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Jan. 17, 2005

Box Score

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State (4-0 overall) men’s volleyball team defeated Springfield College (0-2), 3-0 (30-27, 30-21, 30-16) to complete a two-match sweep in the weekend series with the Pride Monday night in St. John Arena. Sunday night, OSU won the first match, 3-0 (30-19, 30-22, 30-20) against Springfield. OSU’s Stuart Katz (Sr., Port Washington, N.Y.) scored a match-high 16 points for the Buckeyes with Mark Greaves (Jr., Fenton, Mo.) adding 13.5. Katz tallied 12 kills (.556), adding three ace serves and two assist blocks while Greaves had 12 kills (.500), a solo and an assist block for OSU. Springfield’s Brandon Mueller collected a team-high 10.5 points with 10 kills and an assist block.

Tied a eight, Springfield took a 9-8 lead in game one off an OSU error. Two Buckeye kills by Mike Wauligman (Sr., Cincinnati, Ohio) gave OSU a 10-9 lead. With the Buckeyes leading 16-14, a OSU error, a Pride block by Mueller and Jake Voorhies and a Ricky Albano kill put Springfield ahead, 17-16. OSU regained the lead with a Layne Dreven (Jr., Pittsburgh, Pa.) kill and a Scott Spurlock (Sr., Stow, Ohio) solo block at 18-17. With OSU leading 21-20, a kill by Mueller and a block by Matt Smith and Robert Soris put Springfield ahead, 22-21. The Pride held a 25-24 lead before kills from Wauligman and Spurlock and a Pride error put Ohio State ahead, 27-25. Mueller’s kill cut the lead to 27-26. A Spurlock kill and a Springfield error set game point at 29-26. An OSU service error made it 29-27 but Spurlock’s kill ended the game at 30-27. Ohio State hit .293 for the game to .214 for Springfield.

A Katz kill and a block by Katz and Mathews followed by a Pride error opened up a 3-0 Ohio State lead in game two. After a Springfield kill by Smith, a Pride error, kills from Katz and Greaves and a Katz ace serve gave OSU a 7-1 lead. Springfield cut the margin to 12-10 with a Smith kill but the Buckeyes with a Springfield error, two kills from Dreven and one from Greaves took a 16-10 lead. Ahead, 29-21, a Greaves kill ended the game at 30-21 for OSU. The Buckeyes hit .419 for the game to .292 for Springfield.

Springfield held a 3-2 lead in game three before a Pride error tied the game at three. The Buckeyes then scored the next six points to open a 9-3 lead. The run began with kills from Katz and Dreven. A Katz ace serve was followed by a Dreven-Mathews block. Sam Stevens (Jr., Miami, Fla.) recorded a kill and a solo block by Greaves completed the run. The Buckeyes took the lead to 13 points at 27-14. Mueller’s kill and an OSU error made it 27-16. A Pride error followed by kills from Dreven and Brett Versen (So., Centerville, Ohio) ended the game at 30-16. Ohio State hit .591 for the game to .143 for Springfield.

For the match, Ohio State hit .404 to Springfield’s .213. OSU had a 54-35 advantage in kills and a five to two margin in ace serves. The Buckeyes gave up 12 service errors to nine for the Pride. Defensively, OSU had a 23-18 advantage in digs and a 10 to three margin in team blocks.

Ohio State completes a five-match home stand Friday, Jan. 21 when the Buckeyes host Rutgers-Newark (0-0) at 7 p.m. in St. John Arena.

Volleyball Box Score The Automated ScoreBook Springfield vs #10 Ohio State (Jan 17, 2005 at Columbus, Ohio)

Springfield | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN ## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE|POINTS ———————————————————————————— 1 Smith, Matt……… 3| 7 0 11 .636| 0| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 1 1| 1| 7.5 2 Soris, Robert……. 3| 1 3 6 -.333| 14| 1 1| 0| 3| 0 1 2| 1| 2.5 3 Albano, Ricky……. 3| 4 5 18 -.056| 1| 1 2| 0| 2| 1 0 0| 0| 6.0 14 Palumbo, Eric……. 3| 3 5 11 -.182| 1| 0 1| 2| 5| 0 0 0| 0| 3.0 16 Mueller, Brandon…. 3| 10 3 19 .368| 0| 0 2| 2| 3| 0 1 0| 0| 10.5 17 Voorhies, Jake…… 3| 3 1 4 .500| 0| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 1 0| 0| 3.5 4 Walker, Steve……. 1| 2 0 2 1.000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 2.0 6 Stawinski, Eduardo.. 3| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 3| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 7 Sander, Peter……. 2| 2 1 4 .250| 1| 0 2| 0| 0| 0 0 1| 0| 2.0 9 Springer, Collin…. 1| 0 0 1 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 10 Shekell, Chris…… 2| 1 0 1 1.000| 15| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 1.0 11 White, Rusty…….. 1| 2 0 3 .667| 0| 0 1| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 2.0 TEAM……………. | | | | 1| | | | 0.0 ———————————————————————————— Totals………….. 3| 35 18 80 .213| 32| 2 9| 5| 18| 1 4 4| 2| 40.0

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 3.0 Game K E TA Pct 1 12 6 28 .214 GAME SCORES 1 2 3 TEAM RECORDS 2 12 5 24 .292 Springfield……… (0) 27 21 16 0-2 3 11 7 28 .143 Ohio State………. (3) 30 30 30 4-0

Ohio State | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN ## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE|POINTS ———————————————————————————— 2 Katz, Stuart…….. 3| 12 2 18 .556| 1| 3 3| 0| 2| 0 2 0| 0| 16.0 4 Mathews, Daniel….. 3| 3 1 4 .500| 38| 0 2| 0| 4| 1 5 0| 1| 6.5 8 Greaves, Mark……. 3| 12 3 18 .500| 3| 0 3| 0| 3| 1 1 0| 0| 13.5 11 Spurlock, Scott….. 3| 7 2 15 .333| 1| 0 0| 0| 0| 1 3 3| 0| 9.5 13 Wauligman, Mike….. 2| 6 6 17 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 5| 0 0 0| 0| 6.0 14 Dreven, Layne……. 3| 8 1 12 .583| 0| 0 1| 0| 1| 0 3 0| 0| 9.5 1 Meske, Dan………. 3| 1 0 2 .500| 0| 0 0| 1| 5| 0 0 0| 0| 1.0 6 Versen, Brett……. 1| 1 0 1 1.000| 0| 1 0| 0| 1| 0 0 0| 0| 2.0 9 Stevens, Sam…….. 1| 4 0 5 .800| 0| 1 1| 0| 2| 0 0 0| 0| 5.0 15 Martin, Conor……. 2| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 1| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 16 Hankey, Matthew….. 2| 0 1 2 -.500| 0| 0 1| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 18 Steadman, Tim……. 1| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 TEAM……………. | | | | 1| | | | 0.0 ———————————————————————————— Totals………….. 3| 54 16 94 .404| 43| 5 12| 2| 23| 3 14 3| 1| 69.0

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 10.0 Game K E TA Pct 1 21 9 41 .293 Site: Columbus, Ohio (St. John Arena) 2 19 6 31 .419 Date: Jan 17, 2005 Attend: 194 Time: 1:13 3 14 1 22 .591 Referees: Dan Litteral, Tom Joseph