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Feb. 5, 2013

UPS
Athlete of the Week
  • After missing five consecutive matches, Ohio State men's wrestling redshirt sophomore Logan Stieber returned to action vs. No. 6 Illinois Feb. 1 in Oak Harbor, Ohio, and pinned No. 8 Daryl Thomas in 2:04. Ninety-four percent of Logan Stieber's wins in 2012-13 have been bonus point victories. With a 16-0 record, nine wins have been pins, four have been technical falls and two have been major decisions.

    No. 11 Men's Basketball (17-4, 7-2 Big Ten)
    Head Coach: Thad Matta

  • Ohio State defeated Wisconsin, 58-49, at Tuesday night at Value City Arena.
  • The Buckeyes have won four of the last six meetings with the Badgers and have three victories in the last four in Columbus.
  • Ohio State won for the first time this season after trailing at the half. The team had been 0-3 previously (vs. Kansas, at Illinois, at Michigan State).
  • Junior forward Deshaun Thomas led all scorers with 25 points and moved to No. 28 on the all-time scoring list at Ohio State. Thomas also tied a career best with four assists.
  • Junior guard Aaron Craft collected seven rebounds, a season high.
  • Ohio State defeated Nebraska, 63-56, Saturday afternoon at the Devaney Center in Lincoln, Neb.
  • Three players reached double figures for the Buckeyes: Lenzelle Smith Jr., (21 points), Thomas (15 points) and Craft (14 points).
  • With 15 points in the game, Thomas moved to No. 27 on the all-time scoring list at Ohio State (1,317 total points). He has now scored in double figures in all 20 games this season.
  • Craft recorded six assists against the Huskers and tied a career high with two blocks.
  • Amir Williams connected on seven free throws in eight attempts, both career highs. He also tied a career-high with two steals.
  • Smith Jr. led all scorers with a season-high 21 points. He connected on all six of his field goal attempts, including three shots from 3-point range.
  • Ohio State returns to action at Michigan Feb. 5 in a 9 p.m. tip, and against Indiana Feb. 10 in a 1 p.m. tip.

    Women's Basketball (12-10, 2-7 Big Ten)
    Head Coach: Jim Foster

  • Ohio State fell to Nebraska, 62-53, Thursday night at Value City Arena.
  • Senior guard Tayler Hill finished the game with 22 points and has now scored in double figures in 54 consecutive games, the longest active streak in the Big Ten and the fourth longest in Division I. Hill has scored 20 or more points 12 times this season.
  • Redshirt junior center Sasha Dobranic hit her first career 3-pointer at the 6:25 mark to cut the Cornhuskers' lead to 56-49. Dobranic finished with seven points and six rebounds.
  • Junior center Ashley Adams recorded her fifth double-double of the season with 12 points and 10 rebounds.
  • Ohio State defeated Indiana, 70-56, Sunday afternoon at Assembly Hall.
  • Hill led three Buckeyes in double figures with 24 points and Adams recorded six blocked shots to snap a three-game losing skid.
  • Hill went 10 of 13 from the free throw line and added five boards while freshman Ameryst Alston recorded 11 points and five assists. Junior Darryce Moore added 11 points off the bench.
  • Adams scored six points and notched seven rebounds while senior Emilee Harmon added a season-high six points off the bench for the Buckeyes.
  • The Buckeyes return home to Value City Arena at 7 p.m. Thursday to face Wisconsin.

    Fencing
    Head Coach: Vladimir Nazlymov

  • The Buckeyes competed at the Northwestern Duals in Evanston, Ill., this past weekend.

    No. 5 Men's Gymnastics (5-3-1, 0-1 Big Ten)
    Head Coach: Rustam Sharipov

  • In its first dual meet of the season, the No. 5 Ohio State men's gymnastics team fell to No. 1 Penn State, 444.300-432.300, Saturday night at Rec Hall in University Park, Pa.
  • The Buckeyes posted their highest overall team score of the season against the Nittany Lions, while also tying or setting a new season-best team score in three of six events. Ohio State posted a season-best team score on pommel horse and high bar, tallying scores of 73.000 and 73.250, respectively. The Buckeyes also tied their season-best team score on rings with a 71.800.
  • Redshirt junior Michael Newburger claimed the individual event title on pommel horse for the Buckeyes with a career-high 15.400. Behind Newburger, freshman Jake Martin scored a 14.950 to place third.
  • Sophomore Drew Moling and Martin led the Buckeyes on vault during the third rotation, each scoring a career-high 15.050 to tie for second place on the event and lead the Buckeyes to an overall team score of 72.55.
  • On high bar, Martin scored a career-high 15.500 to earn the individual event title for the second time this season. He was followed by junior Kris Done, who posted a season-best 15.100 to finish in second place.
  • Ohio State returns to action Feb. 16, hosting Michigan at St. John Arena in its first home dual meet of the season. The meet is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m., and will be broadcast on BTN.

    No. 18 Women's Gymnastics (2-3, 1-2 Big Ten)
    Head Coach: Carey Fagan

  • Ohio State fell to Penn State, 195.575-194.675, Saturday night at University Park, Pa.
  • The Buckeyes started the meet on bars, topping the Nittany Lions 48.800-48.775. Alex DeLuca tied for the event title with a season-best 9.925 while Melanie Shaffer tied for third with a 9.800.
  • Sarah Miller took the event title on vault with a 9.925 while Maggie Dunn, performing for the first time on the event, tallied a 9.775.
  • Miller paced the Buckeyes on floor exercise the third rotation with a meet-best 9.875. Shaffer added a 9.775 to tie for fourth.
  • Miller tallied a team-high 9.825 to finish second on beam, while Shaffer recorded a team-high 39.025 to finish second in the all-around.
  • The Buckeyes return to action to host nationally-ranked Michigan at 7 p.m. Friday in St. John Arena.

    Men's Hockey (11-11-6, 10-6-4-1 CCHA)
    Head Coach: Mark Osiecki

  • Ohio State defeated No. 9/11 Notre Dame, 6-3, Friday night at Value City Arena.
  • Sophomore Nick Oddo led Ohio State with three points on a goal and two assists, while classmate Ryan Dzingel scored twice.
  • Junior Curtis Gedig had two assists and junior Alex Szczechura, sophomore Justin DaSilva and freshman Anthony Greco each had a goal and an assist for a two-point night.
  • Senior goalie Brady Hjelle had 29 saves in the victory.
  • Oddo's three points were a career high and marked his third career multiple-point outing. It was his first two-helper night as a Buckeye.
  • Gedig had his fourth-career two-assist game and sixth career two-point outing, but first of the season.
  • DaSilva's goal was the first of his career and came in his 51st game. It was the first multiple-point game of his career.
  • Behind a career-high 45 saves from Hjelle, Ohio State skated to a 2-2 overtime tie with No. 9/11 Notre Dame Saturday in Value City Arena.
  • Sophomore Darik Angeli scored the first Buckeye goal assisted by freshman Sam Jardine. Freshman Craig Dalrymple scored the second goal with assists from Tanner Fritz and Dzingel.
  • Hjelle's 45 saves topped the 38 he had Jan. 11 at Ferris State. He is fifth in the NCAA with a 1.68 goals-against average and ranks third in save percentage (.945). He has 11 games with 30 or more saves this season and has allowed two goals or less 17 times.
  • Fritz extended his scoring streak to eight games, with two goals, seven assists and nine points in the stretch. He is second on the team with 22 points and ranks first with 17 assists.
  • Jardine has an assist in five of eight games since returning from injury and has six assists on the year.
  • The Buckeyes travel to Fairbanks this upcoming weekend for a series with Alaska before returning to Value City Arena for two games with Western Michigan Feb. 15-16.

    No. 9 Women's Hockey (16-10-2, 11-9-2 WCHA)
    Head Coach: Nate Handrahan

  • Ohio State came away with a 2-1 overtime victory Friday afternoon over Bemidji State at the Sanford Center in Bemidji, Minn.
  • Junior forward Ally Tarr scored unassisted 41 seconds into the overtime period to give the Buckeyes the win. It was the ninth goal of the season for the London, Ontario, product who now has a team-leading 27 points.
  • Senior forward Tina Hollowell scored her tenth goal of the season at 4:33 in the third period assisted by senior forward Kim Theut and freshman defenseman Cara Zubko.
  • Redshirt junior goaltender Chelsea Knapp picked up her 16th victory of the season, backstopping the Buckeyes with 19 saves.
  • Ohio State fell to Bemidji State, 2-1, Saturday at the Sanford Center in Bemidji, Minn.
  • Freshman forward Julia McKinnon tallied the Buckeyes' lone goal at the 1:24 mark of the second period. Junior Kara Gust tallied her second assist of the season on the goal.
  • Ohio State returns to action against Minnesota Feb. 8-9 at the OSU Ice Rink.

    No. 18 Men's Lacrosse
    Head Coach: Nick Myers

  • Ohio State closed out its preseason schedule Saturday with scrimmages against No. 12/13 Syracuse and Robert Morris at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.
  • Ohio State opens the regular season Feb. 9, when it takes on Detroit inside Woody Hayes Athletic Center at 1 p.m. The game is the first of six regular-season contests for the squad in Columbus, with two in February, March and April.

    Pistol
    Head Coach: James Sweeney

  • Ohio State hosted the Midwest Collegiate Pistol Sectionals, Feb. 1-2, at the Lt. Hugh W. Wylie Range. The Buckeyes swept all five events, posting scores that will determine their qualification to advance to the Collegiate Nationals held at Fort Benning, Ga., March 10-14.
  • Senior Jason Reineck placed first for the Buckeyes in free pistol with a 529, while junior Joe Totts placed first in standard pistol (562) and air pistol (557).
  • Junior Kimberly Hullings swept both events for the Buckeyes in women's competition, winning women's air pistol with a 360 and women's sport pistol with a 556.
  • Ohio State has a brief break before returning to action Feb. 23 at the University of Akron. The match is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m.

    Rifle
    Head Coach: Ryan Tanoue

  • The Ohio State rifle team concluded the regular season with a match at Akron against the Zips and Rose Hulman.
  • The Buckeyes (2269) fell behind Akron (2271) by two points in smallbore, but bested them in air rifle 2314 to 2295 to solidify the overall team victory.
  • In smallbore the Buckeyes were led by junior Amanda Luoma who fired a season high 581. Maxwell Snyderman (565), Remington Lyman (564), Megan Polonsky (559), Greg Hagar (558) and Daniel Chapman (560) rounded out team scoring for the Buckeyes.
  • Hagar led the way for the Buckeyes in air rifle firing a 582. He was closely followed by Luoma (580), Snyderman (577) and Chapman (575). Lyman (572) and Polonsky (569) rounded out a solid team effort in air rifle.
  • The Buckeyes have an off week before returning to action at the NCAA Qualifier hosted by Ohio State.

    No. 10 Men's Swimming & Diving (8-2, 1-2 Big Ten)
    Head Coach: Bill Wadley

  • Ohio State concluded competition at No. 1 Michigan Saturday afternoon at Canham Natatorium in Ann Arbor. The Buckeyes posted 16 Top 5 marks against the top-ranked Wolverines.
  • The Buckeyes began the two-day competition with a third place finish in the 400 medley relay when Steven Zimmerman, Keanu Stevenson, Jason Schnur and Zach Holmes posted a time of 3:19.51.
  • Alex Miller followed with a time of 9:13.77 for fourth overall in the 1,000 freestyle.
  • Zimmerman and Stevenson had back-to-back third place finishes in the 100 backstroke (49.57) and 100 breaststroke (56.17), respectively.
  • The Scarlet and Gray wrapped up the night with a third place mark in the 400 freestyle relay comprised of Schnur, Holmes, Birnbrich and Josh Fleagle at 2:59.46.
  • The Buckeyes began the second day of competition in a tie for second place in the 200 medley relay when the quartet of Zimmerman, Stevenson, Schnur and Zach Birnbrich touched the wall at 1:29.12.
  • Miller followed with a third place mark in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:29.20, while freshman Jovan Mitrovic was fourth overall with a time of 4:30.44.
  • Next, Tamas Gercsak (1:52.03) and Zimmerman (1:52.38) went second and third, respectively, in the 200 individual medley, while Luke Stirton (49.59) touched the wall in the third place in the 100 butterfly.
  • Zimmerman continued his strong showing vs. the Wolverines win he claimed a victory in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:46.49. Connor McDonald notched a Top 3 finish in the event as well, touching the wall with a time of 1:50.20.
  • After Fleagle (45.50) placed fourth in the 100 freestyle, Chris Cowley (2:03.42) and DJ MacDonald (2:04.80) went second and third, respectively, in the 200 breaststroke.
  • Ohio State concluded its weekend of swimming with a second-place finish in the 200 freestyle relay with the group of Schnur, Holmes, Birnbrich and Fleagle touching the wall in 1:20.66.
  • The Buckeyes return to Columbus next weekend when they host the 2013 Ohio State Winter Invitational Feb. 9-10 at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. As always, admission is free.

    No. 21 Women's Swimming & Diving
    Head Coach: Bill Dorenkott

  • Highlighting the team's night was the 400 medley relay team comprised of seniors Kelsey Moran, Angela Severn, Shannon Draves and Megan Detro who posted a pool-record time of 3:42.30 for first place at Norris Aquatic Center.
  • The first-place mark in the 400 medley relay broke a 16-year record set by Stanford (3:43.10) during the 1997 campaign.
  • The Buckeyes began the evening with the 200 freestyle relay event as Michelle Williams, Detro, Ashley Vance and Phoebe Cater touched the wall second with a time of 1:33.92.
  • Junior Alex Norris, who was named Ohio State Co-Athlete of the Week Tuesday, then cruised her way to first place in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:49.74.
  • The Buckeyes were dominant in the second session of competition, claiming wins in six of the seven events.
  • The Scarlet and Gray began their momentum when the 200 medley relay team of Moran, Severn, Draves and Detro placed first with a time of 1:41.97. The victory was the first of five-consecutive wins for Ohio State.
  • Emily Creran followed when she touched the wall first in the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:21.68, while Norris claimed the victory in the 200 freestyle at 1:50.31.
  • Severn won the team's fifth-consecutive win when she posted a time of 1:03.02 in the 100 breaststroke for first place.
  • the 800 free relay team of Kelly Ann Baird, Katy Luchansky, Aliena Schmidtke and Norris cruised their way to first place with a time of 7:28.19.
  • Ohio State won four out of the six events highlighted by a Top 3 sweep in the 200 backstroke led by Creran (2:01.01), Kristyn Fulcher (2:02.51) and Annie Gillig (2:02.70), respectively.
  • Severn won the 200 breaststroke, while Draves followed with a win in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2:02.14.
  • The Scarlet and Gray wrapped up the evening with its 12th and final victory of the invite in the 400 freestyle relay. Williams, Detro, Cater and Norris won the event with a time of 3:25.02.
  • Ohio State returns to the pool next weekend when the team hosts the OSU Winter Invitational Feb. 9-10 at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.

    Synchronized Swimming
    Head Coach: Holly Vargo-Brown

  • Ohio State hosted its last event of the regular season, the Jessica Beck Memorial Meet Saturday at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio.
  • The Buckeyes finished first with a score of 93, the Miami University Marlins came in second with 55 points, William & Mary was third with 44 points, Ball State scored 23 points to come in fourth place and University of Michigan came in fifth with eight points.
  • The afternoon began with the trio routine where Buckeyes Kayley Colville, Katie Spada and Khadija Zanotto earned first place with a score of 85.500. Teammates Paige Ramsey, Lauren Nicholson and Chelsea Aton came in second (84.250).
  • Ramsey and Yuliya Maryanko paired up to take first place in the duet competition with a score of 88.250.
  • Two-time collegiate national solo champion Maryanko claimed first place in the solo competition with a score of 90.250.
  • Ohio State's Scarlet team- Aton, Colville, Katie LaBounty, Maryanko, Nicholson, Ramsey, Spada and Zanotto- finished in first place in the team competition with a score of 90.500. Ohio State's Gray squad - Jenny Mann, Caitlin Hoffman, Isabella Conrad, N. Gaylard, J. Gaylard, Irwin, Samantha Golomb and Heidi Liou- came in second (86.500).
  • Up next, Ohio State will travel to Virginia where it will face Richmond Feb. 9 in Richmond, Va., The following day, the Buckeyes will head to Williamsburg, Va., where they will take on William & Mary.

    No. 4 Men's Tennis (8-0, 0-0 Big Ten)
    Head Coach: Ty Tucker

  • Ohio State came away with a victory over a Top 10 opponent when it defeated No. 6 Georgia, 5-2, Sunday in the Varsity Tennis Center. The Buckeyes extended their home win streak to 156 consecutive matches.
  • Ohio State won the first point of the match in doubles action on courts three and one. The duo of Blaz Rola and Kevin Metka defeated Eric Diaz and Garrett Brasseaux 8-3, while the tandem of Peter Kobelt and Connor Smith upset the fifth ranked team of Hernus Pieters and Ben Wangland 8-3.
  • No. 13 Smith clinched the match for Ohio State with his victory over No. 16 Pieters 6-4, 6-1.
  • Devin McCarthy was the first Buckeye to claim a singles victory with his defeat of Wangland 6-3, 6-3 on court three, while No. 30 Chris Diaz followed suit with his victory against Austin Smith 6-1, 6-4.
  • Rounding out singles play, Rola upset No. 19 Nathan Pasha 6-3, 7-5, Kobelt, ranked No. 1, was dealt his first loss of the spring season by No. 8 KU Singh 7-5, 7-6 (10-8) and In the final singles match of the day Hunter Callahan went to a super tie-breaker before falling to Nick Wood 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 1-0 (10-3).
  • In its first road trip of the season, Ohio State will travel to College Station, Texas, where it will face Texas A&M at 1 p.m. ET on Feb. 10.

    Women's Tennis (4-0)
    Head Coach: Melissa Schaub

  • Ohio State earned its third-consecutive shutout victory over Eastern Kentucky (7-0) at the Varsity Indoor Tennis Center Wednesday night.
  • The Buckeyes swept the doubles matches as Gabby Steele and Grainne O'Neill posted an 8-2 victory over Amandine Faouzi and Carmen Rodriguez, followed by the tandem of Kelsey Dieters and Kara Cecil downing Kristina Labeja and Milena Poffo, 8-1, to capture the doubles point and win their fifth match in a row.
  • Fidan Manashirova earned a 6-2, 6-0, victory over Saioa Oscoz, O'Neill was a 6-3, 6-2 winner over Poffo and Nicole Flower posted a 6-2, 6-2 win to clinch the Buckeyes' team victory.
  • Dieters closed out Labeja, 6-2, 6-2 for her ninth-consecutive victory while Cecil earned a 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 victory and Steele won her eighth-straight match with a 3-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-7) effort.
  • Ohio State dropped its first match of the season against conference foe No. 17 Nebraska, 4-2, Saturday at the Varsity Tennis Center.
  • The OSU tandem of Manashirova and Flower lost to Nebraska's Mary Weatherholt and Patricia Veresova, 8-3, on court one.
  • Steele and O'Neill finished second, defeating Maggy Lehmicke and Maike Zeppernick, 8-3, on court three.
  • In the battle for court two and the doubles point, the Buckeye duo of Cecil and Dieters rallied but fell short against Stephanie Weinstein and Janine Weinreich in a tiebreaker to decide the doubles decision, 9-8 (9-7).
  • Freshman O'Neill and senior Manashirova secured the two points for the Buckeyes. O'Neill battled back after dropping the second set to defeat Maggy Lehmicke in a super-tiebreaker, 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 1-0 (11-9). Manashirova topped Weinreich, 6-4, 6-3, in straight sets.
  • The Buckeyes return to the Varsity Tennis Center for the last home match of their opening four-game homestand against Kentucky Feb. 12 at 4 p.m.

    Men's Track & Field
    Head Coach: Ed Beathea

  • Ohio State competed at the Meyo Invitational in South Bend, Ind., and the Akron Invitational in Akron, Ohio.
  • Ohio State placed two athletes in the Top 3 in the 200m event. Sophomore Timothy Faust was the winner of the race in a time of 21.37, while sophomore Nick Batcha captured third in 21.66.
  • A personal-best time of 4:02.01 - the fourth-best run in school indoor history - helped senior Chris Fallon to a fifth-place finish in the marquee event of the weekend at Notre Dame, the Meyo Mile.
  • Ohio State 'A' - freshman Champ Page, seniors Marcus Brooks and Marvel Brooks, and sophomore Antonio Blanks - finished third overall in the 4x400m relay in 3:10.64, the 15th-fastest time in the nation this season.
  • Runner-up honors in the heptathlon went to Cory Kunze, who finished the event with a personal-best score of 5443 and a wins in the long jump. The junior's score currently ranks him 14th in the event this season in Division I.
  • Ohio State splits for two meets the weekend of Feb. 8: the Don Kirby Elite in Albuquerque, N.M., and the SPIRE NCAA Division I Invitational in Geneva, Ohio.

    Women's Track & Field
    Head Coach: Karen Dennis

  • Ohio State competed at the Armory Collegiate Invitational in New York City Friday and Saturday. The Buckeyes faced 12 of the Top 25 teams in the nation during the two days of events at the New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory.
  • A personal-best time of 23.69 - the fourth-fastest run in school indoor history and a top-15 time nationally - helped Aisha Cavin to a fifth-place finish in the 200m.
  • The gold medal went to Michelle Thomas in a personal-best time of 9:40.07, fourth best in school indoor history. The sophomore edged runner-up Jill Prentice of Richmond (9:40.28) to claim the victory.
  • Janel Olberding, sophomore Katie Borchers, freshman SoSo Walker and senior Tori Brink crossed the finish line in 11:33.32. The foursome's time is fourth best in school history and a top-25 Division I time this season.
  • Ohio State 'A' - Cheyenne Hoerr, Olberding, Walker and sophomore Alexandria Johnson - claimed the bronze medal in the 4x400m with a time of 3:44.36.
  • Ohio State next competes at the SPIRE NCAA Division I Invitational in Geneva, Ohio, Feb. 8-9.

    No. 5 Wrestling (10-2, 4-2 Big Ten)
    Head Coach: Tom Ryan

  • Ohio State defeated No. 6 Illinois, 25-9, Friday night in front of a sold out crowd at Oak Harbor High School.
  • Redshirt sophomore Logan Stieber returned to action for the first time since December, pinning eighth-ranked Daryl Thomas in 2:04.
  • Sophomore Hunter Stieber garnered his team-leading 24th victory of the season when he recorded a 10-2 major decision vs. Stephen Rodrigues.
  • Sophomore Cam Tessari lifted the Buckeyes to a 13-3 lead after a 6-1 win vs. Caleb Ervin. Up next, redshirt sophomore Josh Demas recorded a 10-3 decision vs. Matt Nora, his 15th win of the season.
  • Redshirt junior Nick Heflin downed No. 8 Jordan Blanton, 2-1, in sudden victory. Heflin scored a takedown with 21 seconds left on the clock to secure his 10th win of the season and give Ohio State a 19-6 lead.
  • Freshman Kenny Courts defeated No. 13 Mario Gonzalez, 13-9.
  • Heavyweight Peter Capone concluded Ohio State's night with a 2-0 victory over Chris Lopez.
  • The Buckeyes will conclude their Big Ten schedule with a pair of matches the weekend of Feb. 8. Live on BTN, Ohio State will wrestle No. 17 Michigan in Ann Arbor, Feb. 8 before returning to Columbus to host No. 1 Penn State at 4 p.m. Feb. 10 in St. John Arena on Senior Day.

    No. 10 Men's Volleyball (7-2, 2-0 MIVA)
    Head Coach: Pete Hanson

  • Ohio State kicked off the weekend with a 3-0 (25-20, 25-23, 25-17) win over NJIT Friday night in St. John Arena.
  • Sophomore Michael Henchy totaled a career-best 20 kills in the win and finished with a .545 attack percentage on the night. His kill total marked the most in MIVA in three-set matches. He also added five digs for the Buckeyes.
  • Defensively, sophomore Brennan Anderson had a match-high 11 digs and senior Chen Levitan had nine. Levitan finished second on the team with seven kills.
  • Redshirt sophomore Peter Heinen notched a match-best 35 assists, while classmate Andrew Lutz ended with six kills playing in only one set.
  • Ohio State closed out the weekend with a 3-1 (23-25, 25-17, 25-19, 25-23) win over George Mason Saturday night in St. John Arena.
  • Redshirt sophomore Andrew Lutz notched the first double-double of his career, totaling 15 kills and a career-best 14 digs.
  • Henchy added 13 kills and tied a career-high 14 digs for his second double-double this season.
  • Redshirt senior John Tholen had a season-best 10 kills and added two digs and two block assists.
  • Levitan finished with a career-high 13 dig, while Anderson had a match-best 16 digs to lead the Buckeye defense. Levitan and classmate Grayson Overman led the squad with three blocks apiece.
  • Ohio State travels to nationally-ranked Penn State for a non-conference match Feb. 9. The Buckeyes and Nittany Lions face off at 8 p.m. ET from Rec Hall.


    Ohio State Athletics Schedule
    2.5.13 - 2.19.13

    Tuesday, Feb. 5
    Men's Basketball vs. Michigan, 9 p.m.
    Ann Arbor, Mich.

    Thursday, Feb. 7
    Women's Basketball vs. Wisconsin, 7 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Value City Arena

    Men's Gymnastics vs. Winter Cup
    Las Vegas, Nev.

    Friday, Feb. 8
    Softball vs. Elon, 12:30 p.m.
    Athens, Ga.

    Softball vs. Georgia, 5:30 p.m.
    Athens, Ga.

    Wrestling vs. Michigan, 6 p.m.
    Ann Arbor, Mich.

    Women's Gymnastics vs. Michigan, 7 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, St. John Arena

    Men's Ice Hockey vs. Alaska, 7:05 p.m.
    Fairbanks, Alaska

    Women's Ice Hockey vs. Minnesota, 7:07 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, OSU Ice Rink

    Men's Track at SPIRE NCAA Division I Invitational, TBA
    Geneva, Ohio

    Men's Track at Don Kirby Elite Invitational, TBA
    Albuquerque, N.M.

    Men's Golf at Big Ten Match Play Day One, All Day
    Sarasota, Fla.

    Women's Track at SPIRE NCAA Division I Invitational, TBA
    Geneva, Ohio

    Saturday, Feb. 9
    Softball vs. Winthrop, 10 a.m.
    Athens, Ga.

    Men's Lacrosse vs. Detroit, 1 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, WHAC

    Women's Ice Hockey vs. Minnesota, 1:07 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, OSU Ice Rink

    Softball vs. Georgia, 3 p.m.
    Athens, Ga.

    Men's Ice Hockey vs. Alaska, 7:05 p.m.
    Fairbanks, Alaska

    Men's Volleyball vs. Penn State, 8 p.m.
    State College, Pa.

    Women's Swimming vs. Ohio State Winter Invitational, All Day
    Columbus, Ohio, McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion

    Women's Track at SPIRE NCAA Division I Invitational, TBA
    Geneva, Ohio

    Men's Track at Don Kirby Elite Invitational, TBA
    Albuquerque, N.M.

    Men's Track at SPIRE NCAA Division I Invitational, TBA
    Geneva, Ohio

    Synchronized Swimming vs. Richmond, TBA
    Richmond, Va.

    Men's Golf at Big Ten Match Play Day Two, All Day
    Sarasota, Fla.

    Men's Swimming vs. Ohio State Winter Invitational, All Day
    Columbus, Ohio, McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion

    Sunday, Feb. 10
    Softball vs. Winthrop, 10 a.m.
    Athens, Ga.

    Men's Tennis vs. Texas A&M, 1 p.m.
    College Station, Texas

    Men's Basketball vs. Indiana, 1 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Value City Arena

    Wrestling vs. Penn State, 4 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, St. John Arena

    Women's Basketball vs. Northwestern, 4 p.m.
    Evanston, Ill.

    Synchronized Swimming vs. William & Mary Invitational, TBA
    Williamsburg, Va.

    Men's Swimming vs. Ohio State Winter Invitational, All Day
    Columbus, Ohio, McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion

    Women's Swimming vs. Ohio State winter Invitational, All Day
    Columbus, Ohio, McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion

    Monday, Feb. 11
    Women's Golf vs. Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge Round One, All Day
    Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.

    Tuesday, Feb. 12
    Women's Tennis vs. Kentucky, 4 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Varsity Tennis Center

    Women's Golf vs. Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge Round Two, All Day
    Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.

    Monday, Feb. 11
    Women's Golf vs. Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge Round One, All Day
    Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.

    Tuesday, Feb. 12
    Women's Tennis vs. Kentucky, 4 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Varsity Tennis Center

    Women's Golf vs. Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge Round Two, All Day
    Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.

    Wednesday, Feb. 13
    Women's Golf vs. Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge Round Three, All Day
    Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.

    Thursday, Feb. 14
    Men's Basketball vs. Northwestern, 7 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Value City Arena

    Women's Basketball vs. Nebraska, 9 p.m.
    Lincoln, Neb.

    Friday, Feb. 15
    Softball vs. Bethune Cookman, 2 p.m.
    Jacksonville, Fla.

    Baseball vs. Mercer, 6 p.m.
    Sarasota, Fla.

    Softball vs. Jacksonville, 6:30 p.m.
    Jacksonville, Fla.

    Men's Volleyball vs. IPFW, 7 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, St. John Arena

    Men's Ice Hockey vs. Western Michigan, 7:05 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Schottenstein Center

    Women's Ice Hockey vs. North Dakota, 8:07 p.m.
    Grand Forks, N.D.

    Men's Tennis vs. ITA National Team Indoor Championship, All Day
    Seattle, Wash.

    Women's Track vs. Buckeye Tune-Up, 5 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, French Field House

    Men's Track vs. Buckeye Tune-Up, 5 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, French Field House

    Fencing vs. Junior Olympics, All Day
    Baltimore, Md.

    Saturday Feb. 16
    Rifle vs. NCAA Rifle Qualifier, 8 a.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Lt. Hugh W. Wylie Range

    Softball vs. Bethune Cookman, 9:30 a.m.
    Jacksonville, Fla.

    Softball vs. Louisville, 11:45 a.m.
    Jacksonville, Fla.

    Women's Lacrosse vs. Louisville, 2 p.m.
    Louisville, Ky.

    Men's Gymnastics vs. Michigan, 2:30 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, St. John Arena

    Women's Gymnastics vs. Michigan State, 5 p.m.
    East Lansing, Mich.

    Baseball vs. Notre Dame, 6 p.m.
    Sarasota, Fla.

    Men's Ice Hockey vs. Western Michigan, 7:05 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Schottenstein Center

    Women's Ice Hockey vs. North Dakota, 8:07 p.m.
    Grand Forks, N.D.

    Fencing vs. Junior Olympics, All Day
    Baltimore, Md.

    Women's Soccer vs. Ohio, 11:30 a.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, WHAC-IDF

    Women's Soccer vs. Cleveland State, 1:30 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, WHAC-IDF

    Sunday, Feb. 17
    Rifle vs. NCAA Rifle Qualifier, 8 a.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, Lt. Hugh W. Wylie Range

    Baseball vs. St. John's, 11 a.m.
    Sarasota, Fla.

    Softball vs. Stony Brook, 11:15 a.m.
    Jacksonville, Fla.

    Women's Tennis vs. Tennessee, 12 p.m.
    Knoxville, Tenn.

    Men's Basketball vs. Wisconsin, 1 p.m.
    Madison, Wis.

    Men's Lacrosse vs. Jacksonville, 3:15 p.m.
    Jacksonville, Fla.

    Men's Volleyball vs. Ball State, 4 p.m.
    Columbus, Ohio, St. John Arena

    Fencing vs. Junior Olympics, All Day
    Baltimore, Md.

    Men's Golf vs. Puerto Rico Classic Round One, All Day
    Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

    Monday, Feb. 18
    Fencing vs. Junior Olympics, All Day
    Baltimore, Md.

    Men's Golf vs. Puerto Rico Classic Round Two, All Day
    Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

    Tuesday, Feb. 19
    Men's Golf vs. Puerto Rico Classic Round Three, All Day
    Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

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