Senior Mik Berzins notched his fifth double-double of the season in win
Ohio State clinched its sixth straight MIVA regular season title with the win
The Buckeyes close out the regular season this weekend with a pair of matches
Senior Shawn Sangrey recorded his second double-double of the week
Senior Shawn Sangrey had 24 kills and 10 digs to lead the Buckeyes
Ohio State vs. Stanford
2012 (SENIOR SEASON): Played in all 30 matches ... finished with 76 kills for the Buckeyes ... season-high 12 kills in match at Ball State ... average hitting percentage of .209 on the season ... totaled 115 digs on the season, including a pair of 13-dig performances vs. George Mason and Grand Canyon.
2010 (JUNIOR SEASON): NCAA CHAMPIONS ... Played in 31 matches with nine starts at libero ... named the MIVA Defensive Player of the Week for his play against George Mason and at IPFW.).
2010 (SOPHOMORE SEASON): Played in 26 matches, with nine starts at libero ...double-figure digs in three matches.
2009 (FRESHMAN SEASON): Played in 24 matches with four starts at libero ... has 36 digs (.55 per game) on the season ... serve reception percentage at .946 ... career-high nine digs at Rutgers-Newark ... career-high two assists at Ball State ... recorded an ace serve at Lewis and in both Loyola-Chicago matches.
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years of volleyball at outside hitter coached by Paul Scovill ... 2007 and 2008 state champions ... 2008 Prepcast Player of the Game in the state final ... 2006 state runner ups ... 2007 first team all-metro ... 2006 second team all-metro.
MISSOURI THUNDER CLUB: Coached by Keith Hock ... 2007 third place in 17 open Junior Olympics, an all-tournament selection ... 2008 tied for fifth place in 18 open Junior Olympics, an all-tournament selection.
PERSONAL: Son of Keith and Lois Hock ... has two brothers, Adam and Andrews and one sister, Elizabeth ... enjoys sand and grass volleyball ... career objective is to have "a successful job that I enjoy and can support a loving family." ... chose Ohio State because he wanted to play Division I volleyball while getting a great education and Ohio State was the place with the most discipline and determination on the athletic side as well as excellence on the academic side.
My Gameday - Nicolas Szerszen