Buckeyes rally after a first-set loss to take down the Nittany Lions in four
The Buckeyes and Cardinals face off for the first time this season in a highly-anticipated match
Driss Guessous led the Buckeyes with 11 kills
Ohio State improved to 6-6 overall and 3-2 in MIVA play
The Buckeyes and the Antelopes will play Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. ET
2013 (Sophomore Season): Played in 25 matches ... totaled a career-best 20 kills and 41 attempts at Hawai'i (1/10) ... three double-doubles (kills/digs) on the season ... set a career-high with six service aces against Quincy (4/12) ... career-best five blocks at IPFW (3/23) ... totaled four blocks on six occasions: Hawai'i (1/10), at Saint Francis (1/20), Ball State (2/17), Penn State (3/16), at Loyola-Chicago (4/6), Quincy (4/13) ... finished the season with 290 kills ... averaged 3.49 kills per set ... team-best 18 matches with double-digit kills ... MIVA All-Conference Second Team.
2012 (Freshman Season): Did not play ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
2011 (Redshirt Season): NCAA Champions ... MIVA Academic All-Conference ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
St. John's Prep High School: Played three years for coach Andrew Viselli ... 2008 state champion ... MVC Division 2 Player of the Year, Boston Globe Athlete of the Year, Boston Herald All-Scholastic and team captain as a senior ... All-Conference and Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic as a junior.
Personal: Son of James and Susan Lutz ... has three brothers, Brendan, Chris and Brian ... enjoys playing basketball ... majoring in exercise science education.