Buckeye pair to train and compete with Team USA June 21-29
U.S. National Team Tryouts take place Feb. 20-22
Ohio State completes the 2014 season at 23-12
Ohio State faces Wisconsin in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16
Ohio State clashes with Wisconsin on Friday, Dec. 12
USA Volleyball: Invited to train and compete as a member of the U.S. Collegiate National Team (CNT) in conjunction with the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships from June 21-29 in New Orleans, but will not participate.
2014 (Freshman Season): Made 25 starts during her first season on campus, playing in a total of 33 contests ... dug 261 balls at a 2.27 per set rate, both ranked second on the team ... accumulated 235 kills, 26 blocks and 22 service aces as well ... tallied double-digit digs 12 times and 10 or more kills on 11 occasions, picking up six double-doubles along the way ... named the D.C. Koehl Sports Imports Classic's Most Outstanding Player (Sept. 5-7) after never leaving the floor and guiding the Buckeyes to the team title with 31 digs, 29 kills, five blocks and three aces ... racked up 17 kills in back-to-back Big Ten victories over Minnesota (11/26) and Rutgers (11/29) to close out the regular season ... started all three NCAA Tournament matches.
Prior to Ohio State: An AVCA First Team All-American in 2013 ... named the 2012 New York State Gatorade Player of the Year ... three-year captain set Pittsford Sutherland High's all-time school records for career kills, blocks and service aces ... Ranked No. 32 in Prep Volleyball's Senior Aces list ... led Pittsford Sutherland H.S. to a pair of state finals appearances, including a title in 2010 playing alongside her sister, Selina ... Most Valuable Player of the '10 New York state championships and four-time Monroe Country Division-III MVP ... played last three seasons of club ball with Volley FX Magic ... won the NORCECA championships in Mexico as a member of the 2012 USA Volleyball Youth National Team.
Personal: Daughter of Barbara and Michael Schirmer ... born on August 26, 1996 ... has two sisters, Kaja and Selina ... Kaja played volleyball at the University of Buffalo (2011-13) and the University of New Hampshire (2010) while Selina played volleyball at Samford University (2011-14) ... engineering major.