Buckeyes Are Back!
The 2018 Ohio State Women’s Volleyball Team had a great last preseason in St. John Arena. The freshmen were excited to move into their dorms and have enjoyed meeting other student-athletes and classmates this month. Highlights throughout the grind include meeting former Buckeye Basketball standout Aaron Craft and a surprise trip to see Beyoncé and Jay-Z in their 2018 On the Run tour in the Shoe!
Buckeyes Win Sports Imports Classic
The Buckeyes are the 2018 D.C. Koehl Sports Imports Classic Champions taking down Albany, Ohio University, and Texas A&M on their home court. Sophomore Middle Blocker Lauren Witte was named the Tournament MVP and the Big Ten Co-Player of the Week after posting 3.7 Kills/Set and 1.2 Blocks/Set with only 2 errors on the weekend. Freshman Outside Hitter Mia Grunze and Junior Libero Camry Halm joined Witte on the All-Tournament Team for their efforts in leading the Buckeyes to victory.
Hughes In Vietnam
Senior Setter Taylor Hughes participated in the 2018 Coach for College program traveling to Vietnam in July. Coach for College is a service learning program that brings together US Student-Athletes and Vietnamese University Students to teach academics, sports and life skills at summer camps. Hughes taught 8th Grade Math and Volleyball and enjoyed exploring the country with her students and colleagues.