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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s volleyball team (18-7 overall, 6-6 Big Ten, tied for fifth) begins the second half of the Big Ten Conference round-robin schedule with matches at Michigan State (11-12, 3-9, tied for ninth) and 15th-ranked Michigan (21-3, 10-2, tied for second). The Buckeyes will face the Spartans of Michigan State at 6:30 p.m. EST Friday in Jenison Field House and play the Wolverines of Michigan at 6 p.m. Saturday in Cliff Keen Arena. The Michigan State match will be streamed live at bigtennetwork.com for a fee and the Michigan match will be carried live by the Big Ten Network with Dan Kelly calling the action and former Ohio State All-American Audrey DiPronio Faugh providing the analysis.

A LOOK AT OHIO STATE
Coached by Geoff Carlston, the Buckeyes (18-7 overall, 6-6 Big Ten) split two matches last week. OSU lost 3-2 (25-19, 23-25, 20-25, 25-17, 15-11) to Purdue and defeated Indiana, 3-1 (21-25, 25-20, 26-24, 25-23) in home matches. For the season, Katie Dull is the team leader in points per set with a 3.96 average. Emily Danks ranks second at 3.24 with Kelli Barhorst third at 2.96.Dullis averaging a team-high 3.36 kills per set.  Anna Szerszen ranks second at 2.43 with Barhorst third at 2.32. Barhorstis hitting a team-high .363 with Allie Schwarzwalder second at .308 and Danks third at .262. At setter, Betsy Hone is averaging 9.42 assists per set with Amanda Peterson second at 6.82. In aces per set, Danks leads the team with a .70 per set average with 61. Sarah Mignin is second at .25 with 22 and Dull ranks third at .22 with 20. Defensively, Mignin is averaging a team-high 3.45 digs per set. Dull ranks second at 1.76 with Hone third at 1.55. Mignin is the team leader in serve reception percentage at .966 handling 705 of 730 attempts. Susan Halverson ranks second at .945 (343 of 363) and Davionna DiSalvatore is third at .930 (343 of 369). At the net, Schwarzwalder is averaging 1.27 blocks per set to lead the team with 14 solos and 79 assists. Mariah Booth ranks second at 1.09 with eight solos and 54 assists with Barhorst third at .83 with 14 solos and 43 assists. 

Ohio State is averaging 17.70 points, 13.33 kills and 12.07 assists per set while hitting .273. The Buckeyes average 1.63 aces, 2.75 blocks and 11.88 digs per set and have a .938 serve reception percentage. Opponents are averaging 13.85 points, 11.21 kills and 10.45 assists per set while hitting .169.  They are averaging 1.17 aces, 1.47 blocks and 11.69 digs per game and have a .919 serve reception percentage.

A LOOK AT MICHIGAN STATE
The Spartans, coached by Cathy George, are 11-12 on the season and have a 3-9 Big Ten record. Last week Michigan State lost 3-0 matches at Wisconsin (30-28, 25-20, 25-16) and at sixth-ranked Illinois (25-19, 25-17, 25-20). Jenilee Rathje leads the Spartans in points per set at 3.32. Megan Schatzel ranks second at 3.31 with Kyndra Abron third at 2.89. Schatzle is the team leader in kills at 2.90 per set. Rathje ranks second at 2.69 with Abron third at 2.52. Rathje is the top percentage hitter at .388. Schatzle is hitting .260 with Abron third at .248. At setter, Natalie Emro has a 6.43 assists per set average with Kristen Kelsay second at 5.24. Allyson Karaba has a team-high .31 aces per set average with 18. Emro ranks second at .22 (18) and Kristen Kelsay is third at .15 (11). Defensively, Allyson Karaba leads the team with a 4.03 digs per set average. Becca Zlabis ranks second at 2.62 with Carli Weiler third at 2.01. Allyson Karaba has a team-high .974 serve reception percentage handling 342 of 351 attempts. Zlabis, at .957, ranks second (648 of 677) and Weiler is third at .955 (317 of 332). At the net, Alexis Mathews leads the squad with a 1.13 blocks per set average with 10 solos and 69 assists. Rathje ranks second at .92 with six solos and 66 assists with Emro third at .73 with eight solos and 51 assists.

Michigan State is averaging 16.90 points, 13.40 kills and 12.79 assists per set while hitting .234. The Spartans average 1.01 aces, 12.92 digs and 2.48 blocks per set and have a .939 serve reception percentage. Opponents average 15.76 points, 12.24 kills and 11.30 assists per set while hitting .212. Spartan opponents average 1.19 aces, 10.77 digs and 2.33 blocks per set and have a .950 serve reception percentage.

SERIES RECORD WITH MICHIGAN STATE
Ohio State holds a 41-27 lead in the series with Michigan State. The Buckeyes are 17-15 in East Lansing and have a 22-8 record at home against the Spartans. Michigan State is 4-2 in neutral site matches. Ohio State, earlier this season, won 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-18) against Michigan State in Columbus. Buckeye head coach Geoff Carlston is 3-3 against Michigan State.

Last five years against Michigan State:
10/14/05………………………………… H…….. W…….. 3-1………………. 26-30, 30-18, 30-18, 30-14
11/26/05………………………………… A…….. W…….. 3-2…….. 30-28, 30-22, 29-31, 26-30, 15-9
10/20/06………………………………… H…….. W…….. 3-0…………………………. 30-28, 30-22, 30-22
11/18/06………………………………… A…….. W…….. 3-0…………………………. 30-26, 30-25, 30-13
  9/23/07………………………………… H…….. W…….. 3-0…………………………. 30-21, 30-22, 31-29
11/  9/07…………………………………. A………. L…….. 0-3…………………………. 29-31, 24-30, 23-30
  9/26/08…………………………………. A………. L…….. 1-3………………. 22-25, 20-25, 25-23, 23-25
11/15/08………………………………… H………. L…….. 1-3………………. 20-25, 25-23, 23-25, 21-25
10/16/09………………………………… A…….. W…….. 3-1………………. 25-21, 27-25, 16-25, 25-21
11/28/09………………………………… H…….. W…….. 3-0…………………………. 25-21, 25-20, 25-15
10/  2/10………………………………… H…….. W…….. 3-0…………………………. 25-20, 25-22, 25-18

A LOOK AT MICHIGAN
The 15th-ranked Wolverines, coached by Mark Rosen, are 20-4 overall and 9-3 in the Big Ten. Last week Michigan lost at sixth-ranked Illinois, 3-2 (25-11, 16-25, 25-20, 24-26, 15-12) and won 3-1 (25-20, 25-22, 22-25, 25-19) at Wisconsin. Alex Hunt has a team-high 5.12 points per set average. Jennifer Cross ranks second at 3.08 with Claire McElheny third at 2.49. Hunt leads the team in kills per set at 4.41. Cross ranks second at 2.30 with McElheny third at 2.20. At .337, Cross leads the squad in hitting percentage. McElheny ranks second at .294 with Lexi Zimmerman third at .267. At setter, Zimmerman has a 10.61 assists per set average. Hunt has a team-high .45 aces per set average with 40. Maggie Busch ranks second at .29 with 24 and Zimmerman is third at .26 with 23. Defensively, Sloane Donhoff has a team-high 3.76 digs per set average. Zimmerman ranks second at 2.91 with Ally Sabol third at 2.31. In serve reception percentage, Hunt has a team-high .950 handling 303 of 319 attempts. Sabol ranks second at .948 (221 of 233) with Donhoff third at .942 (342 of 363). At the net, Cross leads the team with a 1.05 blocks per set average with 16 solos and 71 assist blocks. Courtney Fletcher ranks second at .62 with six solos and 39 assists and McElheny is third at .53 with five solos and 41 assists. 

Michigan is averaging 17.75 points, 14.16 kills and 13.12 assists while hitting .253. The Wolverines average 1.60 aces, 14.71 digs and 1.99 blocks per set and have a .945 serve reception percentage. Opponents average 13.80 points, 10.73 kills and 9.82 assists per set while hitting .187. Wolverine opponents average .89 aces, 11.83 digs and 2.18 blocks per set and have a .921 serve reception percentage.

SERIES RECORD WITH MICHIGAN
Ohio State leads the series with Michigan, 46-18. OSU is 19-9 in Ann Arbor, 24-6 in matches played in Columbus and each squad has won three at neutral sites. Earlier this season, 19th-ranked Michigan won 3-1 (24-26, 25-17, 25-16, 25-19) in Columbus. OSU head coach Geoff Carlston is 1-4 against Michigan.

Last five years against Michigan:
10/15/05………………………………….. H…….. W……… 3-0………………………. 30-27, 30-27, 32-30
11/25/05…………………………………… A…….. W……… 3-0………………………. 30-28, 30-22, 30-24
10/22/06………………………………….. H…….. W……… 3-2….. 27-30, 30-14, 22-30, 30-26, 15-9
11/17/06…………………………………… A…….. W……… 3-0………………………. 30-25, 30-22, 30-24
10/13/07………………………………….. H……… L……… 0-3………………………. 27-30, 27-30, 28-30
11/23/07…………………………………… A……… L……… 1-3……………. 17-30, 30-26, 16-30, 26-30
  9/24/08…………………………………… H……… L……… 0-3………………………. 22-25, 23-25, 20-25
11/12/08…………………………………… A……… L……… 0-3………………………. 16-25, 14-25, 15-25
10/17/09…………………………………… A……… L……… 1-3……………. 26-24, 23-25, 17-25, 22-25
11/27/09………………………………….. H…….. W……… 3-0………………………. 25-20, 25-22, 25-22
10/  1/10…………………………………… H……… L……… 1-3……………. 26-24, 17-25, 16-25, 19-25

DANKS HAS CAREER NUMBERS AGAINST INDIANA
Emily Danks recorded career highs of 17 kills (.302) and 13 digs against Indiana. She added two ace serves, a solo block and two assist blocks against the Hoosiers. Danks had 16 kills (.289), seven digs, one ace serve, one assist, a solo block and two assist blocks against Purdue. A starter in 24 of 25 matches, she is averaging 3.24 points, 2.14 kills, .83 digs and .71 blocks per set. Danks is the team leader in aces per set at .70 with 61 and leads the Big Ten Conference at .49 per set with 43. Her .70 average leads the nation.

DANKS IS TIED FOR 17TH IN OHIO STATE CAREER ACES WITH 105
Emily Danks recorded three ace serves last week to give her 105 career aces and has moved into a tie for 17th on the Ohio State career list with Rose Snow (1996-99). She passed Ami Stevens (2004-07) with 103 and Dana Stearns (1997-2000) with 104. She needs two aces to pass No. 16 Lisa Vitali (1986-89) with 106 and five to pass No. 15 Vanessa Wouters (1996-97) with 109. Danks ranks second in career aces per set with a .50 average.

SZERSZEN RECORDS A SEASON-HIGH 17 KILLS AGAINST PURDUE
Anna Szerszen had a season-high 17 kills in the Purdue match while hitting .310. She added four digs in the match. Against Indiana, Szerszen had 14 kills (.303), one ace serve and two assist blocks. She has played in all 25 matches with 15 starts. Szerszen is averaging 2.91 points, 2.43 kills, .19 aces, 1.08 digs and .50 blocks per set.

DULL PRODUCES A DOUBLE-FIGURE KILL WEEKEND
Katie Dull posted double-figure kills in both matches last weekend. She had 15 kills (.300), an ace serve and one dig in the Purdue match and recorded 16 kills (.308), five digs and one assist block against Indiana. Dull has started 17 matches of the 25 she has played this season. She is the team leader in points at 3.96 and kills per set at 3.36. Dull is averaging .22 aces, 1.76 digs and .63 blocks per set. Dull has recorded 18 matches this season with double-figure kills.

DULL NOW FIFTH IN OHIO STATE CAREER KILLS WITH 1,449
Katie Dull, with 31 kills last week, has moved to fifth on the Ohio State career kills list with 1,449. She passed Leisa Wissler (1988-91) with 1,428,  Gabriele Jobst (1991-94) with 1,428 and Lisa Bettio (1982-85) with 1,442. Dull needs 15 kills to pass No. 4 Jenny Jackson (1992-95) with 1,463. Dull ranks seventh in kills per set at 3.60, 11th in solo blocks with 57, is tied for 21st in assist blocks with 191, 16th in total blocks with 248 (57-191), ninth in points with 1,684.5 and ninth in points per set at 4.18.

BARHORST, A STARTER IN 20 MATCHES
Kelli Barhorst has started in all 20 matches she has played this season. Last week against Purdue, she recorded eight kills, two digs, a solo block and one assist block. She had six kills in the Indiana match adding two digs and three assist blocks. For the season, Barhorst is averaging 2.96 points, 2.38 kills, .39 digs and .83 blocks per set.

BARHORST MOVES TO 19TH IN OHIO STATE CAREER TOTAL BLOCKS
Kelli Barhorst, with five blocks last week, has moved to 19th on the Ohio State career total blocks list with 234 with 33 solo and 201 assist blocks. She passed Stacey Gordon (2001-04) with 232 (37-195). Barhorst needs four total blocks to pass No. 18 Holly O’Leary (1987-90) with 237 (45-192). She ranks 12th in career attack percentage at .272, 18th in assist blocks with 201 and 13th in blocks per set at .87.

BOOTH HAS EIGHT KILLS AGAINST INDIANA
Mariah Booth recorded eight kills and hit .353 off the bench in four sets against Purdue. She added two assist blocks and one dig against the Hoosiers. Booth started and played one set against Indiana collecting three kills, one dig and one assist block. She has played in 20 matches this season, starting 12. Booth is averaging 1.97 points, 1.36 kills and 1.09 blocks per set. She ranks second on the squad in blocks per set and has five solos and 53 assist blocks.

SCHWARZWALDER HAS SEVEN KILLS AND FOUR BLOCKS OFF THE BENCH AGAINST INDIANA
Allie Schwarzwalder played in three sets against Indiana and recorded seven kills (.545), four total blocks (1-3) and one dig against the Hoosiers. She saw limited action against Purdue recording an assist block. Schwarzwalder has 17 starts this season and has played in all 25 matches. She is averaging a team-high 1.27 blocks per set with 14 solo and 79 assist blocks. Schwarzwalder is averaging 2.55 points, 1.74 kills and .40 digs per set.

HONE RECORDS A CAREER-HIGH 54 ASSISTS AGAINST PURDUE
Betsy Hone produced a career-high 54 assists in the Purdue match. She added 10 digs, five kills and one assist block against the Boilermakers. Hone contributed 30 assists, two kills, two digs, one ace serve and one assist block in the Indiana match. She has played in 23 matches and has had 20 starts this season. Hone is averaging 9.42 assists, 1.22 points, .92 kills, 1.55 digs and .36 blocks per set.

HONE NOW EIGHTH IN OHIO STATE CAREER ASSISTS WITH 1,965
Betsy Hone had 84 assists last week and now has 1,965 in her career and has moved to eighth in career assists for Ohio State. She passed Briana McCarthy (2003-04, 06-07) with 1,963. Next on the list is No. 7 Marlene O’Brien (1983-86) with 2,621. Hone ranks seventh in career assists per game with an 8.33 average.

PETERSON CONTRIBUTES TO THE INDIANA VICTORY
Amanda Peterson saw action in the second and third sets in the victory over Indiana. She produced 27 assists, one kill, two digs and one assist block against the Hoosiers. Peterson played in two sets against Purdue and recorded three assists. She has played in 16 matches this season and has five starts. Peterson is averaging 6.82 assists, 1.76 points, 1.21 kills, .15 aces, .85 digs and .70 blocks per set.

PETERSON NEEDS FIVE ASSISTS TO MOVE TO 12TH ON THE OSU CAREER LIST
Amanda Peterson has 708 career assists and needs just  six to move past No. 12 Kelly Kessler (1983) with 713. She is eighth in career assists per set for the Buckeyes with an 8.05 average.

MIGNIN DIGS OUT A CAREER-HIGH 28 AGAINST INDIANA
Libero Sarah Mignin had an outstanding weekend against Indiana and Purdue. She recorded a career-high 22 digs against the Hoosiers and added four assists. Mignin handled 38 of 39 serve reception attempts in the match. She responded against Indiana with a career-high 28 digs and added three assists. Mignin handled 48 serve reception attempts without an error. She has started at libero in every match this season and is averaging a team-high 3.45 assists per set. Mignin has a team-leading .966 serve reception percentage handling 705 of 730 attempts.

HALVERSON EQUALS HER SEASON-HIGH OF EIGHT DIGS AGAINST INDIANA
Susan Halverson collected eight digs against Indiana to tie her season high for the third time this season. She handled 11 of 12 serve reception attempts against the Hoosiers. Against Purdue, she had five digs and handled 18 of 20 serve reception attempts. Halverson has played in all 25 matches with six back row starts. She is averaging 1.17 digs per set and has a .945 serve reception percentage handling 343 of 363 attempts.

DISALVATORE COLLECTS A CAREER-HIGH 13 DIGS AGAINST INDIANA
Davionna DiSalvatore recorded a career-high 13 digs in the Indiana match. Her previous high was eight at Wisconsin. DiSalvatore added two assists in the contest and handled 19 serve reception attempts without an error. Against Purdue, she had seven digs and one assists and handled 32 serve reception attempts without an error. DiSalvatore has had 14 back row starts and played in all 25 matches. She is averaging 1.19 digs per set and has a .930 serve reception percentage handling 343 of 369 attempts.

OHIO STATE RECEIVING VOTES IN THE AVCA POLL
In the American Volleyball Coaches Association Top 25 poll this week, Ohio State received 19 votes and is seven spots out of the Top 25. Five Big Ten squads are ranked in the Top 25 with Illinois sixth, Penn State ninth, Michigan 15th, Minnesota 19th and Northwestern 24th. Purdue, Ohio State and Indiana received votes.

OHIO STATE IN THE BIG TEN CONFERENCE ONLY STATISTICS
Ohio State, in the Big Ten Conference only statistics, has six players ranked in the top 10. Emily Danks ranks first in aces per set at .49. Kelli Barhorst is third in attack percentage at .356. Allie Schwarzwalder is seventh in attack percentage at .311 and is eighth in blocking at 1.03. At setter, Betsy Hone ranks ninth at 8.89 assists per set with Amanda Peterson 10th at 6.96. Sarah Mignin is 10th in digs per set at 3.76.

In team statistics, Ohio State ranks second in attack percentage at .253 and fourth in aces per set at 1.00. The Buckeyes are sixth in blocks at 2.27, fourth in kills at 13.31, sixth in assists at 12.18 and 11th in digs per set at 12.33.

OHIO STATE IN THE NCAA NATIONAL RANKINGS
In the NCAA National Rankings released Oct. 31, Emily Danks ranks first in aces per set at .70. Kelli Barhorst ranks 45th in hitting percentage at .363. Allie Schwarzwalder is 26th in blocks per set at 1.27 and 174th in hitting percentage at .308. In assists per set, Betsy Hone ranks 131st at 9.42. Katie Dull ranks 125th in points at 3.96 and 150th in kills per set at 3.36.

In team statistics, the Buckeyes rank 15th in blocks (2.75), 26th in aces (1.63) and 70th in kills (13.33) per set. Ohio State ranks 96th in assists (12.07) and 307th in digs (11.88) per set. OSU is 19th in attack percentage at .273.

OSU SECURES FOURTH VICTORY AGAINST A RANKED TEAM UNDER CARLSTON
With the 3-2 victory at 22nd-ranked Northwesternn (Oct. 22), head coach Geoff Carlston earned his fourth victory over an American Volleyball Coaches Association Top 25 ranked team. In 2009, OSU had wins over seventh-ranked Minnesota (3-0) and 12th-ranked Michigan (3-0) out of nine ranked opponents. The Buckeyes lost to 13 ranked opponents in 2008. Earlier this season, OSU defeated 19th-ranked Minnesota, 3-0, and has two wins over ranked teams in six attempts. In the last three years, the Buckeyes have four victories in 28 matches against ranked teams.

KELLI BARHORST NAMED BIG TEN PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Oct. 18, 2010
Kelli Barhorst was been named the Big Ten Player of the Week for her play in the home victories over Iowa and 19th-ranked Minnesota. In the 3-0 (25-10, 25-16, 25-17) win over Iowa, she posted a career-high 14 kills against the Hawkeyes while hitting .619. Barhorst added a match-high seven blocks with a solo and six assists. In the 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-17) upset of 19th-ranked Minnesota last week, she posted a match-high 11 kills while hitting .429. Her five total blocks were a match high with two solos and three assists. In the two matches, Barhorst averaged 5.42 points, 4.17 kills and 2.00 blocks per set while hitting .524.

MARIAH BOOTH NAMED BIG TEN DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Sept. 20, 2010
Mariah Booth was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week for her play in the three matches of the Kennesaw State Owl Invitational. Returning to her hometown, the Kennesaw, Ga., native averaged a team-high 1.90 blocks per set for the three matches in helping the Buckeyes hold the three opponents to a combined .013 attack percentage and win the invitational.

Booth began the weekend with career highs of 11 assist blocks and nine kills in the 3-0 (25-19, 25-16, 25-20) victory over Presbyterian. She hit .438 (9 kills, 2 errors) 16 attempts) in the match. In the 3-1 (25-16, 22-25, 25-15, 25-10) win over Coastal Carolina, Booth recorded eight kills and five assist blocks while hitting .375 (8-2-16). She closed out the weekend with four kills, one dig and three total blocks (1-2) while hitting .429 (4-1-7) against Kennesaw State.

Booth was named to the Kennesaw State Owl Invitational All-Tournament Team after averaging 1.90 blocks, 2.10 kills and 3.10 points per set for the weekend.

ALLIE SCHWARZWALDER NAMED BIG TEN DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Sept. 13, 2010
Allie Schwarzwalder was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week for her play in the four Buckeye victories at the Madison Bingaman Memorial Tournament. She was named to the all-tournament team after averaging 2.08 blocks per set in the tournament.

Schwarzwalder had eight kills, four assist blocks and one dig in the 3-0 (25-12, 25-20, 25-18) win over Brown. She had five kills, four digs and four assist blocks in the 3-0 (25-22, 25-11, 25-19) victory at UMBC. Schwarzwalder produced her first career double-double with 10 kills and 10 total blocks in the 3-1 (27-29, 25-22, 25-21, 25-18) win over Sacred Heart. She added thee digs and an ace serve in the match and her 10 total blocks and nine assist blocks were career highs. In the final match of the tournament, a 3-0 (25-13, 30-28, 25-14) win over Towson, Schwarzwalder had five kills, a career-high four ace serves, one dig and nine total blocks with a solo and eight assists.

For the weekend, Schwarzwalder averaged 3.65 points, 2.08 blocks, 2.15 kills, .38 aces and .69 digs per set.

BUCKEYES HAVE THREE BIG TEN NETWORK APPEARANCES
The Big Ten Network will have three Ohio State matches shown live this season. Buckeye home matches against Minnesota (3-0 OSU victory) and Penn State (3-0 PSU victory) and OSU’s road match at Michigan (Nov. 6, 6 p.m.) are part of the conference broadcast schedule. 

BIG TEN COACHES PICK OHIO STATE TO FINISH FOURTH
By a vote of the Big Ten coaches, Ohio State has been picked to finish fourth in the 2010 season. The Buckeyes finished tied for fourth last season. Six-time defending champion Penn State was picked to finish first, Illinois season and Minnesota third. Rounding out the top six is Michigan fifth and Michigan State sixth.

KATIE DULL IS NAMED TO THE 2010 PRESEASON ALL-BIG TEN TEAM
Senior outside hitter Katie Dull was a unanimous selection to the 2010 preseason All-Big Ten team by a vote of the Big Ten coaches. Joining Dull on the team is Johannah Bangert, Michelle Bartsch, Laura DeBruler and Hillary Haen of Illinois; Ashley Benson of Indiana; Alex Hunt and Lexi Zimmerman of Michigan; Kyndra Abron of Michigan State; Lauren Gibbemeyer, Tabitha Love and Hailey Cowles of Minnesota; Sabel Moffett of Northwestern and Blair Brown, Alyssa D’Errico and Arielle Wilson of Penn State.

HEAD COACH GEOFF CARLSTON
Geoff Carlston is in his third season at Ohio State. He directed the Buckeyes to a fourth place tie (12-8) in the Big Ten in 2009 and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Championship finishing with a 25-10 overall record.

Carlston came to Ohio State after spending five years as head coach of Ohio University where he built an outstanding program. His squads played in five NCAA tournaments, reaching regional play in 2005. At Ohio, Carlston guided the Bobcats to five-consecutive Mid American Conference championships with an overall record of 144-22. He had a MAC conference record of 78-2 and was 14-1 in the conference tournament, winning four of five. 

Carlston was named the MAC Coach of the Year four times and was twice named the Mideast Region Coach of the Year.

He began collegiate coaching with three years at Concordia-St. Paul (Minn.) where he posted a 49-42 record. His career record is 248-101.

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