Aug. 22, 2017

Welcome to News in a Nutshell! This new feature will keep you up to date on all things Ohio State Athletics. Let’s get cracking!

Total Eclipse of #TheShoe

It was a cloudy day in central Ohio, but that didn’t damper the excitement of yesterday’s solar eclipse. What better place to watch the eclipse than on the banks of the Olentangy inside Ohio Stadium? Go inside #TheShoe during the eclipse with a lookback on yesterday’s live stream.

Women’s Soccer Earned a Road Draw

Women’s Soccer, the first team in action during the 2017-18 Ohio State Athletics season, has jumped out to a 1-0-1 start. Overnight, the Buckeyes traveled to Provo, Utah and played No. 8 BYU to a scoreless draw. Check out photos, quotes and a full recap here.

Your 2017 Ohio State Football captains.

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Oh Captains, My Captains

Ohio State Football announced their nine captains for the upcoming season. Tracy Sprinkle and Defensive Line Coach Larry Johnson were able to surprise Sprinkle’s parents with a phone call breaking the news. Check out the special moment below:

That moment when you call your family to say you've been selected captain of The Ohio State Buckeyes. ❤️️

Congrats @TSprinkle93! #Testimony

— Ohio State Football (@OhioStateFB) August 21, 2017

With the announcement, quarterback J.T. Barrett became the first three-time captain in school history. Learn more about the 2017 Ohio State Football captains.

Buckeye Best

Women’s Soccer kicks off the season, Coach Holtmann delivers donuts and more in this week’s edition of Buckeye Best.

What’s Coming Up?

The Ohio State Athletics schedule is quiet until a busy weekend that features men’s soccer opening their regular season slate with the 12th Annual Bert and Iris Wolstein Classic, women’s volleyball playing in a tournament at BYU and field hockey beginning their season on the road at Lehigh.

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