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Meet #17 Amy Schwarzwalder

Outside Hitter, 6-3, Freshman from North Royalton, Ohio

North Royalton High School Played for Kristen Hubbell … 2008 second team All-Ohio … two-time all-conference … 2009 team player of the year … four-time offensive player of the year … two-time team co-most valuable player … 2010 High School Under Armour Honorable Mention All-American selection.

Maverick Volleyball Club Played for Mike Swietzer … won 16’s Indy Tournament.

Personal Full name is Amy Lauren Schwarzwalder … daughter of Mike and Mari Schwarzwalder … has two sisters, Allie and Sara … Allie is a member of the Ohio State volleyball team … community activities included Kids in Need program and volunteering at Fairview Hospital … considering nursing or teaching as her field of study … career objective is to be well educated and financially independent … selected Ohio State because “I felt at home here and I really connect well with the team.”

Favorite candy: Sourpatch watermelon, Snickers and Milky Way.

Superhero quality you would want: Reading people’s minds.

Why did you start playing volleyball?: My older sister Allie.

Quote that describes you. Or… a favorite quote: “Love the life you live, live the life you love,” – Bob Marley.

Chocolate or vanilla?: Chocolate.

Where do you want to be in 10 years?: Happily married with kids.

A place you’ve always wanted to visit: Australia.

Lucky number: 5.

All-time favorite movie: Twilight series.

Most prized possession: My family, dog and friends.

BUCKEYES HOST SCARLET & GRAY MATCH, AUG 24, 7 P.M.

The women’s volleyball team will play an intersquad match at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24 in St. John Arena. Admission is free. The Scarlet & Gray match is the final warmup before the season begins later in the week.

“VOLLEYRULES” TO FOLLOW SCARLET & GRAY MATCH

An informal question and answer session will be held immediately after the Scarlet & Gray match. Following “VOLLEYRULES”, an autograph session will be held.

OSU OPENS 2010 SEASON WITH VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH

The Buckeyes will open the 2010 season by hosting Virginia Commonwealth at 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 27 in the Sports Imports Classic. Play continues Saturday with OSU hosting Western Michigan at 11 a.m. and Pittsburgh at 7 p.m.

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