Buckeyes set records as Senn fund nearly reaches $100,000

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.

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