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: Ohio State Scholar-Athlete as a sophomore.
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.
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