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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 10th-ranked Ohio State (14-10 overall, 9-1 Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association) men’s volleyball team will host the MIVA Tournament semifinals Thursday and the tournament championship Saturday in St. John Arena. The Buckeyes earned a quarterfinal bye and the No. 1 seed by winning the regular season championship. Ohio State will face fourth-seeded and 13th-ranked Loyola-Chicago (17-9, 5-5) at 7:30 p.m. EDT Thursday in the second semifinal in St. John Arena. The first semifinal, at 5 p.m., will have second-seeded and 12th-ranked Lewis (21-7, 7-3) facing third-seeded Ball State (17-9, 6-4). The semifinal winners advance to the tournament championship match at 7 p.m. EDT Saturday. Admission each day is $5 for adults and $3 for students. The tournament champion receives the MIVA automatic bid to the NCAA Championship semifinals, May 7 in Provo, Utah, hosted by Brigham Young. The NCAA Championship match is May 9.

VIDEO AND AUDIO OF HOME MATCHES AVAILABLE ON BUCKEYE VISION
The MIVA Tournament semifinals and championship match will be available on the web through “Buckeye Vision” at no cost. Livestats also will be available. Links for the webcast and livestats are available at the Ohio State men’s volleyball web page at www.OhioStateBuckeyes.com.

OHIO STATE
The 10th-ranked Buckeyes are coached by Pete Hanson. Ohio State is 14-10 overall and 9-1 in the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association. Last week the Buckeyes had a quarterfinal bye in the MIVA Tournament. OSU closed the regular season with a 3-1 (30-16, 23-30, 30-28, 32-30) win over St. Francis and a 0-3 (21-30, 21-30, 27-30) loss to seventh-ranked Penn State in home matches. Leading the Buckeyes in points per game is Ted Schoenfeldt with a 4.08 average. Robbie Klein ranks second at 3.93 with John Klanac third at 3.53. Schoenfeldt is the team leader in kills per game at 3.44. Klein, at 3.40, ranks second and Klanac is third at 2.85. In attack percentage, Ben Spurlock has a team-high .441 average. Kevin Heine ranks second at .438 with John Albertson third at .415. At setter, Steven Kehoe is averaging 12.82 assists per game. In aces per game, Klanac is the team leader at .26 with 17 aces. Schoenfeldt ranks second at .25 with 20 aces and Kehoe is third at .22 with 19. Defensively, Mik Berzins leads the squad with a 2.58 digs per game average. Kehoe ranks second at 2.07 with Klanac third at 1.36. Berzins is the team leader in serve reception percentage at .963. Shawn Sangrey ranks second at .950 with Anthony Hock third at .946. At the net, Albertson has a team-high 1.39 blocks per game average with 18 solos and 68 assists. Heine, at 1.18, ranks second with five solos and 74 assists. Kehoe is third at .84 with 13 solos and 60 assists.

As a team, Ohio State is hitting .285 and is averaging 19.31 points, 15.11 kills and 14.11 assists per game. The Buckeyes average 1.15 aces, 9.83 digs and 3.05 blocks per game and have a .936 serve reception percentage. OSU opponents are hitting .236 and average 18.40 points, 14.37 kills and 13.33 assists per game. They are averaging 1.31 aces, 9.10 digs and 2.72 blocks per game and have a .955 serve reception percentage.

LOYOLA-CHICAGO
The 13th-ranked Ramblers, coached by Shane Davis, are 17-9 overall and finished fourth in the MIVA with a 5-5 mark. Last week in MIVA Tournament quarterfinal action, Loyola-Chicago defeated IPFW, 3-0 (30-26, 30-26, 30-28) at home. Kris Berzins leads the squad in points per game at 4.35. Mike Bunting rank second at 4.11 and Nick Lamoureux is third at 3.33. Berzins leads the team in kills per game at 3.83. Bunting, at 3.39, ranks second with Lamoureux third at 2.59. In attack percentage, Lamoureux leads the team with a .431 average. Michael Morice ranks second at .403 with Berzins third at .265. At setter, Michael Hutz is averaging 12.01 assists per game. Bunting leads the team at .40 aces per game and has a team-high 36. Berzins ranks second at .31 with 30 aces and Lamoureux is third at .31 with 30. Defensively, Tommy Becker has a team-high 1.98 digs per game average. At 1.90, Berzins ranks second and Michael Hutz is third at 1.61. Matt Baleiko has a team leading .992 serve reception percentage. Berzins ranks second at .969 with Bunting third at .952. At the net, Morice leads the team with a 1.00 blocks per game average. He has three solo blocks and 80 assists. Lamoureux ranks second at .80 with six solos and 72 assists. Ranking third is Bunting at .55 with seven solos and 42 assists.

Loyola-Chicago is hitting .264 and averages 18.42 points, 14.33 kills and 13.54 assists per game. The Ramblers average 1.96 aces, 8.70 digs and 2.13 blocks per game and have a .938 serve reception percentage. Loyola-Chicago opponents average 15.90 points, 12.06 kills and 11.15 assists per game and have a .277 attack percentage. Rambler opponents average 1.32 aces, 8.66 digs and 2.52 blocks per game and have a .910 serve reception percentage.

BUCKEYE-RAMBLER SERIES
Ohio State leads the series with Loyola-Chicago, 22-12. In Columbus, the Buckeyes are 14-2 against the Ramblers. Loyola-Chicago is 8-7 in Chicago and 2-1 at neutral sites against Ohio State. In Columbus earlier this season, Ohio State defeated Loyola-Chicago, 3-0 (30-21, 30-27, 30-19) and 3-0 (30-21, 30-25, 31-29 at Chicago. The Buckeyes are 3-3 in MIVA Tournament matches against the Ramblers. The teams last played in the semifinals at Ohio State in 2008 with Ohio State winning, 3-0 (30-22, 30-26, 30-27).

LEWIS
The 12th-ranked Flyers, coached by Dan Friend, are 21-7 overall and second in the MIVA with a 7-3 mark. Lewis received a quarterfinal bye in the MIVA Tournament and did not play last week. They closed out the regular season with a 2-3 (28-30, 26-30, 30-24, 30-28, 11-15) loss at 15th-ranked Loyola-Chicago and a 3-0 (30-26, 30-24, 30-24) win over IPFW at home. Flyer Drew Pickering leads the team with a 4.88 points per game average. Nathan Klaas ranks second at 4.39 with Billy Sahagian third at 3.46. Pickering is the team leader in kills per game at 4.19. Klaas, at 3.80, ranks second with Sahagian third at 2.65. Alex Vigansky has a team-high .449 attack percentage. Sahagian ranks second at .409 with Pickering third at .330. At setter, Mike Iandolo is averaging 12.85 assists per game. Iandolo leads the team in aces per game at .31 and has 27 on the season. Pickering ranks second at .30 with 26 and Brian Muesenfechter is third at .21 with 14. Defensively, Nick Perakes has a team-high 2.83 digs per game average. Pickering ranks second at 1.94 with Klaas third at 1.60. Perakes is the team leader in serve reception percentage at .966. Ranking second at .959 is Pickering with Klaas third at .953. At the net, Sahagian leads the team with a 1.17 blocks per game average. He has 17 solos and 73 assist blocks. Vigansky ranks second at 1.09 with 15 solos and 72 assists. At .79, Klaas ranks third with eight solos and 65 assists.

Lewis averages 19.53 points, 15.63 kills and 14.30 assists per game while hitting .398. The Flyers average 1.21 aces, 10.22 digs and 2.70 blocks per game and have a .953 serve reception percentage. Lewis opponents are hitting .227 and average 17.62 points, 14.33 kills and 13.58 assists per game. Flyer opponents average .95 aces, 10.50 digs and 2.33 blocks per game and have a .943 serve reception percentage.

BUCKEYE-FLYER SERIES
Ohio State leads the series with Lewis, 22-12. The Buckeyes are 12-7 in Columbus and 10-5 at Lewis. Earlier this season, Lewis won 3-1 (30-22, 30-25, 29-31, 31-29) in Columbus and Ohio State defeated the Flyers, 3-1 (30-24, 19-30, 30-26, 30-23) at Lewis. The squads have played twice in the MIVA Tournament. Lewis defeated Ohio State, 3-1 (9-15, 15-11, 9-15, 12-15) in 1996 and 3-1 (30-26, 30-32, 22-30, 28-30) in 2004 in semifinal matches played in Columbus.

BALL STATE
The Cardinals, coached by Joel Walton, are 17-9 overall and finished third in the MIVA with a 6-4 mark. Last week in the MIVA Tournament quarterfinals, Ball State defeated Quincy, 3-0 (30-18, 30-13, 30-28). Leading the Cardinals in points per game at 3.93 is Todd Chamberlain. J.D. Gasparovic ranks second at 3.10 with Matt Sprague third at 3.26. Chamberlain is the team leader in kills per game at 3.33. Sprague ranks second at 2.80 with Marcus Imwalle third at 2.29. Gasparovic has a team-high .472 attack percentage with Andy Nelson second at .413 and Chamberlain third at .274. At setter, Ethan Pheister has an 11.65 assists per game average. Pheister is the team leader in aces per game at .49 with 45. Dominic Spadavecchio ranks second at .40 with 28 aces and Sprague is third at .26 with 20. Defensively, Billy Ebel leads the team in digs per game at 2.66. Sprague ranks second at 1.86 with Chamberlain third at 1.54. In serve reception percentage, Sprague is the team leader at .948. Chamberlain ranks second at .947 with Ebel third at .939. At the net, Gasparovic leads the team with a 1.45 blocks per game average. He has nine solo and 111 assist blocks. Nelson, at 1.27, ranks second with 12 solos and 97 assists. Pheister ranks third at 1.01 with five solos and 88 assist blocks.

Ball State averages 18.92 points, 14.26 kills and 13.15 assists per game while hitting .281. The Cardinals average 1.62 aces, 10.33 digs and 3.05 blocks per game and has a .932 serve reception percentage. Opponents are hitting .201 and average 17.18 points, 13.30 kills and 12.14 assists per game. Cardinal opponents average 1.37 aces, 9.32 digs and 2.52 blocks per game and have a .927 serve reception percentage.

BUCKEYE-CARDINAL SERIES
Ohio State has an 82-76 lead in the series with Ball State. In Columbus, Ohio State is 43-32 against the Cardinals. Ball State is 32-27 in Muncie and 13-12 in neutral site matches. Earlier this season, in Columbus, Ohio State won 3-2 (30-25, 20-30, 30-21, 26-30, 15-12) and 3-2 (27-30, 21-30, 30-26, 30-27, 15-10) at Ball State. In the MIVA Tournament, the Buckeyes are 13-10 against the Cardinals including a 6-3 mark in the semifinals and a 7-6 record in championship matches. In the 2008 MIVA Tournament Championship match, Ohio State won 3-0 (30-19, 30-24, 30-21).

OHIO STATE WINS THE OUTRIGHT MIVA REGULAR SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP
With the 3-0 victory over IPFW, Ohio State won the outright Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association regular season championship. It is OSU’s third consecutive championship and 21st overall. It marks the 12th title for head coach Pete Hanson.

PETE HANSON NAMED MIVA COACH OF THE YEAR
By a vote of the MIVA conference coaches, Ohio State’s Pete Hanson has been named the 2009 MIVA Coach of the Year. It marks the third consecutive season that Hanson has received the honor. He has won the honor nine times in the following years: 1988, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2004, 2007, 2008 and 2009. Hanson coached the Buckeyes to a 9-1 conference record to win the regular season title for the third consecutive year. He has won 12 regular season championships and seven MIVA tournaments.

OHIO STATE HAS SIX NAMED TO THE MIVA ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
Ohio State had six players named to the 2009 MIVA all-conference team with three first team selections and three second team selections. Named to the first team were setter Steven Kehoe, outside hitter Robbie Klein and opposite Ted Schoenfeldt. Buckeye second team selections include middle blocker John Albertson, libero Mik Berzins and outside hitter John Klanac.

NINE NAMED TO THE MIVA ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
The Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association honored nine Ohio State student-athletes who have been named to the MIVA Academic All-Conference Team. To be eligible, athletes must have achieved at least a career 3.00 grade point average on a 4.0 scale after the completion of the fall semester at their respective institutions. Ohio State selections include John Albertson, Dale Freier, Kevin Heine, Steven Kehoe, Brian Kues, Ted Schoenfeldt, John Tholen, Jason Tobkin and Ryan Versen.

BUCKEYES IN THE NATIONAL STATISTICS
Seven Buckeyes are nationally ranked in Division I-II statistics released Monday by the NCAA. OSU setter Steven Kehoe ranks eighth in assists per game at 12.82, 32nd in digs at 2.07 and is 67th in blocks per game at .84. Kevin Heine ranks seventh (.438) in hitting percentage and is 22nd in blocks per game at 1.18. John Albertson ranks 10th in blocks per game at 1.39 and is 13th in hitting percentage at .415. John Klanac is 61st in kills per game at 2.85 and ranks 50th in hitting percentage at .275. Ted Schoenfeldt is 37th in hitting percentage at .298 and is 33rd in kills per game at 3.44. Libero Mik Berzins is ranked 16th in digs per game at 2.58. Robbie Klein, at 3.40 kills per game, ranks 37th.

As a team, the Buckeyes are sixth nationally in blocks per game at 3.05. Ohio State is 10th in assists at 14.11 and 16th in digs at 9.83 per game. OSU ranks ninth in kills per game at 15.11, 10th in hitting percentage at .285 and is 26th in aces per game at 1.15.

OHIO STATE NOW RANKED 10TH IN BISON/AVCA POLL
Ohio State is now ranked 10th in the Bison/AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) Division I-II Men’s Coaches Top 15 Poll released Monday. This is the highest OSU has been ranked this season. The Buckeyes had been ranked 11th for the past three weeks.

SCHOENFELDT NAMED THE SPORTS IMPORTS/AVCA NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK AND THE MIVA PLAYER OF THE WEEK-April 6, 2009
Ted Schoenfeldt was been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Division I-II National Player of the Week and the MIVA Player of the Week April 6. He helped Ohio State earn at least a share of the MIVA regular season championship with his play at #15 Loyola Chicago and #11 Lewis.

Schoenfeldt posted a match-high 15.5 points at Loyola-Chicago (30-21, 30-25, 31-29) with a co-match-high 13 kills (.455) and five assist blocks. He added four digs in the match. In the close third game he had four kills and four assist blocks. In the 3-1 (30-24, 19-30, 30-26, 30-23) victory at Lewis, the first home loss of the season for the Flyers, Schoenfeldt recorded a match-high 22 points with a match-high 19 kills (.308), one ace serve and four assist blocks. He tied his career high of 11 digs against Lewis for his first career double-double (kills-digs). Tied at one game each, Schoenfeldt hit .428 in the final two games, hitting .250 (5-2-12) in game three and .667 (7-1-9) in game four. In the two matches, he averaged 5.36 points, 4.57 kills, 2.14 digs and 1.29 blocks per game while hitting .361.

BUCKEYES PICKED TO FINISHED THIRD IN THE MIVA
Ohio State was picked to finished third this season in the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association preseason poll. The coaches voted Lewis first and Ball State second. Rounding out the voting was Loyola-Chicago in fourth, IPFW fifth and Quincy sixth. Two Buckeyes, Robbie Klein and Ben Spurlock, were named to the preseason MIVA all-conference team. Joining the Buckeyes on the 10-player team were Mike Iandolo, Nicky Perakes, Drew Pickering and Billy Sahagian of Lewis, Todd Chamberlain and Matt McCarthy of Ball State and Kris Berzins and Nick Lamoureux of Loyola-Chicago.

HEAD COACH PETE HANSON
Pete Hanson is in his 25th season at Ohio State. He has a 491-273 record with the Buckeyes and has 12 Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association championships, including 2009. Named the MIVA Coach of the Year nine times, including 2009, he was the American Volleyball Coaches Association National Coach of the Year in 2000 when Ohio State was the NCAA national championship runner-up. Hanson was also the 1998 Volleyball Magazine Coach of the Year. His teams have advanced to the NCAA championships seven times including back-to-back appearances in 2000 (runner-up) and 2001 (semifinalist).

MEET THE BUCKEYES

#1 STEVEN KEHOE
2009 MIVA First Team All-Conference … MIVA Academic All-Conference … MIVA statistical champion in league statistics with a 12.75 assists per game average … nationally ranked eighth in assists per game at 12.82 … double-figure digs in five matches … career-high six kills and 69 assists at St. Francis … hit a career-high .833 (5-0-6) attack percentage at Ball State … career-high three ace serves at Loyola-Chicago … career-high 18 digs against George Mason … career-high two solo blocks at St. Francis and in both home and away matches with George Mason … career-high seven total blocks (1-6) against Quincy (2-19) … career-high six assist blocks against Quincy (2-19) … career-high 11.5 points at St. Francis … started all 24 matches … averages 12.82 assists per game … ranks second on the team with a 2.07 digs per game average … third on the squad in aces per game at .22 with 19 … ranks third for OSU in blocks per game at .84 with 13 solos and 60 assist blocks … hitting .236 on the season … averages 1.13 points and .41 kills on the season.
Career Rankings: ranks seventh in assists with 1,200 … seventh in assists per game at 9.02.
Loyola matches – in Columbus: started, 43 assists, seven digs, one ace serve, one solo block, four assist blocks – at Loyola-Chicago: stated, 44 assists, one kill, three ace serves, five digs, two assist blocks
Lewis matches – in Columbus: started, 56 assists, one kill, eight digs, one assist block – at Lewis: started, 56 assists, one ace serve, six digs, three assist blocks
Ball State matches – in Columbus: started, 55 assists, four digs, one solo block, three assist blocks – at Ball State: started, 56 assists, five kills, .833, 10 digs, five assist blocks

#2 KEVIN HEINE
MIVA Academic All-Conference … co-MIVA statistical champion in league statistics with a .500 attach percentage … ranked fifth in MIVA league statistics with a 1.12 blocks per game average … nationally ranked seventh in attack percentage at .438 … double-figure kills in seven matches … career-high 15 kills at St. Francis … career-high .833 (10-0-12) attack percentage at IPFW … equaled career-high of three digs against George Mason and Southern California (in Hawaii) … season-high seven total blocks (1-7) against Quincy (2-19) and George Mason (0-7) … season-high seven assist blocks against George Mason … career-high 17.5 points against Stanford … played in 22 matches with 18 starts … second on the team in attack percentage at .438 … fifth in points (3.06) and fourth in kills (2.42) per game on the squad … ranks second on the team in blocks at 1.18 with five solos and a team-high 74 assist blocks.
Loyola matches – in Columbus: did not play – at Loyola-Chicago: started, six kills, .500, one solo block, five assist blocks
Lewis matches – in Columbus: played, six kills, .385, one dig, two assist blocks – at Lewis: started, 14 kills, .476, four assist blocks
Ball State matches – in Columbus: started, four kills, .800, three assist blocks – at Ball State: played

#3 ANTHONY HOCK
Played in 21 matches with four starts at libero … career-high nine digs at Rutgers-Newark … career-high two assists at Ball State … recorded an ace serve at Lewis and at Loyola-Chicago … has 36 digs (.64 per game) on the season … ranks third on the team in serve reception percentage at .946
Loyola matches – in Columbus: played – at Loyola-Chicago: played, one ace serve
Lewis matches – in Columbus: played – at Lewis: played, one ace serve
Ball State matches – in Columbus: started at libero, five digs, 41 of 43 serve reception attempts – at Ball State: started at libero, six digs, 22 of 24 serve reception attempts

#5 JOHN ALBERTSON
2009 MIVA Second Team All-Conference … MIVA Academic All-Conference … MIVA statistical champion in league statistics with a 1.62 blocks per game average … nationally ranked 10th in blocks per game at 1.39 … team leader in blocks in 10 matches … career-high 17 kills at George Mason … hit a season-high .706 (13-1-17) against St. Francis … season-high five digs at George Mason … career-highs of 12 total blocks (3-9) and nine assist blocks against Loyola-Chicago … equaled his career-high of three solo blocks at George Mason and against Loyola-Chicago … equaled his career-high of 23.0 points at George Mason … a starter in 18 matches … team leader in blocks per game at 1.39 with 18 solos and 68 assist blocks … ranks fourth on the team in points (3.32) and fifth in kills (2.40) per game … third on the squad in attack percentage at .415 … averaged .08 aces and .34 digs per game.
Career Rankings: ranks sixth in attack percentage at .410 … 14th in solo blocks with 38 … seventh in assist blocks with 325 … ninth in total blocks with 363 (38-325) … sixth in block per game at 1.38.
Loyola matches – in Columbus: started, six kills, .333, one dig, three solo blocks, nine assist blocks – at Loyola-Chicago: started, seven kills, .462, one dig, five assist blocks
Lewis matches – in Columbus: started, 16 kills, .333, two solo blocks, two assist blocks – at Lewis: started, eight kills, .500, one ace serve, two digs, one solo blocks, six assist blocks
Ball State matches – in Columbus: started, 16 kills, .375, two digs, one solo block, two assist blocks – at Ball State: started, seven kills, .222, one ace serve, two digs, one solo blocks, eight assist blocks

#6 SHAWN SANGREY
Played in 19 matches with 10 starts … career-high 14 kills against George Mason and Rutgers-Newark … hit a career-high .286 (14-6-28) against Rutgers-Newark … career-high nine digs against Quincy (2-19) … career-high eight total blocks (1-7) against Juniata … career-high seven assist blocks against Juniata … career-high 16.0 points against George Mason and Rutgers-Newark … second on the team in serve reception percentage at .950 … averages 2.14 points and 1.69 kills per game while hitting .086 … averages .63 blocks, .12 aces and .94 digs per game.
Loyola matches – in Columbus: started, three kills, -.125, three digs – at Loyola-Chicago: did not play
Lewis matches – in Columbus: played, one kill, -.400, one dig, one assist block – at Lewis: played
Ball State matches – in Columbus: played – at Ball State: did not play

# 7 BEN SPURLOCK
Played in 20 matches with 10 starts … career-high 13 kills against Loyola-Chicago and at St. Francis … hit a career-high .900 (9-0-10) attack percentage at Rutgers-Newark … equaled career-high of two ace serves in both Quincy home matches … season-high three digs in four matches … season-high six assist blocks at Rutgers-Newark … season-high 14.5 points at St. Francis … season averages of 2.35 points and 1.93 kills per game while hitting a team-high .441 … averages .54 blocks, .14 aces and .51 digs per game.
Loyola matches – in Columbus: started, 13 kills, .474, three digs – at Loyola-Chicago: did not play
Lewis matches – in Columbus: started, one kill, -.333, one ace serve, one dig, two assist blocks – – at Lewis: played, two digs
Ball State matches – in Columbus: played, 11 kills, .588, one ace serve, two digs, one solo block, – at Ball State: started, seven kills, .188, three digs, four assist blocks

#8 JOHN KLANAC
2009 MIVA Second Team All-Conference … 10 matches with double-figure kills … career-high 18 kills against George Mason … hit a career-high .600 (9-0-15) against George Mason … career-high four ace serves against Quincy (2-19) … career-high nine digs against Lewis … career-high three solo blocks against Lewis … career-high five assist blocks at Rutgers-Newark … career-high six total blocks (3-3) against Lewis … career-high 21 points against George Mason … played and started in 18 matches … third on the squad in points (3.53) and kills (2.85) per game … fifth in attack percentage at .275 … team leader in aces per game at .26 with 17 … fourth on the squad in blocks per game at .73 with eight solos and 40 assist blocks … third on the team in digs per game at 1.36 … has a .945 serve reception percentage.
Loyola matches – in Columbus: started, six kills, .176, four digs, one solo block, 18 of 18 serve reception attempts – at Loyola-Chicago: started, 13 kills, 400, three digs, three assist blocks, 21 of 26 serve reception attempts
Lewis matches – in Columbus: started, nine kills, .286, nine digs, three solo blocks, three assist blocks, 32 of 33 serve reception attempts – at Lewis: started, nine kills, .080, one ace serve, eight digs, two assist blocks, 31 of 31 serve reception attempts
Ball State matches – in Columbus: started, 15 kills, .387, two ace serves, six digs, one solo block, one assist block, 30 of 33 serve reception attempts – at Ball State: started, 14 kills, .393, seven digs, one solo block, two assist blocks, 27 of 30 serve reception attempts

#10 BRIAN KUES
Played in 19 matches … season-high nine digs against Quincy (2-20) … recorded an ace serve against Loyola-Chicago and one assist at Hawaii … on the season has 16 digs (.40 per game), one assist and one ace serve.
Loyola matches – in Columbus: played, one ace serve – at Loyola-Chicago: played
Lewis matches – in Columbus: played, one dig – at Lewis: did not play
Ball State matches – in Columbus: played – at Ball State: played

#11 TED SCHOENFELDT
2009 MIVA First Team All-Conference … MIVA Academic All-Conference … ranked third in MIVA conference statistics in points (4.48) and kills (3.78) per game … named the Sports Imports/AVCA National Player of the Week and the MIVA Player of the Week for his play at Loyola-Chicago and Lewis … 13 matches with double-figure kills … career-high 26 kills at Juniata … career-high attack percentage of .692 (9-0-13) against Rutgers-Newark … equaled his career-high of three ace serves at St. Francis and at George Mason … career-high 12 digs against St. Francis … career-high two solo blocks against Ball State and George Mason … career-high seven total blocks (1-6) at Rutgers-Newark … tied his career-high of six assist blocks against Rutgers-Newark … career-high 27.5 points at Juniata … played in 22 matches with 20 starts … team leader in points (4.08) and kills (3.44) per game … fourth on the squad in attack percentage at .298 … ranks second on the team in aces per game at .25 with a team-high 20 aces … ranks fourth for OSU in digs per game at 1.29 … ranks fifth in blocking on the team at .67 with eight solos and 45 assist blocks.
Loyola matches – in Columbus: played, four kills, .500, one dig, one solo block, five assist blocks – at Loyola-Chicago: started, 13 kills, 455, four digs, five assist blocks
Lewis matches – in Columbus: started, 25 kills, .422, seven digs, two assist blocks, 33 of 33 serve reception attempts – at Lewis: started, 19 kills, .308, one ace serve, 11 digs, four assist blocks
Ball State matches – in Columbus: started, 12 kills, .214, two ace serves, seven digs, two solo blocks – at Ball State: started, 21 kills, .273, three digs, one solo block, two assist blocks

#12 JASON TOBKIN
MIVA Academic All-Conference … played in 19 matches with two starts … season-high six kills at Hawaii … season-high five digs at Hawaii … season-high five total blocks (0-5) at Hawaii … season-high five assist blocks at Hawaii … season-high 8.5 points at Hawaii … season averages of .88 points and .56 kills per game … averages .12 aces, .76 digs, 41 blocks per game … has a .946 serve reception percentage.
Loyola matches – in Columbus: did not play – at Loyola-Chicago: played
Lewis matches – in Columbus: did not play – at Lewis: played, one dig
Ball State matches – in Columbus: played, one ace serve, one dig – at Ball State: played, 1 kill, .000, one assist block

#13 ROBBIE KLEIN
2009 MIVA First Team All-Conference … 16 matches with double-figure kills … season-high 21 kills at St. Francis … hit a career-high .818 (9-0-11) at Rutgers-Newark … season-high 11 digs at Ball State … season-high five total blocks (1-4) at Rutgers-Newark … equaled career-high of two solo blocks against Quincy (2-19) … season-high 22.5 points at St. Francis … team leader in kills in eight matches … started all 24 matches … ranks second on the team in points (3.93) and kills (3.40) per game … ranks fourth in aces per game at .20 with 17 … averages 1.10 digs per game, ranking fifth on the team … has a .946 serve reception percentage ranking fourth on the team.
Career Rankings: ranks seventh in kills with 1,246 … 16th in kills per game at 3.29 … second in aces with 119 … third in aces per game at .31 … 16th in digs with 498 … seventh in point with 1,479.5 … 13th in points per game at 3.90.
Loyola matches – in Columbus: started, 17 kills, .448, two digs, two assist blocks – at Loyola-Chicago: started, 9 kills, .273, one ace serve, seven digs, nine of nine serve reception attempts
Lewis matches – in Columbus: started, six kills, -.097, one ace serve, three digs – at Lewis: started, 11 kills, .083, one ace serve, five digs, two assist blocks, 22 of 23 serve reception attempts
Ball State matches – in Columbus: started, seven kills, -.200, two digs, one solo block, two assist blocks, 14 of 15 serve reception attempts – at Ball State: started, 19 kills, .238, 11 digs, one solo block, three assist blocks, 25 of 27 serve reception attempts

#15 MIK BERZINS
2009 MIVA Second Team All-Conference … ranked second in MIVA league statistics with a 2.85 digs per game average … eight matches with double-figure kills … career-high 17 digs at Lewis and at St. Francis … career-high three assists at Juniata … career-high one assist block at Rutgers-Newark and at George Mason … played in 22 matches with 18 starts at libero … averaged a team-high 2.58 digs per game … team leader in serve reception percentage at .963.
Loyola matches – in Columbus: started at libero, eight digs, 28 of 29 serve reception attempts – at Loyola-Chicago: started at libero, three digs, 27 of 27 serve reception attempts
Lewis matches – in Columbus: started at libero, 15 digs, 27 of 27 serve reception attempts – at Lewis: started at libero, 17 digs, 31 of 31 serve reception attempts
Ball State matches – in Columbus: did not play – at Ball State: played, seven digs, 22 of 23 serve reception attempts

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