Student-Athlete Spotlight: Andrew Lutz, Men's Volleyball

Jan. 27, 2014

Andrew Lutz, Student=Athlete Spotlight

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Andrew Lutz
No. 11
Men's Volleyball
Redshirt Junior
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.

    Student Life
    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

    Popular Culture
    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