Oct. 18, 2016

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

Athletes of the Week

Taylor Sandbothe, Women’s volleyball

  • The senior led the Buckeyes in kills for the weekend. On Friday night against No. 2 Nebraska, Sandbothe collected 19 kills in a near upset. Then on Saturday, she paced the way with 11 kills to help Ohio State sweep Iowa in straight sets.

J.T. Barrett, Football

  • Barrett became the record holder for most touchdowns accounted for as a Buckeye with 89, passing previous record holder Braxton Miller (88) Saturday night against Wisconsin. Barrett has thrown for 61 touchdowns, while rushing for 28 in his career. Saturday night, he had two rushing touchdowns and one passing touchdown, all of which came after halftime.

No. 2 Football (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten)

  • J.T. Barrett became the record holder for touchdowns responsible for in a career Saturday night as Ohio State knocked off No. 8 Wisconsin, 30-23.
  • Barrett, who had two rushing touchdowns and one through the air, has accounted for 89 touchdowns in his career; one more than previous record holder Braxton Miller (88).
  • The Buckeyes racked up four sacks during the game (2016 season high) with one each by Sam Hubbard, Jalyn Holmes, Tyquan Lewis and Nick Bosa.

Men’s Soccer (4-6-1, 2-3-1 Big Ten)

  • The Scarlet and Gray picked up a win against Oakland (3-0) and a tie against No. 7 Indiana (2-2).
  • All three goals came in the first half against Oakland with two from Abdi Mohamed (11’ and 40’) and one from Nate Kohl in the 14th minute.
  • Against Indiana, Kohl put another one in the net and assisted on the other Buckeye goal in the 20th minute off of Ben Fitzpatrick’s foot.

Women’s Ice Hockey (3-2-1)

  • Ohio State knocked off No. 8 Bemidji State Friday evening by a tally of 3-1.
  • Lauren Spring scored just 4:10 into the game and Erin Langermeier followed a couple minutes later with her second goal of the season. Rebecca Freiburger sealed the deal with her first collegiate goal at the 7:44 mark of the second period to put the Buckeyes up 3-0.
  • It was Ohio State’s first win over a ranked opponent since Feb. 19, 2016 against No. 9 North Dakota.

Rifle <ul?

  • The Buckeyes knocked off the University of Alaska for the first time in program history on Friday evengin with a score of 4677 to 4670.
  • Junior Josh Black posted a season-best score in the smallbore with a tally of 583. Rhiann Travis led the Scarlet and Gray in the air rifle accumulating 595 points.

No. 19 Women’s Volleyball (13-7, 3-5 Big Ten)

  • Ohio State triumphed over Iowa Saturday in a swift three-set victory (25-15, 25-22, 25-9).
  • As a team, the Buckeyes hit at a .384 clip with four Buckeyes recording seven or more kills. Taylor Sandbothe paced the team with 11 kills at a .476 percentage. Audra Appold (10 kills), Taylor Hughes (seven kills) and Madison Smeathers (seven kills) were the other three Scarlet and Gray member’s to surpass the seven-kill mark.

No. 19/15 Men’s Ice Hockey (1-0-2)

  • Ohio State tied Miami, 1-1, on Saturday at the Steve Cady Arena.
  • The Buckeyes opened the scoring just 3:42 into the game, as David Gust scored on a rebound.
  • A sudden death shootout followed, and Buckeye goalie Matt Tomkins made a save and Tanner Laczynski won the shootout for Ohio State by putting his in the net.


  • The Buckeyes had four fencers take first place at the OSU Open on Saturday. Defending NCAA Champion Maximilien Chastanet took first place in the men’s foil.
  • On Sunday, Ohio State hosted the OSU Duals, and for the 13th-straight year, they defeated all of their opponents. The men outscored their opponents 193-23, and the women followed suit with a tally of 184-32.

Ohio State Athletics Schedule


Monday, October 17

  • Women’s Tennis, Florence 25K, TBA – Florence, S.C.
  • Men’s Tennis, Las Vegas Open, All Day – Las Vegas, Nev.

Tuesday, October 18

  • Men’s Soccer, at Louisville, 7:30 p.m. – Louisville, Ky.

Wednesday, October 19

  • Women’s Volleyball, at Penn State, 8 p.m. – University Park, Pa.

Thursday, October 20

  • Wrestling, Wrestle-Offs, 7:45 p.m. – Columbus, Ohio
  • Women’s Tennis, ITA Midwest Regional, All Day – East Lansing, Mich.
  • Men’s Tennis, ITA Midwest Regional, All Day – Columbus, Ohio

Friday, October 21

  • Field Hockey, at Indiana, 3 p.m. – Bloomington, Ind.
  • Pistol, at Texas A&M, 5 p.m. – College Station, Texas
  • Women’s Ice Hockey, vs. Minnesota, 6 p.m. – Columbus, Ohio
  • Men’s Soccer, at Michigan, 7 p.m. – Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Men’s Ice Hockey, at Bowling Green, 8 p.m. – Bowling Green, Ohio

Saturday, October 22

  • Pistol, at Texas A&M, 9 a.m. – College Station, Texas
  • Women’s Ice Hockey, vs. Minnesota, 3 p.m. – Columbus, Ohio
  • Women’s Volleyball, vs. Michigan State, 6 p.m. – Columbus, Ohio
  • Men’s Ice Hockey, at Bowling Green, 7 p.m. – Columbus, Ohio
  • Women’s Soccer, at Michigan, 7:30 p.m. – Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Football, at Penn State, 8 p.m. – State College, Pa.
  • Rifle, vs. West Virginia, TBA – Columbus, Ohio