Graduates include All-Americans and academic standouts
Five Buckeyes listed in VBM All-America list
Johnson & Szerszen land on the First Team
Ohio State dominates MIVA postseason awards
Ohio State improves to 26-2 overall and 15-0 in MIVA play
Career: Entered the 2017 season ranked sixth in school history with 618 digs while averaging 1.94 digs per set (T-9th).
2016 (Junior Season): AVCA All-America Honorable Mention ... Second Team All-MIVA selection ... ranked fifth in the MIVA and 24th nationally with 2.12 digs per set ... started all 34 matches as the Buckeye libero, playing in 122 of 123 sets ... accumulated 259 digs, the fourth-highest total in school history ... registered 10 or more digs in nine contests ... named the MIVA Defensive Player of the Week on March 15 after averaging 2.78 digs/set in a pair of wins over UC Irvine and then-No. 1 Long Beach State (3/11-12) ... served as a primary passer, successfully handling a team-high 772 service receptions ... chipped in 54 assists as well.
2015 (Sophomore Season): Ranked fifth in the MIVA and 23rd nationally with 2.08 digs per set ... racked up a total of 208 digs, the 12th highest season total all-time at Ohio State ... added 44 assists and a pair of kills to season stat line ... made 25 `starts' donning the libero jersey and played in 30 matches overall ... named the MIVA Defensive Player of the Week (3/17) after digging 21 balls in five-set victory over second-ranked Lewis and averaging 3.25 digs/set for the week ... amassed double-digit digs in nine different contests ... served as a primary passer with 584 service receptions.
2014 (Freshman Season): Played in all 27 matches, making five starts ... ranked 18th in the MIVA averaging 1.56 digs per set ... provided four double-digit dig efforts, including a dozen digs in back-to-back matches at Penn State (2/5) and vs. Saint Francis (2/9) ... totaled 151 digs, 13 blocks (2s, 11a), 34 assists, 12 kills and three aces.
Prior to Ohio State: Four-year letterwinner for Danette Domecus at St. Patrick-St. Vincent High School ... 2013 AVCA High School Senior All-America first team honoree ... four-time All-Tri-County Athletic League first team honoree ... led his squad to four consecutive league titles ... captured three section championships ... four-time team offensive Most Valuable Player ... also played water polo for St. Patrick-St. Vincent ... 2012 First Team All-League ... 2010 and 2011 All-League second team ... also played Seven years for the Diablo Valley Volleyball Club coached by Sean Stratton, Steve Siegman and Brian Fujinaga.
Personal: Son of Steve and Danette Domecus ... has three older siblings: Brian, Jackie and Hillary ... father played basketball and mother played volleyball for San Francisco State ... majoring in environment, economy, development and sustainability.
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