COLUMBUS, Ohio Members of the Ohio State soccer team are in a conditioning phase of their year in preparation for a spring schedule that will feature seven matches, including a match Friday, April 10 against a Canadian Olympic Development Team in Columbus.

Spring competition will begin March 7 against Kent State and will include competition against Ohio University, Central Michigan, Wright State and West Virginia, in addition to playing against the Canadian team.

The team will take to the road the middle of April for competition at the Kicks Against Breast Cancer Charity Tournament in Germantown, Md. The complete spring schedule is as follows:

Ohio State Spring Soccer Schedule 
Date      Opponent           Time     Site

March 7   Kent State          2 p.m.  OSU Upper Practice Field*
April 4   2008 Team Banquet  11 a.m.  Ohio Stadium FB Recruiting Room
April 5   Ohio University     2 p.m.  OSU Upper Practice Field
April 10  Canadian Olympic    8 p.m.  Jessie Owens Memorial Stadium* 
          Development Team 
April 11  Central Michigan    1 p.m.  OSU Upper Practice Field
April 11  Wright State        6 p.m.  OSU Upper Practice Field
April 18  at Kicks Against    TBA     Germantown, Md.
          Breast Cancer Tournament
April 25  at West Virginia    TBA     Morgantown, Va.

*Inclement weather site will be the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.

The Buckeyes’ 23-member squad is being lead through winter conditioning drills by its two senior members of the 2009 team, Ashley Bowyer and Lauren Robertson.