Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
Team to face Notre Dame in semifinals Saturday
Teams will meet in quarterfinal best-of-three series in OSU Ice Rink
Teams meet Friday and Saturday in Oxford, Ohio
Fritz posts three-point night, including two goals
Osiecki, McCormick and Olson Preview Quinnipiac Series
Ohio State vs. Northern Michigan Nov. 17
Drafted in the sixth round of the 2012 NHL Draft by the Carolina Hurricanes (No. 159 overall) ... attracted to Ohio State because of the coaching staff, facilities and reputation ... started playing hockey at age 4 after going to his hockey tournaments where his cousins Nick and Mike were playing ... favorite hockey player is Pekka Rinne because they have a similar playing style ... Favorite part of hockey is the culture and community ... Pick One: Movie - Anchorman; Television show - Prison Break; Musician -Jason Aldean; Sports team - Carolina Hurricanes; Ice cream flavor - cookies and cream; Athlete - Michael Phelps; Celebrity - Will Ferrell; Meal - steak and potatoes; Snack - beef jerky; Rink- Cedar Rapids; Place hockey has taken you - Switzerland.
Prior to Ohio State: Spent last two years with the U.S. National Team Development Program ... member of Team USA that won the gold medal at the World Under-18 Championship in the Czech Republic in April 2012 ... between the pipes in the tournament's gold medal game, stopping all 27 shots, to earn Team USA's Player of the Game honor; also won Directorate Award as the tournament's best goaltender ... played in 38 games with the NTDP in 2011-12 and had a 2.44 goals-against average and .902 save percentage ... member of U.S. squad USA that won the 2011 Under-18 Four Nations Tournament ... played in 22 games against junior competition for the U.S. National Under-17 team in 2010-11, with an 11-9-1 record ... saw action in 30 total games in 2010-11, with a 2.57 gaa and .905 svpct. with three shutouts ... member of U.S. Under-17 team that won the 2011 Vlad Dzurilla U-18 Tournament title and the 2010 Four Nations Cup ... also competed in 2011 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, with 2-0-0 record and 2.71 goals-against in the tournament ... between the pipes for Apple Valley High School before joining the NTDP...graduated from Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Mich., in 2012).
Off the Ice: Son of Randy and Leanne Olson...has an older brother, Kenny, who attends Minnesota Duluth ...would like to major in business finance.