I must start off with an apology. Last weekend the Buckeyes lost two – both to that road-kill State also known as *ichigan. In Ann Arbor they were kneed by the Wolverines 3-1, that would be Friday September 29th. And then again the heartache happened again against *ichigan State 3-0 on Saturday the 30th. That dropped the Buckeyes in Big Ten Play to 2-2. I never updated that information…. Shame on me.  But the loss to both teams up North was problematic for ,,,Then along came the Penn State Team and their 3rd ranked team on October 6th in Columbus at St. John’s winning 3-2.

That made the Buckeyes, in league 2-3.

But come the 7th of October in Columbus when Rutgers came into town the Buckeyes evened their Big Ten record to 3-3 with a 3-0 final score.

Normally I would break down the game. Before I do that allow us to review the stats:

Ohio State

If you want REAL Stats it shall be a breakdown as such:

ATTACK  SERVE BOCK |GEN PCT Points
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4 Smeathers, Madison.. 3|   1 0 4 .250| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 2 0| 0| 2.0
5 Schirmer, Luisa…..      3| 6 3 15 .200| 0| 0 1| 2| 2| 0 0 0| 0| 6.0
6 Hughes, Taylor……      3| 4 2 9 .222| 28| 4 2| 0| 8| 1 2 0| 0| 10.0
12 Witte, Lauren…….      3| 5 0 10 .500| 0| 2 2| 0| 0| 0 0 1| 0| 7.0
13 Wenz, Ashley……..     3| 18 7 32 .344| 0| 0 1| 0| 4| 0 0 0| 0| 18.0
17 Franklin, Bia…….        3| 5 4 21 .048| 1| 0 2| 0| 2| 0 0 0| 0| 5.0
1 Mauer, Becca……..       1| 0 0 0 .000| 2| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 1| 0.0
7 Gruensfelder, Hannah 3| 0 0 0 .000| 4| 4 0| 3| 11| 0 0 0| 0| 4.0
14 Halm, Camry………     3| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 5| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0
15 Goree, Kalisha……      2| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 3| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0
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Totals…………..                 3| 39 16 91 .253| 35| 10 8| 5| 35| 1 4 1| 1| 52.0

 In the match against Rutgers The Ohio State women’s volleyball team made quick work of Rutgers for a straight-set sweep (25-15, 25-12, 26-24) Saturday night at St. John Arena. The Buckeyes moved to 10-7 overall and 3-3 in Big Ten play while Rutgers dropped to 5-13 (0-6 B1G).

 

Ashley Wenz was the key to OSU’s offense with a career-high 18 kills. Taylor Hughes handed out 28 assists and Hannah Gruensfelder tallied 11 digs. The duo served up four aces each, a career mark for Gruensfelder. Luisa Schirmer added six kills, followed by Lauren Witte and Ana Beatriz Franklin with five apiece.

The Buckeyes held the Scarlet Knights to a .038 attacking percentage (21-18-80).

The Buckeyes now meet up with Illinois on Friday the 13th in Champaign.

Go Buckeyes