Meurer and King named team's Defensive and Offensive MVPs
Buckeyes end season with loss to Falcons
Ohio State is defending league tourney champion
Buckeyes carry four-game winning streak into matchup
Spencer makes 14 saves, Hunter scores four times in Senior Day win
2014 Men's Lacrosse Seniors
Buckeyes and Nittany Lions met in Ohio Stadium March 1
Moe's Classic vs. UMass - Jacksonville, Fla.
Buckeyes fall to the Blue Jays in triple overtime, 10-9
Ohio State 14, Fairfield 8
Ohio State Career: Elected team co-captain for 2014 ... Face-off Yearbook preseason honorable mention All-American in 2013 and `14 ... two-time Second Team All-ECAC selection ... 2013 ECAC All-Tournament Team honoree ... team's Outstanding Freshman award winner ... three-time ECAC Rookie of the Week ... 25 career wins, with an 8.11 career goals-against average and .536 save percentage in 44 career starts.
2013 (Junior Season): Started first nine games (DNP April 6 vs. Hobart, April 13 vs. Michigan because of injury) and 15 overall ... second team All-ECAC goalie ... 16th in NCAA and third in ECAC with 8.96 goals-against average and posted a .523 save percentage ... 40 groundballs to tie for third on team ... six games with double-digit saves ... held Towson to six goals, with seven saves, in NCAA win May 12 ... 12 saves, with five groundballs and a caused turnover, in ECAC semifinal win vs. Loyola and made nine stops vs. Denver in league final to earn all-tournament team honors ... matched career high with 15 saves vs. Fairfield April 27, with four groundballs ... career-high 15 saves in 10-9 win at Air Force April 20, with two groundballs ... 14 saves and career-best seven groundballs vs. Loyola March 30 ... 13 saves, allowing seven goals at Bellarmine March 23, with three groundballs and one caused turnover ... eight saves and three groundballs in overtime win at Penn State March 2 ... 10 saves at Notre Dame March 20, with two groundballs ... six saves, with half in the fourth quarter, in win at Virginia March 16 ... nine saves and two groundballs vs. Denver March 9, with nine stops and a groundball vs. Jacksonville Feb. 17 ... nine saves, along with four groundballs, vs. Detroit Feb. 9.
2012 (Sophomore Season): Started 14 of 15 games en route to second team All-ECAC accolades ... led the ECAC in both goals-against average (6.92) and save percentage (.575), ranking third and seventh, respectively, in the NCAA ... in five conference starts, led league with 5.24 goals-against average and .662 save percentage ... tied for first on team with 39 groundballs ... season-high 13 saves, allowing just two goals, in 56:20 vs. Bellarmine March 24 ... held Fairfield to three goals April 28, making 11 saves; four groundballs vs. the Stags ... 12 saves at Loyola March 31, holding Loyola to eight goals after Greyhounds entered game averaging 11-plus goals in each game; three groundballs vs. Loyola ... 12 saves March 3 vs. Penn State, allowing just five goals; scooped four groundballs vs. the Nittany Lions ... 11 saves and two groundballs in overtime win at Hobart April 7 ... held Mercer to two goals in 30 minutes Feb. 11 ... 11 saves against Virginia March 17 and 10 stops vs. UMass Feb. 25; four groundballs vs. the Minutemen ... allowed just four goals and had four groundballs vs. Air Force April 21 ... nine stops vs. Detroit Feb. 9 ... seven saves and four groundballs vs. Notre Dame March 21 ... missed game vs. Denver Feb. 19 with an injury.
2011 (Freshman Season): Started all 15 games he played ... 21st nationally and third in the ECAC with an 8.35 goals-against average ... 131 saves, allowing just 23 goals, for a .516 save percentage to rank fourth in the league ... recorded first win Feb. 10 vs. Detroit, holding Titans to three goals in 60 minutes and making six saves ... ECAC Rookie of the Week April 11 after career-high 14 saves and three goals allowed vs. Hobart April 9 ... 12 saves on 20 shots at Notre Dame March 23 to earn ECAC Rookie of the Week honors ... 10 stops vs. Lehigh March 8, allowing seven goals ... ECAC Rookie of the Week after holding North Carolina to just eight goals, making eight saves, in upset victory Feb. 19 ... held Penn State to five goals, making nine saves, March 5 in 3OT win ... 11 saves at Denver April 16 ... allowed just four goals at Air Force April 17 ... held Bellarmine to six goals and made nine saves April 30 ... 12 saves at Albany March 12 ... 28 groundballs, with two or more in eight games, including 4 at Virginia March 19 ... three caused turnovers ... teammates voted him squad's Outstanding Freshman award winner.
Calvert Hall College: Posted a .674 save percentage and averaged 12.4 saves a contest as a senior ... named a high school All-American by both US Lacrosse and Under Armour ... team captain and three-year starter ... selected to the first team All-Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association and Baltimore Sun all-metro teams ... Defensive MVP of the Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association Senior All-Star Game ... won the Tim Wynne Award given to the outstanding goalie in Maryland ... finalist for the state player of the year award ... participated in the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic in July.
Personal: Son of Susan and Dan ... one younger sibling, Kelly and three older siblings Lauren, Travis, and Dan ... person he most admires is his mother ... favorite Ohio State team besides lacrosse is basketball ... communication major.
Career Game Highs
Saves - 15 (2x, Last April 27, 2013 vs. Fairfield)
GBs - 7 (March 30th, 2013 vs. Loyola)
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