Ohio State recently drew a record crowd and record sponsor support for its Sixth Annual Connor Senn Memorial Game.
Approximately $23,000 was generated from corporate sponsors, patrons and the 2,053 fans who saw Crew midfielder Danny O'Rourke wear No. 22 with "SENN" on the back in honor of his seven-year club soccer teammate and former Buckeye who collapsed on the field during at game at Akron in 2001 and died later night from a congenital heart defect.
O'Rourke then put the jersey into the silent auction, which helped generate the record amount for the Connor Senn Memorial Scholarship Fund that has nearly reached the $100,000 needed for it to become fully endowed.
The Buckeyes won, 1-0, on freshman Andrew Magill's goal. It was Ohio State's first win in the series.