Ohio State women's basketball head coach Kevin McGuff today announced the hiring of Patrick Klein and Joy Cheek as assistant coaches on his staff. Klein remains on the coaching staff and will begin his third year as an assistant at Ohio State in 2013-14. Cheek comes to Ohio State after spending the past two seasons as an assistant coach at her alma mater, Duke University.
The match Monday will serve as the third meeting between the Buckeyes and Bruins in the NCAA championships. The postseason series is split, 1-1. Last season, UCLA bettered Ohio State, 4-2, in the quarterfinals, while in 2009, the Scarlet and Gray handed the Bruins a 4-3 loss in the semifinals.
In the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship, the No. 3 Ohio State men's lacrosse team lost to Cornell, 16-6, Saturday afternoon at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium. The Buckeyes end their season 13-4, while Cornell (14-3) advances to the NCAA semifinals.
Three Ohio State student-athletes have been named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District At-Large teams, CoSIDA announced. Gymnast Michael Newburger, fencer Max Stearns and swimmer Michelle Williams all earned a spot on the first team.
In 16 years under head coach Lori Walker, the Ohio State women's soccer program has continued to reach new heights on the field, advancing to eight NCAA Tournaments and five in the last six seasons, but the program continues to excel off the pitch as evidenced by the success seen by the 2012 senior class
Gov. Tom Corbett will learn within the next few weeks whether
his federal lawsuit against the NCAA over the penalties handed down
against Penn State will be allowed to continue, following a nearly
two-hour hearing Monday in Harrisburg.