#13

Sotiris Siapanis

Outside Hitter

Player profile

  • Year Sophomore
  • Height 6-3
  • Hometown Limassol, Cyprus
  • High School Grammar School Limassol

🔊 Pronunciation | 🔊 Limassol, Cyprus

2021 (Freshman)

  • MIVA Newcomer of the Year and All-MIVA First Team
  • Recorded 206 kills in 50 sets
  • Led Buckeyes in kills per set (4.12)
  • Led team in hitting percentage (.356) among players with 400 or more attacks (402)
  • Third in points with 230 and aces (11) and digs (80)
  • Led all freshmen and ranked second in the MIVA in hitting percentage
  • Averaged 3.93 kills per set to check in at No. 10 nationally
  • 2021 Honorable Mention All-American — NVA /AVCA

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • Earned four letters in volleyball at Grammar School Limassol
  • Won the national school championship for six-consecutive years
  • Also participated at the World School Championships
  • Played club volleyball for Nea Salamina from 2013-20
  • A member of the Cyprus National Team (2016-present)

PERSONAL

  • Son of Ioannis and Elena Siapanis
  • Has two siblings, Maria Olga and Constantina
  • Enjoys watching tennis, online cloths shopping and driving by the beach
  • Father started for the Cyprus National Team for 10 years
  • Plans to play professionally and move back to Cyprus to live a long and happy life