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Casey Cole

Midfield

Player profile

  • Hometown Nuangola, Pa.
  • Last School Crestwood
  • Year Senior
  • Major Sociology

Notable: 2017 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete | 2017 Academic All-Big Ten

AS A SENIOR (2018)

  • Started all 20 games for the Buckeyes.
  • Finished third on the team in scoring with six goals and 16 points while tying for third with four assists.
  • Scored a career-high six goals in the season, including the lone goal in the 1-0 victory over Indiana (9/25).
  • Scored the first two goals in the win over Boston University (9/3).
  • Registered two goals against both Boston University and Ball State (9/7).
  • Averaged .80 points per game and recorded 2.55 shots per game. She finished the season with 51 shots and 34 of them landing on cage for a .667 SoG%.
  • Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (9/10)

AS A JUNIOR (2017)
• Started in all 19 games for the Buckeyes.
• Tied for the fourth-most points on the team with six off two goals, both game winners, and two assists.
• Took 33 shots, 18 of which were on target for a .545 shot-on-goal percentage.
• Registered a season-high six shots on goal and dished out an assist in 4-0 shutout over Lehigh to open the season (Aug. 27).
• Scored the game winning goal against No. 9 Louisville, lifting Ohio State to a 2-1 victory in overtime (Sept. 1).
• Tallied an assist on the first Buckeye goal of the game in 3-2 victory over Miami (Sept. 8), marking points in three of Ohio State’s first four contests.
• Found the back of net in overtime to lead OSU to a 3-2 win against No. 11 Stanford (Sept. 30).
• Saw a season-high 87 minutes of action in 3-2 overtime triumph over California (Oct. 8).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2016)
• Played in and started all 17 games.
• Had five points on one goal and three assists.
• Averaged 63.6 minutes per game and played all 70 minutes five times.
• Had assists against UC Davis (Sept. 7), Northwestern (Sept. 16) and Rutgers (Oct. 16).
• Assisted on Adelaide Penzone’s game-winning goal against UC Davis, Esther Clotet Alsina’s tally against Northwestern and a Maddy Humphrey score vs. Rutgers.
• Took 23 total shots on goal and .478 were on goal.

AS A FRESHMAN (2015)
• Played in all 19 games and made 18 starts.
• Finished with four total points on one goal and two assists.
• All four of her points came in a three-game span between Sept. 27 and Oct. 9 (vs. Penn State, Maryland, Rutgers).
• Was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Oct. 13.
• Took 15 total shots and averaged 54 minutes/game.

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• First team all-region and second team All-America team selection by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
• Delivered her best offensive performance in the PIAA Class AA quarterfinals, in which she scored the game-tying and game-winning goals in a 3-2 win.
• Named the Times Leader Player of the Year as a senior after scoring 10 goals and handing out 16 assists.
• Finished her career with three District 2 titles and a PIAA state championship as a sophomore.
• Crestwood went 90-7-2 in her four-year career.
• Played for the same high school program as current Buckeye Morgan Kile.
• Scored 41 goals and had 41 assists in her career.
• First team all-state from the Pennsylvania High School Field Hockey Coaches Association in 2013 and 2014.
• Led Crestwood to the PIAA Class AA state title game this past fall.
• Competed in the National Futures Tournament in 2013 and was a member of the U14 National Indoor Tournament championship team.

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Christopher and Danielle Cole.
• Lists her greatest sports thrill as winning the PIAA state championship in 2012.
• Was vice present of the National Business Honor Society in high school.