Two former Team Ohio players got the thrill of both winning the Big Ten Championship and advancing all the way to the NCAA National Championship. Defender Doug Verhoff and goalkeeper Byron Neal are on the team.
In the Big Ten Championship, Ohio State won the match in a pk shootout. The winning goal was scored by Doug Verhoff. He also played a key role in the National Championship Game. Byron Neal is tagged to be the starting keeper in 2008.
In addition to the overall success of the team, both players were named Academic All Big Ten. Verhoff was also recognized as CoSIDA Academic All-District and was named to the College Cup All Tournament Team.
Doug Verhoff Byron NealPhotos Courtesy: OhioStateBuckeyes.com