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Nov. 25- Dec. 2, 2019
Athletics Good Stuff
Congratulations to coach Ryan Day, his staff and team after the Buckeyes defeated the University of Michigan, 56-27, Saturday for the eighth consecutive time, a school-record streak of wins over that team. It also marked the eighth consecutive year that Ohio State has finished no worse than first in the Big Ten’s divisional standings. J.K. Dobbins rushed for a career-high 211 yards and scored four touchdowns while QB Justin Fields threw for 302 and four touchdowns.
And right about now … J.K. Dobbins will be named the Big Ten’s offensive player of the week for the second consecutive week. He’s having a special year: he has joined the great Archie Griffin as the only Buckeyes to top 4,000 career yards rushing and he’s just 343 yards from the first 2,000-yard season for an Ohio State running back.
The No. 11 men’s hockey team swept No. 20 Michigan State over the weekend, 3-1 and 2-0. Fr. goalie Ryan Snowden stopped 26 shots in his first career start on Saturday and Tommy Nappier stopped all 23 shots in the Sunday shutout. Tanner Laczynski, the Big Ten’s “second star of the week last week,” scored the game-winner Sunday. Ronnie Hein scored twice on Saturday. Ohio State is now 9-4-1 on the year and 5-3-0-0 in Big Ten play
Freshman Mackenzie Allessie was named a 2019 National Field Hockey Coaches Association first-team all-west region performer, while Esther Clotet Alsina earned second-team accolades.
Freshman Jacy Sheldon recorded a double-double for the women’s basketball team and the Buckeye defense limited Northern Iowa to just 23 percent shooting in a 64-46 victory Saturday evening on the final day of the South Point Shootout, held in Las Vegas. The Buckeyes split two games there and are now 4-3 on the year.
The 2019 women’s volleyball team was fighting for a post-season berth, but its campaign came to a close after splitting matches this past weekend against Iowa and No. 6 Nebraska. The Buckeyes finished the season at 15-17 overall and 8-12 in the Big Ten.
A huge win for the No. 6 women’s hockey team over No. 3 Cornell on Friday, 3-1, as Emma Maltais scored twice, Madison Bizal added a third and Liz Schepers assisted on all three. Cornell got the win in the finale but Ohio State improved to 10-3-4 (6-3-3 WCHA) on the season while handing Cornell its first loss.
The women’s hockey team has now handed two Top 3-ranked teams their first loss of the season after having previously defeated No. 2 Minnesota in late October.
Speaking of unbeaten: the No. 10 men’s basketball team remains unbeaten and is 7-0 after two thumpings last week: 71-52 over Kent State and 90-57 over Morgan State in a game where 12 Buckeyes scored and 13 recorded a rebound.
Another packed house of nearly 4,000 fans watched our No. 8/5-ranked wrestling team defeat Cornell handily, 23-9, Sunday to improve to 3-1 on the season. Buckeyes won seven of the 10 matches.