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Athletics News

Sep 28
Bobcats in the NFL: Indianapolis Colts linebacker Tarell Basham
Welcome to a four-part series of former Bobcats in the NFL. Through Q and A's over the phone, OhioBobcats.com Feature Writer Pete Nakos will bring you a weekly story on a Bobcat.

Sep 27
OHIO Hockey announces Hall of Fame class for 60th season
OHIO Hockey will celebrate its 60th anniversary season by inducting former player and head coach Tiff Cook, goaltender Bill Gurnick and defenseman Ryan Johnston into its Hall of Fame.

Sep 21
Ohio Men's Basketball's Phillips participates in 'Challenged By Choice' [VIDEO]
Men's Basketball Head Coach Saul Phillips recently participated in 'Challenged By Choice,' an event where people from the community are invited to personally experience having a disability at their place of employment. His disability simulation was vision impairment

Sep 20
OHIO Hockey, Power 105.5 FM announce new ‘OHIO Hockey Coach’s Show’
OHIO Hockey is partnering with Power 105.5 FM to run a weekly “OHIO Hockey Coach’s Show” on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. The half-hour show will debut Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the West End Cider House.

Sep 13
OHIO Hockey to host free Green vs. White game on Sept. 15
The OHIO Bobcats Hockey Team will be hosting a free Green vs. White game at 7:30 p.m. Friday Sept. 15, at Bird Arena, followed by a free “Skate with the ’Cats” event.

Aug 18
OHIO Hockey announces ticket prices, promotions for 60th season
The Ohio University Hockey Team will take the ice at Bird Arena 25 times this season, and Bobcat fans now have the opportunity to purchase individual tickets and season ticket packages online for all Bobcat home games.

Aug 14
OHIO announces plan for enhanced 2017 football game day experience
The OHIO athletic department continues to develop the game day experience at Peden Stadium. The enhancements include a new video board, a distributed sound system and a pilot to expand beer sales stadium wide.

Aug 10
OHIO golf teams to host annual Bobcat Open Sept. 25
The Ohio men's and women's golf teams will host the 27th Annual Bobcat Open on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, at The Lakes Golf and Country Club in Westerville, Ohio.

Men’s Basketball announces 2017 non-conference schedule
The Bobcats are slated to host eight games at the Convocation Center, make two road trips and play three neutral site games. The first home game is a Nov. 4 exhibition against Capital. The Bobcats open the home regular season on Nov. 11 against Alabama A&M.

Jul 30
OHIO Hockey releases 2017-18 schedule
OHIO Hockey has released its 2017-18 schedule, which includes 25 games at Bird Arena and some new opponents.

Jul 26
OHIO Hockey’s Cody Black represents USA at Ball Hockey World Championship
OHIO Hockey junior forward Cody Black was selected earlier this summer to represent the United States at the World Ball Hockey Championships in Paradubice, Czech Republic, where he was selected "Player of the Game" for his two goals against Portugal.

Jul 19
Copperheads and fans set world record for simultaneously fidget spinners
The Southern Ohio Copperheads and their fans set a world record for “most people spinning a fidget spinner simultaneously” on Saturday, July 8 at Ohio University's Bob Wren Stadium in Athens, Ohio.

Jul 17
Athletics releases 2016-17 Annual Report
The Ohio University Athletics department released its 2016-17 Annual Report on Monday. The 40-page booklet recaps last season's athletic, academic, compliance, marketing, sponsorship, ticket sales and media accomplishments.

Jul 7
Ohio University Zanesville Tracers end softball season strong
Lady Tracer Softball team enjoy friendship and fun

Jul 3
Baseball's Tom Colletti signs contract with San Diego Padres
Senior right-handed pitcher Tom Colletti has signed with the San Diego Padres as an undrafted free agent. In his three years as a Bobcat, he made 75 appearances with eight starts and struck out 136 batters over 169.1 innings of work.

Jun 28
Copperheads selling half-season passes for $40
The passes are selling for $40 from June 29-July 10 and include every home game from June 29 to the end of the season, 11 home games, at a cost of less than $4 per game.

Copperheads’ second fireworks show of the season is July 29
The Copperheads are hosting their second Fireworks night of the season on Saturday, July 29 at Bob Wren Stadium. Come out for an exciting night of baseball, great food, good company and a phenomenal firework display.

Copperheads to celebrate Independence Day with game, food and fireworks
The Southern Ohio Copperheads will host an Independence Day game with the Richmond Jazz at 1:30 pm. Enjoy a hot dog courtesy of Mike’s Dog Shack, drinks, baseball and finish the night with a ‘Thunder in the Valley’ fireworks show after the game.

Jun 13
OHIO Hockey unveils 60th season anniversary logo
OHIO Hockey has unveiled a special logo that will be used to celebrate its 60th season.

Jun 8
Volleyball's 2017 recruiting class earns high honorable mention
The Ohio volleyball program's 2017 recruiting recently received High Honorable Mention from PrepVolleyball.com.

Jun 5
Michael Harris and Dan Bremner added to OHIO Hockey staff
OHIO Hockey has announced the additions of Michael Harris and Dan Bremner to the coaching staff for the 2017-18 season.

May 31
Kickoff and television times announced for 2017 OHIO football games
The Mid-American Conference has announced several kick off times and television information for 2017 football games. The Bobcats' season begins Sept. 2 with a 7 p.m. game against Hampton.

May 30
Former wrestler Dwight Gardner to be inducted into MAC Hall of Fame May 31
Dwight Gardner will be inducted in the MAC Hall of Fame on Wednesday, May 31 during the MAC Honor's Dinner.

Baseball wins MAC and trip to NCAA Championship Lexington Regional
The No. 4 regionally-seeded Bobcats will square off against No. 1 regionally-seeded Kentucky on Friday at noon at Cliff Hagan Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky.

May 25
Copperheads to sell Passion Works Studio designed T-shirts
Passion Works is a studio where Athens community members, with and without disabilities, come to express their artistic talents. Get yours on June 8 at Homer’s Homecoming or at any Copperheads home game.

May 10
Two Bobcats among hockey association's All-Americans
The American Collegiate Hockey Association has named OHIO Hockey team players Joey Breslin and Jacob Houston All-Americans.

May 4
Golfer Peyton White qualifies for 2017 NCAA West Lafayette Regional
Senior golfer Peyton White has qualified for the 2017 NCAA Championships West Lafayette Regional as one of 45 individuals selected to compete in the six NCAA Regionals. He becomes the first Bobcat to compete in NCAA Regionals since 2002.

May 3
Softball announces summer camps schedule
The Ohio softball team has announced five youth summer softball camps in June, the coaching staff announced today. This year the Bobcats will hold two Elite Softball Skills Camps and three Little Bobcats camps.

May 2
Peyton White took unlikely path to become one of top players in OHIO men's golf history
Peyton White will depart Ohio as one of the all-time greats, piling up 16 top-10 finishes, including three tournament wins. He also became the first Bobcat to garner First Team All-Mid-American Conference honors since 2002.

May 1
Football’s Tarell Basham chosen 80th in 2017 NFL Draft
Bobcats defensive end Tarell Basham was chosen by the Indianapolis Colts as the No. 80 overall pick in the 2017 National Football League Draft Friday. He was the third Mid-American Conference player drafted.

Apr 28
OHIO Hockey names captains for 2017-18 season
Senior forward Mike Palasics and junior defenseman Grant Hazel were named assistant captains for OHIO Hockey’s next season while senior defenseman Jacob Faiella was selected captain.

Apr 26
Copperheads fill all directors jobs with undergraduates for first time
In early April, Ohio University graduate students and faculty gathered for GradFest, a day full of activities for graduate students to further their career development.

Apr 25
OHIO Club Golf team qualifies for national championship for first time
For the first time, the Ohio University Club Golf team has qualified for the Spring 2017 National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA) National Tournament.

OHIO Hockey’s Jacob Houston named finalist for ACHA Rookie of the Year
OHIO Hockey freshman defenseman Jacob Houston was named a finalist for the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) National Rookie of the Year Award.

OHIO Hockey hosts 2017 Senior Banquet, names player awards
OHIO Hockey hosted the annual end-of-season Senior Banquet Sunday afternoon and named the 2016-17 player awards.

Apr 23
OHIO Hockey named finalist for ACHA National Community Service Award
OHIO Hockey was one of three finalists for the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) National Community Service Award, which the team won in 2015.

Apr 12
Southern Ohio Copperheads baseball tickets on sale
Copperheads’ home games at Ohio University’s Bob Wren Stadium provide a family friendly atmosphere and the best summer entertainment in Athens. Fans can purchase a general admission season ticket to all 21 home games for $80.

Apr 3
Southern Ohio Copperheads preparing to kick off 16th season
The 2017 season’s festivities kick off on June 8 when fans can join Copperheads players and their mascot, Homer, for a special opening season event. Opening Day is June 9.

Mar 22
Athletics announces multiyear partnership with adidas
The Ohio University Athletics Department has agreed to a multi-year exclusive partnership with adidas beginning in July of 2017 announced Ohio Director of Athletics Jim Schaus.

Mar 16
Football team begins spring camp [VIDEO]
The Ohio football team under head coach Frank Solich, who is entering his 13th season at the helm of the Bobcats program, began spring practice Monday morning at Walter Fieldhouse.

Mar 6
Shakur Laney takes 125-title at 2017 MAC Wrestling Championships
Sophomore Shakur Laney took the Mid-American Conference Championship Sunday in the 125-class in Cedar Falls, Iowa, and earned an automatic qualifying spot to the NCAA Championships.

Women's Basketball set to host first round game against Eastern Michigan
The fifth-seeded Ohio women’s basketball team will begin its 2017 Mid-American Conference Tournament run at 6 p.m. Monday, March 6 by hosting 12th-seeded Eastern Michigan in the Convocation Center.

Feb 27
OUC softball team hosts fundamentals clinic for the Pioneer Center of Ross County
The Lady Hilltoppers hosted a softball clinic for students with developmental disabilities to build camaraderie through a mutual love of sports.

Feb 23
Volleyball announces coaching staff additions
<br />Fourth-year Ohio volleyball head coach Deane Webb announced the addition of Rodnei Santos as assistant coach and his wife, Laura Santos, as director of operations on Wednesday. The married couple spent the 2016 volleyball season at Oregon State.

Feb 8
Wrestling's Kelly, track & field's Atkinson are Scholar-Athletes of the Week
As part of the mission of Intercollegiate Athletics to celebrate the achievements of our students both in the classroom and on the field of play, OhioBobcats.com will honor the successes of both a male and female student-athlete.

Jan 25
@OhioBobcats Swimming and Diving named CSCAA Scholar Athlete All-American Team
he Ohio swimming and diving team has earned the distinction of being named a Scholar All-American team by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America by earning a team cumulative grade point average of a 3.48 in the last fall semester.

Men's Basketball's Feb. 4 game vs. Akron picked up by CBS Sports Network
The Ohio Men's Basketball Team's Feb. 4 contest against Mid-American Conference East Division rival Akron has been picked up by CBS Sports Network and will now tip at noon from the Convocation Center.

Jan 23
OHIO Hockey delegation headed to Kazakhstan for 2017 Winter World University Games
On Thursday, OHIO Hockey Head Coach Sean Hogan and four of his players – Joey Breslin, Matthew Hartman, Michael LaFrenier and Matthew Rudin – will board a plane for Almaty, Kazakhstan, where they will compete in the 2017 Winter World University Games as part of the U.S. Men’s National University Team.

Jan 20
OHIO Hockey’s Jan. 27 Ice Ghosts Exhibition Charity Game to benefit cancer research
The Ohio University Hockey Team will be hosting its sixth annual Ice Ghosts Exhibition Charity Game, benefitting cancer research, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, in OHIO’s Bird Arena.

Jan 12
Football's Javon Hagan is FWAA Freshman All-American
Hagan, who is also the Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year and Second-Team All-MAC, was the only MAC player selected.