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Nov. 29, 2003

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State (11-17 overall, 5-15 Big Ten) women’s volleyball team closed out the 2003 season with an 0-3 (28-30, 26-30, 27-30) loss at 19th-ranked Minnesota (22-10, 15-5) Saturday night. Ohio State’s Stacey Gordon (Jr., Oshawa, Ontario) recorded a match-high 21 kills with Amanda Miller (So., Littleton, Colo.) adding 13. Minnesota’s Cassie Busse had a team-high 15 kills for the Golden Gophers with Erin Martin adding 10.

Ohio State held an early three-point lead in game one, at 7-4. The Gophers kept it close, tying the game at eight. Tied at 11, Minnesota opened up a three-point lead, 14-11 and expanded it to six at 28-22. Kills by Heather Whalen (Sr., Kalamazoo, Mich.), Miller and Gordon, an ace serve by Whalen and a Gopher error closed the Minnesota lead to one at 28-27. A Buckeye error made it 29-27, Minnesota. A D’wan Shackleford (Sr., Newark, Ohio)-Miller block made it 29-28. Minnesota ended the game with a Martin kill, winning 30-28. Minnesota hit .375 for the game to OSU’s .312.

Game two opened with OSU taking a 3-0 lead. Minnesota scored the next six points to open a 6-3 lead. The Gophers held the lead and at 23-20, a kill by Whalen, a UM error and a kill by Katherine Grant (So., Nashville, Tenn.) tied the game at 23. Tied at 24, Minnesota scored the next four points to open a 28-24 lead. The Gophers took the game, 30-26. Minnesota hit .196 for the game to OSU’s .125.

Ohio State broke a five-all tie when two Minnesota errors gave the Buckeyes a 7-5 lead. Except for two ties, the Buckeyes held the lead until the Gophers tied the game at 17. Tied at 18, a Busse kill put Minnesota ahead for good, going on to a 30-27 win. Minnesota hit .161 for the game to .119 for the Buckeyes. For the match, Minnesota out hit Ohio State, .232 to .181. The Buckeyes had a 53-51 margin in kills, while the Gophers out served OSU, 2-1. Ohio State gave up eight service errors to seven for Minnesota. The Gophers had a 68-65 advantage in digs with UM’s Paula Gentil recording a match-high 21. Minnesota had a 9-6 margin in team blocks. Gopher Busse had a match-high four assist blocks. OSU setter Briana McCarthy (Fr., Beaver Dam, Wis.) had 44 assists in the match to 41 for Minnesota’s Lindsey Taatjes.

Volleyball Box Score 2003 Ohio State Women’s Volleyball Ohio State vs #19 Minnesota (Nov 29, 2003 at Minneapolis, MN)

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| 7 3 18 .222| 3| 1 1| 0| 15| 0 1 0| 0 7 Shackleford, D’wan.. 3| 3 0 8 .375| 0| 0 2| 0| 1| 0 3 1| 0 8 McCarthy, Briana…. 3| 5 4 18 .056| 44| 0 1| 0| 7| 0 1 1| 3 10 Gordon, Stacey…… 3| 21 8 64 .203| 1| 0 3| 0| 19| 0 3 0| 0 11 Miller, Amanda…… 3| 13 7 37 .162| 1| 0 0| 0| 4| 0 1 1| 0 14 Grant, Katherine…. 3| 4 3 9 .111| 0| 0 1| 0| 4| 0 3 0| 0 1 Kastein, Rebecca…. 3| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 3| 0 0 0| 1 3 Tengnas, Anna……. 3| 0 0 1 .000| 2| 0 0| 2| 12| 0 0 0| 0 16 Schardt, Jackie….. 2| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0 —————————————————————————– Totals………….. 3| 53 25 155 .181| 51| 1 8| 2| 65| 0 12 3| 4

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 6.0 Game K E TA Pct 1 21 6 48 .312 GAME SCORES 1 2 3 TEAM RECORDS 2 15 9 48 .125 Ohio State………. 28 26 27 11-17, 5-15 Big Ten 3 17 10 59 .119 Minnesota……….. 30 30 30 22-10, 15-5 Big Ten

Minnesota | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN ## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE —————————————————————————– 1 Bowman, Kelly……. 1| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 2| 0 0 0| 0 3 Taatjes, Lindsey…. 3| 3 2 7 .143| 41| 0 0| 0| 11| 0 0 0| 1 4 Bratford, Trisha…. 3| 9 3 19 .316| 0| 0 1| 0| 4| 0 1 0| 0 5 Nelson, Meredith…. 3| 7 3 18 .222| 0| 0 1| 0| 2| 1 2 0| 0 11 Busse, Cassie……. 3| 15 4 39 .282| 2| 2 4| 1| 11| 0 4 1| 0 13 Martin, Erin…….. 3| 10 4 37 .162| 1| 0 0| 0| 4| 3 0 0| 0 2 Reinhart, Lisa…… 3| 0 0 1 .000| 1| 0 0| 0| 9| 0 0 0| 0 6 Peniata, Marci…… 2| 0 0 1 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 2| 0 0 0| 0 7 Lorenzen, Erin…… 1| 0 1 1-1.000| 0| 0 1| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0 10 Byrnes, Jessica….. 3| 7 1 17 .353| 1| 0 0| 0| 2| 0 3 0| 0 15 Gentil, Paula……. 3| 0 0 2 .000| 2| 0 0| 0| 21| 0 0 0| 1 —————————————————————————– Totals………….. 3| 51 18 142 .232| 48| 2 7| 1| 68| 4 10 1| 2

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 9.0 Game K E TA Pct 1 18 3 40 .375 Site: Minneapolis, MN (Sports Pavilion) 2 19 10 46 .196 Date: Nov 29, 2003 Attend: 2209 Time: 1:35 3 14 5 56 .161 Referees: Julie Voeck, Marsha Rupert

1 2 3 Total Tie scores 5 3 10 18 Lead changes 3 2 3 8