Jeremy Wurtzman of the Ohio State men’s tennis team captured the singles title at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships in East Lansing, Mich., last week. Wurtzman, the No. 1 seed at the event, is ranked No. 20 nationally among NCAA men’s tennis singles players.
Leading the way for the men’s cross country team at the Big Ten championships over the weekend was senior Rob Myers (Fairfield, Ohio/Fairfield). Myers placed sixth overall in a time of 24:24.9 and earned 2003 First Team All-Big Ten honors.
Melissa Glaser stopped 63-of-68 shots to lead the Buckeyes to a split with No. 6 Wisconsin on the road. Glaser had a season-high 34 saves in the 3-2 upset win Saturday.
Men’s hockey senior goalie Mike Betz (Elizabeth, Pa.) backstopped the Buckeyes to a two-game home sweep of Alaska Fairbanks last weekend to earn Central Collegiate Hockey Association Defensive Player of the Week accolades. He stopped 60-of-64 shots on the weekend, including a season-high 41 Saturday.
Colleen Hoban, a sophomore forward on the women’s soccer team, accounted for five points in the Buckeyes’ 3-2 double-overtime victory over Bowling Green Friday. Hoban scored the game-tying goal with just 25 second remaining in regulation to extend the Buckeyes into overtime before netting the match-winning score in the second session of overtime as Ohio State completed its regular season with an 8-0 non-conference record. Hoban added an assist on Ohio State’s first goal of the match.