#16

Ben Braun

Middle Blocker/Opposite

Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Height 6-11
  • Hometown Rancho Mirage, California
  • High School Palm Desert

🔊 Pronunciation

2022 (Redshirt Freshman)
• Did not appear in a match

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • Fab 50 Volleyball Magazine, 2021
  • Boys 25 Underclassman to watch Volleyball Magazine, 2020
  • High Performance Team 2020 (Men’s Junior A1NTTP)
  • Lettered in water polo, track and field and basketball
  • Orange Coast Volleyball Club Team advanced to the finals twice in three years
  • Became an Eagle Scout before he started high school
  • 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