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Martin Lallemand

Outside Hitter

Player profile

  • Hometown Orp le Grand, Belgium
  • High School Athenee Royal de Hannut
  • Year Senior
  • Height 6-4

CAREER HONORS
• All-MIVA First Team (2020)
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2020)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2019, 2020)
• MIVA Academic All-Conference (2018, 2019, 2020)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2018, 2019, 2020)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2020 (Junior)
• All-MIVA First Team selection
• Started all 18 matches played in
• Paced the Buckeyes in season totals for kills (206), points (246), aces (17) and digs (104)
• Ranked top-10 in the MIVA with 3.97 points/set (5th), 3.32 kills/set (5th), .27 aces/set (8th) and a .301 hitting percentage (8th)
• His 3.97 points/set and 3.32 kills/set were slotted 29th and 30th respectively in the NCAA
• Named the MIVA Defensive Player of the Week (1/4) for the opening weekend
• Added 42 blocks (four solo) and 13 assists to season stat line

2019 (Sophomore)
• Started 21 of 22 matches when healthy enough to play
• Sniped 20 service aces, second most on the team
• Ranked third on the team in points (202.5), kills (169) and digs (90)
• Added 26 blocks and a .243 hitting percentage to season stat line
• Posted double-digit points in eight contests
• Primary passer successfully handled 374 service-receptions

2018 (Freshman)
• Made two starts and played in 22 matches
• Recorded season totals of 17 kills, four digs, four blocks and four aces while attacking .243 (17-8-37)
• Saw action in all three NCAA Tournament contests
• Pounded 11 kills at a .333 (11-4-21) attacking rate with four blocks in start vs. USC (1/18)
• Served 68 times

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Named the “Best Player in the Match,” lifting the U19 Belgium National Team to a European Championship
• Also competed for VBC Waremme, rising to Liga A (Belgium’s top league) from 2015-17
• Participated in the 2017 European Youth Olympic Festival

PERSONAL
• Son of Dany Lallemand and Pascale Chamberland
• Has a brother, Lucas, and a sister, Sarah
• Industrial Engineering major