It was once again a great week for the Buckeyes! Check out the latest edition of Buckeye Best then check out some of last week’s best photos.
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Oct. 14-Oct. 21, 2019
Athletics Good Stuff
Ohio State is hosting the ITA MW Regional tennis tournament and two Buckeyes – Kyle Seelig and John McNally – have powered through the draw and will meet for the championship at 11:30 a.m. this morning. McNally will team with Robert Cash and play for the doubles title against a duo from Michigan.
Women’s cross country placed 13th out of 36 teams at the strong, Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational Friday in Madison, Wisc. Abby Nichols finished 28th in a field of more than 250 racers.
The nationally ranked men’s (No. 5) and women’s (No. 14) swimming and diving teams opened their respective dual meet seasons against nationally ranked Texas A&M teams this weekend. Molly Kowal was a double winner for the women (1,000 and 500 freestyle events), as was Paul Delakis for the men (200 and 500 freestyles).
The men’s hockey team split a weekend series with former CCHA foe Omaha and now is 2-1-1 on the season heading into one more non-conference weekend before the start of Big Ten play.
Women’s hockey skated to a pair of ties on the road at Mankato State this weekend and is now 4-2-2 on the season.
What an honor! Women’s hockey forward Emma Maltais, who is from Burlington, Ontario, was named to the 23-player Canadian National Team roster and will play in a two-game series against the U.S. National Team Nov. 8-10 in Cranberry Township, Pa. at the UPMMC Lemieux Sports Complex.
Freshman Jenaisya Moore led Ohio State for a third consecutive match with 16 kills and Elle Sandbothe (12 kills) and Gabby Gonzales (nine) provided plenty of support in a three-set victory over Iowa, part of a 1-1 week for women’s volleyball.
Seniors’ Salute: five field hockey seniors played their final home games this past weekend and were honored prior to the game Sunday against No. 2 Maryland: Jennica Jonovich, Genevieve Penzone, Adelaide Penzone, Whitney Harris and Esther Clotet Alsina.
Sr. Jack Holland continues to lead the men’s soccer team in both assists (7) and points (15).
Here’s some high praise from reporter Doug Lesmerises, of Cleveland.com: “In 15 years, I have not covered an Ohio State defensive player any more dominant than Chase Young.”
Women’s golf had a fine effort last week at the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. finishing in a tie for third out of 18 teams.
Soph. Kayla Fischer leads the women’s soccer team, which has played to three draws in its last four matches, in scoring with four goals and three assists for 11 points.
Goalie Tommy Nappier was named the Big Ten Conference’s “first star of the week” last week after leading the Buckeyes to a win in the Ice Breaker Tournament.
Sofia Seldemirova won the Dayton Flyer Invitational golf tournament last week at the NCR Country Club. Teammate Alanis Sakuma was also impressive: she placed fifth.
Here’s your World Series champion: Gray! Ohio State’s Gray team defeated Scarlet, 8-5, Sunday at Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium in the third and deciding game of the 2019 Scarlet & Gray World Series.
The pistol team swept all three disciplines – air, sport and standard – and defeated ARMY, 6,596-6,446, over the weekend in West Point, N.Y.
Three-time All-American Joey Sindelar, who led the men’s golf team to the 1979 national championship, was inducted into his home state New York Golf Hall of Fame earlier this month.