Chelsea Bilger and the Bobcats make their first appearance in the Convo on Aug. 18.
Aug 16, 2013
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ATHENS, Ohio - The Ohio University volleyball team will kick off the 2013 season with its annual Green & White Game (free admission) on Sunday at 2 p.m. inside the Convocation Center.
The scrimmage is part of a full day of volleyball on the Ohio University campus. The event begins with the team's Little Bobcats instructional program, which will be held from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Convo. A pizza party will be held after the session.
Little Bobcats is an outreach program designed to allow Ohio fans from grades 1-8 a chance to interact with their favorite Bobcat players, while also learning more about the sport and enhancing their volleyball skills. For more information on Little Bobcats, or to register for the clinic, click here, or email staff member Peter Netisingha at email@example.com.
After the clinic, Ohio fans can catch their first glimpse of the 2013 Bobcats during the Green & White game.
Following the game, the volleyball program will hold its annual cookout at the Richland Avenue Park area near the Ohio University Inn.
The Bobcats return five starters and nine letter winners from the 2012 squad that captured the MAC regular season title. Ohio will welcome back three First Team All-MAC selections from a year ago, including 2012 MAC Player of the Year Kelly Lamberti (Cary, Ill.), 2012 MAC Co-Freshman of the Year Meredith Ashy (Louisville, K.Y.) and junior outside hitter Chelsea Bilger (Fishers, Ind.).
Fans, don't forget to purchase season and individual match tickets for this season. Season tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for youth ages 3-18. General admission seats for all regular season home events are $5 each and students get in free with an Ohio ID. To purchase tickets, click here, call 800-575-CATS (2287) or visit the Ohio Athletics Ticket Office inside the Convocation Center.
To view the entire 2013 Ohio volleyball schedule, click here.
The Aug. 18 Little Bobcats clinic is the first of four sessions during the 2013 volleyball season. The second clinic will be held on Oct. 5 at 9 a.m., before the `Cats take on Bowling Green later that day at 7 p.m. The third session is Oct. 19 at 9 a.m. (the Bobcats play Ball State at 7 p.m.). The final clinic will take place during the Ohio vs. Buffalo match on Nov. 2 at the Convocation Center (7 p.m.).
2013 Little Bobcats Clinic Schedule
Sun, Aug 18: Noon - 1:30 pm
Sat, Oct 5: 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Sat, Oct 19: 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Sat, Nov 2 - Ohio vs. Buffalo Halftime Exhibition (7 p.m.)