Kaitlyn Leary earned honorable mention; Taylor Sandbothe named to All-Freshman team
Ohio State finished the 2013 regular season with an 18-14 overall record
Ohio State hosts No. 2 Penn State Wednesday in St. John Arena; travels to Iowa Saturday
It is the second time this season Sandbothe has been honored by the conference
Senior Kaitlyn Leary led Ohio State with 23 kills and 12 digs in the win
Prior to Ohio State: Coached by Lori Hanaway at Lee's Summit West High School ... earned All-State, All-District, All-Region and All-Conference first team honors ... Under Armour All-America second team ... led her high school squad to state runner-up finishes in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... No. 25 on PrepVolleyball.com's Senior Aces list.
Invasion VBC: Played for Mark Ethridge ... third place at the U17 Big South Qualifier ... sixth place at the U16 USAV Open Championship ... captured the U16 Show-Me Qualifier ... led squad to a third-place finish at the U16 SoCal Qualifier.
Personal: Daughter of Mike and Teri Sandbothe ... has one brother, Garrett, and one sister, Elle ... mother is a member of the University of Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame and was a four-time All-American and seven-time Big Eight champion for the Missouri track and field team ... father was a four-year starter on Missouri's men's basketball team (1985-89).