Feb. 6, 2018
Coming into the weekend the Buckeyes (19-7-4, 12-4-4 WCHA) had swept the Badgers only once before in program history, back in the first round of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs February 26-27, 2010. Kassidy Sauvé had another huge game in net for OSU, making 34 saves and limiting one of the most potent offenses in the nation to one goal on the weekend.
Ohio State University alumnae Annie Svedin has been selected to represent her native Sweden at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea starting this weekend. Svedin is the third former Buckeye ice hockey player to be invited to this year’s olympic games.
The No. 17 Buckeyes continued their hot start to the Big Ten season defeating Indiana (71-56) and Illinois (75-67) to improve to 11-1 in Big Ten play and secure their 20 victory of the season. Keita Bates-Diop continued his ascent to the top of the Wooden Award list scoring a career-high 35 points against Illinois.
420 fans filled the stands as The Ohio State Buckeyes showed why they’re a top-5 tennis program in the country, sweeping the Texas Longhorns 4-0. After winning an exciting and intense doubles point, the Buckeyes were firing on all cylinders, and the Longhorns couldn’t overcome a loaded singles lineup. Ohio State moves up to 6-0 on the year, while Texas drops to 4-2.
The No. 18/17 Buckeyes go a perfect 2-0 on the week to improve to 8-3 in Big Ten play behind a season-high team scoring effort in a 94-64 victory over Penn State, and a late surge to put away Wisconsin 68-53.
The No. 5 Buckeyes completed their third and fourth straight sweeps on the weekend notching victories over previously undefeated University of Charleston and George Mason to improve to 7-2 on the season.
The Buckeyes finished 17-1 at the Northwestern Duals, facing a total of seven top-ten opponents. Ohio State went 6-1 against those teams ranked in the top-ten. The No. 2 ranked men’s team posted a perfect record for the second year in a row, while the No. 5 ranked women’s squad posted a 7-1 record.
The No. 22 Ohio State women’s tennis team defeated Notre Dame, 6-1, Sunday in the Varsity Tennis Center. The Buckeyes improve to 3-1 on the year.
Four goal effort from senior captain John Kelly and a momentum-swinging 6-2 third quarter run were enough to lift the No. 8 Ohio State men’s lacrosse team (1-0) to a 13-6 season-opening victory over Cleveland State (0-1) on Saturday evening.
Ohio State led from start to finish on its way to scoring its second-highest total of the season with a 195.850 to win a quad meet on Saturday. The Buckeyes secured victories over Rutgers (194.800), West Chester (191.600) and UW-Whitewater (191.275) to improve to 5-3 overall and 2-2 in the Big Ten. A season-high 12 Buckeyes ended with podium finish, and Alexis Mattern claimed the all-around title to propel Buckeyes.
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