18 named Academic All-Big Ten
Teams will meet Saturday in Ann Arbor
Alexander scores hat trick, including OT winner
Teams set for matchup at 1 p.m. Saturday in Baltimore
Squad reaches 3.10 cumulative gpa
Coach Myers, Mike Smail and Eddie Bambino talk about practice and Scarlet and Gray scrimmage
Men's Lacrosse Tops Air Force in 2012 Showdown in the Shoe
Ohio State Career: Voted a team co-captain as a senior ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2011 (Junior season): Played in 14 games, starting six (including last three) ... three goals on the year, scoring against Detroit Feb. 10, at Notre Dame March 23 and vs. Loyola April 2 ... had 12 groundballs, including four at Bellarmine April 30 and three vs. Notre Dame ... assist vs. Fairfield April 23 ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athletes and Academic All-Big Ten choice.
2010 (Sophomore season): Played in 12 games, starting four of the last five ... seven goals and eight points on the year ... hat trick against Detroit Feb. 27, with three goals on three shots ... two points, with a goal and an assist, at North Carolina May 8 ... goals vs. Albany March 13, at Hobart April 10 and vs. Air Force April 24 ... two groundballs vs. the Tar Heels ... named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten.
2009 (Freshman season): Played in five games ... had a goal and an assist in first career game against Detroit Feb. 7 in season opener ... also played vs. Fairfield Feb. 28, Quinnipiac March 28 and in both games of the GWLL tournament May 1 vs. Air Force and May 3 vs. Notre Dame ... three shots on the year ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete accolades.
DeMatha High School: High School All-American ... three-time first team All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) selection ... WCAC Player of the Year ... led team in scoring in 2008 ... member of three WCAC championship teams ... two-time captain ... earned first team Washington Post All-Metropolitan honors as a senior after he was an honorable mention choice as a junior ... two-time team Offensive MVP ... honored with fine arts award at graduation.
Personal: Son of Arthur and Peggy ... has a younger brother, Matthew ... enjoys hanging with friends, golfing, longboarding and being in the water ... favorite part of the game of lacrosse is the community itself ... lacrosse player he would most like to play with is Ryan Boyle ... says his laptop is one thing he can't live without ... lucky number is 4 because it's his number ... dreamed of being a college lacrosse player when he was younger ... favorite vacations so far have been to Hawaii and London ... dream vacation is to Bali and prized possession is his surfboard ... hidden talent is drawing ... best thing about being a Buckeye is the sports teams.
Buckeye Spotlight - Brendan Barger