Ohio State's Kehoe Named the MIVA Defensive Player of the Week

COLUMBUS, Ohio Ohio State’s men’s volleyball setter Steven Kehoe has been named the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Defensive Player of the Week for his play last week. Kehoe equaled his career-high of 18 digs in the 3-2 (25-22, 23-25, 25-21, 20-25, 15-8) upset of then seventh-ranked UC Irvine. He added two assist blocks, one kill and a match/season-high 61 assists against the Anteaters. Kehoe had three digs and three assist blocks in the 3-0 (25-14, 25-19, 25-16) win over then 13th-ranked Cal State Northridge adding a season-high four kills and a match-high 39 assists. For the two matches, he averaged a team-high 2.62 digs per set. Kehoe averaged 12.50 assists, .62 kills and .62 blocks per set.

The sixth-ranked Buckeyes (6-2 overall, 1-0 Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association) begin a three-match home stand starting Wednesday against ninth-ranked Penn State (7-2, 2-0 Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association). The home stand continues Thursday and Friday against Quincy (3-3, 0-0 MIVA). The three matches begin at 7 p.m. each night in St. John Arena.