A dozen Buckeyes earn MIVA academic award
Buckeyes improve to 16-3 on the season
Ohio State hosts its next four contests
Ohio State to face Princeton, UCLA and USC this week
A dozen Buckeyes own cumulative GPAs of 3.0 or better
USA Volleyball: Member of the 2010 and 2011 A1 National Boy's Select team ... was a part of the 2012 National Boy's Youth squad.
2016 (Sophomore Season): Played in 15 matches, including the NCAA Semifinals vs. UCLA (5/5) ... toed the service line 10 times in win over UC Irvine (3/11), burning the Anteaters for an ace ... totaled 27 serves on the season, committing just three errors ... recorded a dig and assist against IPFW (2/4) ... earned Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten, MIVA Academic All-Conference and OSU Scholar-Athlete distinction.
2015 (Freshman Season): Did not compete ... earned Academic All-Big Ten, MIVA Academic All-Conference and OSU Scholar-Athlete honors.
2014 (Redshirt Season): Earned MIVA Academic All-Conference honors ... practiced with team ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: Three-year letterwinner for coach Phil O'Keefe at Fox Chapel Area High School ... 2013 All-WPIAL first team honoree ... two-time all-section first team award winner (2012, 2013) ... 2012 All-WPIAL second team ... two-time team captain ... also a two-year letterwinner in soccer ... Fox Chapel Scholar Athlete ... finished with high academic honors 2010-2013 ... also played for the Pittsburgh Volleyball Club coached by Dan Long ... member of the U-15 team that finished fourth at nationals in 2010.
Personal: Son of Mitchell Tublin and Mary Davitt ... has two brothers, Daniel and Andrew ... Daniel played volleyball at Stanford University ... majoring in biomedical engineering.
Tourney Time Thursday