Unbeaten Home Mark Stretches to Five Matches
Ohio State improves to 4-2 on the season
Ohio State plays again on the islands, facing off with UC Irvine
Buckeyes notch third consecutive four-set victory to open season
The Buckeyes top McKendree in Bearcats' first MIVA match
2014 (Junior Season): Played in 26 matches, including 24 starts ... ranked 13th in the MIVA by averaging .82 blocks per set ... posted season totals of 163 points (1.66/set), 114 kills (1.16/set), a .423 attack percentage, 81 blocks (.83/set), 23 digs and five aces ... earned the MIVA Defensive Player of the Week award after posting 12 blocks and four digs in nine sets against IPFW (4/4) and George Mason (4/6) ... was a force offensively versus IPFW as well, putting away eight of 11 errorless attacks (.727) for a dozen total points ... hit .769 at Long Beach State (3/14), terminating 11 of 13 swings with a lone error.
Moorpark Community College: Played two seasons at Moorpark Community College under Steve Burkhart ... 2013 All-WSC first team ... 2012 All-WSC second team ... led the state during sophomore season in solo blocks (44) and aces (22).
Prior to Moorpark Community College: Three-year letterwinner for coach Kim Adair at Ventura High School ... two-time All-League first team ... two-year starter at middle blocker ... also played two years of basketball for Dan Larson ... member of the 2011 CIF Division II AA Championship team ... played for the Santa Monica Beach Volleyball Club coached by Aron Wong ... led team to a silver medal at the 2011 Junior Nationals.
Personal: Son of Robert and Martha Neary ... has two brothers - Connor and Michael ... majoring in communication.