A dozen Buckeyes earn MIVA academic award
A dozen Buckeyes own cumulative GPAs of 3.0 or better
2016 (Sophomore Season): Made collegiate debut at McKendree (4/1) ... named Academic All-Big Ten, MIVA Academic All-Conference and an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2015 (Freshman Season): Did not compete ... earned Academic All-Big Ten, MIVA Academic All-Conference and OSU Scholar-Athlete honors.
2014 (Redshirt Season): Practiced with team.
Prior to Ohio State: Played two years of varsity volleyball for coach Bill Kropp at Sachem East High School ... two-time All-Conference selection ... named 2012 All-County and All-Long Island ... was team captain and team MVP his senior season ... 2012 All-County tournament team ... also played for the Long Island Volleyball Club.
Personal: Son of Tim Laffin and Dawn Laffin ... has an older sister, Meghan ... mother, Dawn, played basketball at Principia College and spent time after graduation in Denmark playing and coaching ... sister, Meghan, played collegiate volleyball for Coastal Carolina ... majoring in operations management.
Tourney Time Thursday