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Ohio Baseball senior Treyben Funderburg swings at a pitch during the Bobcats' game against Bowling Green on March 21, 2021 at Bob Wren Stadium. (PHOTO: Nick Viland/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Bobcats Finish Home Schedule with Series Split against Ball State

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Athens and Bob Wren Stadium has been friendly to the Bobcats this season.  Ohio entered this past weekend with a 17-8 record at The Wren and wrapped up its 2021 home schedule with a four-game weekend series with Ball State. While Ohio’s chances of winning the MAC disappeared after a series loss at Akron, the Bobcats… Read More

The Ohio Bobcats baseball team competes against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Bob Wren Stadium on Friday, March 5, 2021, in Athens, OH. Ohio defeated Milwaukee 14-3. (Chris J. Day/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Stellar Pitching Leads Ohio Past Miami in Friday Doubleheader

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — With just 16 games remaining in the regular season, Ohio is looking to pick up any wins it can to keep pace with the top teams in the MAC.  Entering Friday, the Bobcats were fourth in the conference standings and sat seven games back of MAC leader, Central Michigan. Fresh off… Read More

Ohio Baseball's Joe Rock threw a no-hitter on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 against Morehead State. Ohio split the two games with the Eagles (Photo: Nick Viland/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Bobcats Come From Behind to Defeat EMU in Series Opener

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — It takes nine innings to win a baseball game.  It wasn’t the prettiest of starts for Ohio on Friday evening, but all that matters is the final score. Despite some ups and downs, Ohio (12-11) opened up a four-game set with Eastern Michigan (8-14) with a 6-3 victory. Ohio’s ace Joe… Read More

Mariana Rodrigues (5) tries to score past Olivia Vance (9) and Payton Morman (16) in Ohio's match against Toledo on March 17, 2021. (Photo: Evann Figueroa/WOUB)

Ohio Volleyball: Bobcats’ Season Ends With Loss to Western Michigan in MAC Tournament

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The three-seeded Ohio Bobcats (12-8) fell to the No. 2 Western Michigan (18-4) in the first round of the MAC Women’s Volleyball tournament Friday afternoon. Ohio was without senior star Tia Jimerson, as well as veteran junior Lauren Park in their battle against Western Michigan. The absence of the usual starters was apparent as the… Read More

Sebastian Fabik stands in the batter's box vs Central Michigan

Ohio Baseball: Chippewas’ Bats Dominate Bobcats in Series Finale; Ohio and CMU Split Series

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Central Michigan is a perennial powerhouse in the Mid-American Conference and proved that point in Sunday’s series finale against Ohio. After scoring a dozen runs in the second half of the doubleheader on Saturday, Central Michigan (10-8, 2-2 MAC) put on another hitting clinic on Sunday with a 14-3 win over… Read More

Ohio Soccer played against Bowling Green on Sunday, March 28, 2021. (Photo: Midge Mazur/Ohio Bobcats Athletics)

Ohio Soccer: Bobcats Blanked by Bowling Green on Sunday, 3-0

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio Bobcats (2-4, 2-4 MAC) were clawed out by the Bowling Green Falcons (5-1, 5-1 MAC) in a disappointing 3-0 defeat Sunday afternoon. The scoring started early with BGSU sophomore Katie Cox finishing a squared pass from six yards out to put the Falcons up 1-0. Little did we know,… Read More

Weslee Littlefield (24) defends against Kate Biglin (5) during OHIO’s game against Central Michigan at Pruitt Field in Athens, Ohio, on March 26, 2021. (Evann Figueroa/WOUB)

Ohio Field Hockey: Despite Numerous Scoring Chances, Ohio Falls to Central Michigan on Saturday

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A gorgeous and sunny skyline once again set the stage on Saturday evening at Pruitt Field.  As the sun set, the Bobcats and Chippewas took the field for their second meeting in as many nights. While the weather was pretty in Athens, the result for the Ohio field hockey team didn’t… Read More

atelyn Whittle (11) catches up to Callie Quinn (10) during OHIO’s game against Central Michigan at Pruitt Field in Athens, Ohio, on March 26, 2021. (Evann Figueroa/WOUB)

Ohio Field Hockey: Bobcats Welcomed Back Home with 3-1 Victory over Central Michigan

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — It was October 26, 2019 when the Bobcats last played a game at Pruitt Field. The COVID-19 pandemic got in between Ohio and the 2020 fall season, so the Bobcats’ season got shifted to the spring.  A spring field hockey season is a first for many.  The Bobcats’ training and preparation… Read More

Ohio's Treyben Funderburg swings at a pitch in the Bobcats' game against Bowling Green on March 21, 2021. (Photo: Nick Viland/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Bobcats Ousted in Doubleheader by Falcons’ Starting Pitching

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Bowling Green’s bullpen was able to have a day off on Sunday, when their starting pitchers were able to go all the way in both matchups on the day. Andrew Abrahamowicz and Rigo Ramos both went seven innings to secure two victories over the Ohio Bobcats. In game one, the Bowling… Read More

Ohio's Mariana Rodrigues spikes the ball in the Bobcats' match against Western Michigan on Friday, March 19, 2021. (Photo: Curtis Feder/WOUB)

Ohio Volleyball: Bobcats Defeat Red-Hot Western Michigan, Win Third-Straight Match

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Just saying Ohio won its third match in a row does not do the story justice for what the Bobcats accomplished on Friday night. As previously reported, the team was injury stricken and had to cope with a demanding schedule, but it then had to face a new challenge: defeating the… Read More

Mariana Rodrigues (5) tries to score past Olivia Vance (9) and Payton Morman (16) in Ohio's match against Toledo on March 17, 2021. (Photo: Evann Figueroa/WOUB)

Ohio Volleyball: Bobcats Come Back from the Brink to Win Another Five-Set Thriller

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — After falling behind two sets to one against Toledo in The Convo on Wednesday, the Ohio volleyball team came back with their backs against the wall to defeat the golden rockets in a spectacular five set affair. The Bobcats came into this matchup a little worse for wear with their intense… Read More

Ohio Men's Basketball is the MAC Tournament champions. The Bobcats huddle around the trophy postgame.

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats Win First MAC Tournament Championship Since 2012

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOUB) — The ticket is punched.  The Bobcats are going dancing. For the first time since 2012, the Ohio Bobcats hoisted the MAC Tournament trophy and will be going to the NCAA Tournament. “Just an unbelievable performance by our guys,” Ohio head coach Jeff Boals said.  “I’m a proud coach.  I know we… Read More

Ohio's Ben Vander Plas works against MAC Player of the Year Marreon Jackson in the Bobcats' game against Toledo on Friday, March 12, 2021.

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats knock off top-seeded Rockets, advance to MAC Championship game

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio Bobcats (15-7) have been on a revenge tour for nearly a month now, mostly because there’s always a two or three week delay due to a covid reason. The revenge tour is beating teams the Bobcats had previously lost too earlier in the season. It started when they knocked… Read More

Ohio's Cece Hooks and Central Michigan's Micaela Kelly faced off in the MAC Semifinals on Friday, March 12, 2021. (Photo: Joe Collins/WOUB)

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bobcats fall to Central Michigan in OT, Eliminated in MAC Semis

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOUB) — With the ballgame tied at 85 late in the fourth quarter, Ohio had a chance to win the game to advance to the MAC Championship game. Following a timeout, Cece Hooks drove down the lane put the ball up — but there was a whistle with eight seconds left in regulation. … Read More

Ohio Men's Basketball's Ben Vander Plas throws down a dunk in the Bobcats' MAC Quarterfinal matchup with Kent State on March 11, 2021, at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland. (Photo: Bryan Kurp/WOUB).

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Hot Shooting Leads Ohio Past Kent State in MAC Quarterfinals

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOUB) — The Bobcats walked off the court on Thursday at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in a good mood to the tune of loud cheers from close friends and family up the concourse seating. There was a sense of joy, a sense of celebration and a sense of hope buzzing through the arena. For… Read More

Ohio's Cece Hooks dribbles the ball across midcourt in the Bobcats' game against Ball State in the MAC Quarterfinals on March 10, 2021. (Photo: Joe Collins/WOUB)

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Second-Half Surge Guides Ohio over Ball State in MAC Quarterfinals

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOUB) — For the second time this season against Ball State, Erica Johnson walked off the court and into the locker room with no points in the first half. In the first meeting of the season between the Bobcats and Cardinals, Johnson came alive in the second half and posted 18 points, although… Read More

Ohio Women's Basketball CeCe Hooks

Ohio Women’s Basketball: Hooks Records Triple-Double as Ohio Dominates Miami (OH)

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — 31 points, 11 assists, ten steals.  A triple-double for CeCe Hooks.  Just another accolade she can add to her Bobcat career. “There’s just so many things that [Hooks] does and she does them and I’m like ‘wow, didn’t think that would happen’ and then it trumps the last thing,” Ohio head… Read More

Ohio Men's Basketball's Ben Roderick goes up for a layup in the Bobcats' game against the Buffalo Bulls on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. The Bobcats fell to the Bulls 86-66. (PHOTO: Chris J. Day/WOUB)

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Turnovers, Missed Threes Reign Supreme in Bobcats’ Blowout Loss to Buffalo

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio men’s basketball team (13-7, 9-5 MAC) went into its Saturday afternoon matchup with Buffalo (12-7, 10-5 MAC) at the Convocation Center in Athens with a six-game win streak, as the third seed in the Mid-American Conference and playing its third game in five days. What transpired was a dominating… Read More

Ohio Baseball's Joe Rock threw a no-hitter on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 against Morehead State. Ohio split the two games with the Eagles (Photo: Nick Viland/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Rock Hurls No-Hitter as Bobcats split Doubleheader

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – For the first time in two years, the Bobcats were able to play at Bob Wren Stadium due to the COVID outbreak in March of 2020. In this home opener, the Bobcats faced Morehead State University in a doubleheader. The Bobcats went into the first game with excitement and to perform… Read More

Ohio's Ben Vander Plas scored his 1,000th career point in Thursday's victory over Eastern Michigan.

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats Continue to Roll, Extend Win Streak to Six

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A six-game winning streak.  It’s something the Bobcats haven’t achieved since the 2012-13 season, when Jim Christian was the head coach and D.J. Cooper led the charge for the Bobcats.  Ohio won seven in a row and 12 of 13 games that season while sharing a MAC regular season title. Despite… Read More

Ohio Men's Basketball Ben Vander Plas

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats Defy Expectations in Resounding Victory Over Akron

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — It was safe to say that the odds were stacked against the Ohio men’s basketball team when they took the court Tuesday afternoon, but they rose to the challenge in what was arguably their best performance of the season. After recording their fourth straight win against Central Michigan, the coronavirus spread… Read More