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.
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