Ohio Condition then-junior setter Sanil Thomas (3) sets the ball to then-redshirt junior middle blocker Blake Leeson (11) throughout the Buckeyes
In the second journey to California this year, Ohio State’songoing inside a loss to No. 5 UCLA in straight-sets, 25-21, 25-20 and 25-21.
The Buckeyes (6-13, 2-6 MIVA) managed a .017 hitting percentage during the period of the match, killing 21 balls while committing 20 attack errors. The Bruins (15-4, 6- MPSF) added 30 kills and 11 errors for any .297 hitting percentage, helping overcome their 27 service errors to secure the victory.
Using the Bruins leading 20-18 within the third set, the Buckeyes had accrued only four kills as well as an ace, taking advantage of 10 service and three attack errors by UCLA to help keep the set close.
Kills by sophomore outdoors hitter Mike Hanes and redshirt senior middle blocker Blake Leeson tied the set at 20, however the Buckeyes would manage one block within the last six points, giving UCLA the 3rd set and also the match.
Junior outdoors hitter Austin Matautia brought the Bruins with nine kills, adding two total blocks, an assist and 2 digs. UCLA junior middle blocker Daenan Gyimah struck seven kills as well as an ace, also supplying five total blocks.
Late within the first set, something error by Matautia left the Buckeyes lower 21-19. But back-to-back Bruin blocks on attacks by Hanes supplanted a four-point margin for UCLA. The Bruins used something error along with a kill by redshirt sophomore outdoors hitter and setter Mike Kobrine to shut the set, 25-21.
As the Buckeyes selected up two blocks, UCLA totaled five within the opening set and out-blocked Ohio Condition within the match 10-5.
While five Buckeyes contributed kills within the match, 3 recorded greater than three. Both Hanes and sophomore outdoors hitter Martin Lallemand brought Ohio Condition with seven kills each, with Hanes adding two aces and Lallemand adding one.
One vibrant place for Ohio Condition was the return of senior setter Sanil Thomas. Though operating on the limited basis, Thomas took part in the 3 sets, totalling three assists. Thomas missed yesteryear 11 matches after sustaining the right hands injuries at the end of The month of january.
Lower 15-10 within the second set, Ohio Condition used a Thomas assist switched Lallemand kill and 2 Bruin attack errors inside a three-point run, cutting the UCLA result in two. Two quick Buckeye errors restored UCLA’s four point lead, that they would carry to some 25-21 set victory.
The Buckeyes go back to actionNo. 11 USC Saturday at 11 p.m. in La.