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Sanil Thomas
Sanil  Thomas

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tinley Park, Ill.

High School:
Victor J. Andrew H.S.

Height:
6-0

Position:
Setter

02/18/2018

No. 5 Buckeyes Take Sunday Stroll Past Quincy

Ohio State improves 11-2 overall and 4-0 in MIVA play

02/15/2018

Buckeyes Stretch Winning Streak to Seven

Ohio State improves to 10-2 overall and 3-0 in MIVA play

02/08/2018

Buckeyes Survive Five-Set Threat in MIVA Opener

Ohio State battles back to take hard-fought win

02/02/2018

No. 5 Ohio State Wipes Away Late Oppositional Push

Buckeyes garner third consecutive sweep

01/28/2018

Buckeyes Hold No. 8 Penn State to 51 Total Points in Straight-Sets Win

Ohio State improves to 5-2 on the season

CAREER HONORS
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2017)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2017)
• MIVA Academic All-Conference (2016, 2017)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2016, 2017)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2017 (Sophomore)

• Saw action in 29 matches and guided the Buckeyes to victory in starts versus Barton (1/27) and Quincy (4/8), averaging over 10 assists per set in both triumphs
• Added 11 digs against the Hawks to record a double-double (43 assists)
• Totaled 162 assists, 31 digs, five service aces and five blocks
• Distributed double-digit assists in five matches

2016 (Freshman)
• Guided the Buckeyes to victorious sweeps in all four starts, averaging 10.75 assists per set in those contests
• Competed in 19 matches overall, also contributing heavily from the service line
• Posted 27 assists, three aces, three kills and a dig against Coker (1/22)
• Season-high 38 assists came in MIVA win over Lindenwood (4/9)
• Accumulated 148 assists on the year
• Earned MIVA Academic All-Conference and OSU Scholar-Athlete honors

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Two-time All-Illinois performer, earning First Team accolades in 2015 and Third Team honors in 2014
• Owns the Victor J. Andrew High School all-time record for career aces, career assists, aces in a season and kills in a match
• Named team MVP and served as captain in final three high school seasons
• Picked up all-area and All-Southwest Suburban Conference thrice as well
• Played club ball for the Ultimate Volleyball Club, placing inside the top-10 three times at Nationals (2011, 2013-14)
• Member of the National Honor Society, Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica and the National Society of High School Scholars

PERSONAL
• Son of Sam and Elizabeth Thomas
• Has two older siblings, Zaneta and Sanesh
• Finance major

2016 Match-by-Match Get Acrobat Reader

2017 Match-by-Match Get Acrobat Reader

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