October 2, 2019

Buckeyes Fall to Wolverines, 2-0

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ADDITIONAL INFO

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State (5-4-1, 0-2-1) and Michigan (4-2-3, 1-0-2) played a tough game, with both defenses coming up with big saves to keep it close before the Wolverines scored twice in the second half to put it away.

MATCH SUMMARY

  • Both teams played stifling defense in the first half, with Michigan putting the only two shots on goal in the opening 45.
  • In the 10th minute, Jack Holland had a excellent try, attempting to power it into the lower right corner but was saved by the Michigan keeper.
  • The Buckeyes had several more attempts from distance that sailed off the mark and left the match knotted up at zeros going into the break.
  • The second half opened with a flurry of shots by both sides that culminated in a Michigan goal off a corner kick in the 58th minute to put them up 1-0.
  • Each team battled for the ball in the ensuing minutes before the Wolverines drew a corner in the 81st minute that scored their second goal.
  • The Buckeyes put pressure on the defense in the closing minutes, firing off two shots wide of the mark, until the last seconds ticked away and the match ended 0-2.

MATCH NOTES

  • Sophomore Xavier Green led the team in shots for the second game in a row.
  • The Buckeyes had double digit shot attempts for the sixth time this season with 11 tonight.

 

STATISTICALLY SPEAKING

Shots: Ohio State 11, Michigan 8

Saves: Michigan 4, Ohio State 1

Shots on Goal: Ohio State 4, Michigan 3

Corner Kicks: Michigan 9, Ohio State 6

 

UP NEXT

The Buckeyes travel to Piscataway, N.J. for a bout with Rutgers at 11 a.m. on Sunday.

 

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