March 27, 2012
ATHENS, Ohio - Ohio Volleyball opens its 2012 spring schedule this weekend with a match against Ohio State on Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Convocation Center.
The Bobcats, who had won eight-consecutive MAC Championships before last season, will welcome the Buckeyes, NCAA Regional Semifinalists in 2011, for an exhibition to kick-off five weeks of competition.
On April 14, Ohio will travel to Louisville for a full day of action at the Kentucky-Indiana Volleyball Academy College Tournament. This is an annual tournament that features some top-level competition for the Bobcats.
The following weekend, Ohio will travel to Huntington for a match with Marshall. The Bobcats swept the Thundering Herd during the 2011 Baymont Invitational held in Athens.
The last road match of the spring season sees Ohio travel to Muncie, Ind., for a match against another Big Ten power, Northwestern. The Bobcats and Wildcats will play at Munciana Volleyball Club on April 28.
The Green & White close action with the annual Ohio Alumni match on the first weekend of May. Former players like Ellen Herman, Meghan Simons, Jane Sytsma and Stephanie Blackburn will join Katie Post and Nicole Staverman in an exhibition match against the current crop of Bobcats.