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Jul 16
Football's Kristoff nominated for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team
Football senior safety Josh Kristoff is a nominee for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®, as announced by Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association on July 15

Jul 2
Maurice Ndour to suit up for Senegal during basketball FIBA World Cup
Men’s basketball senior forward Maurice Ndour will play for the Senegal National Team during the 2014 FIBA World Cup this summer in Spain.

OHIO setter to compete in 2014 European Global Challenge
All-America volleyball setter Abby Gilleland has been selected to compete for the BIP Adidas Midwest U-22 Team during the 2014 European Global Challenge in Croatia.

Jun 30
Juli Accurso chosen for Capital One Academic All-America team
Juli Accurso was recognized for her outstanding efforts on the track and in the classroom Thursday, when she became the first Capital One Academic All-America selection at Ohio in 21 years.

Ohio places four on Athlon Sports Preseason All-MAC Team
The Ohio University football team placed four players on the 2014 Athlon Sports Preseason All-Mid-American Conference Team.

Jun 19
Nick Kellogg suits up for Cavaliers and Pacers
Former Ohio University guard Nick Kellogg has been selected to participate in pre-NBA Draft workouts with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers.

Southern Ohio Copperheads season underway
The Southern Ohio Copperheads recently kicked off their two-month, 40-game baseball season at Ohio University Bob Wren Stadium as part of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League.

Jun 5
Voice of the Bobcats Russ Eisenstein nominated for Emmy
Russ Eisenstein has also become the face of Bobcat TV. The combination of his work in both areas has earned him another Emmy nomination.

May 28
Accurso and Brown qualify for NCAA track and field regional
Senior distance runner Juli Accurso and junior thrower Donyelle Brown have qualified for NCAA East Regional action in Jacksonville, Fla., May 29-31.<br />

May 23
Barbina named men’s basketball coach at Eastern Campus
Jordan Barbina has been named the new men’s basketball coach at his collegiate alma mater — Ohio University Eastern.

May 22
Ohio names Stephens senior associate AD for external operations
Ohio University Athletics has named Michael Stephens as its senior associate athletics director for external operations. His first official day is June 16.

May 19
Accurso named Most Outstanding Performer at MAC outdoor meet
Senior Juli Accurso was named Most Outstanding Track Performer while leading the Bobcats on the final day of the MAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Athens.

May 12
OHIO Softball headed to NCAA Championship
The team's road to the 2014 NCAA Women's College World Series will begin Friday, May 16, in Kentucky.

May 11
Travis Carrie selected on day three of the NFL Draft
Senior cornerback Travis Carrie was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft.<br />

May 8
Ohio Softball pitcher tosses perfect game to advance team to MAC Championship 
Sophomore pitcher Savannah Jo Dorsey threw a perfect game as the No. 5-seed Bobcats toppled the No. 1-seed Ball State, 3-0, in a 2014 MAC Tournament game on Thursday. The championship game is Friday.

Apr 29
Freshman takes 10th at MAC Women's Golf Championships
The OHIO women's golf team finished seventh at the Mid-American Conference Championships on April 27 with a 54-hole total of 955 (+91). Freshman Hailey Hrynewich finished with a 230 (+14) total score and 10th place finish.

Apr 23
Setty, Wilkins named Basketball Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention
Ohio University men’s basketball student-athletes Treg Setty and Travis Wilkins have been named to the Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention team.<br />

Apr 10
2014 Football season tickets on sale
Season tickets for Ohio Football 2014 are now on sale and fans can secure their seats for as low as $5 per game.

Athletics hosts third annual Catspys Awards
The Ohio University Student-Athlete Advisory committee held the Third Annual Catspys Awards Monday evening inside Memorial Auditorium to celebrate another outstanding year of Bobcat Athletics.

Apr 6
Saul Phillips named Men's Basketball Head Coach
Ohio University Director of Athletics Jim Schaus has named former North Dakota State University head coach Saul Phillips as the Bobcats' next men's basketball head coach.

Apr 4
Jim Christian resigns as head men's basketball coach
Jim Christian has resigned as head coach of the men's basketball program to accept the same position at Boston College. A national search for a successor will begin immediately.<br />

Apr 3
Softball's Casie Hutchinson is MAC East Player of the Week
Softball freshman infielder Casie Hutchinson has been named the Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday.

Mar 19
Rachel Komisarz-Baugh named Swimming and Diving head coach
Athletics Director Jim Schaus named Rachel Komisarz-Baugh as the Bobcats' Swimming and Diving head coach today. She has spent the past five years at the University of Louisville.

Mar 17
Ohio earns CIT bid, will host Cleveland State Wednesday
The Ohio University men's basketball team has earned a berth in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament and will host Cleveland State on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Mar 3
Diving's Srail wins MAC three-meter dive title
Junior Morgan Srail recorded a school-record score of 339.05 to capture the 2014 Mid-American Conference title in the three-meter dive.

Feb 28
Ohio Football releases 2014 schedule
Three regular season games on the ESPN Family of Networks, six home games and a visit to the University of Kentucky highlight the Ohio University football team's 2014 schedule.

Feb 27
Deane Webb named Ohio Volleyball head coach
Ohio University Athletics Director Jim Schaus named Deane Webb as the head coach of the Bobcats Women's Volleyball program Wednesday evening. He is the winningest head coach in Belmont University history.

Feb 25
Lancaster Campus women's basketball team wins state championship
The Ohio University Lancaster women’s basketball team is celebrating its first state championship in nine years. The OUL Lady Cougars won two games over the weekend at the state tournament in Chillicothe to claim the title. The last time the team won the title was 2005.

Feb 19
Lancaster Campus women's basketball team plays in state semi-finals this weekend
For Ohio University Lancaster women’s basketball team player Kristy Swinehart, the Ohio Regional Campus Conference Tournament win this past weekend against Ohio University Chillicothe was a mix of emotions.

Feb 12
Lancaster Campus men's and women's basketball teams win ORCC East Division
Ohio University Lancaster is tops in basketball twice over.  The women’s basketball team captured its 4th straight ORCC East Division Title over the weekend. Meanwhile, the OUL men’s team defeated Wright State –Lake on Sunday 77-66 finishing 12-2 in conference play and also winning the Ohio Regional Campus Conference East Division title. 

Feb 11
Senior cornerback earns NFL Scouting Combine invite
Ohio University cornerback Travis Carrie has earned an invitation to the 2014 NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Ind.

Feb 3
MAC Basketball Tournament tickets on sale Feb. 4
The 2014 FirstEnergy MAC Basketball Tournaments are quickly approaching and tickets go on sale Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 8:30 a.m. at the Ohio Athletics Ticket Office.

Ndour earns basketball national co-player of week award
Junior forward Maurice Ndour was named the Lou Henson National Co-Player of the Week along with Alan Williams of UC Santa Barbara.

Jan 29
Football to hold 2014 signing day reception
Fans can get the first look at the 2014 Ohio Football freshman class on Wednesday, Feb. 5. The reception begins at 6 p.m. on the second floor of Peden Stadium Tower.

Jan 2
Swimming in the Sun
The swimming & diving team is taking part in a 12-day training trip in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Dec 19
Football lends helping hand at Southeast Ohio Food Bank [VIDEO]
The Ohio University football team took time out of its 2013 Beef `O' Brady's Bowl preparation to lend a helping hand at the Southeast Ohio Food Bank this week.

Dec 11
Student bus trip offered for Beef O'Brady's Bowl
All current Ohio University students are invited to join the Bobcat football team in St. Petersburg for the Beef O'Brady's Bowl on Monday, Dec 23. The cost for the trip is $50.

Dec 9
Football team to play in Dec. 23 Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
Ohio Football has accepted an invitation to the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg marking its fifth consecutive bowl game appearance and sixth in eight years. 

Ohio Volleyball falls to No. 20 Michigan State in NCAA First Round
The Ohio University volleyball team's season ended Saturday with a three-set loss to 20th-ranked Michigan State.

Dec 3
Nick Kellogg named to All State Good Works Team
Men's basketball senior guard Nick Kellogg (Westerville, Ohio) is a nominee for the 2014 Allstate Good Works Team, as announced by the National Association of Basketball Coaches Tuesday.

Dec 2
Ohio Volleyball to play Michigan State in NCAA Championships
The OHIO volleyball team will take on Michigan State on Dec. 6 in Lexington, Ky.

Nov 26
Ohio Football to be featured on CBS on Friday
Ohio University will be featured at 1:30 p.m. ET on CBS as the "Best Under-the-Radar NCAA Football Atmosphere" winner.

Nov 25
Ohio volleyball team wins MAC Tournament
The top-seeded Ohio University volleyball team (27-4) capped off a stellar 2013 MAC Tournament with a 3-0 victory over Eastern Michigan University on Sunday to claim the program's eighth MAC Tournament title.

Nov 21
Abby Gilleland named MAC Volleyball Player of the Year
Sophomore setter Abby Gilleland has been named the 2013 MAC Volleyball Player of the Year. She is the second consecutive and the eighth overall Bobcat to win the award.

Nov 20
Athletic director hits 30 year mark as basketball coach at Lancaster Campus
Athletic Director Jeff Whitehead is marking his 30th year coaching basketball at OUL. Whitehead is currently coaching the women's team on campus. But, over the three decades, he has done a little bit of everything. He has assumed several roles, including head coach and assistant coach for the men's team.

Senior Luli Gomez Teruel named NFHCA all-region
The honors continue to roll in for Ohio University field hockey senior Luli Gomez Teruel who was named second team NFHCA All-Region.

Nov 18
Bobcats win 'Best Under-The-Radar NCAA Football Atmosphere' contest
The Ohio Bobcats won the Enterprise Rent-A-Car "Best Under-the-Radar NCAA Football Atmosphere" competition and will have a nationally televised feature filmed on campus Tuesday, Nov. 19.

Nov 15
'Blackout Pack' for Tuesday football game offers free hats and food
Ohio University Athletics has a special offer for fans who want to purchase tickets to the 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 home football game against Kent State University.

Nov 4
Juli Accurso wins third straight MAC cross country title
Senior Juli Accurso became the first runner in Mid-American Conference history to win three straight individual cross country titles on Saturday.

Oct 29
Gilleland, Pinson sweep MAC East volleyball weekly awards
The volleyball team swept MAC East Player of the Week honors Monday for the second time this season, as setter Abby Gilleland and middle blocker Alexis Pinson each garnered recognition from the league.