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Nov. 28, 2003

Box Score

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State (11-16 overall, 5-14 Big Ten) women’s volleyball team blanked Iowa (6-23, 1-18) with a 3-0 (31-29, 30-26, 30-26) victory in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. OSU’s Stacey Gordon (Jr., Oshawa, Ontario) fired a match-high 30 kills for the Buckeyes with Amanda Miller (So., Littleton, Colo.) adding 10. Iowa’s Laura Simpson recorded a team-high 12 kills with Carolyn Giese adding 11.

Ohio State opened a 3-1 lead in game one with a Gordon kill and two Hawkeye errors. The Hawkeyes, with a Buckeye error and a block by Simpson and Giese tied the game at three. Tied at four, a kill by Giese and an ace serve from Jacqueline Huguelet gave Iowa a 6-4 lead. The Buckeyes closed to within one at 20-19, with a kill by Amanda Miller (So., Littleton, Colo.). Iowa then opened a 26-20 lead before a Miller kill and an Iowa error cut the margin to 26-22. Iowa’s Simpson made it 27-22 with a kill. A Gordon kill and a Hawkeye error cut the lead to 27-24. A Gordon-Katherine Grant (So., Nashville, Tenn.) block and a Simpson kill moved the score to 28-25. Two Gordon kills and an ace serve from Briana McCarthy (Fr., Beaver Dam, Wis.) tied the game at 28. Iowa’s Giese set game point at 29-28 with a kill. Gordon responded with a kill to tie the game at 29. A solo block by Heather Whalen (Sr., Kalamazoo, Mich.) set game point for OSU at 30-29. Miller’s kill ended the game for the Buckeyes at 31-29. The Buckeyes hit .196 for the game to .170 for the Hawkeyes.

Game two saw OSU open a 3-0 lead with two ace serves by Jackie Schardt (So., Colorado Springs, Colo.) and a kill by Miller. At 3-1, OSU, three Buckeye errors put Iowa ahead, 4-3. Gordon’s kill tied the game at four. The game remained close with 16 ties, the last coming at 24 all. Two Gordon kills gave OSU a 26-24 lead. Giese cut the margin to 26-25 with a kill. A Gordon kill and an Iowa error made Ohio State’s lead, 28-25. Iowa’s Jitka Stehnova cut the lead to 28-26 with a kill. A Hawkeye ball handling error set game point at 29-26, Ohio State. OSU’s block by Whalen and Grant closed the game at 30-26. Ohio State hit .333 for the game to .295 for Iowa. Tied at six-all in game three, a Gordon kill and ace serve, an Iowa error and a Whalen solo block opened a 10-6 Ohio State lead. The Buckeyes held a 20-17 lead, when three consecutive kills by Grant opened a 23-17 OSU lead. With a 28-23 lead, a Hawkeye service error set match point for Ohio State at 29-23. Iowa stopped three match points with a Simpson kill and two blocks by Simpson and Giese to cut the lead to 29-26. OSU setter Briana McCarthy (Fr., Beaver Dam, Wis.) ended the game with a kill at 30-26. The Buckeyes hit .405 for the game to .306 for the Hawkeyes.

For the match, Ohio State hit .305 to Iowa’s, .252. The Buckeyes had a 56-52 advantage in kills and out served Iowa, 6-3. OSU gave up eight service errors to six for the Hawkeyes. The Buckeyes had a 48-45 margin in digs with OSU’s Gordon recording a match-high 13. OSU had a 6-5.5 advantage in blocks with Iowa’s Giese picking up a match-high five assists. OSU’s McCarthy had 41 assists in the match to 37 for Iowa’s Stehnova.

Ohio State closes out the 2003 season at Minnesota Saturday.

Volleyball Box Score 2003 Ohio State Women’s Volleyball Ohio State vs Iowa (Nov 28, 2003 at Iowa City, IA)

Ohio State | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN ## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE —————————————————————————– 6 Whalen, Heather….. 3| 4 2 14 .143| 4| 1 0| 1| 5| 2 2 0| 0 7 Shackleford, D’wan.. 3| 0 3 6 -.500| 0| 0 2| 0| 5| 0 2 0| 0 8 McCarthy, Briana…. 3| 5 0 12 .417| 41| 1 0| 0| 4| 0 0 2| 0 10 Gordon, Stacey…… 3| 30 4 57 .456| 2| 2 2| 0| 13| 0 1 0| 0 11 Miller, Amanda…… 3| 10 7 29 .103| 0| 0 0| 0| 5| 0 1 0| 0 16 Schardt, Jackie….. 3| 0 0 1 .000| 0| 2 1| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0 1 Kastein, Rebecca…. 3| 0 0 0 .000| 1| 0 1| 1| 3| 0 0 0| 0 3 Tengnas, Anna……. 3| 0 0 0 .000| 1| 0 0| 1| 11| 0 0 0| 0 14 Grant, Katherine…. 3| 7 1 9 .667| 1| 0 2| 0| 2| 0 2 0| 0 —————————————————————————– Totals………….. 3| 56 17 128 .305| 50| 6 8| 3| 48| 2 8 2| 0

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 6.0 Game K E TA Pct 1 17 8 46 .196 GAME SCORES 1 2 3 TEAM RECORDS 2 20 5 45 .333 Ohio State………. 31 30 30 11-16, 5-14 3 19 4 37 .405 Iowa……………. 29 26 26 6-23, 1-18

Iowa | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN ## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE —————————————————————————– 1 Simpson, Laura…… 3| 12 5 35 .200| 0| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 4 0| 0 2 Mech, April……… 3| 6 3 22 .136| 5| 0 2| 0| 6| 0 0 0| 0 6 Tjaden, Abby…….. 3| 5 1 11 .364| 0| 0 1| 1| 1| 0 0 0| 0 8 Stehnova, Jitka….. 3| 7 1 11 .545| 37| 0 1| 0| 10| 0 1 0| 0 11 Giese, Carolyn…… 3| 11 3 20 .400| 0| 0 2| 0| 0| 0 5 0| 0 12 Huguelet, Jacqueline 3| 5 7 16 -.125| 4| 1 0| 0| 7| 0 1 0| 0 10 Kavadas, Pam…….. 3| 0 0 2 .000| 1| 0 0| 1| 12| 0 0 0| 0 13 Costanzo, Tiana….. 3| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 1 0| 1| 5| 0 0 0| 0 16 Bruckner, Lauren…. 3| 0 0 1 .000| 0| 1 0| 2| 3| 0 0 0| 0 33 Granger, Lastascia.. 1| 6 0 9 .667| 1| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0 Team……………. | | | | 1| | | —————————————————————————– Totals………….. 3| 52 20 127 .252| 48| 3 6| 6| 45| 0 11 0| 0

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 5.5 Game K E TA Pct 1 18 10 47 .170 Site: Iowa City, IA (Carver-Hawkeye Arena) 2 18 5 44 .295 Date: Nov 28, 2003 Attend: 247 Time: 1:30 3 16 5 36 .306 Referees: Tim Harlow, Beth DiPirro 1 2 3 Total Tie scores 7 16 4 27 Lead changes 4 7 2 13