Ohio State is defending league tourney champion
Buckeyes carry four-game winning streak into matchup
Teams to meet in important ECAC matchup at 1 p.m. Saturday
Schuss a finalist for prestigious honor
Ohio State and Wolverines to meet in Columbus for first time as varsity foes; ECAC matchup precedes Ohio State football spring game
Ohio State Career: A two-time Academic All- Big Ten selection and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
2014 (junior SEASON): Played 13:13 vs. Jacksonville March 29, allowing one goal ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honors.
2013 (Sophomore Season): Did not see game action for the Buckeyes ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honors.
2012 (Freshman Season): Did not see game action for the Buckeyes.
Fox Lane High School: Two-time all-section honoree and an all-league honoree ... starting goalie for the Hudson Valley Empire State Games team ... captain as both a junior and senior ... moved into the starting role as a junior and led the squad, which was 4-15 the season before, to a 15-4 ledger ... a three-year starter on the football team, garnering all-league honors three times and two all-section nods ... earned Team MVP accolades and a spot on the Journal News All-Star Team ... also an all-league swimmer who competed in the state meet twice ... team captain for both football and swimming as a senior ... an honor roll student and earned a spot on the high honor roll as a senior.
Personal: Son of Mike and Donna ... has a sister, Olivia ... spent three weeks living on a glacier in Alaska in summer 2011 ... favorite pro team is the New York Jets and favorite athlete is former Buckeye Nick Mangold ... sustainable plant systems major.
Buckeye Spotlight - Brendan Barger