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May 22
Rudy Rott named 2018 MAC Baseball Player Of The Year
Junior first baseman Rudy Rott has been named the 2018 Mid-American Conference Player of the Year. He also earned All-MAC First Team and All-MAC Defensive Team selection after leading the team in batting average, slugging percentage, on-base percentage, hits, doubles, home runs, walks, RBIs and runs scored.

May 14
OHIO Softball heading to Knoxville for NCAA Regionals after winning MAC Championship
The 2018 Mid-American Conference Champion OHIO Softball Team will face off against James Madison on Friday, May 18 at 3 p.m. on ESPN3.

May 8
Danielle Stiene named MAC Pitcher of the Year; six OHIO softball members earn All-MAC honors
Softball senior Danielle Stiene was named the 2018 Mid-American Conference Pitcher of the Year. Six Bobcats earned spots on All-MAC Teams, including Stiene, Mikayla Cooper and Alex Day, who earned First-Team All-MAC.

May 7
OHIO Hockey names captains for 2018-19 season
OHIO Hockey has named senior forward Cody Black as captain and senior forward Bryan Lubin and senior defenseman Grant Hazel as assistant captains for the 2018-19 season.

May 4
Athletics mourns loss of former Men's Basketball Coach Larry Hunter
OHIO Athletics is mourning the loss of alumnus and former Men's Basketball Coach Larry Hunter, who died on Friday May 4, from complications of a stroke. He served as the head coach from 1989 to 2001.

Apr 28
Quentin Poling selected in seventh round By Miami Dolphins in NFL Draft
Poling was a First-Team All-MAC linebacker for the Bobcats this past season and led Ohio with 107 total tackles and 49 solo stops. He is the 35th Bobcat drafted into the NFL and the ninth under OHIO head coach Frank Solich.

Apr 25
Danielle Stiene named MAC East Pitcher of the Week for fourth-straight week
Stiene once again led the Bobcats in the circle, going 3-0 on the week and helping the Bobcats go 3-1 and improving them to 15-2 in MAC play. Overall, Stiene recorded a 1.12 ERA in 25.0 innings.

OHIO Hockey hosts 2018 Senior Luncheon, presents player awards
OHIO Hockey hosted the annual end-of-season Senior Luncheon the afternoon of April 22 and presented the 2017-28 player awards.

Apr 19
Spring Football Game and Athletics Equipment Sale to take place Saturday
The Ohio Bobcats football spring practice slate will culminate Saturday, April 21, with the annual Spring Game Day. Peden Stadium will open at noon with free admission for all fans. The annual Athletics Equipment Sale will begin at noon inside Gate 2.

Men’s Basketball announces addition of transfer Connor Murrell to 2018-19 signing class
Connor Murrell spent last season at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa, where he helped lead the Warriors to a perfect 33-0 regular season, a No. 1 ranking in National Junior College Athletic Association Division I and a NJCAA National Tournament berth.

Apr 13
Golfer Emily Hughes wins 2018 Dolores Black Falcon Invitational
After shooting a career-low 67, Ohio women's golf junior Emily Hughes finished the 2018 Dolores Black Falcon Invitational, hosted by Bowling Green at at Stone Ridge Golf Club, as the individual champion.

Mar 29
Mike Laster to represent OHIO, MAC at 3X3U National Championship
This ground-breaking new event will pit 32 four-man teams consisting of players from every Division I college basketball conference against each other in a three day, 3-on-3 tournament. These teams will compete for a $100,000 prize pool.

Bobcat alumni impress at annual Pro Day
Scouts from 20 National Football League teams arrived in Athens to work out members of the Ohio football program as part of the team's annual Pro Day on Wednesday.

Mar 13
Several OHIO Hockey players earn CSCHL Awards
Seven OHIO Hockey players are among those who were honored with awards from the Central States Collegiate Hockey League (CSCHL), the elite conference in American Collegiate Hockey Association Division I.

Mar 2
Ohio announces update and refresh of student group, The O-Zone
The new O-Zone membership will be $20 annually. Members will get an exclusive Adidas T-shirt, a member benefit card with discounts to local restaurants and retailers, premium seating at all Ohio athletic events, priority registration to select away game trips, team question and answer sessions and meet and greets and priority access to Ohio's annual spring equipment sale.

Feb 14
Freshman Cierra Hooks earns MAC East honor for second-straight week
Ohio women's basketball freshman guard Cierra Hooks was named the Mid-American Conference East Player of the Week. She averaged 23.0 points per game, 3.5 rebounds, 6.0 assists per game and went 20-of-38 from the field.

Feb 12
OHIO Hockey to host, compete in Central States Collegiate Hockey League playoffs
OHIO Hockey and Bird Arena will host the Central States Collegiate Hockey League (CSCHL) playoffs the weekend of Friday, Feb. 23, through Sunday, Feb. 25 with the Bobcats scheduled to compete in the playoffs on Saturday, Feb. 24.

Feb 1
Swimmer Corrin Van Lanen is MAC Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Ohio swim and dive's junior Corrin Van Lanen has been named Mid-American Conference Swimmer/Diver of the week for helping the Bobcats go 1-1 last weekend.

Jan 24
Bart Miller set to join Bobcats football staff
Ohio Head Football Coach Frank Solich announced the addition of Bart Miller as an assistant coach. Miller will coach the offensive line after spending last season at Air Force.

Jan 11
Volleyball announces 2018 summer camps
The Ohio volleyball program is set to host several camps in July for various ages and skill levels. The Bobcats' summer lineup features Team Camp (July 9-11), Elite Camp (July 12-13), Intro Skills Clinic (July 14) and Bobcat Camp (July 16-18).<br />

Dec 22
Ohio defeats UAB 41-6 in 2017 Bahamas Bowl
The win was the Bobcats first bowl win since 2012 and the first for the Mid-American Conference since 2015. It is also the largest margin of victory in MAC bowl history.

Dec 21
Ohio Football gives back to community at Bahamas Bowl
Following practice, Bobcat football players visited the Ranfurly Homes for Children to shoot some hoops and provide some motivation. You couldn't help but notice the glow on the faces of the kids and student-athletes.

Dec 18
OHIO Bobcats Football energized for Dec. 22 Bahamas Bowl [VIDEO]
OHIO Football will play Alabama-Birmingham in the 2017 Bahamas Bowl at 12:30 p.m. ET Friday, Dec. 22 in Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN.

Dec 4
Football headed to the Bahamas Bowl
After compiling an 8-4 regular season record, the Ohio football team has accepted an invitation to the 2017 Bahamas Bowl and will be matched up against Alabama-Birmingham on Dec. 22.

Nov 29
OHIO Hockey to host fourth annual 'Teddy Bear Toss' at Dec. 2 game
The No. 4 ranked OHIO Hockey Team will host its fourth annual “Teddy Bear Toss” during the Saturday, Dec. 2, game against No. 5 Robert Morris University-Illinois.

Second half season tickets available for OHIO Hockey
The Ohio University Bobcat Hockey Team is offering second half season tickets for a fraction of the price of a full season ticket.

Nov 14
Ohio Football can capture East Division crown at Akron tonight
Ohio is coming off a 38-10 win over Toledo and has won its last four-straight games. Ohio leads the all-time series against Akron 19-13-1 and has won the last nine meetings between the two schools.

Ohio's Poling and Zervos named MAC East Players of the Week
Ohio senior linebacker Quentin Poling and sophomore kicker Louie Zervos have been named MAC East Defensive and Special Teams players of the week, respectively, following their play against Toledo last week.

New look Women's Basketball Team ready for new challenges
Entering his fifth year on the job, Head Coach Bob Bolden has taken the Bobcats women's basketball program to a Mid-American Conference Tournament championship, a berth in the NCAA Tournament and two trips to the WNIT. But this season, he'll enter the season without the centerpieces of those accomplishes.

Oct 29
Men's Basketball's Carter, Dartis named to 2017-18 Preseason All-MAC East Division Team
Junior guard Jordan Dartis and sophomore forward Jason Carter represented the Ohio men's basketball team on the 2017-18 Preseason All-Mid-American Conference East Division.

Oct 26
OHIO Hockey teams up with ‘You Can Play’ for weekend series (VIDEO)
OHIO Hockey has teamed up with the “You Can Play” organization and the Ohio University LGBT Center for the Jackie O’s Weekend Hockey series on Nov. 3 and 4 against Davenport University.

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.