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Nicolas Szerszen
Nicolas  Szerszen

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Conflans Ste Hne, France

High School:
Lycee International

Height:
6-4

Position:
Outside Hitter

05/12/2016

Blough - Academic All-District; 11 More Named MIVA Academic All-Conference

A dozen Buckeyes earn MIVA academic award

05/07/2016

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS! Ohio State Crowned Kings of Men's Volleyball

Buckeyes close out season on 23-match winning streak

05/06/2016

Ohio State Advances to NCAA Finals with Riveting Five-Set Win Over UCLA

Buckeyes move on to fourth NCAA Final in school history

05/04/2016

Nicolas Szerszen Selected as National Player of the Year

Buckeye sophomore voted nation’s best

05/03/2016

21st Straight Win Launches Buckeyes into NCAA Semifinals

Ohio State tops George Mason in four sets

Career: Enters 2016 with the highest service aces per set average (.39/set) in school history ... slotted 18th all-time with 3.77 points per set.

2015 (Freshman Season): AVCA All-America honorable mention recipient ... First Team All-MIVA and conference Freshman of the Year ... top vote-getter among eight players selected for the Off The Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshman All-America team ... ranked fifth in the MIVA and 16th nationally averaging .39 aces/set ... also ranked in the MIVA top-10 for points (3.77/set; 7th), attacking efficiency (.307; 8th) and kills (3.10; t-8th) ... the .39 aces/set rate and 40 total aces both tied for sixth all-time at OSU for a single season ... started all 30 matches played, producing double-digit points in 23 contests and 20 or more points four times ... earned Off The Block National Freshman of the Week and MIVA Defensive Player of the Week after averaging 2.43 digs and .71 blocks per set in triumphs over Penn State (2/11) and Saint Francis (2/15) ... received MIVA Offensive Player of the Week accolades (3/10) following a 24-point performance against George Mason ... tallied three double-doubles -- vs. Penn State (2/11; 16 kills, 11 digs), at IPFW (2/20; 10 kills, 13 digs) and at George Mason (3/7; 18 kills, 10 digs) ... bounced 16 kills with a lone error on 20 attack attempts (.750) with four aces against Limestone ... rifled at least one ace in 21 matches and registered multiple-aces 11 times ... MIVA Academic All-Conference and OSU Scholar-Athlete choice.

Prior to Ohio State: Member of the French National Team pipeline, highlighted by playing on the U-19 World Championship team in the summer of 2013 ... competed for the U-21 squad in Spring 2014.

Personal: Son of Jacek and Magdalena Szerszen ... older sister, Anna, played volleyball at Ohio State (2006-10) and still ranks in the top-20 all-time for career kills and career points ... father, Jacek, played in the top professional league in Poland ... a pre-engineering major.

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