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Oct. 16, 2012

Athlete of the Week
Paige Semenza, a senior forward on the Ohio State women’s hockey team, led the Buckeyes to a 5-3 upset of No. 6 North Dakota Oct. 12 with her first career hat trick. The victory gave Ohio State its first 5-0 start to a season in program history. Semenza leads Ohio State with 11 points and seven goals scored, and is an impressive +7 through six games.

Men’s Cross Country
Head coach: Ed Beathea

Ohio State competed at the 8K Wisconsin Adidas Invitational inMadison, Wis., Oct. 12. The Buckeyes finished 39th overall with ateam score of 1021; senior Donny Roys was the top finisher of the day for the Scarlet andGray, completing his race in a personal-best time of 24:02 for a53rd-place finish. Ohio State next competes at the Big TenChampionships, held in East Lansing, Mich., Oct. 28.

Women’s Cross Country
Head coach: Khadevis Robinson

Ohio State competed at the 6K Wisconsin Adidas Invitational inMadison, Wis., Oct. 12. The Buckeyes finished 33rd overall with ateam score of 785; junior Meredith Wagner was the top finisher of the day for the Scarletand Gray, completing her race in a personal-best time of 20:35 toplace 63rd overall. Ohio State next competes at the Big TenChampionships, held in East Lansing, Mich., on Oct. 28.

No. 18 Field Hockey (9-6, 1-3 Big Ten)
Head coach: Anne Wilkinson

Ohio State fell, 3-1, to No. 16 Michigan Oct. 14 at Ocker Fieldin Ann Arbor, Mich. Senior captain Danica Deckard scored the team’s lone goal; she now has 13goals and 31 points, both career highs. The Buckeyes return toaction Oct. 19, hosting Penn State at Buckeye Varsity Field at 3p.m.

No. 7 Football (7-0, 3-0 Big Ten)
Head coach: Urban Meyer

Ohio State defeated Indiana, 52-49, at Memorial Stadium inBloomington, Ind., Oct. 13. With the win, Ohio State improves to7-0 for the first time since the 2007 season when the Buckeyesstarted 10-0. Sophomore quarterback Braxton Miller finished the game with 149 yards on the ground,his fifth game of the season and eighth of his career with at least100 yards. He also added 211 yards passing, completing 13 of 24tosses with one INT. Junior running back Carlos Hyde finished with 156 yards on 22 carries and onetouchdown, the fourth 100-yard rushing game of his career and hissecond of the season. The Buckeyes return to action against Purdueat Ohio Stadium Oct. 20. Kickoff is set for 12 p.m.

Men’s Golf
Head coach: Donnie Darr

The Buckeyes competed at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational inDublin, Ohio Oct. 8-9. The tournament was cut to 36 holes insteadof 54 due to frost both Monday and Tuesday morning. Ohio Statefinished 11th with a 36-hole score of 629 on the par 72, 7,353-yardMuirfield Village Golf Club. Freshman Tee-k Kelly led the Buckeyes with an 11-over 155 to finish tiedfor 23rd, while sophomores Boo Timko and Grant Weaver along with senior Matt Turner finished with a 14-over 158 to tie for 35th. OhioState returns to action Oct. 29-30 at the Royal OaksIntercollegiate in Dallas, Texas.

Women’s Golf
Head Coach: Therese Hession

The Ohio State’s women golf team is currently participating inthe Susie Maxwell Berning Classic in Norman, Okla., Oct. 15-17. TheBuckeyes are in sixth place after one day of competition with a3-over 291.

Men’s Hockey (1-1-0, 0-0-0 CCHA)
Head Coach: Mark Osiecki

Ohio State dropped its season opener to No. 12/13 MinnesotaDuluth, 6-2, Friday night at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn. FreshmanAnthony Greco scored his first collegiate career goal in theloss, while classmates Craig Dalrymple and Tyler Lundey picked up assists. The Buckeyes rebounded thefollowing night, defeating Minnesota Duluth, 3-2, on a third-periodgoal from sophomore Max McCormick. Freshman goalie Collin Olson made 26 saves in his first collegiate start topick up the win. Ohio State continues play at Quinnipiac Oct.19-20.

No. 6 Women’s Hockey (5-1-0, 3-1-0 WCHA)
Head Coach: Nate Handrahan

Ohio State continued its winning streak, upsetting No. 6 NorthDakota, 5-3, at the OSU Ice Rink Oct. 12. Senior forward Paige Semenza paved the way for the Buckeyes with her firstcareer hat trick while redshirt junior goaltender Chelsea Knapp stopped 32 of 35 shots. The Buckeyes returned tothe ice Oct. 13, falling to North Dakota, 2-0, at the OSU Ice Rink.Ohio State continues play next weekend, traveling to Minneapolis,Minn., to face No. 1 Minnesota Oct. 19-20.

Rifle
Head Coach: Ryan Tanoue

The Buckeyes matched up against Air Force and Akron at the Lt.Hugh W. Wylie Range Oct. 12. Ohio State broke up into two squadsfor the event; OSU Scarlet placed second with a score of 4583,while OSU Gray placed fourth with a score of 4521. The Buckeyeswere led in smallbore by senior Maxwell Snyderman who finished with a score of 573 and in airrifle by junior Daniel Chapman who recorded a score of 580. OhioState faced No. 1 West Virginia, Air Force and Akron Oct. 13; OSUScarlet placed third with an overall score of 4594 (a season best)while OSU Gray finished fifth with a score of 4531. The Buckeyeswill return to action at the Purdue Boilermaker Invitational and atRose Hulman Oct. 27-28.

Women’s Tennis
Head Coach: Melissa Schaub

Ohio State will compete at the ITA/Midwest RegionalChampionships Oct. 18-23 in Champaign, Ill.

Men’s Soccer (5-8-1, 0-4-0 Big Ten)
Head coach: John Bluem

Ohio State faced Bowling Green at Jesse Owens Memorial StadiumOct. 10, defeating the Falcons 2-0 to earn its first shutout of theseason. Senior midfielder Austin McAnena scored his team-leading fourth goal of theseason in the win, while sophomore midfielder Alec Lowell tallied his second goal of the season. The Buckeyesreturned to the field Oct. 14, falling to Northwestern, 1-0. OhioState next faces Wright State at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium Oct.19 at 7:30 p.m.

Women’s Soccer (10-4-1, 5-2-1 Big Ten)
Head coach: Lori Walker

The Buckeyes traveled to Iowa City Oct. 12, defeating theHawkeyes, 4-1. Senior defender and co-captain Aly Walker scored her first and second goals of the season inthe first half, recording her first career multi-goal game in thewin. Ohio State next took the field at Nebraska, defeating theCornhuskers, 4-0. Senior defender Lauren Granberg had a hat trick in the win, marking her firstcareer hat trick and the first for a Buckeye since Paige Maxwell scored three in a 6-0 victory over YoungstownState in 2009. The Buckeyes will next take on Michigan, hosting theWolverines at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium Oct. 18 at 8 p.m.

No. 19 Women’s Volleyball (14-6, 5-3 Big Ten)
Head coach: Geoff Carlston

Ohio State faced Indiana at St. John Arena Oct. 12, rallying todefeat the Hoosiers, 3-1, after dropping the first set. SeniorEmily Danks led all student-athletes with 18 kills, whilesophomore Taylor Sherwin had a match-high 50 assists and junior liberoDavionna DiSalvatore finished with 12 digs for her 16thdouble-digit dig match of the year. The Buckeyes returned to actionat St. John Arena Oct. 13, falling to No. 17 Purdue, 3-1. SeniorMari Hole notched 13 kills in the match along with 10 digs tomark her 10th double-double of the season. She also had her 19thdouble-digit kill performance of the year. Ohio State next hostsNo. 1 Penn State at St. John Arena Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. The match willbe televised on BTN.

Ohio State Athletics Schedule
Oct. 16 – Oct. 30

Tuesday, Oct. 16
Women’s Golf at Susie Maxwell Berning Classic, Round 2, All Day
Norman, Okla.

Wednesday, Oct. 17
Women’s Volleyball vs. Penn State 8 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, St. John Arena

Women’s Golf at Susie Maxwell Berning Classic, Round 3, All Day
Norman, Okla.

Thursday, Oct. 18
Women’s Soccer vs. Michigan, 8 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Men’s Tennis vs. USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships, All Day
East Lansing, Mich.

Friday, Oct. 19 Men’s Soccer vs. Wright State, 7:30 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Field Hockey vs. Penn State, 3 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Buckeye Varsity Field

Women’s Swimming and Diving vs. Scarlet and Gray, 5 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Bill and Mae McCorkle Aquatics Pavilion

Men’s Swimming and Diving vs. Scarlet and Gray, 5 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Bill and Mae McCorkle Aquatics Pavilion

Men’s Ice Hockey at Quinnipiac, 7 p.m.
Hamden, Conn.

Women’s Ice Hockey at Minnesota, 8:07 p.m.
Minneapolis, Minn.

Saturday, Oct. 20
Football vs. Purdue, 12 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Ohio Stadium

Pistol vs. Army, 8 a.m.
West Point, N.Y.

Men’s Swimming and Diving vs. Alumni/Varsity, 8 a.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Bill and Mae McCorkle Aquatics Pavilion

Women’s Ice Hockey at Minnesota, 2:07 p.m.
Minneapolis, Minn.

Men’s Ice Hockey at Quinnipiac, 4 p.m.
Hamden, Conn.

Women’s Volleyball at Michigan State, 6:30 p.m.
East Lansing, Mich.

Sunday, Oct. 21
Women’s Soccer vs. Michigan State, 1 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Men’s Lacrosse vs. Lehigh – San Francisco Fall Lacrosse Classic, 2 p.m.
San Francisco, Calif.

Women’s Lacrosse vs. OSU Fall Ball Tournament, All Day
Columbus, Ohio, WHAC Practice Fields

Monday, Oct. 22
Field Hockey at Louisville, 4 p.m.
Louisville, Ky.

Tuesday, Oct. 23
Men’s Soccer vs. Akron, 8 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Friday, Oct. 26
Women’s Soccer at Indiana, 7 p.m.
Bloomington, Ind.

Women’s Swimming and Diving vs. Cleveland State, Kenyon, 6 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion

Men’s Swimming and Diving vs. Cleveland State, Kenyon, 6 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion

Men’s Ice Hockey at Bowling Green, 7:05 p.m.
Bowling Green, Ohio

Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Bemidji State, 7:07 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, OSU Ice Rink

Women’s Volleyball at Nebraska, 8 p.m.
Lincoln, Neb.

Women’s Golf at Landfall Tradition, Round 1, All Day
Wilmington, N.C.

Saturday, Oct. 27
Football at Penn State, 5:30 p.m.
State College, Pa.

Field Hockey at Indiana, 1 p.m.
Bloomington, Ind.

Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Bemidji State, 4:07 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, OSU Ice Rink

Men’s Ice Hockey at Bowling Green, 7:05 p.m.
Bowling Green, Ohio

Women’s Volleyball at Iowa, 8 p.m.
Iowa City, Iowa

Fencing vs. Notre Dame Individual, All Day
South Bend, Ind.

Women’s Golf at Landfall Tradition, Round 2, All Day
Wilmington, N.C.

Men’s Tennis vs. Futures Tournament, All Day
Niceville, Fla.

Men’s Tennis vs. Challenger Tournament, All Day
Charlottesville, Va.

Rifle vs. Purdue Boilermaker Invitational, TBA
West Lafayette, Ind.

Men’s Volleyball vs. Ball State (Scrimmage), 3 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, St. John Arena

Sunday, Oct. 28
Men’s Soccer at Penn State, 1 p.m.
State College, Pa.

Pistol at Purdue, 8 a.m.
West Lafayette, Ind.

Rifle at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, TBA
Terre Haute, Ind.

Fencing vs. Notre Dame Individual, All Day
South Bend, Ind.

Women’s Golf at Landfall Tradition, Round 3, All Day
Wilmington, N.C.

Women’s Cross Country at Big Ten Championships, TBA
East Lansing, Mich.

Men’s Cross Country at Big Ten Championships, TBA
East Lansing, Mich.

Monday, Oct. 29
Men’s Golf at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate Rounds 1&2, All Day
Dallas, Texas

Tuesday, Oct. 30
Men’s Basketball vs. Walsh, 7 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio, Schottenstein Center

Men’s Golf at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate Round 3, All Day
Dallas, Texas