Head Coach John Markell and Pittsburgh natives Sergio Somma and Matt Bartkowski met with the media Wednesday to discuss Ohio State’s game Friday at Robert Morris.

Ohio State (4-5-1, 3-4-1-1 CCHA) takes a break from conference play this weekend and travel to Pittsburgh, Pa. to take on Robert Morris (2-5-2, 1-0-1 CHA) in the Pittsburgh College Hockey Showcase. The Buckeyes and Colonials will meet at 8:05 p.m. Friday in Mellon Arena, home of the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins.