Jan. 2, 2017
Athletes of the Week
Jessica Porvasnik, women’s golf
- Porvasnik captured the title at the 2016 Orlando International Amateur, which featured a plethora of high-level amateur golfers from the United States of America and abroad. She won the tournament at even par (68-73-75).
No. 12 Women’s Basketball (12-4, 2-0 Big Ten)
- The Buckeyes opened up Big Ten play with two wins, defeating Minnesota (87-62) and Indiana (92-82).
- On Wednesday against Minnesota, Kelsey Mitchell made five three-point field goals to finish with a game-high 23 points to go along with six assists. Linnae Harper scored 12 points and pulled-down a game-high 12 rebounds for her first double-double as a Buckeye. Stephanie Mavunga was the third Buckeye in double-figures with 10 points and a season-high four blocks.
- Ohio State used a wire-to-wire victory on Saturday against Indiana. Mitchell scored a season-high tying 31 points to go along with a season-high six rebounds and five assists. Mavunga was a beast inside and Indiana had no answer. She notched her seventh double-double this season with 14 points and a career-high 17 rebounds.
- Jessica Porvasnik led from start to finish at the 2016 Orlando International Amateur, seizing the women’s title by a three-stroke margin. The Buckeye senior opened with a 4-under 68 and maintained her perch atop the leaderboard throughout.
- Porvasnik followed up the blistering 68 by carding scores of 73 and 75, resulting in a three-shot cushion between a pair of tournament runner-ups at 3-over.
Ohio State Athletics Schedule 1.2.17-1.8.17
Tuesday, January 3
- Women’s Basketball, at Northwestern, 9 p.m. — Evanston, Ill.
Wednesday, January 4
- Women’s Swimming, vs. Toledo, 2 p.m. — Columbus, Ohio
Thursday, January 5
- Men’s Basketball, vs. Purdue, 7 p.m. — Columbus, Ohio
Friday, January 6
- Women’s Ice Hockey, at Penn State, 6 p.m. — State College, Pa.
- Men’s Volleyball, vs. USC, 7 p.m. — Columbus, Ohio
- Men’s Ice Hockey, vs. Penn State, 7 p.m. — Columbus, Ohio
- Wrestling, at Wisconsin, 7 p.m. — Madison, Wisc.
- Women’s/Men’s Track & Field, 4 p.m. — Columbus, Ohio
Saturday, January 7
- Women’s Basketball, vs. Michigan, 12 p.m. — Columbus, Ohio
- Men’s Gymnastics, Alumni Exhibiiton, 2 p.m. — Columbus, Ohio
- Women’s Ice Hockey, at Penn State, 2 p.m. — State College, Pa.
- Men’s Volleyball, vs. UCLA, 6 p.m. — Columbus, Ohio
- Women’s Gymnastics, at Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m. — Pittsburgh, Pa.
- Men’s Ice Hockey, vs. Penn State, 8 p.m. — Columbus, Ohio
Sunday, January 8
- Wrestling, vs. Rutgers, 12 p.m. — Columbus, Ohio
- Men’s Basketball, at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m. — Minneapolis, Minn.