Spotlight on: Women’s Volleyball
The Ohio State women’s volleyball team ended its regular season this past week. On 11/21, the No. 14 Buckeyes dropped a 3-0 decision to No. 1 Penn State. Senior Mari Hole led the Buckeyes with 10 kills and 8 digs. Teammate Kaitlyn Leary added six kills while Anna Faul had three kills and two blocks. Penn State won the first set 25-18, the second set 25-16, and the third set 25-14.
On Friday, the Buckeyes dropped their season finale to TSUN by a score of 3-1 at St. John Arena. Ohio State honored seniors Mariah Booth, Mari Hole, Emily Danks, and Amanda Peterson before the game. Hole notched her 17th double-double of the season with 15 kills and 11 digs. The Wolverines took the first set 25-22, the third set 25-18, and the fourth set 25-20.
The Buckeyes will now go on to play in the NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championships. They will face Notre Dame on Friday (11/3o) in Lexington at Memorial Coliseum at 5 pm. Read More
Anyone familiar with the sport of wrestling can tell you that it’s the most unique sport in the world of athletics.
It’s a team sport where nobody can help you. Yet, when you step on the center of the mat and face your opponent, nobody depends on you more than your teammates.
On Friday, in front of 6,000 fans at St. John Arena, The Ohio State Buckeyes exemplified what makes this sport so great. For the first time since 1966, the Scarlet and Gray defeated the Iowa Hawkeyes in improbable fashion, with a 21-9 victory.
And it all started with an expected loss at the 125 weight class.