Audio: Ohio State coach reacts to winning opener, Hanes joining U.S. National Team

One match into his tenure as Ohio State’s head coach and Kevin Burch remains undefeated.


Burch earned his first career victory as Ohio State swept North Greenville 25-17, 27-25, 25-19 in its season opener on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio.

Freshman setter Michael Wright had 38 assists and guided the Ohio State offense to out-hit North Greenville .326 to .268. In addition, freshman middle attacker Samuel Clark had 10 kills and one attack error on a match-high .750 attack percentage.

Check out Off the Block’s postmatch interview with Burch as he discusses the victory and the recent decision of All-American opposite Jake Hanes to leave Ohio State to train with the U.S. Men’s National Team.