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Mia Grunze

Outside Hitter

Player profile

  • Hometown Waterford, Wis.
  • Last School Waterford Union H.S.
  • Year Junior
  • Height 6-3

CAREER HONORS
• Academic All-Big Ten (2019)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2019)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2019 (Sophomore)
• Started 10 of the 20 matches she appeared in
• Sports Imports D.C. Koehl Classic all-tournament team, where she averaged 4.91 kills and a .304 attacking clip
• Ranked fourth on the team with 153 kills
• Added 81 digs, 18 blocks (15a, 3s), six assists and two service aces
• Had seven outings with double-digit kills
• Hit .343, connected on a career-high 30 kills and totaled 30.5 points against Texas Tech
• Tallied a pair of double-doubles versus Illinois State and Dayton
• Had a season-high 11 digs three times

2018 (Freshman)
• Played in 18 matches, including 12 starts
• Accumulated 165 kills, 87 digs, 22 blocks (16a, 6s), seven assists and seven service aces
• Recorded at least 10 kills in 10 matches
• Sports Imports D.C. Koehl Classic and Rebel Invitational all-tournament teams
• Attacked .500 (13-2-22) with three aces against Texas A&M, both career highs
• Tallied a career-high 16 kills and 16.5 points versus Southern Miss
• Had her first career double-double (13 digs, 12 kills) in upset of No. 4 Penn State

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• 2017 AVCA High School All-America honorable mention
• Two-time Southern Lakes Conference Player of the Year
• Four-time first team all-conference selection
• Picked up second team all-county honors in 2015
• Earned first team all-county and all-state accolades as a junior
• Led her team to the South Lakes Conference championship during her senior campaign
• Ranked 29th in Prep Volleyball’s “Senior Aces”
• Played club ball for the Milwaukee Sting

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Brian and Michele Grunze
• Has two sisters, Mikaela and Mariah
• Exploration major