July 12, 2005

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State field hockey juniors Lauren Kruse and Jessica Gofgosky will serve as team captains for the 2005 season. The duo, both first-year captains, was voted on by their teammates.

Gofgosky, a defender, competed in 17 games as a sophomore. The Marathon, N.Y., native was an OSU Scholar-Athlete and an NFHCA Academic Team selection in 2003.

Kruse, a native of Toledo, Ohio, concluded her sophomore campaign tied for 10th in the Big Ten in conference games in goals and goals per game. Kruse was tied for first on the team in goals and points last season. She notched two goals against Penn State in the Big Ten tournament to help Ohio State to a 3-2 victory, earning all-tournament team honors