September 11, 2019

Natalie Spooner – Hall of Fame Weekend


The Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019 was inducted over the weekend. The group was officially welcomed at a dinner Friday in the Ohio Union and introduced to the crowd at halftime of the Buckeye football game Saturday in Ohio Stadium.

Natalie Spooner was a four-year letterwinner for the Buckeyes and is one of the most decorated Buckeyes in program history. During her time in Columbus she lit the lamp 100 times, the only 100 goal scorer in team history, and tallied 163 points, the second-highest total for any Buckeye. Spooner earned All-America honors in 2012 and All-WCHA honors three times in her career.

After graduating in 2012 Spooner went on to win gold with her native Canada in the 2014 Olympics and silver in 2018. In addition to her Olympic accomplishments, Spooner has medaled eight times in World Championship competition and in 2014 she became the first woman to claim a gold medal and the Clarkson Cup in the same year.