Trio leads Buckeyes into second Big Ten campaign
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
B1G Tournament Final
Ohio State 9, Maryland 6 - B1G Tournament Semifinals
Buckeyes Win 10-8 at Penn State in First B1G Game
2015 (Junior Season): Played in all 19 games ... 11 groundballs and eight caused turnovers ... two groundballs and a faceoff win at Denver May 16 in NCAA quarterfinals ... won 2-of-4 faceoffs vs. Denver March 14 ... caused turnover at Duke May 9 in NCAA tournament ... two groundballs and two caused turnovers April 25 at Rutgers ... two caused turnovers vs. Marquette March 1 ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten choice.
2014 (Sophomore Season): Played in all 14 games ... nine groundballs, six faceoff wins and a goal ... scored at Delaware April 6 ... three groundballs and won 6-of-12 faceoffs vs. UMass Feb. 16 ... two groundballs and a caused turnover at Denver March 15 ... caused turnover vs. Notre Dame March 25 ... named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
2013 (Freshman Season): Played in 10 games, winning 29-of-55 (.527) faceoffs and picked up 13 groundballs ... scored first career goal (EMO) and had one faceoff win vs. Towson May 12 in NCAA game ... won 12-of-20 faceoffs in ECAC semifinal win vs. Loyola May 2, with career-high eight groundballs ... was 6-1 on faceoffs, with three groundballs, at Michigan April 13 ... won both faceoffs at Bellarmine March 23, with one groundball ... won both faceoffs he took in first collegiate game Feb. 17 vs. Jacksonville ... three faceoff wins vs. Marquette Feb. 23 and vs. Cornell in the NCAA quarterfinals May 18.
Loyola Blakefield: Three-year starter ... served as a team captain ... team was 16-4 in 2012, MIAA runner-up and ranked in the Top 10 nationally ... Team MVP as a senior ... member of Under-15 National Championship squad, scoring gamewinning goal in overtime in the final and earning all-tournament team honors ... also played varsity football, earning team’s unsung hero award in 2011, and basketball ... received C. Markland Kelly, Jr. Athletic Service Award for 2012.
Personal: Son of Diane and Joe ... brother Kory played football and lacrosse at Ursinus ... favorite movie is Rocky ... health sciences program major and one day would like to be a surgeon.
Buckeyes Open Campaign at Furman