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Aug. 26, 2006

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 23rd ranked Ohio State (1-0) women’s volleyball team opened the season with a 3-0 (30-15, 30-20, 30-17) win over Robert Morris (0-1) in the first round of the Towson University Invitational Saturday afternoon. OSU’s Danielle Meyer (Jr., Cincinnati, Ohio) scored a match-high 17.5 points with Ami Stevens (Jr., Centerburg, Ohio) adding 15. Meyer had a match-high 15 kills, two ace serves and an assist block while Stevens had 13 kill and two aces. Janette Schneider scored a team-high 9.5 points for Robert Morris with Haley Schroeder adding eight. Schneider recorded five kill, one ace serve, three solo and one assist block in the match with Schroeder adding eight kills. The Buckeyes hit .489 for the match with five of the six starters hitting .500 or better. That hitting percentage ranks fifth all-time for Ohio State.

Ohio State broke a four-all tie in game one behind a five-point scoring run. A Briana McCarthy (Sr./Jr., Beaver Dam, Wis.) kill and ace serve started the run. A Tiger error was followed by kills from Kristen Dozier (Fr., Sandy Spring, Md.) and Stevens to open a 9-4 lead. At 9-5, OSU scored the next seven points to take a 16-5 lead. Kills from Stevens and Meyer opened the run. A Robert Morris error made it 12-5. Two kills from Meyer, one from Marisa Main (Sr., Louisville, Ky.) and an ace serve from Stevens completed the run. The Buckeyes held the lead and reached game point at 29-14 with a Meyer-Meghan Simons (Fr., Carroll, Ohio) block. At 29-15, a McCarthy kill ended the game at 30-15. Ohio State hit .655 for the game to .360 for Robert Morris.

Ohio State used a McCarthy ace serve and a Main solo block to break a two-all tie to take a 4-2 lead. At 8-6, OSU, a Meyer kill and a Tiger error gave OSU a 10-6 lead. At 14-11, back-to-back kills from Dozier opened a five-point lead at 16-11. The Buckeyes continued to build the lead and with a Tiger error reached game point at 29-19. A Schroeder kill stopped the first game point (29-20), but a Simons’ kill ended the game at 30-20, giving the Buckeyes a 2-0 lead in the match. Ohio State hit .444 in the game to .133 for Robert Morris.

The Buckeyes opened game three with kills from Simons, McCarthy and a Meyer ace serve for a 3-0 lead. Robert Morris would cut the lead to one at 3-2 and 4-3, but kill from Stevens and Meyer opened a 6-3 lead. At 8-5, a Meyer kill and a Main-Simons block expanded the lead to five at 10-5. OSU continued to build the lead and closed out the match with a McCarthy ace for a 30-17 game three win, taking the match, 3-0. The Buckeyes hit .375 for the game to -.133 for Robert Morris.

For the match, Ohio State hit .489 to .106 for Robert Morris. The Buckeyes had a 52-28 advantage in kills and a nine to two margin in ace serves. OSU’s McCarthy collected a match-high three aces. The Buckeyes gave up nine service errors to seven for the Tigers. Defensively, Ohio State had a 32-22 advantage in digs with Buckeye Lindsay Schad (Fr., St. Louis, Mo.) picking up a match-high eight. At the net, the Buckeyes had a seven to four edge in team blocks. OSU’s Main and Robert Morris’ Schneider shared match-high honors with four each. Main collected a solo and three assists while Schneider had three solos and one assist block.

Ohio State continues play in the second round of the Towson University Invitational today at 5 p.m. when they face Houston (1-0). The Cougars defeated Towson (0-1), 3-2 (26-30, 31-29, 24-30, 30-24, 15-9) earlier today. Robert Morris plays host Towson at 7 p.m. this evening in the second round.

Volleyball Box Score 2006 Ohio State Women’s Volleyball #23 Ohio State vs Robert Morris Univ. (08/26/06 at Towson, Maryland)

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 ———————————————————————————— 1 Simons, Meghan…… 3| 9 2 12 .583| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 3 0| 0| 10.5 6 Meyer, Danielle….. 3| 15 2 23 .565| 0| 2 1| 0| 5| 0 1 0| 0| 17.5 7 Stevens, Ami…….. 3| 13 2 20 .550| 1| 2 1| 2| 4| 0 0 0| 0| 15.0 8 McCarthy, Briana…. 3| 6 0 12 .500| 1| 3 2| 0| 3| 1 1 0| 0| 10.5 12 Dozier, Kristen….. 3| 5 3 13 .154| 0| 1 1| 0| 4| 0 2 0| 0| 7.0 13 Main, Marisa…….. 3| 3 0 5 .600| 44| 0 1| 0| 6| 1 3 0| 0| 5.5 3 Tengnas, Anna……. 3| 0 0 0 .000| 1| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 5 Schad, Lindsay…… 3| 0 0 0 .000| 1| 1 2| 0| 8| 0 0 0| 0| 1.0 9 Jones, Felicia…… 1| 1 0 3 .333| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 1.0 15 Kiel, Ashley…….. 3| 0 0 0 .000| 1| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 16 Hammond, Michelle… 1| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 1| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 ———————————————————————————— Totals………….. 3| 52 9 88 .489| 49| 9 9| 2| 32| 2 10 0| 0| 68.0

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 7.0 Game K E TA Pct 1 20 1 29 .655 GAME SCORES 1 2 3 TEAM RECORDS 2 16 4 27 .444 Ohio State………. (3) 30 30 30 1-0 3 16 4 32 .375 Robert Morris Univ.. (0) 15 20 17 0-1

Robert Morris Univ. | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN ## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE|POINTS ———————————————————————————— 5 SCHNEIDER, Janette.. 3| 5 1 15 .267| 0| 1 1| 0| 1| 3 1 0| 0| 9.5 8 WOLTHUIS, Emily….. 3| 7 7 20 .000| 1| 0 0| 0| 6| 0 0 0| 0| 7.0 9 STORINO, Tawnya….. 3| 1 0 3 .333| 25| 1 2| 0| 1| 0 1 0| 0| 2.5 12 CAMAIONI, Jessica… 3| 0 0 1 .000| 1| 0 0| 0| 3| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 13 JASZKA, Lisa…….. 3| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 2| 2| 1| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 15 SCHROEDER, Haley…. 3| 8 2 14 .429| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 8.0 1 GIBSON, Alaina…… 3| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 2| 0| 7| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 3 STAMBAUGH, Jennifer. 3| 5 7 21 -.095| 0| 0 0| 3| 3| 0 0 0| 0| 5.0 11 HOAK, Danielle…… 1| 0 1 1-1.000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0 16 LEE, Cassie……… 3| 2 1 10 .100| 0| 0 0| 1| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 2.0 TEAM……………. | | | | 3| | | | 0.0 ———————————————————————————— Totals………….. 3| 28 19 85 .106| 27| 2 7| 9| 22| 3 2 0| 0| 34.0

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 4.0 Game K E TA Pct 1 12 3 25 .360 Site: Towson, Maryland (Towson Center) 2 10 6 30 .133 Date: 08/26/06 Attend: Time: 1:09 3 6 10 30 -.133 Referees: Greg Barber, Carla Bunner, Glen Reid

1 2 3 Total Tie scores 4 2 0 6 Lead changes 3 1 0 4