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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State men’s lacrosse players Jack Myers and Bobby Van Buren were named to the All-Big Ten Second Team, the Big Ten Conference announced Wednesday. Jacob Snyder was also named the team’s Sportsmanship Award winner for the 2023 season.
Myers, a fifth-year senior from Bethesda, Md., leads the team with 21 assists and 39 points on the year. He is sixth in the league with 1.62 assists per game and is eighth with 3.00 points per game. Myers has recorded a point in all but one game this season. He recorded a team-high nine points in the Buckeyes’ season-opener against Air Force and has recorded 10 multi-point games this season. Myers is just the second Buckeye to record 100 career assists and currently ranks second all-time with 114 helpers.
Van Buren has been a fixture of the Buckeyes’ defensive unit this season, starting all 13 games at close defense. The sophomore has neutralized some of the top scorers in the country throughout Ohio State’s 2023 slate, which is among the toughest in the nation. Van Buren has picked up 17 ground balls on the year and recorded five caused turnovers.
In his fourth season as a Buckeye, Snyder has played in every game this year for Ohio State on defense. The Fallston, Md. native has started 10 contests, recorded nine ground balls and caused three turnovers. The finance major also picked up Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors this spring for his success in the classroom.
Ohio State continues its season in the Big Ten Tournament this weekend, meeting No. 14 Michigan in the quarterfinal round. The Buckeyes and Wolverines faceoff at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29 from U-M Lacrosse Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich. The winner will advance to the semifinals in Baltimore, Md. and play Penn State.