COLUMBUS, Ohio Ohio State’s men’s volleyball setter Steven Kehoe has been named the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Defensive Player of the Week for his play last week. Kehoe equaled his career-high of 18 digs in the 3-2 (25-22, 23-25, 25-21, 20-25, 15-8) upset of then seventh-ranked UC Irvine. He added two assist blocks, one kill and a match/season-high 61 assists against the Anteaters. Kehoe had three digs and three assist blocks in the 3-0 (25-14, 25-19, 25-16) win over then 13th-ranked Cal State Northridge adding a season-high four kills and a match-high 39 assists. For the two matches, he averaged a team-high 2.62 digs per set. Kehoe averaged 12.50 assists, .62 kills and .62 blocks per set.

The sixth-ranked Buckeyes (6-2 overall, 1-0 Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association) begin a three-match home stand starting Wednesday against ninth-ranked Penn State (7-2, 2-0 Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association). The home stand continues Thursday and Friday against Quincy (3-3, 0-0 MIVA). The three matches begin at 7 p.m. each night in St. John Arena.

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