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Hannah Gruensfelder

Defensive Specialist

Player profile

  • Hometown Weldon Spring, Mo.
  • Last School St. Joseph Academy
  • Year Sophomore
  • Height 5-6

CAREER HONORS
• Set an all-time school record with a career-high 38 digs against Notre Dame (Sept. 10), the most ever by a Buckeye in a four-set match
• Owns the all-time single-season record for digs per set (4.34)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2017 (Freshman)
• Dug 456 balls, 10th-highest total in school history
• Ranked third in the Big Ten with 4.34 digs per set
• Recorded double-digit digs in 23 of 31 contests, including seven efforts of 20-plus and two 30-plus digs
• B1G Freshman of the Week (Sept. 11)
• BYU Nike Invitational all-tournament team

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• AAU All-American
• Four-year starting libero set new St. Joseph Academy digs record all four seasons
• Played club ball for St. Louis CYC and the Rockwood Thunder
• Three-time Junior Nationals Open qualifier, including an all-tournament team selection in 2016

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Donn and Cindy Gruensfelder
• Three siblings — Jacob, Joshua and Sarah
• Intends to major in biomedical engineering