Ohio State is defending league tourney champion
Buckeyes carry four-game winning streak into matchup
Team of young alumni will go up against current roster
Squad celebrates outstanding 2013 campaign, kicks off 2014
Alexander, Mack and Toohey all honored for the third time
Ohio State Career: An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honoree, Academic All-Big Ten choice and Academic All-ECAC selection.
2012 (Junior season): Played in all 15 games ... 26 groundballs to rank fifth on the squad ... two goals, three assists and five points ... goals in back-to-back games at Hobart April 7 and at Michigan April 14 ... assists vs. Bellarmine March 24 and vs. Robert Morris March 9 ... three groundballs and a caused turnover at Loyola March 31 ... seven groundballs and three caused turnovers vs. Detroit Feb. 9 ... three groundballs vs. Notre Dame March 21 ... two groundballs vs. Robert Morris, Virginia March 17 and Air Force April 21 ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten choice and ECAC All-Academic Team honoree.
2011 (Sophomore season): Saw action in 15 games ... 13 groundballs, including three at UMass Feb. 26 ... seven caused turnovers, including two vs. North Carolina Feb. 19 ... first career assist came at Virginia March 19 ... named an Ohio State Scholar Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten and to the Academic All-ECAC Team.
2010 (Freshman season): Played in 12-of-15 games ... scored first collegiate goal against Detroit Feb. 27 ... 12 groundballs, including three at Robert Morris March 9 and two in three games (Feb. 27 vs. Detroit, March 20 at Notre Dame, April 24 vs. Air Force) ... two caused turnovers ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Worthington Kilbourne High School: Earned third team all-state honors and second-team All-Midwest accolades ... member of state championship team in 2009 ... also part of state and MSLCA runner-up squads ... team captain and three-year starter ... 25 goals and 15 assists as a senior ... three-year starter in football, leading team in tackles and earning Most Valuable Defensive Back award ... the Wolves advanced to the second round of the Division I state playoffs ... Wendy's Heisman Winner for WKHS.
Personal: Son of Dawn and Tim ... has an older brother, Danny, who played lacrosse at Gordon College in Boston, and a younger brother, Johnny ... uncle, Bill, played baseball at Ohio State ... uncle, Tom Boerwinkle, played basketball for the Chicago Bulls ... enjoys fishing, golf and snowboarding ... favorite parts of lacrosse are the high intensity and the physical component of the game ... would most like to play with his brother, Danny ... would like superhero ability to fly, as flying has always been his dream ... says best thing about being a Buckeye is playing in the `Shoe.
Career Single-Game Highs (through 2012)
Goals - 1 (3x, last April 14, 2012 at Michigan)
Assists - 1 (4x, last May 2, 2012 vs. Fairfield)
Points - 1 (7x, last May 2, 2012 vs. Fairfield)
Shots - 2 (March 3, 2012 vs. Penn State)
GBs - 7 (Feb. 9, 2012 vs. Detroit)
CTs - 3 (Feb. 9, 2012 vs. Detroit)
Buckeye Spotlight - Brendan Barger