#17

Ana Beatriz Franklin

Outside Hitter

Player profile

  • Hometown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Last School Centro Educacional da Lagoa
  • Year Senior
  • Height 5-11

CAREER HONORS
• Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 18)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2016, 17, 18)
• Bucks Go Pro Intern (2018)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2018 (Junior)
• Competed in all 32 matches with 20 starts
• Topped the Buckeyes with a season-best 39 service aces
• Stood fourth in the Big Ten with 0.32 aces per set
• Ranked third on the team in points (239), kills (187) and digs (239)
• Also had 22 blocks (18a, 4s) and 19 assists
• Set a new career mark in kills five times and had three double-doubles
• Tallied a career-best 20 points twice against Minnesota and Iowa
• Posted 14 kills, 12 digs, three aces and two rejections in a sweep of Michigan State
• Chipped in 16 kills, 13 digs and a career-high four aces against No. 3 Minnesota
• Recorded a double-double in the season finale at Iowa behind 18 kills and 11 digs

2017 (Sophomore)
• Made 14 starts in 30 appearances
• Recorded 172 digs, 70 kills, 22 assists, 15 service aces and 11 blocks (6s, 5a)
• Dug a career-high 15 balls in upset of No. 8 Wisconsin
• Added a career-best 10 kills versus No. 3 Penn State

2016 (Freshman)
• Played in 22 matches, making three starts on the road against Big Ten opponents
• Chipped in 23 digs, five service aces and three kills
• Posted multiple digs in seven matches

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Won three South America Championships as a member of the Brazilian Youth National Team, taking home MVP honors in the 2013 U-16 Championships
• Five-time national club champion, voted MVP on three occasions
• Picked up MVP recognition in five of six state titles for the Fluminense FC volleyball squad
• Acquired a state crown playing for Esparto Clube Pinheiros as well

PERSONAL INFO
• Daughter of Gabriela and Carols Franklin
• Has a brother, Felipe
• Communication major