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Members of the Ohio volleyball team celebrate on the court following the match point over Kent State on Oct. 20, 2021.

Ohio volleyball secures a hard-fought victory over Kent State

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio volleyball team took its fourth win in a row to advance 5-4 in MAC play after going winless in a tough non-conference schedule.  The Bobcats are catching their stride and beginning to play with confidence as they are officially half-way through conference play. The Kent State Golden Flashes traveled… Read More

Maggie Denoma embraces her teammates after a point is earned against Eastern Michigan University on October 8, 2021.

Ohio Volleyball Splits Homecoming Weekend Matches

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) —  Ohio volleyball played two Mid-American Conference matches inside the Convocation Center over homecoming weekend. Ohio Drops Close Match To Eastern Michigan on Friday The hope of beating another MAC opponent was diminished Friday night. The Bobcats volleyball team (1-15, 1-4 MAC) suffered a gut-wrenching 3-2 loss against the Eastern Michigan Eagles… Read More

Ohio volleyball head coach Geoff Carlston talks with Caitlin O'Farrell (12) on the sideline in Ohio's exhibition match with Duquesne on August, 21, 2021 at the Convocation Center

Geoff Carlston Ready To Lead OU Volleyball To Successful 2021 Season

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Volleyball is back and a familiar face is leading the Bobcats again. Geoff Carlston returns to Ohio for his second stint as head coach.  He previously coached the Bobcats from 2003 to 2007. Carlston built the volleyball program into a Mid-American Conference powerhouse in his five seasons.  He led the Bobcats to… 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

Tia Jimerson prepares an attack vs Kent State

Ohio Volleyball: Bobcats Take Senior Night Victory Against Kent State

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio Volleyball’s Senior Night in the Convocation Center on Tuesday celebrated the career of Vera Giacomazzi, the team’s setter from San Vendemiano, Italy. A touching ceremony before the came culminated in the jumbotron showing a video of Giacomazzi’s family congratulating her all the way from Italy. As the team took the… 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

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Ohio Volleyball: Bobcats Keep the Foot on the Gas, Sweep Ball State

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) —History did not repeat itself in the Convocation Center on Friday afternoon, as the Bobcats (5-4) were able to clean sweep the Ball State Cardinals (6-6).  On Thursday, the Bobcats went up two sets to none over the Cardinals and allowed that game to slip through their fingers and lose 3-2. On… Read More

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Ohio Volleyball: Two Sweeps in Two Days as Bobcats Beat Bulls

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB)- The Ohio Volleyball (4-2, 4-2 MAC) team kept building momentum as they swept the Buffalo Bulls (0- 8, 0-8 MAC) in three sets across games on Saturday, Feb. 12 after doing the same on Friday. The Bobcat offense really had a chance to showcase their skills but they were missing a key… Read More

Ohio Volleyball vs Buffalo: Caitlin O'Farrell (12) and Mariana Rodrigues (5) jump to block a hit from Courtney Okwara (12). (Photo: Evann Figueroa/WOUB)

Ohio Volleyball: Bobcats Come from Behind in Second and Third Sets, Sweep Buffalo

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – The Ohio Bobcats (3-2, 3-2 MAC) took to the Convocation Center on Thursday against Buffalo (0-7, 0-7 MAC), sweeping the Bulls 3-0. It was the Bobcats’ first time back on their home court in nearly three weeks, and while the final tally would suggest a dominant home turf defense, the Cats… Read More

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Ohio Volleyball: Bobcats Sweep Central Michigan in Second Game of Doubleheader

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – The Ohio Bobcats finished off their Saturday doubleheader with a thumping win over the Central Michigan Chippewas. After a town-wide power outage moved the Bobcats’ Friday matchup, the girls took the court for the second time in a day to avenge their five-set defeat from the morning. The Bobcats got off to… Read More

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Ohio Volleyball: Bobcats prep for final regular season games

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Ohio Volleyball ends their regular season this weekend at the Convocation Center. They host Buffalo on Friday at 7:00 P.M. and Akron at 5:00 P.M. Saturday is also the Bobcats senior night. Hear from Juniors Tia Jimerson and Vera Giacomazzi about what the seniors mean to them. Jimerson is also coming off a weekend where… Read More

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Ohio Volleyball: Bobcats sweep MAC West Leader to improve to .500 in MAC play

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Ohio Volleyball (15-12, 7-7) dominated from start to finish in their sweep of MAC West leading Central Michigan (20-6, 10-4) on Saturday evening in the Convocation Center. Central Michigan had 25 attacking errors, Ohio had 10 blocks but their block forced Central into mistakes even when they didn’t hit their swings. “They made some uncharacteristic… Read More

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Ohio Volleyball: Bobcats keep Toledo win-less in MAC play

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ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio Bobcats (13-8, 5-3 MAC) hosted the Toledo Rockets (7-13, 0-8 MAC) and handled them accordingly in a huge 3-0 (25-14, 25-15, 25-22) win at the Convo. Tonight was the first and only match-up between Ohio and Toledo of the season, unless the two see each other again in the Mid-American… Read More

Ohio Volleyball has crucial opening MAC weekend

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When Ohio (8-5) Volleyball begins MAC play in the 2019 season, they will have no time to get adjusted to conference opponents. The Bobcats welcome Bowling Green and Miami (OH) to the Convo in a weekend that brings the projected top three teams in the MAC east against each other. Joe Collins previews the weekend… Read More

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Ohio volleyball: Vera Giacomazzi and Maggie Nedoma have a special relationship

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Ohio Junior Setter Vera Giacomazzi set a 2019 NCAA record with 74 assists in a game against Kansas State. Giacomazzi and Junior Opposite Hitter Maggie Nedoma have great chemistry on and off the court. Michael Roth looks at how their relationship has developed throughout the season and how the pair work off each other and… Read More