Aug. 31, 2005

COLUMBUS, Ohio – All-Americans Laura Davis and Stacey Gordon will be honored prior to Friday’s Ohio State-Nebraska match (7 p.m.) as their All-American banners will be put on display in St. John Arena. Davis played from 1991 to 1994. She was a two-time All-American (93, 94), the 1994 Big Ten and AVCA National Player of the Year. Gordon played from 2001 to 2004. She is Ohio State’s only four-time All-American, a two-time Big Ten Player of the Year and the 2004 AVCA Co-National Player of the Year and the Asics/Volleyball Magazine Player of the Year.

No. 12 Ohio State (1-0) will face top-ranked Nebraska (2-0) at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2. In the first match of the Friday double header of the Sports Imports Classic, Michigan (0-1) will face No. 24 Long Beach State (2-0) at 5 p.m. In matches Saturday, Michigan plays Nebraska at 5:30 p.m. with Ohio State hosting Long Beach State at 7:30 p.m.