Seven men's volleyball players earn academic award
Honorees must own a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA to qualify
Lutz and Guessous total double-digit kills in the match
Junior Michael Henchy finished with a double-double in match
Buckeyes rally after a first-set loss to take down the Nittany Lions in four
Michael Piechowski Photo Gallery
2013 (Junior Season): Played in seven matches for the Buckeyes ... saw playing time at libero against Lees-McRae (3/30) and totaled four digs in the win ... MIVA Academic All-Conference ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
2012 (Sophomore Season): Played in 26 matches ... 119 digs for a 1.28 average on the season ... four double-digit dig performances ... notched career-best 15 digs vs. IPFW (4/13) ... totaled 12 digs in 3-0 win at George Mason (4/15) ... had 11 digs at Quincy (3/24) and vs. Lewis (3/31) ... MIVA Academic All-Conference ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
2011 (Freshman Season): NCAA Champions ... played in one match ... MIVA Academic All-Conference ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Loyola High School: Played two years as an outside hitter and two as a libero ... coached by Michael Boehl as a freshman and John Beckwith for three years ... played two years of soccer ... California Interscholastic Federation and state champions in 2009 and 2010 ...2010 All-Mission League first team ... 2009 All-Mission League second team ... Loyola Defensive Player of the Year in 2009 ... All-Mission League first team, All-CIF second team and team captain in 2010.
Manhattan Beach Surf Volleyball Club: Coached by John Beckwith ... 2010 gold medal at Junior Olympics.
Personal: Son of Kenny and Julianne Piechowski ... has two brothers, Noah and Charlie, and one sister, Betsy ... enjoys surfing ... majoring in English.
Path to Title Defense Mapped Out
Hall of Fame Hanson in the Class of 2017