Sophomore outside hitter Lizzie Stephens (Dallas, Texas) recorded a match-high 19 kills, and freshman middle blocker Tia Jimerson (Sugar Hill, Ga.) hit .609 with 16 kills and added four total blocks (two solo, two assisted) to help the Ohio volleyball team (7-9, 1-1 MAC) pick up its first conference win of the 2017 season with a 3-1 (25-15, 18-25, 25-23, 25-23) victory over Mid-American Conference East Division rival Akron (5-9, 1-1 MAC) on Saturday (Sept. 23) at James A. Rhodes Arena.
RESULTS & UPCOMING EVENTS
The Ohio women’s golf team wrapped up day one of the Nittany Lion Invitational hosted by Penn State at the Penn State Golf Courses today. The Bobcats opened the first round with a 307 and followed that up with a second-round score of 311 for a two-round total of 618 (+42), which places them 11th.
Ypsilanti, Mich. — Behind two touchdown passes from sophomore quarterback Nathan Rourke in overtime, the Ohio Bobcats defeated Eastern Michigan 27-20 in double overtime Saturday (Sept. 23) at Rynearson Stadium.
Ohio’s first overtime win since North Texas on Sept. 12, 2009 (31-30, 2OT). Ohio’s first overtime game since opening week last season against Texas State (L, 56-54, 3OT) Ohio is 19-12-1 against Eastern Michigan. Ohio has won nine of the last 11 meetings. Ohio has a 1-0 MAC start for the ninth time under Solich and the seventh year in a row