ATHENS, Ohio -- Jake Hromada, 'The Voice of Ohio Volleyball', and the OhioBobcatTV crew caught up fifth-year head coach Deane Webb for the third installment of the Weekly Webb.
The Bobcats (4-6) went 2-2 last week. Ohio opened week three of the 2018 season with a 3-1 (25-21, 21-25, 25-20, 25-22) loss to longtime rival Marshall last Wednesday (Sept. 5) at the Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, W. Va., but closed it out by going 2-1 at the 2018 Bobcat Invitational presented by Texas Roadhouse at the Convocation Center over the weekend to clinch a share of its home tournament title. The Bobcats opened the weekend with a 3-2 (25-27, 24-26, 25-22, 27-25, 15-11) triumph over Samford on Friday (Sept. 7) morning. After falling to Virginia Tech, 3-1 (24-26, 25-21, 25-21, 25-16) on Friday evening, Ohio closed the Bobcat Invitational out with a 3-1 (25-15, 17-25, 25-17, 25-21) win over IUPUI.
Ohio's final non-conference tournament takes the Bobcats to Columbia, Mo., for the Mizzou Invitational this weekend. The Bobcats will battle Drake and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Friday (Sept. 14) before squaring off with tournament host Missouri on Saturday (Sept. 15).