Student-Athlete Spotlight: Andrew Lutz, Men's Volleyball
Jan. 27, 2014
North Reading, Mass.
Major: Health Promotion, Nutrition and Exercise Science
Andrew Lutz became one of the Buckeyes' top offensive targets last season and his role hasn't changed this year. The redshirt junior has already put up big numbers for the No. 15 Buckeyes and is among the MIVA's best in kills, averaging 3.77 kills per set. Lutz has put together four-straight matches in double-digit kills, including a season-high 17 against MIVA rival Lindenwood this past weekend.
Do you prefer the Oval in the Fall or Spring (or maybe the Winter)? Spring
Where is the best place to sit for lectures? Front row center
Why did you choose to major in health promotion, nutrition, & exercise science? I was drawn to the different aspects of health and wellness it covers.
If you were the University President for a day, what would you do? Terminate all of the construction going on around campus
Describe your first day as a student at The Ohio State University - I felt like a baby deer learning how to walk
Favorite TV show - E:60
Favorite movie - The Notebook
Favorite book and/or magazine - The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Favorite singer or musical group - Mumford and Sons
Last concert I attended was - Country Music Festival in Nashville
Favorite pro sports team - Boston Red Sox
Favorite athlete - Growing up it was Andruw Jones
Favorite athletic memory - Winning the national championship my freshman year
Team you're most looking forward to competing against - Whoever is at the top of the conference
Pre-game ritual - Pray
What is your top skill? What skill do you need to improve? Spiking is my best skill. I need to improve on just about everything else
Dream event (non-sport or sport-related) you would like to attend - Tomorrowland in Belgium
Most interesting place I've visited - France
Place I would like to visit - Italy
Favorite home cooked meal - Garlic Lamb Chops
Favorite snack food - Almonds
People I most admire - My parents
The greatest risk I've ever taken was - Sending myself to the middle of Ohio
In 10 years, I would like to be - Happy!
If I had a million dollars, I would - Buy a home on the beach in San Diego, Calif.
Coolest thing you did this past summer - Learned how to play the guitar
Most prized possession - National Championship Ring
I would like to trade places for a day with - John Mayer
Best piece of advice you've received - You can't control the wind, but you can always adjust the sails.
Any superstitions, non-game related - Pray every night before bed
Who tweets too much on your team? Nick Laffin for sure
Pop or Soda? Soda
Cats or Dogs? Can I have both?
Early Bird or Night Owl? Night Owl
Would you be the O, H, I or the O? The H
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