March 6, 2018

Buckeyes Sweep MIVA Weekly Awards


March 6, 2018


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Maxime Hervoir and Aaron Samarin are the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA) Players of the Week for Feb. 26-May 4, announced by the conference office on Tuesday (May 6). Hervoir has been tabbed the Offensive Player of the Week while Samarin brings home Defensive honors after Ohio State tallied back-to-back road victories at McKendree over the weekend.

Hervoir hit .528 for the week with an average of 4.86 kills per set. He added three aces and a pair of block assists for a total of 38 points (5.43/set). Friday night, Hervoir recorded 20 kills with a .548 attacking efficiency with the three aces. He then came back the next night and delivered 14 more kills at a .500 clip.

Samarin produced 3.14 digs per set in the two conference triumphs. He had 13 digs in a four-setter Friday before returning with nine more digs in Saturday’s sweep.