The No. 4 seed Buckeyes take on No. 5 seed Grand Canyon in St. John Arena
April 9-15. 2013
The Buckeyes honored its eight seniors prior to the match
Ohio State takes on the Hawks in a pair of MIVA matches at St. John Arena
Ohio State travels to MIVA leader Lewis Thursday; second place Loyola-Chicago Saturday
Mike Stefani Photo Gallery
2013 (Senior Season): Played in four matches this season, but missed the rest of the season because of injury ... had a service ace against Saint Francis (1/5) ... totaled two digs vs. UCLA (1/11) ... MIVA Academic All-Conference ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2012 (Junior Season): Played in 21 matches ... totaled six service aces for Ohio State ... notched two service aces on two occasions this season - Stanford (1/28) and Mount Olive (2/4).
2011 (Sophomore Season): Played in 19 matches ... MIVA Academic All-Conference ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2010 (Freshman Season): Saw action in 20 matches, including seven starts ... had a career-high 10 kills at IPFW (3/6) ... totaled 10 digs against Penn State (1/9) ... finished with 78 kills for a 1.47 average ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... MIVA Academic All-Conference.
USA Volleyball: A member of the USA Men's Junior Olympic National Team that competed at the 2009 FIVB World Championships in Pune, India.
Orchard Park High School: Four-year starter for coach Matt Lexner ... three-time All-Western New York first team honoree ... All-American ... Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 ... Orchard Park career leader in kills (1,708) and service aces (348).
Powerstation & Pace Club: Played for Powerstation (Buffalo) for coach Walt Stefani and at Pace (Rochester) for coach Quenten Spiegle.
Personal: Son of Walt and Beth Stefani ... has one sister, Valerie ... majoring in sports and leisure studies.
|Kills||10||at IPFW, 3/6/10|
|Attacks||28||Penn State, 1/9/10|
|Percentage||.333||(5-1-12) at Ball State, 2/5/10|
|Assists||2||at Loyola-Chicago, 2/13/10|
|Aces||3||at IPFW, 3/6/10|
|Digs||10||Penn State, 1/9/10|
|Assist Blocks||2||(2x) last Penn State, 1/9/10|
|Total Blocks||2||(0-2) (2x) last Penn State, 1/9/10|
|Points||13.5||10-3-0-1) at IPFW, 3/6/10|
Tourney Time Thursday