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Jan. 23, 2005

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 11th-ranked Ohio State (5-0 overall) men’s volleyball team rallied from being down 0-1 to Rutgers-Newark (0-1) to secure a 3-1 (24-30, 30-19, 30-25, 30-25) victory over the Scarlet Raiders. OSU’s Andy Cole (Jr., Glendale, Wis.) scored a match/season-high 23.5 points in the win with a match/season-high 22 kills (.531) and three assist blocks. For Rutgers-Newark, Andrew Pink scored a team-high 16.5 points with 15 kills (.367), an ace serve and one assist block.

Rutgers-Newark broke a three-all tie in game one, scoring the next three points off OSU errors to take a 6-3 lead. Trailing, 7-5, OSU rallied with kills from Stuart Katz (Sr., Port Washington, N.Y.) and Cole to tie the game at seven. A Pink kill and an OSU error returned the lead to the Scarlet Raiders at 9-7. Rutgers-Newark held a 14-12 lead when a kill from Eric Honsberger and a solo block by Henry Richardson made it 16-12 Raiders. A Rutgers service error made it 16-13. The Scarlet Raiders, with a kill from Richardson, a service ace from Byron Goff and a Richardson-Ben Bostaph block opened an 18-13 Rutgers lead. The Scarlet Raiders held the lead, winning the game, 30-24 with a Brian Honsberger kill. Rutgers hit .519 in the game to .300 for Ohio State.

Rutgers-Newark opened game two with a 5-2 lead. A Buckeye triple block by Scott Spurlock (Sr., Stow, Ohio), Daniel Mathews (Fr., Shorewood, Wis.) and Mark Greaves (Jr., Fenton, Mo.) was followed by a Raider error and a Layne Dreven (Jr., Pittsburgh, Pa.) kill to tie the game at five. At seven-all, a Richardson kill put Rutgers up 8-7. Back-to-back kills from Cole put OSU ahead, 9-8. A Buckeye error tied the game at nine. Back-to-back kills by Greaves gave OSU an 11-9 lead. A Raider kill by B. Honsberger made it 11-10. A Buckeye kill from Greaves, a block from Dreven-Mathews and a Rutgers error put OSU ahead, 14-10. At 16-12, a Katz kill gave OSU a 17-12 lead. Rutgers responded with a 5-1 run starting with kills from Richardson, E. Honsberger and Pink to cut the margin to 17-15. After a Greaves kill made it 18-15, kills by Pink and Bostap cut the lead to one at 18-17. Ohio State scored the next 10 points to open a 28-17 lead. The run started with a Katz kill, a block from Spurlock and Cole and a Greaves kill to make it 21-17. Blocks by Greaves and Spurlock and Spurlock and Cole were followed by kills from Spurlock and Cole. Two Rutgers errors and a Katz ace serve complete the run. Rutgers with a block from E. Honsberger and Richardson and a B. Honsberger kill made it 28-19. A Greaves-Spurlock block set game point at 29-19 and a Greaves-Dreven block ended the game at 30-19. The Buckeyes hit .419 for the game to .057 for Rutgers-Newark. A kill by B. Honsberger and two OSU errors opened game three with a 3-0 Rutgers lead. With the Raiders leading 11-8, Ohio State scored the next four points starting with a kill from Cole. A solo block by Dreven and a Dreven-Mathews block tied the game at 11. A triple block from Greaves-Mathews-Dreven made it 12-11, OSU. A Rutgers solo block by B Honsberger tied the game at 12. A Mathews kill and an OSU error made it 14-12 Buckeyes. Two OSU errors and an E. Honsberger-Richardson block gave Rutgers the lead at 15-14. At 16-15, two kills from Cole put OSU ahead, 17-16. A Goff kill and an OSU error made it 18-17 Rutgers. A kill and solo block from Spurlock returned the lead to OSU at 19-18. An E. Honsberger kill tied the game at 19. At 20-all, a Rutgers service error and kills from Mathews and Mike Wauligman (Sr., Cincinnati, Ohio) gave OSU at 23-20 lead. Rutgers kills from B. Honsberger and Pink cut the lead to 23-22. At 24-23, a Raider service error and a Katz kill made it 26-23, OSU. At 27-24, kills by Katz and Cole set game point at 29-24. A Buckeye service error made it 29-25 but a Katz kill ended the game at 30-25, OSU. The Buckeyes hit .433 in the game to .250 for Rutgers-Newark.

A Buckeye kill from Spurlock opened game four. Goff countered with a kill and with an OSU error gave Rutgers a 2-1 lead. Buckeye kills from Cole, Katz and Dreven made it 4-2, OSU. At 6-5, a Katz kill and a Spurlock-Wauligman block made it 8-5, OSU. A Rutgers kill from Graydon Ainsworth and a solo block by Richardson made it 8-7, OSU. A Wauligman kill made it 9-7 but two OSU errors and an ace serve from Richardson put Rutgers ahead, 10-9. A Spurlock kill and a Raiders error made it 11-10, OSU. A Buckeye error tied the game at 11. A Katz kill, a Rutgers error and a solo block from Katz made it 14-11 Buckeyes. At 16-13, two Rutgers errors opened an 18-13 lead for Ohio State. A Buckeye error and a Pink kill made it 18-15. At 19-16, a Wauligman kill and a Raider error made it 21-16 OSU. A Goff kill made it 21-17. Buckeye kills from Cole and Greaves raised the score to 23-17. Two Rutgers kills by B. Honsberger and an OSU error cut the lead to 23-20. OSU kills from Cole and Wauligman made it 25-20. The teams exchange points the rest of the game with Spurlock’s kill winning the game at 30-25. Ohio State hit .545 for the game to .188 for Rutgers-Newark.

Ohio State hit .427 for the match to .238 for Rutgers-Newark. The Buckeyes had a 74-54 advantage in kills while the Scarlet Raiders had a three to one margin in ace serves. OSU gave up 13 service errors to 10 for Rutgers. Defensively, the Buckeyes had a 36-23 margin in digs with OSU’s Katz and Rutgers’ Goff sharing match-high honors with eight each. At the net, OSU enjoyed a 16.5 to eight advantage in team blocks. Buckeyes’ Spurlock and Dreven each recorded a match-high seven total blocks with a solo and six assists each. Buckeye setter Mathews recorded a career-high 68 assists while Ainsworth had 46 for Rutgers-Newark.

Ohio State goes on the road for the first time this Sunday at 3 p.m. when they face Findlay in a match that is being played at Elder High School in Cincinnati.

Volleyball Box Score 2005 Ohio State Men’s Volleyball Rutgers-Newark vs #10 Ohio State (Jan 21, 2005 at Columbus, Ohio)

Rutgers-Newark | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN ## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE|POINTS ———————————————————————————— 2 Byron Goff………. 4| 9 5 27 .148| 2| 1 2| 0| 8| 0 0 0| 0| 10.0 4 Andrew Pink……… 4| 15 4 30 .367| 1| 1 3| 0| 6| 0 1 0| 2| 16.5 6 Graydon Ainsworth… 4| 3 3 10 .000| 46| 0 2| 0| 2| 0 0 0| 2| 3.0 9 Brian Honsberger…. 4| 13 1 23 .522| 0| 0 1| 0| 0| 1 1 0| 0| 14.5 10 Eric Honsberger….. 4| 4 8 19 -.211| 0| 0 1| 0| 1| 0 3 0| 0| 5.5 11 Henry Richardson…. 4| 7 2 13 .385| 0| 1 0| 0| 0| 2 4 1| 0| 12.0 5 Matt Brosseau……. 4| 0 0 0 .000| 1| 0 0| 0| 2| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 8 Nick Manghelli…… 4| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 4| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 12 Danny McGowan……. 2| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 1| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 14 Ben Bostaph……… 4| 3 1 4 .500| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 1 0| 0| 3.5 Team……………. | | | | 1| | | | 0.0 ———————————————————————————— Totals………….. 4| 54 24 126 .238| 50| 3 10| 1| 23| 3 10 1| 4| 65.0

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 8.0 Game K E TA Pct 1 17 3 27 .519 GAME SCORES 1 2 3 4 TEAM RECORDS 2 12 10 35 .057 Rutgers-Newark…… (1) 30 19 25 25 0-1 3 14 6 32 .250 Ohio State………. (3) 24 30 30 30 5-0 4 11 5 32 .188

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…….. 4| 14 3 23 .478| 1| 1 2| 1| 8| 1 0 1| 0| 16.0 4 Mathews, Daniel….. 4| 4 1 5 .600| 68| 0 1| 0| 5| 0 5 0| 4| 6.5 8 Greaves, Mark……. 4| 13 5 25 .320| 1| 0 3| 0| 3| 0 6 0| 2| 16.0 11 Spurlock, Scott….. 4| 11 5 19 .316| 0| 0 1| 0| 0| 1 6 3| 0| 15.0 12 Cole, Andy………. 4| 22 5 32 .531| 1| 0 4| 0| 7| 0 3 0| 1| 23.5 14 Dreven, Layne……. 4| 5 2 13 .231| 0| 0 2| 0| 2| 1 6 0| 0| 9.0 1 Meske, Dan………. 3| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 9 Stevens, Sam…….. 2| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 2| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 13 Wauligman, Mike….. 2| 5 0 7 .714| 2| 0 0| 0| 5| 0 1 0| 0| 5.5 15 Martin, Conor……. 4| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 2| 4| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 ———————————————————————————— Totals………….. 4| 74 21 124 .427| 73| 1 13| 3| 36| 3 27 4| 7| 91.5

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 16.5 Game K E TA Pct 1 16 7 30 .300 Site: Columbus, Ohio (St. John Arena) 2 16 3 31 .419 Date: Jan 21, 2005 Attend: 285 Time: 1:46 3 20 7 30 .433 Referees: Terry Miller, steven DiBacco 4 22 4 33 .545