Oct. 22, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio-Thad Matta, head coach of the Ohio State men’s basketball team, announced the addition of Jake Lorbach and Andrew Goldstein to the Buckeyes’ roster Monday. Lorbach is a sophomore while Goldstein is a junior.
Goldstein is a 6-foot-3-inch guard from Marlboro, N.J. He played for Marlboro High School, where he became the Mustangs’ second-leading scorer in history with 1,069 career points. He averaged 18 points, five rebounds and three assists during his prep career.
He helped his prep team to the school’s furthest run in the New Jersey state playoffs as a senior (2010). After high school, Goldstein played a season at Brookdale Community College before transferring to Ohio State.
Lorbach is a 6-7 forward from Elyria, Ohio, where he played for St. Edward High School. He lettered four times in basketball and twice in volleyball.
As a senior (2011), St. Edward won the 2011 Ohio High School Boys Volleyball Championship. In basketball, Lorbach was part of two OHSAA “Sweet 16” appearances and one “Elite 8.” He averaged six points, eight rebounds and three assists as a senior.
2 Andrew Goldstein 6-3 200 Jr. Marlboro, N.J. Marlboro HS
34 Jake Lorbach 6-7 210 So. Elyria, Ohio St. Edward HS