COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s soccer and field hockey teams were honored at the Greater Columbus Sports Commission’s first annual Women’s Sports Report, held Tuesday morning at the University Plaza Hotel.
Over 300 community leaders, sport administrators, coaches, athletes and fans were in attendance to celebrate the Buckeyes’ accomplishments along with those of the Otterbein women’s soccer team and the OHSAA girls state champions from Franklin County.
With a 1-0 win over Michigan State, the women’s soccer Buckeyes clinched a share of the first Big Ten title in program history and advanced to the first College Cup before falling, 1-0, in a national semifinal to eventual national champion Notre Dame. Ohio State finished the season with a 17-5-2 record, tallying the second-most wins in school history and ranked fourth in the final NSCAA rankings, another program-best.
The field hockey Buckeyes finished the season with an 18-5 overall record, 5-1 in the Big Ten, marking the top performance in program history. The Scarlet and Gray garnered their third Big Ten regular season title, a program-high 18 wins and made their first NCAA final four appearance in school history.