Columbus, Ohio The Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association has recognized 13 Ohio State men’s volleyball players who have been named to the MIVA Academic All-Conference Team. To be eligible, athletes must have achieved at least a 3.00 career grade-point average on a 4.0 scale after the completion of the fall semester at their respective institutions. A total of 75 players were honored by the conference.

The 2010 MIVA Academic All-Conference selections from Ohio State are: Rhett Cash, Dale Freier, Nick Gibson, Kevin Heine, Steven Kehoe, Brian Kues, Derek Kues, Sean Martin, Grayson Overman, Ted Schoenfeldt, Mike Stefani,  John Tholen and Jason Tobkin.

Ohio State closes out the regular season with home matches against 15th-ranked Ball State (17-9, 6-4) Friday and St. Francis (12-13, 4-6 Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association) Saturday. Both matches will be played in St. John Arena. Admission is free.