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Feb. 8, 2003

Box Score

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State (6-3 overall, 2-0 Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association) men’s volleyball squad hit a season-high .538 to gain a 3-0 (30-22, 30-26, 30-19) victory over host Findlay (7-4, 2-4) Saturday night at Houdeshell Court. OSU’s Tom Trantow (Sr., River Forest, Ill.) scored a match-high 15 kills in leading the Buckeye attack. Buckeyes Andy Cole (Fr., Glendale, Wis.) and Adam Pedersen (Jr., Muskego, Wis.) added 12 and 11 kills, respectively for Ohio State. Oiler Jeff Overfield (Jr., New Madison, Ohio) had a team-high 12 kills for Findlay.

In game one, a 30-22 win, Ohio State hit .464 in the game to .304 for Findlay. Game two, a 30-26 Buckeye win, saw OSU hit .600 to the Oilers .556. The Buckeyes hit .500 in the 30-19 game three victory, while Findlay hit .200.

For the match, Ohio State hit .538 to the Oilers .328. The Buckeyes produced 52 kills in the match to 32 for the Oilers. Findlay had a five to three margin in ace serves. Oiler Steve Yarnell (Sr., Miller City, Ohio) recorded a match-high two aces for Findlay. The Buckeyes gave up 15 service errors to 13 for Findlay. OSU recorded 30 digs in the match to 17 for Findlay. Buckeye Mark Greaves (Fr., Fenton, Mo.) recorded a match/career-high 10 digs against the Oilers. At the net, Ohio State had an 8.5 to six margin in team blocks. OSU’s Pedersen had a match-high seven assist blocks which equals his season-high. OSU’s Mark Peckham (Jr., London, Ontario) had 48 assists in the match to Oiler Nick Wolf’s (Sr., Brecksville, Ohio) 32. Ohio State continues conference action next Wednesday at Mercyhurst. The Buckeyes return to St. John Arena at 5:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 16 to host eighth-ranked Penn State.

BUCKEYE NOTES

In the last two matches, OSU hit a combined .530, recording .521 against Clarke College Friday and .538 at Findlay Saturday. Tom Trantow hit a season-high .565 (15-2-23) against Findlay. Mark Greaves had a career-high 10 digs against the Oilers. Andy Cole hit .706 against the Oilers with 12 kills in 17 attempts. He hit a career-high .737 (16-2-19) Friday against Clarke College. Cole has had double-figure kills in the last three matches. Adam Pedersen recorded a season-high seven assist blocks against the Oilers.

Volleyball Box Score Ohio State Univ. vs The Un. of Findlay (Feb 08, 2003 at Findlay, Ohio)

Ohio State Univ. | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN ## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE —————————————————————————– 5 Trantow, Tom…….. 3| 15 2 23 .565| 0| 1 1| 0| 1| 0 1 0| 0 6 Peckham, Mark……. 3| 1 1 3 .000| 48| 1 4| 0| 4| 0 1 0| 0 7 Hamilton, Brett….. 3| 4 0 7 .571| 0| 1 4| 0| 2| 0 3 2| 0 8 Greaves, Mark……. 3| 9 4 16 .313| 0| 0 4| 0| 10| 0 3 1| 0 10 Pedersen, Adam…… 3| 11 2 14 .643| 0| 0 1| 0| 1| 0 7 1| 0 12 Cole, Andy………. 3| 12 0 17 .706| 0| 0 1| 0| 6| 0 2 2| 0 2 Katz, Stuart…….. 3| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 5| 6| 0 0 0| 0 9 Dillon, Aaron……. 3| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0 16 Lehman, Mark…….. 1| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0 —————————————————————————– Totals………….. 3| 52 9 80 .538| 48| 3 15| 5| 30| 0 17 6| 0

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 8.5 Game K E TA Pct 1 17 4 28 .464 GAME SCORES 1 2 3 TEAM RECORDS 2 20 2 30 .600 Ohio State Univ….. 30 30 30 6-3, 2-0 3 15 4 22 .500 The Un. of Findlay.. 22 26 19 7-4, 2-4

The Un. of Findlay | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN ## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE —————————————————————————– 4 Wolf, Nick………. 3| 0 1 1-1.000| 32| 0 0| 0| 3| 0 3 0| 2 10 Noblet, Josh…….. 3| 2 1 7 .143| 0| 1 2| 0| 1| 0 0 1| 0 12 Monroe, Scott……. 3| 2 1 6 .167| 0| 1 1| 3| 1| 0 1 0| 0 13 Dziczkowski, Jim…. 3| 7 4 18 .167| 0| 1 4| 0| 2| 0 0 0| 0 14 Yarnell, Steve…… 3| 6 2 8 .500| 0| 2 2| 0| 1| 0 4 1| 0 15 Overfield, Jeff….. 3| 12 2 21 .476| 0| 0 2| 0| 3| 1 2 0| 0 1 Mullins, Brent…… 3| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 6| 0 0 0| 0 6 Campbell, Andy…… 3| 2 0 2 1.000| 0| 0 1| 0| 0| 0 0 1| 0 7 Getz, Mike………. 1| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0 9 Maxton, Patrick….. 3| 1 0 1 1.000| 0| 0 1| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0 —————————————————————————– Totals………….. 3| 32 11 64 .328| 32| 5 13| 3| 17| 1 10 3| 2

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 6.0 Game K E TA Pct 1 12 5 23 .304 Site: Findlay, Ohio (Houdeshell Court) 2 12 2 18 .556 Date: Feb 08, 2003 Attend: 621 Time: 1:21 3 9 4 25 .200 Referees: Dan Houser, Jim Evans