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Written October 14th, 2012 by Janelle

Emily Danks

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Spotlight on: Ohio State Women’s Volleyball – 10/12 vs Indiana

The No. 19 Buckeyes defeated Indiana 3-1 (23-25, 25-22, 25-12, 25-17) on Friday night, coming back after dropping the first set to the Hoosiers.  Senior Emily Danks led the way for Ohio State, finishing with 18 kills, 7 digs, and 3 block assists.   Mari Hole notched her ninth double-double of the year for the Bucks, finishing with 15 kills and 15 digs, while classmate Mariah Booth had nine kills and five blocks. Junior Kaitlyn Leary added 10 kills.

In the first set, Indiana took an 8-6 lead after two three-point runs.  The Buckeyes tied it up before committing two errors to give the lead back to Indiana at 14-12.  Ohio State fought back and eventually took a 19-17 lead, but it did not last. The Hoosiers battled and the set eventually ended up locked at 23 before they came up with back-to-back blocks to win it.

In the second set, a Booth kill ignited run by the Buckeyes that cut the Hoosier lead to one at 14-13.  Eventually, the Buckeyes took the lead 21-19 after a service ace by Taylor Sherwin. The set was secured for the Buckeyes after a kill by freshman Andrea Kacsits.

The Buckeyes took a 7-3 lead in the third set, and a 6-1 run led them to a 17-7 advantage.  Two kills in a row from Hole gave Ohio State a 24-12 lead, and the set was won (25-12) after a block by Hole/Booth.

In the fourth set, Hole & Leary blocks as well as a Booth/Danks block gave the Buckeyes a 14-8 advantage.  The Hoosiers fought back and cut the Buckeye lead to three at 18-15, but they got no closer.  An 8-2 run by Ohio State gave them the set and the match.

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Written September 23rd, 2012 by Janelle

Representing the Scarlet And Gray takes multiple forms.

Men’s Soccer

 9/18 – The Buckeyes fell to Louisville 4-0 at Cardinal Park on Tuesday night, dropping to a 3-4 record.  The Cardinals got goals from four different players, and took the lead in the 20th minute when Marlon Hairston scored.  The Buckeyes were outshot 15-6 in total shots and 9-2 in shots on goal.

"...stop thinking, let things happen, and be the ball."

Men’s Golf

9/16 – After tallying a final day score of 299 at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate tournament, the Buckeyes finished third.  Tee-K Kelly led Ohio State, finishing fourth with a 3-under 210.  Boom Timko also did well for the Buckeyes, finishing fifth overall. Illinois finished with a final score of 3-over 855 to win the team trophy.

Women’s Soccer

9/16 – Tiffany Cameron’s overtime goal lifted the Buckeyes over Minnesota 2-1 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.  Minnesota took a 1-0 lead after a goal in the 11th minute by Katie Thyken, and the Golden Gophers took the lead into the half. After the intermission, after several missed opportunities, Marisa Wolf finally got the Buckeyes on the board to tie the game at 1. Then Cameron scored her fifth game-winning goal of the season in the 99th minute to give the Buckeyes the lead and the win. For the game, the Gophers outshot the Buckeyes 18-11, including 9-6 in shots on goal.

9/21 – The Buckeyes dropped a 1-0 decision at Illinois on Friday night.  After a scoreless first half that was delayed because of weather, the Illini had outshot the Buckeyes 12-8.  In the second half, Taylore Peterson gave Illinois the lead when she converted an assist from teammate Kassidy Brown.  Lauren Granberg led the Buckeyes in shots, tallying five. Read More