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Oct. 14, 2005

Box Score

COLUMBUS, Ohio– Indiana backer Morgan Miller scored 11 minutes into the second overtime to lift the Hoosiers past the Buckeyes, 2-1, Friday at North Turf Field. The Buckeyes, who had won 11 straight, fall to 12-3 on the year and 3-1 in conference play. Indiana improves to 13-1 and 4-0 in Big Ten play.

“We outplayed Indiana today but the statistics aren’t always reflective of the outcome of games,” Buckeye head coach Anne Wilkinson said. “Indiana had only seven shots for the whole game, but they capitalized on their opportunities. We couldn’t finish today but give credit to Indiana because they were a strong team. That’s why they are No. 7 in the country.”

Ohio State opened up a 1-0 lead at 40:53, following a scoreless first half. Lauren Kruse (Jr.,Toledo, Ohio/Ottawa Hills) scored from the left side after a loose ball trickled through the back line of the Indiana defense. It was the seventh goal of year for Kruse.

Indiana tied the game 1-1 when Frederique Meeuwsen poked in a loose ball in front of the cage at 51:00. It was the second goal of the season for Meeuwsen.

The teams played the rest of regulation scoreless, forcing the third overtime game of the year for the Buckeyes. During regulation, Ohio State outshot the Hoosiers 18-6.

In the first overtime, Ohio State took five penalty corners and seven shots, but was unable to capitalize. Indiana goalkeeper Haley Exner made five saves in the period. Ohio State limited Indiana to zero shots in the period. The teams played part of the first overtime at 5-on-5 after yellow cards were issued to Ohio State’s Lauren Kruse and Indiana’s Kayla Bashore. In the second overtime, Indiana scored on their first and only shot of the period. Lydia Schrott delivered a penalty corner at 95:32 to Meredith Brown who set the ball for Morgan Miller. Miller buried it for her fourth goal of the season.

For the game, Ohio State outshot the Hoosiers 27-7. The Buckeyes took 14 penalty corners, Indiana 7.

Buckeye goalkeeper Lindsay Williams (Sr., Harrisburg Pa./Susquehanna Township) played all 96 minutes in cage, recording one save. Haley Exner recorded 16 saves for the Hoosiers.

The Buckeyes return to action Sunday at noon when they take on the Central Michigan Chippewas at North Turf Field.

Field Hockey Box Score (Final) 2005 Ohio State Field Hockey #7 Indiana vs #9 Ohio State (Oct 14, 2005 at Columbus, Ohio)

Indiana (13-1) vs. Goals by period 1 2 OT O2 Tot Ohio State (12-3) ————————————- Date: Oct 14, 2005 Attendance: 452 Indiana…………. 0 1 0 1 – 2 Weather: 75 and sunny Ohio State………. 0 1 0 0 – 1

SCORING SUMMARY: GOAL Time Team Goal Scorer Assists Description —————————————————————————————————— 1. 40:53 OSU Kruse, Lauren (7) (unassisted) scored from left side off a loose ball 2. 51:00 IND Meeuwsen, Frederique (2) (unassisted) poked in loose ball in front of cage 3. 95:37 IND Miller, Morgan (4) Brown, Meredith; Schrott, Lydia scored off penalty corner

Shots: Indiana 7, Ohio State 27

Saves: Indiana 16, Ohio State 1