COLUMBUS, Ohio – Goalkeeper Abby Danson stopped a career-high 11 shots by Rutgers scored in the first and third quarters to register a 2-0 victory over Ohio State in Big Ten field hockey action in Piscataway, N.J. Rutgers won its third straight game and is 6-3 on the season while Ohio State is 3-4.
The Short Story
Playing its first conference road game, Ohio State fell behind in the first quarter and could never find the equalizer, as Rutgers ended the game with a 19-5 advantage in shots to improve to 2-0 in conference play. Ohio State got two shots from Hallie Brost and one each by Sarah Charley, Makenna Webster and Megan McKenna.
How It Happened
Shots: Rutgers 19, Ohio State 5
Shots on Goal: Rutgers 13, Ohio State 5
Penalty Corners: Rutgers 8, Ohio State 1
Saves: Ohio State (Danson) 11, Rutgers (Howard) 5
Ohio State’s weekend Big Ten road trip continues on Sunday when it is slated to face No. 6 Penn State in State College, Pa. beginning at noon. The contest will be streamed live on BTN+.