List includes representatives from 22 programs
The Buckeyes face off with No. 11 Minnesota Friday; No. 14 Wisconsin Sunday
Ohio State will take on the Hoosiers Friday; the Boilermakers Saturday
Ohio State travels to No. 14 Michigan State and No. 17 Michigan
Ohio State travels to Penn State Wednesday; hosts Nebraska Friday in St. John Arena
Career: Became the 20th Buckeye to reach 1,000 kills on Nov. 17, 2012, at Indiana ... was the third-fastest Buckeye to reach 1,000 kills behind Vanessa Wouters (1996-97) and Stacey Gordon (2001-04) ... ranked third in kills per set at 4.11 and 19th in total kills (1,078) ... 20th in attack attempts (2,729) ... 14th in digs per set at 2.66 ... fifth in points per set at 4.60 ... t-14th with 49 solo blocks.
2012 (Senior Season): Tied a career-best with 26 kills vs. Minnesota (11/4) ... had 26 kills, three solo blocks and two block assists for a season-high 30.0 points against the Gophers ... notched 25 kills against Seton Hall (9/1) ... had 544 kills on the year for a 4.22 average...her 544 kills rank ninth at Ohio State in a season...season-high 17 digs against IUPUI (9/7) and had a total of 326 digs with an average of 2.53 ... has 56 total blocks this season (26s,30a) ... led the team with 603.0 points for a 4.67 points per set average... has had double-digit kills in 33 matches ... 18 double-doubles on the season... had 18 kills and 12 digs in four-set loss to Kentucky in the NCAA tournamnet... named to the Sports Imports DC Koehl All-Tournament team... Maryland Invitational All-Tournament team...Ohio State Athlete of the Week (9/4) and (11/12)... WKU Tournament Most Valuable Player... Sports Imports/AVCA Division I National Player of the Week (11/13) ... Big Ten Player of the Week (11/12, 11/19)...unanimous All-Big Ten selection...AVCA All-Mideast Region Team...AVCA Third Team All-America.
2011 (Junior Season): Played in 36 matches while starting in 33 of them...named Big Ten Player of the Week (9/12)...2011 AVCA All-Mideast Region...AVCA Honorable Mention All-America...All-Big Ten...Academic All-Big Ten...had 534 kills with an attack percentage of .215 and a 4.02 kills average...tallied 1,375 attack attempts which ranks ninth in program history in a season...recorded double-digit kills in 32 matches with a career-high of 26 at Toledo (9/10)...led the squad with 20 double-doubles on the year...finished with 371 digs, including a career-best 20 digs at Northwestern (11/11)...recorded 22 service aces and a serve percentage of .878, had 70 blocks and finished the season with 602.5 points...season point total ranks ninth in Ohio State season records.
2010 (Sophomore Season at UCLA): Played in 17 matches with three starts ... averaged 2.06 kills and 1.07 digs per set ... tallied four kills and only one error in seven swings in two sets against Washington State on Oct. 31 ... high with 13 kills at CSU Bakersfield on Sept. 9, her seventh-career, double-figure kills match, hitting a career-best .500 with three errors in 20 attacks ... named to Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team.
2009 (Freshman Season at UCLA): Played in 29 matches with 11 starts...was named to the All-Pac-10 Freshman honorable mention team after finishing fourth on the squad with 2.06 kills per set ... posted six matches with at least 10 kills ... had back-to-back contests with double figures in kills at Oregon State (13) on Nov. 20 and Oregon (11) on Nov. 21 ... hit a season-best .412 (10-3-17) percentage at UNLV, adding six digs and three blocks.
Berg High School: Attended Berg High School in Oslo, which did not have high school sports ... played club with Koll, which won the national championship and league in each of her last three years ... was third in the Nordisk and was MVP in the national final as a senior ... was a U-19 Norwegian Champion in 2009 and named MVP ... played on junior and senior national teams ... also played on the beach with the junior team, earning a bronze at the `09 Australian Youth Olympic Festival ... was a Norwegian champion with the U-18 beach squad in `06 and the U-19 team in `08 ... placed fourth in the senior beach championship.
Koll Club: Coached by Gunnvor Aase as a junior and Ragnar Wisloff as a senior ... 2008 Senior Norwegian champion and most valuable player ... 2009 U-19 Norwegian champion and most valuable player.
Personal: Full name is Mari A. Hole ... born in Switzerland ... daughter of Bjorn and Gunnvor Hole ... has one sister, Andrea and one brother, Henrik ... majoring in Communication.