Aug. 20, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s volleyball team is set to play an intersquad match at 7 p.m. Tuesday in St. John Arena and admission is free. The Scarlet & Gray match will cap the team’s preseason schedule before the regular season starts later this week.

Ohio State enters the season ranked No. 24 in the AVCA Preseason Poll. The squad is one of seven Big Ten schools ranked and the conference is the most represented league in the poll.

The Buckeyes return five starters to the 2012 squad, including seniors Mariah Booth, Emily Danks, Mari Hole and Amanda Peterson. Danks and Hole were honored as 2011 AVCA All-America honorable mention selections, while Hole was an All-Big Ten honoree with Danks being named to the conference’s honorable mention squad.