAY
Madison, Wis.

Men’s Cross Country at Wilmington Fall Classic, ALL DAY
Wilmington, Ohio

Men’s Tennis at ITA Midwest Regional Championships, ALL DAY
Columbus, Ohio, Varsity Tennis Center or Jesse Owens East Recreation Center

Men’s Cross Country at Wisconsin Adidas Invitational, ALL DAY
Madison, Wis.

Oct. 15
Rifle vs. Columbus State & Akron, 8 a.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Converse Hall

Men’s Lacrosse vs. Canisius, 1 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Women’s Volleyball at Purdue, 7 p.m.
West Lafayette, Ind.

Men’s Ice Hockey vs. Notre Dame, 7:05 p.m.
Notre Dame, Ind.

Men’s Lacrosse vs. Ohio Wesleyan, TBA
Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Men’s Tennis at ITA Midwest Regional Championships, ALL DAY
Columbus, Ohio, Varsity Tennis Center or Jesse Owens East Recreation Center

Football at Illinois, 3:30 p.m.
Champaign, Ill.

Oct. 16
Women’s Soccer vs. Nebraska, 1 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Men’s Soccer at Valparaiso, 2 p.m.
Valparaiso, Ind.

Men’s Tennis at ITA Midwest Regional Championships, ALL DAY
Columbus, Ohio, Varsity Tennis Center or Jesse Owens East Recreation Center