Ohio State Buckeyes men's lacrosse

The Ohio State Buckeyes men's lacrosse team represents the Ohio State University in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college lacrosse. The program was created in 1953. Ohio State plays its home games at Ohio Stadium, which has a capacity of 104,944.[2] The Buckeyes have competed in the Big Ten men's lacrosse conference since 2015.

Ohio State Buckeyes
men's lacrosse
Ohio State Buckeyes logo.svg
Founded1953
UniversityOhio State University
Head coachNick Myers (since 2009 season)
StadiumOhio Stadium
(capacity: 104,944)
LocationColumbus, Ohio
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
NicknameBuckeyes
ColorsScarlet and Gray[1]
         
NCAA Tournament Runner-Up
(1) – 2017
NCAA Tournament Final Fours
(1) – 2017
NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals
(4) – 2008, 2013, 2015, 2017
NCAA Tournament appearances
(6) – 2003, 2004, 2008, 2013, 2015, 2017
Conference Tournament championships
(1) – 2013
Conference regular season championships
(11*) – 1965, 1966, 1978, 1986, 1988, 1992*, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2014
*Vacated

Through 2019, the team has an all–time record of 493-424-5.[3] In 2008, Ohio State won its first NCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournament game, defeating Cornell, 15–7, before falling to Duke, 21–10, in the quarterfinals. In 2013, they recorded their second tournament win, defeating Towson, 16–6.[4] In 2017, they made their first Final Four appearance in school history. They beat Towson in the semi-finals, but lost in the championship to Maryland, 9-6.

Season ResultsEdit

The following is a list of Ohio State's season results as a NCAA Division I program:[3]

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Conrad Steele (Midwest Lacrosse Association) (1967–1973)
1971 Conrad Steele 7-4 5-3
1972 Conrad Steele 5-9 2-5 6th
1973 Conrad Steele 3-9 1-8
Conrad Steele: 41-37 16-18
John Munson (Midwest Lacrosse Association) (1974–1975)
1974 John Munson 11-5 6-3 4th
1975 John Munson 7-7 2-6 7th
John Munson: 18-12 8-9
Jerry Bell (Midwest Lacrosse Association) (1976–1979)
1976 Jerry Bell 9-3 4-3 5th
1977 Jerry Bell 7-7 3-4
1978 Jerry Bell 14-1 7-0 1st
1979 Jerry Bell 8-7 5-3
Jerry Bell: 38-15 19-10
Al Bianco (Midwest Lacrosse Association) (1980–1984)
1980 Al Bianco 7-7 4-4 1st
1981 Al Bianco 8-6 7-4 1st
1982 Al Bianco 5-10 4-6
1983 Al Bianco 7-6 6-4
1984 Al Bianco 7-6
Al Bianco: 34-35 21-18
Fred Koval (Midwest Lacrosse Association) (1985–1989)
1985 Fred Koval 7-7 3-3
1986 Fred Koval 7-7 4-1 T-1st
1987 Fred Koval 7-7 2-2
1988 Fred Koval 12-4 3-1 T-1st
1989 Fred Koval 5-9 2-1 2nd
Fred Koval: 38-34 14-8
Brion Salazar (Midwest Lacrosse Association) (1990–1993)
1990 Brion Salazar 4-10 0-2
1991 Brion Salazar 8-8
1992* Brion Salazar 2-12* 0-7* 8th*
1993 Brion Salazar 8-6 1-3 4th
Brion Salazar: 22-36* 1-12*
Paul Caldwell (Great Western Lacrosse League) (1994–1997)
1994 Paul Caldwell 4-7 0-4 5th
1995 Paul Caldwell 5-9 0-4 5th
1996 Paul Caldwell 5-8 1-3
1997 Paul Caldwell 6-6 0-3 4th
Paul Caldwell: 20-30 1-14
Joe Breschi (Great Western Lacrosse League) (1998–2008)
1998 Joe Breschi 5-7 2-2 3rd
1999 Joe Breschi 10-3 3-1 T-1st
2000 Joe Breschi 6-8 2-2 T-2nd
2001 Joe Breschi 8-6 2-3 T-4th
2002 Joe Breschi 9-5 3-2 3rd
2003 Joe Breschi 9-5 4-1 T-1st NCAA Division I First Round
2004 Joe Breschi 12-4 5-0 1st NCAA Division I First Round
2005 Joe Breschi 6-8 2-3 4th
2006 Joe Breschi 7-6 3-2 T-2nd
2007 Joe Breschi 9-5 4-1 2nd
2008 Joe Breschi 11-6 4-1 T-1st NCAA Division I Quarterfinals
Joe Breschi: 92-63 34-18
Nick Myers (Great Western Lacrosse League) (2009–2010)
2009 Nick Myers 8-8 3-2 3rd
Nick Myers (ECAC Lacrosse League) (2010–2014)
2010 Nick Myers 7-8 3-4 T-5th
2011 Nick Myers 8-8 3-3 T-3rd
2012 Nick Myers 8-7 5-1 T-2nd
2013 Nick Myers 13-4 5-2 3rd NCAA Division I Quarterfinals
2014 Nick Myers 6-8 3-1 T-1st
Nick Myers (Big Ten Conference) (2015–Present)
2015 Nick Myers 12-7 3-2 3rd NCAA Division I Quarterfinals
2016 Nick Myers 7-8 2-3 T-4th
2017 Nick Myers 16-5 3-2 T-2nd NCAA Division I Runner-Up
2018 Nick Myers 8-7 3-2 T-2nd
2019 Nick Myers 8-4 1-4 T-5th
Nick Myers: 101-74 34-26
Total: 493-424-5*

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

  • Ohio State forfeited eight games in 1992 per NCAA sanctions. Their record prior to sanctions was 10-4 (5-2) and T-1st MLA. The pre-sanction coaching record for Brion Salazar is 30-28 (6-7) and Ohio State’s pre-sanction overall record is 501-416-5.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ohio State Brand Guidelines". Retrieved January 13, 2015.
  2. ^ "2013 Ohio State men's lacrosse quick facts" (PDF). Ohio State University. Retrieved 12 May 2013.
  3. ^ a b "2017 Men's Lacrosse Record Book" (PDF). Ohio State University.
  4. ^ Devitte, Kyle (12 May 2013). "In-Game Blog: Towson-Ohio State". InsideLacrosse.com. Retrieved 12 May 2013.

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