Buckeyes earn 20th win of the season
Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
Senior Mari Hole named team Most Outstanding Player
Ohio State finished with a season-best .512 attack percentage in the win
Anna Faul Photo Gallery
Career: Enters 2014 ranking 18th in school history with a .84 blocks per set career average.
2013 (Junior Season): Started 11 matches, recording 38 kills, 30 blocks (5s, 25a) and nine digs ... hit .413 for the season ... posted a season-high 9.5 points vs. Western Kentucky, putting away five kills and contributing a solo block and seven block assists ... was lights out vs. Florida Gulf Coast, terminating all eight attack attempts for eight kills ... notched at least one kill in all 11 matches played and a block in 10 of 11 contests ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten.
2012 (Sophomore Season): Totaled a season-best five kills with seven blocks (4s,3a) and 10.5 points in four-set win over Northwestern (11/7) ... her four solo blocks against the Wildcats was a career-high ... set a career-best with eight kills and 11.0 points against Michigan (11/23) ... tied a career-high with eight blocks (1s, 7a) vs. Illinois (11/10) ... seven block assists at Northwestern (10/6) ... notched four kills and a career-best four digs vs. the Wildcatds ... had six blocks (3s, 3a) and 5.5 points against Maryland (9/1) ... hit .667 vs. Binghamton (8/31) with two kills on three attempts ... totaled three kills vs. Dayton (9/7) ... 86 blocks this season (12s, 74a)... 123.0 points ... two service aces vs. Pepperdine ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2011 (Freshman Season): Played in 17 matches starting six times in her first season as a Buckeye ... her first start came against Penn on September 9th, 2011 ... had a season-high six kills at Toledo (9/10) ... finished her first season with a kill percentage of .220, 24 blocks and 33.5 points ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: Played middle blocker for T.R. Ellis at Chaparral High School ... 2010 5A state champion ... 2010 first-team All-State and honorable mention in 2009 ... 2009 and 2010 All-League and second team in 2008 ... 2011 first-team Academic All-American ... 2010 Underclassman Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... 2011 Athlete of the Year ... 2010 captain ... National Honor Society ... National Merit Scholar Finalist ... played club ball for Front Range Volleybal coached by Jim Miret ... 2009 Silver Medal at AAU's.
Personal: Daughter of Mark and Joanne Faul ... has two brothers, Doyle and Gannon ... majoring in logistics management.
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