Buckeye spring sports took the baton from the winter group and did they ever run with it. NCAA Tournaments abound, near NCAA titles for men’s tennis and volleyball while a men’s track member broke championship ground for the first time in 25 years. Let’s look back at OSU spring sports for 2018…
The Buckeyes swept the MIVA conference taking the regular season and tournament titles.
Men’s volleyball advanced to its third straight NCAA Semifinals after winning back-to-back national titles in 2016 and 2017.
In his final season at Ohio State Nicolas Szerszen made history. He leaves as the school’s all-time record holder in service aces, kills, points, totally attempts and aces per set.
Women’s tennis made its fifth consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament. They closed their season 14-9 overall.
Women’s rowing won its sixth-consecutive Big Ten championship sweeping all seven races.
They received an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships and finished sixth as a team.
Softball headed south for the NCAA Gainesville Regional this season. The Buckeyes battled, but closed their 2018 season with a 36-16 mark, the most wins since 2010.
For the second straight season, the Ohio State men’s golf team posted its best finish in 15 years at the Big Ten Championship, finishing runner-up at 11-over par.
Jaclyn Lee tied for fifth at NCAA Championships, marking the highest finish by an individual in program history.
The women’s golf team punched their ticket to the NCAA Championships after tying for fourth at the regional.
Men’s tennis continued to rule the Big Ten this season winning the team’s 13th-straight regular season title and 13th total tournament title.
The Buckeyes finished the season as runner-up at the NCAA Championships.
Buckeye baseball had a bounce-back season in 2018 and made a strong run in the Big Ten Tournament in Omaha, Neb.
The team traveled to Greenville, N.C. for an NCAA Regional and closed its season with a 36-24 overall record.
Men’s track and field completed the indoor-outdoor sweep of the Big Ten Championships.
At the NCAA Championships Zack Bazile won this first individual NCAA title for the Buckeyes since 1993 in the long jump with a PR of 8.37m.
Karen Dennis was named Big Ten Outdoor and Indoor Coach of the Year.