April 16, 2000

%^$CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Kellie Thompson scored four goals and added an assist to lead No. 6 North Carolina to a 13-4 victory over Ohio State, Sunday at Henry Stadium. Ohio State falls to 8-5 on the season, while the Tar Heels move to 9-4.%^$

%^$Carolina got off to a quick, 4-0, lead in the first eight minutes of action. Meghann Mohler scored an unassisted goal less than a minute into the game for the Tar Heels. Lauren Cochran (So., Coatesville, Pa./Coatesville) scored for the Buckeyes to cut the lead to 4-1 with 19:18 left in the first. UNC responded with three more goals for a 7-1 edge. Ohio State scored with 10 seconds remaining on the clock in the first half to make it a 7-2 Carolina advantage at the break.%^$

%^$Carolina opened the second half with a Thompson goal at the 25:48 mark to make it 8-2 UNC. Shannon Wilson (Fr., Crystal Beach, Ont./Lakeshore Catholic) and Tracey Bounds (Fr., Ellicott City, Md./Mt. Hebron) scored for OSU to cut the lead to 8-4 before the Tar Heels scored the last five goals of the day.%^$

%^$Wilson led the Buckeyes with two goals.%^$

%^$Buckeye goalie Megan Barnett (So., Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) played all 60 minutes and recorded 13 saves. UNC split time between two goalies. Margaret Garofalo played the first 30 minutes and recorded one save, while Melissa Coyne played them last 30 minutes and finished with five saves.%^$

%^$The Buckeyes return to action at 7 p.m. Friday, when they travel to Tennessee to face Vanderbilt.%^$


%^$Score by Half%^$ 1 2 OT Final%^$Ohio State 2 2 0 4%^$North Carolina 7 6 0 13%^$


%^$Goalie Stats%^$Ohio State-Barnett-13 saves, 13 GA%^$North Carolina-Garofalo-1 save, 2 GA,%^$ Coyne-5 saves, 2 GA%^$


%^$Team Stats%^$ Shots Groundballs%^$Ohio State 12 18%^$North Carolina 31 28%^$


%^$Individual Stats%^$(Goals-Assists-Points)%^$Ohio State North Carolina%^$Shannon Wilson (2-0-2) Kellie Thompson (4-1-5)%^$Lauren Cochran (1-0-1) Amy Havrilla (2-2-4)%^$Tracey Bounds (1-0-1) Christine McPike (2-1-3)%^$ Betsy Gaines (2-0-2)%^$ Erin McInnes (2-0-2)%^$ Meghann Mohler (1-0-1)%^$ Lindsay Stone (0-1-0)%^$ Julie Kickham (0-1-0)%^$



%^$Scoring Summary%^$H Team Time Goal (Assist) Score%^$1 UNC 29:06 Mohler UNC, 1-0%^$1 UNC 27:02 McInnes (Havrilla) UNC, 2-0%^$1 UNC 26:47 Thompson UNC, 3-0%^$1 UNC 22:32 Gaines (Thompson) UNC, 4-0%^$1 OSU 19:18 Cochran UNC, 4-1%^$1 UNC 18:13 Havrilla (McPike) UNC, 5-1%^$1 UNC 7:21 Gaines UNC, 6-1%^$1 UNC 3:44 Thompson (Stone) UNC, 7-1%^$1 OSU 0:10 Wilson UNC, 7-2%^$2 UNC 25:48 Thompson UNC, 8-2%^$2 OSU 19:42 Wilson UNC, 8-3%^$2 OSU 16:56 Bounds UNC, 8-4%^$2 UNC 14:03 McInnes UNC, 9-4%^$2 UNC 12:37 McPike (Havrilla) UNC, 10-4%^$2 UNC 7:47 McPike (Kickham) UNC, 11-4%^$2 UNC 1:27 Havrilla UNC, 12-4%^$2 UNC 0:32 Thompson UNC, 13-4%^$