Aug. 25, 2017
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State field hockey team opens up its 47th season in program history on Sunday (Aug. 27) at Lehigh. The Buckeyes will take on the Mountain Hawks at Banko Field with a scheduled start time of 11 a.m. ET.
BUCKEYES IN A NUTSHELL
2016: 6-11, 2-4 Patriot League
2015: 5-13, 2-4 Patriot League
Leading Returning Scorers:
Teresa Carotenuto – 14 points (6g, 2a)
Lauren Dice – 12 points (5g, 2a)
Paige Innarella – 2.64 GAA, 40 saves, .597 save percentage, one shutout
Head Coach: Caitlin Dallmeyer, 2nd season, 6-11 overall
THE LAST MEETING
Ohio State and Lehigh have only faced off once in program history. The lone game was held in 1988, at Lehigh, a 4-0 loss for the Buckeyes.
NOTING THE 2017 SCHEDULE
Ohio State’s schedule this fall includes seven home games and contests against five teams that made last year’s NCAA Tournament. Additionally, the Buckeyes have eight games against teams ranked in the preseason Penn Monto/NFHCA Coaches Poll.
Ten Buckeyes are making the trek back to their home state for Sunday’s game. Lauren Carroll, Casey Cole, Whitney Harris, Jennica Jonovich, Morgan Kile, Kelsey Nolan, Hannah Pany, Sweeney, Tamburro and Trzaska all hail from Pennsylvania.
Ohio State is in its 47th season as a program, boasting an all-time record of 455-388-38. The Buckeyes are under the direction of first year head coach Jarred Martin.
ROSTER ROLL CALL
The Buckeyes have 24 student-athletes on the roster for the 2017 season. Three Buckeyes hail from Ohio (Genevieve and Adelaide Penzone and Mara Hunter) while the largest contingent of athletes comes from Pennsylvania (10 athletes). Five of the athletes are international: Maartje Bongers (Netherlands), Yolanda Cabello (Spain), Esther Clotet Alsina (Spain), Juliette Duquesne (Belgium) and Carolina Vergroesen (Netherlands). The final six athletes come from the East Coast: Sammy Stone (Herndon, Va.), Caroline Rath (Greenville, Del.), Maddy Humphrey (Virginia Beach, Va.), Sofia Haramis (Roseland, N.J.), Courtney Daniels (Virginia Beach, Va.) and Natalie Faust (Lutherville, Md.).