Schuss and Ochwat named team MVPs
April 30 - May 6, 2012
King, Trombley and Planning each score twice for Ohio State
Squads meet in Denver Wednesday night
Sophomore won 8-of-11 faceoffs in 8-3 win at Fairfield
Buckeyes Host Team Banquet, Golf Outing
Buckeyes Top Bellarmine on Senior Night, 13-2
Banquet held in Ohio Stadium to honor 2011 seniors, give out team awards, introduce newcomers
Ohio State Career: A three-time ECAC player of the week ... won team's Groundball Award in 2011 and `12 ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
2012 (Sophomore season): Played in all 15 games ... winner of squad's Groundball Award, sharing team lead with 39 ... eighth in the ECAC with 3.57 groundballs per game and sixth in the league with a .506 faceoff winning percentage, posting team-high 81 wins ... ECAC Specialist of the Week April 30 after winning 8-of-11 faceoffs, with five groundballs, at Fairfield April 28 ... season-best 12 faceoff wins (in 19 attempts) vs. Notre Dame 3/21, with five groundballs
2011 (Freshman season): Played in 14 games ... team-high 50 groundballs ... won 96-of-185 faceoffs ... eighth in the ECAC with 3.57 groundballs per game, fifth in faceoff winning percentage (.519) ... ECAC Rookie of the Week after winning 9-of-11 faceoffs at Penn State March 5; did not lose a draw in the second half or overtime as Ohio State came back to win; six groundballs vs. the Nittany Lions ... ECAC Rookie of the Week May 2 after winning 13 faceoffs and nabbing eight groundballs at Bellarmine April 30 ... won career-high 14 faceoffs vs. Fairfield April 23 and had career-best eight groundballs ... 11 faceoff wins vs. Lehigh March 8 ... 10 faceoff wins and five groundballs at Air Force April 17 ... won seven faceoffs and had three groundballs at Virginia March 19 ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors.
Plymouth Whitemarsh: Four-year starter and two-time team captain ... named all-league for the third consecutive season in 2010 ... won the 2010 George Kruse Memorial Sportsmanship Award for the Suburban One League as a senior ... the Colonials' 2010 Most Valuable Player ... led the team in groundballs all four years and was first on the squad in assists as a senior ... finished his final campaign with an 88 percent face-off winning percentage ... holds the school record for groundballs in a game, season and career.
Personal: Son of Howard and Holly ... two younger siblings, Brett and Lindsay ... prized possession is his computer ... first pro sporting event he attended was a Phillies game ... favorite athlete is Mike Richards and childhood hero was Brian Dawkins ... lacrosse player he would like to play with is Kyle Sweeney ... communication major.
Career Game Highs
Assists - 1 (Feb. 19, 2012 vs. Denver)
Points - 1 (Feb. 19, 2012 vs. Denver)
Shots - 1 (3x, last Feb. 19, 2012 vs. Denver)
GBs - 8 (3x, last Feb. 19 , 2012 vs. Denver)
FOWs - 14 (April 23, 2011 vs. Fairfield)
No. 20 Buckeyes Clip UMass, 8-7
Buckeyes vs. Titans Saturday in Columbus