Sophomore outdoors hitter Martin Lallemand (6) attacking the ball against Loyola on Sunday, February. 24, 2019 at St. John Arena in Columbus, O
The Ohio Condition men’s volleyball team will attempt to place all of the pieces together again on Friday because it assumes Lees-McRae in St. John Arena.
The Buckeyes (6-14, 2-6 MIVA) aspire to keep senior setter Sanil Thomas in the game for each point a few days ago from the Bobcats (1-13, -10 CC). Thomas has enjoyed elevated playing time previously couple of matches, still dealing with the right hands injuries he sustained in The month of january.
If Thomas returns fully-time setter role on Friday, the Buckeyes may have all the selection available which started the growing season aside from junior outdoors hitter Reese Devilbiss, who’s still dealing with a mystery injuries he endured a couple of days ago.
Ohio Condition is available in on the three-match skid, using its newest loss coming against then-No. 11 USC in five sets. Sophomore opposite hitter Mike Hanes has brought the Buckeyes in the four matches since coming back from injuries with 69 kills and nine aces, adding 20 digs and 6 total blocks.
Additionally to Hanes, the Ohio Condition offense is based on sophomore outdoors hitter Martin Lallemand and redshirt senior middle blocker Blake Leeson, who’ve combined for 288 kills and 27 aces.
Within the loss to USC, Lallemand and Leeson combined for 12 kills and three aces.
Ohio Condition may also depend on junior setter Andrew Hillman to lead on serves, because he connected on four aces against USC, totaling six aces in the 10 sets this year.
Entering the match on the 12-game losing streak, the Bobcats have forfeit eight matches in straight sets, with simply one loss lasting all five sets. Their lone victory this year came Jan. 15 in straight sets against Bluefield College.
Lees-McRae fell to Lincoln subsequently Memorial in four takes hold its newest match. The Bobcats will visit Alderson Broaddus on Thursday before Friday’s match in St. John Arena.
Junior middle blocker and outdoors hitter Came Sim cards leads they with 112 kills, nine aces and 43 blocks, adding 48 digs.
Junior libero Chris Woolslayer has contributed 108 digs for that Bobcats, in addition to 2.25 digs per set, something which puts him at No. 15 across the country.
The Buckeyes will challenge Woolslayer early and frequently, because they are averaging 26.13 attacks per set this year.
Ohio Condition assumes Lees-McRae in St. John Arena at 7 p.m. Saturday.