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Luke Meidel

Libero

Player profile

  • Hometown O'Fallon, Ill.
  • High School O'Fallon Township
  • Year Senior
  • Height 6-1

CARERE HONORS
• Academic All-Big Ten (2019, 2020)
• MIVA Academic All-Conference (2018, 2019, 2020)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2018, 2019, 2020)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2020 (Junior)
• ‘Starting’ libero for 12 matches and played in 14 total
• Ranked 16th nationally and fourth in the MIVA with 2.20 digs per set
• Registered more than two digs per set in nine of 14 matches
• Assisted on 24 kills

2019 (Sophomore)
• Played in 22 matches
• Totaled 36 digs, five assists and a service ace
• Dug 14 balls at Quincy (2/16) during a four-match stretch which included 31 total digs

2018 (Freshman)
• Saw action in four matches, playing five sets
• Recorded five digs and two assists
• Dug four balls and set up a pair of assists in the season opener versus North Greenville (1/6)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Three-time All-Southwestern Conference
• Two-time team captain, MVP and leading scorer for O’Fallon Township High
• First Team All-Metro in 2017 and Second Team in 2016
• Also competed and served as team captain for the High Performance STL club

PERSONAL
• Son of Kurt and Deb Meidel
• Deb played volleyball at Calvin College
• Has a brother, Josh, and a sister, Kaitlyn
• Double major in Neuroscience, African American & African Studies