April 25, 2018

Five Buckeyes Taking Part in Huntington Bucks Go Pro


COLUMBUS, Ohio — Five members of the Ohio State University women’s lacrosse team are set to participate in the Huntington Bucks Go Program during the upcoming summer.

Hannah Gantt will spend her summer working in the Student Life office. Gantt, a communication analysis & practice major, hopes to gain insight and knowledge in her career field while continuing to develop as a professional. After graduation, she wants to continue working in the sports arena, either with brand marketing or with communications.

After spending her season as a leader on the field, Liza Hernandez will spend her summer learning how to be a leader in the OSU human resources office. Hernandez, a human resources major, looks to gain real-life experience and skills that will help her pursue her goal of working in the HR department of a large corporation once her time at OSU wraps up.

A child and youth studies/strategic communication double major, Sarah George is set to work in the Life Sports office working to enhance the quality of youth development, sport, and recreational programs through service and outreach. George hopes to become an elementary school teacher after she finishes graduate school.

Meghan Matey is set to work in the Athletics Information Technology office this summer. The strategic communication major is hoping to gain some experience that will translate to her future career in athletics management after she graduates.

Last, but certainly not least, is Jill Rizzo. The logistics major will work in the office of entrepreneurship this summer where she hopes to gain real world experience expand her knowledge. The goaltender has big plans for when her playing days end as she wants to transition from doing logistics for a sportswear company into one day running her own company.

The Huntington Bucks Go Pro summer internship program aims to provide OSU student-athletes with professional development opportunities. This year will see a program record 45 interns gain real world experience that will help them as they continue to develop both on and off the field.