Buckeyes improve to 16-5 on the season
Buckeyes improve to 15-5 on the season
The Buckeyes top McKendree in Bearcats' first MIVA match
Ohio State won five of eight sets played
Buckeyes win six of eight sets played
2014 (Sophomore Season; at Pacific): Played in 21 matches, including 16 starts ... dished out 458 assists while attacking at a .304 clip (21-7-46) as a setter ... added 86 digs, 35 blocks (4s, 31a) and four service aces ... tallied 55 assists in a four-set win over UC-San Diego (Feb. 8) ... added 11 digs versus UC-San Diego for a double-double ... responsible for 7.5 points in season-opening victory against Cal State Northridge (Jan. 4) with four kills, four blocks (1s, 3a) and an ace.
2013 (Freshman Season; at Pacific): Played in 21 matches, starting three ... recorded 134 assists, 33 digs, five kills, four blocks and a pair of service aces.
Prior to Pacific: Led his club teams to first place finishes at the 2009 Parana Cup, 2008 Olympic Center Cup and state championships in 2007 and 2008 ... team was state runner-up in 2009.
Personal: Son of Mauro and Rejane Grasso ... has two siblings; brother, Gianluca and sister, Anna Carolina ... both parents played for the Brazilian National Team ... majoring in civil engineering.
Path to Title Defense Mapped Out
Hall of Fame Hanson in the Class of 2017