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April 7, 2006

Box Score

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 14th-ranked Ohio State (16-11 overall, 4-5 Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association) men’s volleyball team dropped an 0-3 (21-30, 29-31, 22-30) decision at home against Ball State (19-5, 7-4) Friday night in St. John Arena. OSU’s Mark Greaves (Sr., Fenton, Mo.) scored a team-high 15 points with Sam Stevens (Sr./Jr., Miami, Fla.) adding 14. Greaves had 14 kills and two assist blocks while Stevens recorded 11 kills, three ace serves and an assist block. Ball State’s Nick Meyer produced a match-high 23.5 points with Patrick Durbin adding 17. Meyer had 19 kills, three ace serves, a solo and an assist block with Durbin contributing 13 kills, three ace serves and two assist blocks.

After seven ties to open game one, Ball State used a four-point run, at 12-12, to take a 16-12 lead. The run contained three Ohio State errors and a Durbin ace serve. The Cardinals held the lead and won the game, 30-21 with a Durbin kill. Ball State hit .609 in the game to .379 for Ohio State.

Ohio State broke a 1-1 tie with a five-point run to take a 6-1 lead. The run began with a John Albertson (So./Fr., Manchester, Mo.)-Daniel Mathews (So., Shorewood, Wis.) block. Kills by Albertson and Brett Versen (Jr./So., Centerville, Ohio) were followed by a Ball State error and another Albertson-Mathews’ block. The Cardinals cut the lead and trailed, 27-25, before back-to-back kills from Meyer tied the game at 27. Ball State took a 28-27 lead with a block by Matt McCarthy and Evan Berg. OSU tied the game at 28 with a kill from Stevens. Meyer set game point with a kill at 29-28. Greaves, with a kill, tied the game at 29. A McCarthy kill set Ball State’s second game point at 30-29. The Cardinals won the game, 31-29, off an OSU error to lead the match, 2-0. Each squad hit .300 for the game.

An OSU ace serve by Stevens and a Versen-Layne Dreven (Sr./Jr., Pittsburgh, Pa.) block gave the Buckeyes a 2-0 lead in game three. An OSU error made it 2-1 but a Versen kill and a Ball State error opened a 4-1 Buckeye lead. Ball State kills by Durbin and Berg and an OSU error tied the game at four. Tied at five, a Berg-McCarthy block and a solo block by McCarthy gave Ball State a 7-5 lead. The Cardinals built up a lead and held an eight-point lead at 28-20. A Robbie Klein (So./Fr., Cincinnati, Ohio) kill and an Albertson-Greaves block cut the Ball State lead to six at 28-22. A Berg kill set match point at 29-22 and Ball State closed out the game with a McCarthy kill to take the game, 30-22, and the match, 3-0. The Cardinals hit .343 for the game to .065 for Ohio State.

For the match, Ball State hit .398 to .244 for Ohio State. The Cardinals had a 49-44 edge in kills and an eight to three advantage in ace serves. Ball State gave up 10 service errors to seven for the Buckeyes. Defensively, Ohio State had a 21-18 advantage in digs with OSU’s Stuart Katz (5th/Sr., Port Washington, N.Y.) recording a match-high eight. At the net, Ball State edged Ohio State in team blocks, 8.5 to 8. Cardinal McCarthy collected a match-high six blocks with a solo and five assists. BSU setter Dave Carlson had 39 assists in the match to 38 for OSU’s Mathews.

Ohio State closes out the regular season home schedule Saturday at 7 p.m. when they host Quincy (12-14, 3-7).

Volleyball Box Score 2006 Ohio State Men’s Volleyball Ball State vs #14 Ohio State (Apr 7, 2006 at Columbus, Ohio)

Ball State | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN ## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE|POINTS ———————————————————————————— 1 Meyer, Nick……… 3| 19 6 32 .406| 0| 3 1| 0| 0| 1 1 0| 0| 23.5 2 McCarthy, Matt…… 3| 6 1 11 .455| 0| 0 3| 0| 0| 1 5 0| 0| 9.5 5 Berg, Evan………. 3| 5 1 11 .364| 0| 0 0| 0| 4| 0 4 0| 0| 7.0 6 Carlson, Dave……. 3| 1 1 3 .000| 39| 2 2| 0| 4| 0 0 0| 0| 3.0 8 Durbin, Patrick….. 3| 13 2 22 .500| 0| 3 3| 1| 4| 0 2 1| 0| 17.0 12 Willmann, Doug…… 3| 1 1 3 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 1.0 9 Rumschik, Mark…… 3| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 10 Peckler, Ian…….. 3| 0 1 1-1.000| 2| 0 0| 1| 5| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 16 Grabovac, Zoran….. 3| 4 1 5 .600| 0| 0 1| 0| 1| 0 1 0| 0| 4.5 TEAM……………. | | | | 1| | | | 0.0 ———————————————————————————— Totals………….. 3| 49 14 88 .398| 41| 8 10| 3| 18| 2 13 1| 0| 65.5

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 8.5 Game K E TA Pct 1 15 1 23 .609 GAME SCORES 1 2 3 TEAM RECORDS 2 16 7 30 .300 Ball State………. (3) 30 31 30 19-5, 7-4 MIVA 3 18 6 35 .343 Ohio State………. (0) 21 29 22 16-11, 4-5 MIVA

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 ———————————————————————————— 4 Mathews, Daniel….. 3| 1 0 1 1.000| 38| 0 3| 0| 3| 0 3 0| 0| 2.5 5 Albertson, John….. 3| 7 5 13 .154| 0| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 5 0| 0| 9.5 6 Versen, Brett……. 3| 7 5 16 .125| 1| 0 3| 0| 1| 0 2 1| 0| 8.0 8 Greaves, Mark……. 3| 14 6 28 .286| 0| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 2 0| 0| 15.0 9 Stevens, Sam…….. 3| 11 3 20 .400| 1| 3 0| 1| 4| 0 1 0| 0| 14.5 14 Dreven, Layne……. 3| 2 1 5 .200| 0| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 2 0| 0| 3.0 1 Meske, Dan………. 3| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 1| 0| 1| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 2 Katz, Stuart…….. 3| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 4| 8| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 7 Spurlock, Ben……. 2| 0 1 1-1.000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 1 0| 0| 0.5 13 Klein, Robbie……. 2| 2 1 6 .167| 0| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 0 0| 0| 2.0 TEAM……………. | | | | 3| | | | 0.0 ———————————————————————————— Totals………….. 3| 44 22 90 .244| 40| 3 7| 8| 21| 0 16 1| 0| 55.0

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 8.0 Game K E TA Pct 1 17 6 29 .379 Site: Columbus, Ohio (St. John Arena) 2 16 7 30 .300 Date: Apr 7, 2006 Attend: 578 Time: 1:22 3 11 9 31 .065 Referees: Tom Joseph, Brian Hemelgarn