Dec. 7, 2002

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Ohio State has won its last 10 matches and has won 15 of thelast 17 since starting Big Ten play 0-5. The Buckeyes hit aseason-high .440 against Louisville with 62 kills, 11 errors on 116attempts. OSU’s previous best was .324 at Illinois-Chicago(73-25-148). The 11 OSU hitting errors is a season low. The fewestprevious errors were 15 against Cleveland State (3-game match).Shelly Draeger hit a season-high .625 (11-1-16) against Louisville.Her previous best this season was .538 against Northwestern(18-4-26). Stacey Gordon hit a season-high .521 (29-4-48) againstLouisville. Her previous best this season was .491 atIllinois-Chicago (33-5-57). Stacey Gordon’s 29 kills againstLouisville and 13 against Robert Morris has extended her string ofdouble-figure kill matches to 47. She has had double-figure killsin 60 of 62 career matches. Her 29 kills marked her 30th careermatch with 20 or more kills. This season she has had 21 matcheswith 20 or more kills and three with 32 or more.