September 14, 2022

Title IX: Women’s Soccer Wins First B1G Title, Advances to College Cup


In 2010, the Ohio State women’s soccer program enjoyed its best NCAA Tournament run, making the Buckeyes’ only appearance in the College Cup. The year also marked the first regular season title in program history.

The Buckeyes were 8-2-0 in Big Ten Conference action, recorded five shutouts and outscored their conference brethren 14-6 over the 10 matches. Ohio State and Penn State were co-champs with 24 points but the Buckeyes won the regular season matchup 1-0 on Oct. 3 on an overtime goal by Paige Maxwell. Wisconsin had 23 points and the Buckeyes also gave the Badgers their only conference loss of the year with a 1-0 win Oct. 15.

Maxwell led the league with eight goals during conference play. Lauren Steuer was tied for the most assists with four. Following the regular season title, the Buckeyes beat St. Francis, Dayton, Virginia and Georgetown en route to the College Cup in Cary, N.C.