Ohio State field hockey opened its 2014 campaign with a pair of tough losses against No. 5 Syracuse and unranked Albany.
The Buckeyes hung tough with the Orange at home Friday, losing 3-2 in overtime following a fierce comeback. They couldn’t rebound Monday, however, as they were shutout, 4-0, on the road in Albany, N.Y.
After trailing for most of the game Friday, the Buckeyes scored two goals within nine minutes to force overtime against the Orange. Syracuse junior forward Emma Russell then sealed the game with a shot from close range off a rebound in overtime.
OSU appeared outmatched early, but managed to fight back late behind its veteran… Read more