Aug. 29, 2005

Box Score

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State field hockey team lost its season opener to 2004 NCAA semifinalist Maryland, 2-1, Monday at North Turf Field. The Buckeyes took a 1-0 lead into halftime, but the Terps scored twice in the last 8:32 of the second half, including a penalty-corner goal with no time remaining in regulation, for the win.

The teams were scoreless in the first half until there was no time remaining, when OSU converted a penalty corner at the end of the half. The Buckeyes converted their first shot of the game, with Curlyne Wynn (Jr., Trincity, Trinidad and Tobago) scoring, assisted by Saskia Mueller (Jr., Zuerich, Switzerland) and Yesenia Luces (So., Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago).

The Buckeyes had one save in the first half, as Jessica Gofgosky (Jr., Marathon, N.Y.) had a defensive save on a shot by Maryland’s Meredith Long.

In the second half, Maryland tied the game with a goal off a penalty corner by Jackie Ciconte at 61:28, assisted by Emily Beach and Janneke van Leeuwen. Ciconte lifted the Terps to the win with her second penalty-corner goal of the game. She scored with no time remaining, as deflecting a Susie Rowe shot into the goal.

Buckeye goalie Lindsay Williams (Sr., Harrisburg, Pa.) had three saves in the second half, including a point-blank save following a Maryland penalty corner with 20 minutes remaining. Maryland goalie Kathryn Masson had zero saves in the game.

Maryland out shot OSU, 12-3, in the game, including 8-2 in the second half. The Terps had six penalty corners, the Buckeyes two.

Field Hockey Game Summary (Final) 2005 Ohio State Field Hockey Maryland vs Ohio State (Aug 29, 2005 at Columbus, Ohio)

Maryland (2-0) vs. Ohio State (0-1) Date: Aug 29, 2005 Attendance: 176 Weather: Cloudy and 70

Goals by period 1 2 Tot ——————————- Maryland………… 0 2 – 2 Ohio State………. 1 0 – 1

SCORING SUMMARY: 1. 35:00 OSU Wynn, Curlyne (Mueller, Saskia;Luces, Yesenia) – score off a penalty corner 2. 61:28 MD Jackie Ciconte (2) (Emily Beach;Janneke van Leeuwen) – Score off penalty corner 3. 70:00 MD Jackie Ciconte (3) (Susie Rowe) – Goal off of a penalty corner as clock ru

Shots: Maryland 12, Ohio State 3 Saves: Maryland 0 (), Ohio State 4 (Williams, Lindsay 3; TEAM 1)