2017 Buckeye Field Hockey A Look Back

A group of 10 seniors led the Buckeyes to a 10-9 record overall, Ohio State's first winning season since 2012

2017 Seniors

From L to R: Maartje Bongers, Kelsey Nolan, Carolina Vergroesen, Caroline Rath, Natalie Faust, Lauren Carroll, Morgan Kile, Maddy Humphrey, Sofia Haramis and Liz Tamburro


"Play with heart. Use our skills. And execute. If we do those three things, we will have a chance to win games."

Maddy Humphrey ended her career with 43 goals and 28 assists for a total of 114 points.

  • No. 8 in program history with 43 goals scored
  • No. 7 in program history with 114 points
  • Seventh most game winners by a Buckeye in a career with 10

Humphrey will be representing the Scarlet and Gray at the 2017 NFHCA Senior All-Star Game on Nov. 17 in Louisville.

The Virginia Beach, Va., native was a three-time Second Team All-Big Ten selection (2015, 2016, 2017).

Caroline Rath started in 68 games during her four-year career and collected the fourth-most defensive saves in program history (17).

A native of Greenville, Del., Rath registered a career high in assists (three) as a senior in 2017.

Liz Tamburro closed out her historic career with a total of 436 saves to rank No. 4 in program history.

Her career save percentage of .723 is the fifth-best in Ohio State history.

Tamburro registered 10 career shutouts, including a career-high four in 2017.

The Buckeyes supported #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth at their home game on Oct. 8 against California, a game they won 3-2 in double overtime.

Maartje Bongers and Esther Clotet Alsina stepped up big on the offensive end of the field this fall. Bongers scored a career-high 16 points (5 goals, 6 assists) and Clotet Alsina had a solid sophomore campaign, scoring five goals and registering three assists for a point total of 13.

First-year head coach Jarred Martin picked up the first win of his career in the 4-0 season-opening win on the road over Lehigh.

The Buckeyes followed up the season-opening win with a thrilling 3-2 overtime win over No. 9 Louisville on Casey Cole's first goal of the season.

The aftermath from Casey Cole's game winner and the team celebration!



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