Feb. 3, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s soccer team will hold open tryouts for all full-time Ohio State students at 8 p.m. Feb. 24 in the indoor field at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. All players should bring their open equipment for the training session on the turf field.

  • In order to participate in the tryout each player must present proof of recent physical examination within the last 12 months signed and dated by the physician, signed Release of Claims Form, the Sickle Cell Testing Form and completed tryout questionnaire. These forms will be collected at the field, prior to 8 p.m. Full-time students under the age of 18 must have forms be co-signed by parent/or guardian (Submit to Jason Rule, athletic trainer (, 614-292-1165)
  • Each player will need to submit name, email address and student ID# as well to Matt Bartlebaugh, compliance ( 
  • You must contact Coach Bluem ( by Wednesday, Feb. 17 in order to register for the tryouts.

Following the initial tryout Feb. 24, some players may be asked to return for additional practice time at 6 p.m. Feb. 25 at the WHAC. Those players selected following the second session will participate with the team in daily training from 6-8 p.m. Monday thru Friday during the remaining spring season. This extended training period will be your opportunity to be selected for the fall 2016 team.