Trio to represent South Team in game Friday
Senior captain and business major one of 20 named to list
Senior quartet to lead team into inaugural Big Ten campaign
King picked No. 6 overall by Rochester, Ohio selects Planning at No. 57
Meurer and King named team's Defensive and Offensive MVPs
David Planning - Jacksonville Preview
B1G Tournament Final
Ohio State 9, Maryland 6 - B1G Tournament Semifinals
Buckeyes Win Creator's Trophy with 13-8 Victory at Michigan
Ohio State 15, Johns Hopkins 12
Buckeyes Win 10-8 at Penn State in First B1G Game
Ohio State Career: Selectedby the Ohio Machine with the 57th pick (eighth round) of the 2015 MLL Collegiate Draft ...All-ECAC Second Team choice in 2014 ... shared team's 2012 Most Improved Player award ... 2012 ECAC All-Tournament Team selection ... an Academic All-Big Ten choice ... has started the last 30 games.
2014 (Junior Season): Started all 14 games, with 12 goals, six assists and 18 points ... Second Team All-ECAC honoree ... point in all but five games ... first career hat trick, adding an assist for a four-point day, at Denver March 15 ... two goals and an assist April 6 at Delaware ... scored twice vs. Marquette Feb. 22 and Notre Dame March 25 ... goal and an assist vs. Bellarmine March 21 and Penn State March 1 ... four groundballs and a caused turnover vs. Air Force April 19 ... 50th career point was a goal at Delaware April 6 ... two groundballs in three games (Feb. 9 at Johns Hopkins, Feb. 16 vs. UMass, March 29 vs. Jacksonville) ... earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.
2013 (Sophomore Season): Started all 16 games ... career-high 16 goals, nine assists and 25 points ... point in 13-of-16 games, with nine multiple-point outings ... career-high four points, with two goals and a career-high tying two assists, vs. Towson May 12 in NCAA first round; scored a goal against Cornell in the quarterfinals May 18 ... goal and two assists for three points vs. Loyola May 2 in ECAC semifinals, with two groundballs ... two goals at Air Force April 20 ... assist at Michigan April 13 ... two points, with a goal and an assist, vs. Loyola March 30 and vs. Jacksonville Feb. 17 ... scored vs. Denver March 9 and at Notre Dame March 20 ... two-goal games vs. Marquette Feb. 23, at Virginia March 16 and vs. Fairfield April 27.
2012 (Freshman Season): Played in 11 games, scoring six goals and adding three assists for nine points ... voted team's co-Most Improved Player award winner ... earned spot on ECAC All-Tournament Team after two goals vs. Fairfield in semifinals May 2 ... goal and assist at Michigan April 14 ... scored a man-up goal and had a groundball vs. Virginia March 17 ... first career goal came at Mercer Feb. 11 ... tallied vs. Notre Dame March 21 ... assist and a groundball at Hobart April 7 ... first career helper vs. Robert Morris March 9 ... groundball, caused turnover and four shots at Fairfield April 28.
Gonzaga College High School: Led the Eagles in scoring as both a junior and senior ... 37 goals, 22 assists and 59 points as a senior, along with 40 groundballs ... U.S. Lacrosse All-American ... first team Washington Post All-Met as a senior and also earned honorable mention accolades ... first team All-WCAC honoree and All-District of Columbia selection ... team won 2010 and 2011 Washington Catholic Athletic Conference Championship ... team captain ... two-time WCAC tournament most valuable player.
Personal: Son of Mark Planning and Anne Kelly ... has a younger brother, Max ... favorite team is the Washington Redskins and favorite athlete is Aaron Rodgers ... business administration major.
Career Game Highs:
|Goals||3||March 15, 2014 at Denver|
|Assists||2||2x, last May 12, 2013 vs. Towson|
|Points||4||2x, last March 15, 2014 at Denver|
|Shots||8||2x, last March 15, 2014 at Denver|
|GBs||4||April 19, 2014 vs. Air Force|
|CT||1||2x, last April 19, 2014 vs. Air Force|
|Mult. Goal Games||10||(9 2G, 1 3G)|
|Mult. Assist Games||2||(2 2G)|
|Mult. Point Games||17||(13 2P, 2 3P, 2 4P)|
|Longest Point Streak||8 games||(5/2/12-3/20/13, 10g, 3a, 13p)|
Buckeye Spotlight - Brendan Barger