#16

Ben Braun

Middle Blocker/Opposite

Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Height 6-9
  • Hometown Camino Real, California
  • High School Palm Desert

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PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • Played volleyball for Palm Desert High School
  • Club team advanced to the finals twice in three years
  • Placed 1st, 3rd and 5th in the Global Conference of Educational Robotics during high school academic career

PERSONAL

  • Son of Chris and Katja Braun, has one sister, Anna
  • Future plans include starting his own businesses and to play professionally overseas
  • Enjoys gaming and spending time with friends
  • His father was an alternate for the 1988 U.S. Men’s Volleyball Olympic team
  • Grandfather played basketball professionally overseas