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Athletics News

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.

Oct 20
Vote for OHIO in 'Best Football Atmosphere' contest
Voting for the Enterprise Rent-A-Car "Best Under-the-Radar NCAA Football Atmosphere" ends Oct. 21. Seven schools were selected as finalists, with the winner to be completely fan-determined through Facebook voting.

Oct 2
Kellogg and Willis named to preseason All-MAC basketball teams
Senior guard Nick Kellogg and junior guard Javarez Willis were named to the College Sports Madness Preseason All-MAC Teams.

Volleyball team climbs to No. 20 in AVCA poll
The Ohio University volleyball team (12-2, 2-0 MAC) checks in at No. 20 in the AVCA Division I Coaches Poll released Monday.

Sep 18
Volleyball ranked No. 24 in AVCA Coaches Poll
The OHIO volleyball team is No. 24 in the AVCA Division I Coaches Poll.

Women's Basketball announces 2013-14 schedule
A matchup against Final Four participant Louisville and a tournament in Puerto Rico highlight the 2013-14 women's basketball schedule.

Sep 3
Men's Basketball releases schedule
The Ohio University men’s basketball team announced its 2013-14 schedule Tuesday, which features 14 games against teams that qualified for postseason play.

Aug 21
MAC announces creation of Camellia Bowl Game in Alabama
The Mid-American Conference announced the creation of the Camellia Bowl, a new football bowl game set to begin in 2014 in Montgomery, Ala.

Aug 2
Bobcat football players report to camp Monday
The Ohio University football team reports to preseason camp on Monday in preparation for its 2013 season.

Jul 29
Ryan White named senior associate athletics director for development
Ohio University Athletics has named Ryan White as its senior associate athletics director for development. He officially begins Aug. 14.

Jul 25
Ohio Football predicted to win MAC East
For the second consecutive season, the Ohio University football team has been picked to win the Mid-American Conference East Division.

Jul 22
Tyler Tettleton on Walter Camp Award Watch List
Quarterback Tyler Tettleton is one of the 50 "players to watch" for the 2013 Walter Camp Football Foundation Player of the Year award, the nation's fourth-oldest individual college football accolade.

Jul 16
Pruitt Field closed for track, turf replacement
Pruitt Field will be closed from July 15 through August for replacement of the track and turf surfaces.

Jul 12
Running back Beau Blankenship named to Maxwell Award Watch List
Ohio University football running back Beau Blankenship was selected to the Watch List for the 77th Annual Maxwell Football Club Award on Monday.

Jun 24
D.J. Cooper and the NBA Draft process
D.J. Cooper has worked out for the Golden State Warriors, Portland Trailblazers, Washington Wizards and Orlando Magic so far on his path to the NBA Draft, and the feedback Cooper has received is encouraging.

Jun 19
Ohio Football finalizes game times for 2013 season
The Ohio University football team finalized its kickoff times for the 2013 season on Tuesday as the Mid-American Conference completed its regular season schedule.

Jun 13
BobcatTV nominated for five Emmy Awards
Ohio Athletics' BobcatTV has been nominated for five Emmy Awards by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Jun 12
Athletics posts strong marks in NCAA Academic Progress Report
The Ohio University Athletics Department posted a number of all-time program bests in the latest Academic Progress Rate.