May 28, 1998

* Sr. Ryan Armour has led the Ohio State golf team into a tie for sixth place at the NCAA Championships with a first-round best five under par 67 score. Armour and the rest of the Buckeyes – Albert Hromulak, Mike Austin, Craig Matthew and Jeff Brown – have posted a four-under 284 as a team. The Bucks trail Oklahoma State by just six strokes. Round two is today.

%^$* The Buckeye hockey team will be recognized today by Mayor Greg Lashutka and the city of Columbus for its thrilling run in the NCAA tournament that culminated with a Frozen Four appearance. Following the ceremony at the Easton Chiller facility, the Buckeyes, and members of the Columbus Chill, will conduct a one-hour free clinic for area youth. Go Bucks!

%^$* Volleyball Magazine, in addition to naming classy Pete Hanson as its Coach of the Year, also named three Buckeyes to its All-America teams: So. setter Angel Aha (pronounced ON-hul AH-ha) was named second-team All-America; Sr. Jeff Koterba was named third team and So. Rene Esteves was named honorable mention All-American.

%^$* Talk about Scholar-Athletes…these are Scholar-Athlete Teams: all nine members of the women’s golf team were named Scholar-Athletes; 12 of the 15 men’s golfers were Scholar-Athletes; 12 of the 18 women’s gymnasts were named Scholar-Athletes and 10 of 15 men’s tennis players earned Scholar-Athlete recognition. Wow.