April 17, 2012
ATHENS, Ohio - OhioBobcats.com The Official Website of Ohio University Athletics experienced its highest traffic total ever as the site received 1,066,163 page views in the month of March, totaling a growth of 135 percent.
OhioBobcats.com also had a record 192,592 unique visitors, which resulted in a growth of 171 percent.
"OhioBobcats.com is our primary platform to tell our student-athletes story," said Senior Associate Athletic Director Dan Hauser. "The growth our site has seen over the course of March is a great indication of how passionate our fans are about Ohio athletics."
The record breaking numbers to OhioBobcats.com came during the men's basketball team's victories over Michigan and South Florida in the NCAA Tournament en route to the Sweet 16.
The 1,066,163 page views surpassed the previous high of 1,035,979 page views the site had in November of 2006 when the Ohio football team captured its first ever Mid-American Conference East title.
OhioBobcats.com is the home of Ohio University athletics. The site offers the most up-to-date information on all of Ohio's 16 varsity athletic teams and is home to exclusive video and audio content. The site also offers free live video and audio streaming for Ohio events.
"We are very proud of what OhioBobcats.com has become," Hauser said. "We have a very dedicated staff that is committed to providing our fans with the best coverage of Ohio athletics."