Omari DeBerry


Player profile

  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 168
  • Hometown Woodstock, Md.
  • Last School Calvert Hall
  • Year Senior

Ohio State Overview
• Has played in 22 games during his first three seasons with 14 ground balls, three caused turnovers, one goal and two assists
• OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree majoring in sport industry

2020 (Junior Season)
• Played in six of Ohio State’s even games before the COVID-19 outbreak cancelled the remainder of the season
• Picked up three ground balls and caused two turnovers
• Both of his caused turnovers came in the season-opener against Detroit Mercy
• Had ground balls against Detroit Mercy, Boston University and Hofstra

2019 (Sophomore Season)
• Saw action in all 11 games as a short stick defensive midfielder
• Had an assist in an 11-10 overtime win against Notre Dame (3/23)
• Picked up 10 ground balls on the season, including a season-high three vs. Bucknell (2/23)
• Also caused a turnover against the Bison
• An OSU Scholar-Athlete and sport industry major
• Took a service-learning trip to Mexico last December with other student-athletes
• Interned as part of Huntington Bucks Go Pro 2.0 with Buckeye Leadership Fellows
• His career goal is to work in professional or collegiate athletics

2018 (Freshman Season)
• Played in five games and saw extensive action late in the season in contests against Johns Hopkins, Michigan, Rutgers and Maryland
• Had a goal and assists in the Buckeyes’ regular season game at No. 6 Johns Hopkins (4/7)
• Scored on the first shot that he took of the season

At Calvert Hall High School
• Four-year starter for one of the top programs in the country
• Registered 18 points as a senior and over 20 as a junior on team’s that produced multiple high-level Division I products
• Helped Calvert Hill win the MIAA title, its first since 2012

• The son of Phil and Monique DeBerry
• Intends to pursue a master’s and/or law degree after graduation
• Aspires to be a general manager, athletics director or president of team operations
• Lists his greatest sports thrill as winning the MIAA championship over McDonough
• His father played football at Liberty University and uncle played at the University of Richmond. His aunt played basketball at VCU