#3

Michael Wright

Setter

Player profile

  • Year Sophomore
  • Height 6-4
  • Hometown Glen Allen, Va.
  • High School Deep Run

CAREER HONORS
• Freshman All-American according to Off the Block (2020)
• MIVA Academic All-Conference (2020)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2020)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2020 (Freshman)
• Started 15 of 18 matches as a true freshman setter
• Named a Freshman All-American by Off the Block
• Ranked seventh nationally (first among freshmen) and third in the MIVA with 10.20 assists per set
• Named National Freshman of the Week by Off the Block (2/3) after steering the offense to a .396 team hitting percentage with 64 assists during road sweeps at Saint Francis (1/31) and No. 7 Penn State (2/1)
• Slotted second on the squad with 1.73 digs per set
• Added 28 blocks, 10 kills and six aces to his season stat line
• Recorded three double-doubles by pairing 10 or more digs to his assist totals

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Lifted Deep Run High School to back-to-back Virginia state championships in 2017 and 2018 while earning Player of the Year accolades at the state, region and metro level both seasons
• Also competed for the Richmond Volleyball Club (six years) and East Coast Volleyball Club (one year)

PERSONAL
• Son of Kack and Rodney Wright
• Siblings – Katelyn, Conner, Nick and Sean
• Business major