Aug. 19, 2000

COLUMBUS, Ohio-The Ohio State women’s soccer team defeated Butler 2-0 in a preseason scrimmage at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium this afternoon.

Ohio State scored both goals in the second half of play. Emily Thorpe (Jr., Sycamore, Ohio/ Sycamore) led the offensive attack for the Buckeyes, scoring one goal and tallying four shots. Courtney Nein (Jr., Middletown, Ohio/Middletown) put the Buckeyes on the board in the 55th minute of play off a pass from teammate Lizzy Moore (So., Centerville, Ohio/ Centerville). Thorpe netted OSU’s second goal at 70:56.

The Buckeyes open their regular season at home, taking on Oakland at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium Fri., Aug. 25. Game time is scheduled for 5 p.m.

Match Summary

1 2 F Ohio State 0 2 2 Butler 0 0 0

1st Half – No scoring

2nd Half
OSU- Courtney Nein (Lizzy Moore) – 54:01
OSU- Emily Thorpe (unassisted) – 70:56


OSU – 4, Barnes (75:53)
OSU- 0, Mitchell (14:47)
Butler- 6, Stauch (90:00)