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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Women’s volleyball middle blocker Danielle Meyer (Sr., Cincinnati, Ohio) has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 4 First Team, by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). She is now eligible for Academic All-America honors. Meyer was a second-team selection as a sophomore. She was named a first-team all-district selection last season and later was named a second-team Academic All-American.

Meyer is leading the team with averages of 5.11 points, 4.12 kills and 1.41 blocks per game. She is tied for second in digs per game at 2.59 and has 18 ace serves on the season. She ranks second in Ohio State career statistics in points (2,065.5), total blocks (468) and assist blocks (411) and is third in kills with 1,705

To be nominated for ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District consideration, a student-athlete must be a starter or key reserve with at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), and must be a sophomore in both athletic and academic standing. All First Team Academic All-District honorees from each of the eight districts advance to the national ballot and are eligible for ESPN The MagazineAcademic All-America honors.

Ohio State (12-13 overall, 6-10 Big Ten) begins a three-match home stand at 7 p.m. Friday when it hosts Illinois (15-11, 7-9) in St. John Arena. The Buckeyes host ninth-ranked Wisconsin (22-3, 14-2) at 8 p.m. Monday and top ranked Penn State (24-2, 16-0) at 8 p.m. Wednesday in matches that will be carried live by the Big Ten Network.

***OhioStateBuckeyes.com***