The men’s lacrosse team will host Denver at 11 a.m. Saturday in Ohio Stadium before the football team’s spring game, aiming to break the national men’s lacrosse attendance record of 52,004 set last season. Tickets, which can be purchased online at, by calling 1-800-GO-BUCKS or at the stadium on gameday (cash only), are $5 and include admission to both games. Gates open at 10 a.m. Saturday and seating is general admission.

Get a closer look at the members of the 2008 Senior Class at this week. Today, meet midfielder and tri-captain Ricky Pages, from East Rockaway, N.Y., and Mat Ballay, a midfielder from The Woodlands, Texas.

Ricky Pages East Rockaway, N.Y.
I am … a New Yorker.
I can … hit.
On Your Fridge – 10/10 quiz grade
In Your Fridge – Milk
Sports Movie – Friday Night Lights
Dream Car – Porsche Cayenne Turbo S
Music Group No One Knows You Like – Brand New
Best Friend in Lacrosse – My coach
Favorite Childhood Game – Red Light Green Light 1,2,3
Lucky Number – 11
Ringtone – Ruff Ryders Anthem
Reality TV Show – Real World
Prized Possession – My Bible
Guilty Pleasure – Video games for way too long
On a day off I … sleep.
Why Ohio State? Nothing like it in the world
Favorite thing about playing lacrosse – Hitting and the aggressive nature
What I bring to the Ohio State lacrosse program – Happiness

Mat Ballay The Woodlands, Texas
I am … tall.
I can … eat a lot.
On Your Fridge – Stickers
In Your Fridge – Chocolate milk
Sports Movie – Bad News Bears
Dream Car – Viper
Music Group No One Knows You Like – Vanessa Carlton
Best Friend in Lacrosse  – Max Atherton
Favorite Childhood Game – Marco/Polo
Lucky Number – 7
Ringtone – Generic
Reality TV Show – Rob & Big
Prized Possession – PSP
On a day off I … relax and play FIFA.
Why Ohio State? I wanted a big school.
Favorite thing about playing lacrosse  – FEMO (Fake Extra Man Offense)
What I bring to the Ohio State lacrosse program – Character