March 26, 2022

Buckeyes Handle Hawks in 3-0 Road Win

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State (10-12, 4-6) reached double digits in the win column Saturday with a 3-0 (25-17, 27-25, 25-20) win at Quincy (4-14, 0-10). The match was played at the Pepsi Center in Quincy, Illinois.

Jacob Pasteur led the Buckeyes with 15 kills while Samuel Clark added 14. Martin Lallemand contributed 11. Luke Lentin had a match-high 32 assists from the setter position while also matching Thomas Poole with a team high five digs.

Set One: Quincy put the first two points on the board before an Ohio State 4-0 run put the Buckeyes up 4-2. Ohio State extended the lead to 9-5. The Hawks scored the next two before the Buckeyes built the lead back up to four at 12-8 on a Pasteur kill. Back-to-back Pasteur kills before another by Clark gave OSU a 15-9 advantage. The Buckeyes lead by at least five the rest of the way in a 25-17 win. The Buckeyes hit .522 in the opening set led by Pasteur, who hit .857 with six kills on seven swings. Quincy hit -.053.

Set Two: Down 2-1, Ohio State scored six of the next seven points to take a 7-3 lead. Back-to-back aces by Clark gave the Buckeyes the four-point advantage. A Sam Ryan ace put OSU up 14-8. Quincy tied the set at 19-all after a 4-1 run, leading to an Ohio State timeout. The teams traded points until the Hawks scored on consecutive opportunities to take a 22-21 lead. Ohio State then tied on a Lallemand kill and took the lead on a kill by Pasteur. Quincy called timeout with the Buckeyes leading 23-22. The Hawks tied it with a kill before Clark set up set point with a kill of his own. Quincy called its second timeout of the set and came back with a kill to make it even at 24-all. The Buckeyes then scored three of the next four points to win the set 27-25 and go up 2-0 in the match. The Buckeyes again reached .500 hitting in the set while Quincy improved to .143 overall by hitting .375 in the second. Pasteur led with 11 kills for the Buckeyes, just ahead of Clark with 10.

Set Three: Neither team was able to gain any meaningful separation early until the Buckeyes used a 4-0 run to take a 9-6 lead. Quincy reciprocated with a 3-1 run of its own to cut Ohio State’s advantage to 10-9. Kills by Young and Clark put OSU up 14-11. Quincy came right back to again close to within on at 16-15. The Buckeyes scored the next three points for a 19-15 cushion. The Buckeyes called a timeout with a 21-19 lead and then close out the set and the match with a 25-20 win.

Up Next

Ohio State faces Lewis at 7 p.m. Thursday back at the Covelli Center in Columbus before the final home game of the season vs. McKendree Saturday (5 p.m.).

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