The Ohio State men's lacrosse team opened Big Ten play with a 14-6 loss to Rutgers at Ohio Stadium.

The Buckeyes (7-1) scored 45 seconds into the game on a goal by Colby Smith, but the Scarlet Knights (6-4) answered with six goals in the first and second quarters and led 7-2 at halftime.

Tre Leclaire scored twice for Ohio State.