COLUMBUS, Ohio – Rutgers women’s soccer (8-6-3, 4-4-1) topped Ohio State (8-6-2, 4-4-1) on a rain-drenched Thursday night at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. The integral three points cements the Scarlet Knights firmly in the Big Ten playoff picture with one match day remaining.
The win marks Rutgers’ highest RPI victory of the season with the Buckeyes ranked No. 30.
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— RUTGERS WOMEN’S SOCCER (@RUWSoccer) October 19, 2023
MOMENTS THAT MATTERED
- Olivia Bodmer set the defensive tone early with two saves in the opening 10 minutes. She made another in the final two minutes of the opening half to send the match to intermission scoreless.
- The Rutgers defense limited Ohio State’s chances over the opening 45 minutes as just three of their 12 shots found the frame.
- Ohio State managed just four shot attempts in the second half, including their only shot on target resulting in Bodmer’s fourth save in the 69th minute.
- Kylie Daigle barely missed the 2-0 lead as her shot rang off the crossbar in the 80th.