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Ohio Bobcat supporters gathered in the Cornerstone Pub in Gahanna, Ohio to watch the men's basketball team take on North Carolina in the Sweet 16. Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Maddie Kuhn was there to talk to them and watch the reactions during the exciting contest.
More reaction, this time from back home in Athens, where Bobcat fans at a local Buffalo Wild Wings rejoiced at Ohio's win over South Florida. The Bobcats are Sweet 16 bound. @BobcatShowcase
Using the same stingy defense that has helped them win all season, the Ohio Bobcats (14-17) ousted Kent State (6-21) in the first round of the MAC Tournament 58-40. They closed out the conference season strong with four straight wins in a row at home. “They really gutted it out. They did not want to… Read More
*Story originally aired on the February 3 edition of The Bobcat Sports Showcase* @BobcatShowcase
Sina King, the best girl's basketball player in the history of Waterford (OH) High School, plays division-1 college basketball at Akron for head coach Jodi Kest. King, as just a sophomore, is a huge contributor for the Zips and recently scored 15 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in a game against Ohio in Athens. Hear… Read More
Ohio shot 53 percent from the floor tonight, 12 percentage points more than its previous high, en route to a 75-59 win over George Mason. The Lady 'Cats balanced scoring attack complemented the high shooting percentage. Five players had double figure totals, led by Tenishia Benson's 14 points. "When we beat Xavier in double… Read More
The Ohio Lady Bobcats survived a late push from the San Francisco Lady Dons to get their first win in the five games, 63-53. “Thank you, Jesus,” said forward Alesia Howard. “It really was like a monkey on our backs. It had to happen and it just happened to be San Francisco, but we couldn’t… Read More
After losing in the semifinals of the MAC Tournament to the eventual conference champion Central Michigan, the Ohio volleyball team did the best they could to improve their chances of getting into the NCAA Tournament by beating 18th ranked Cincinnati on November 25. However, the Bobcats were not selected for an at-large bid, sending them… Read More
With Ohio volleyball's roster turning over after this season, Liis Kullerkann could get a chance to play a big role in the Bobcat lineup in 2012. In coming to Athens from the country of Estonia, she made a big sacrifice to play volleyball for the Bobcats. @BobcatShowcase
If you've been to an Ohio volleyball match, maybe you've tried your hand at the intermission contest to serve a volleyball at targets to win prizes. It's harder than it looks, but Ohio volleyball players tried it anyway. @BobcatShowcase
The 2011 MAC East champion Ohio softball team announced the signing of three players to their roster. They are infielder Amanda Dalton, pitcher Savannah Jo Dorsey and outfielder Sloan Walker. Dalton hails from Salem, Virginia where she led her team in batting average all three years she played in high school, .467 in 2009, .453… Read More
Ohio volleyball has played almost 30 matches in 2011, but even with the hectic schedule, the team still has time to have fun on the road. "Showcase" reporter Maddie Kuhn details the fun and games from the road. @BobcatShowcase
Coaches and players get the publicity, but, behind the scenes, students aid Ohio's athletic teams in many ways. Many Bobcat managers are students in the top-ranked Sports Administration program at Ohio University. Meet a couple managers in the video above, and see what they do to help the teams they work with.
Lamberti Wins Second Straight Award Ohio outside hitter Kelly Lamberti is the MAC’s East Division Offensive Player of the Week. On Friday against Ball State, the freshman had her 11th double-double of the season with 12 kills and 16 digs in four sets and leads the team in double-doubles. On Saturday against Toledo, she had… Read More
Senior midfielder Toye Famodu’s two goals this weekend helped Ohio win two conference victories on the road and earned her Ohio Soccer’s first weekly honors this season. Her first goal tied the game against Western Michigan in the 70th minute. Her score forced overtime, where the Bobcats eventually won. A couple of days later… Read More
The Ohio men’s basketball team has added senior Kenny Belton to the roster. The forward/center who played for two years with the University of Cincinnati will not be hard to miss on the floor. He is listed at 6’ 8” and 280 pounds. A neck injury prevented Belton from continuing his career with Cincinnati, where… Read More
The head coach of Ohio volleyball is three-for-three in winning MAC Championships since he's been in Athens. Meet him in the video above.
Ohio clawed its way past Pittsburgh 3-2 (24-26, 25-23, 20-25, 26-24, 21-19) at Fitzgerald Field House in a five set thriller, as four of the five sets were decided by two points. After trailing two sets to one, the Bobcats took control early in the fourth and fifth sets to improve to .500 on the… Read More