Ohio St Makes a Statement with 31-19 Victory over Pitt

Ohio St hosted a tournament yesterday in Columbus with Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and the Columbus Armada playing a round robin.

Tournament Standings

College Match Results

Pittsburgh 24 – Cincinnati 16 Video
Cincinnati played Pittsburgh close in the first half, trailing only 10-9 at the break. The 2nd half, however, was all Pittsburgh as they went on a 6-1 scoring run to start the half and never looked back.
– Leading Scorers: Pitt (Cedric Humphrey 7, Nick Kocher, 5; Cincinnati (Patric Nordbeck 5; David Rea 4)

Ohio St 31 – Pittsburgh 19 Video
The match started out evenly and was tied 3-3 in the early going, but Ohio St applied more pressure on defense and a fast break spree saw them jump out to an 11-4 lead. A lead they never relinquished and gradually extended to the 31-19 final score.

For Ohio St the game was a bit of a statement as they have had a bit of a chip on their shoulder since previously unbeaten and #3 Pittsburgh had knocked them out of the top 5 Poll in November. It was certainly a solid win for Ohio St, but Pittsburgh was missing 3 starters including Center Back, Pau Sanchez.
– Leading Scorers: Ohio St (Sean Starret 6, Matt Bolger 5, Robby Fehrenbach 5 Gabe Redmond 5) Pitt (Ben O’Connell 4, Dylan Leonard 4)

Ohio St 35 – Cincinnati 15 Video
As the score suggests Ohio St dominated this match from start to finish.
– Leader Scorers: Ohio St (Daniel Mills 8, Matt Bolger 6) Cincinnati (David Rea 4)

Matches vs Columbus Armada

Ohio St 32 – Columbus Armada 29 Video not available
Cincinnati 23 – Columbus Armada 20 Video 1 Video 2
Pittsburgh 22 – Columbus Armada 19 Video 1 Video 2