Bobcats drop first game of doubleheader

Mitch Longo came into the first game of the doubleheader on a six-game hit streak, and when he stepped to the plate to lead off the ninth inning he was 0-3, obviously something had to give. Longo launched a single and seemed to be the spark the Bobcats needed for a potential two-run comeback.  However,…

Bobcats snap skid with 5-3 win over Western Michigan

With a 1-2 count against the leadoff batter for the eighth inning, Jake Roehn looked for the sign and put all the force he had left into his pitch. He whizzed his 110th pitch of the game by Jared Kujawa and added a fourth strikeout to his total. He would throw 11 more pitches in the inning to work out…

Late inning meltdown gives Chippewas series win

Tyler Wells stood on first base as the 0-1 pitch was thrown to John Adryan. He turned on it and smacked it to the wall, earning a double and bringing Wells home. Scott White bunted for a base hit to move Adryan to third, and another bunt brought him in as well. It was a tie game in…

Bobcats open MAC season with loss

Opening play in the Mid-American Conference, the Ohio Bobcats baseball team (4-14) fell to the Central Michigan Chippewas 6-3 in the first game of their weekend series Friday night. The Bobcats started Jake Roehn on the mound, and the game took an immediate downhill turn after allowing two hits in the first inning and one run to score.…

Bobcats are swept in weekend series with St. Bonaventure

After giving up 24 runs in the first game of the doubleheader with 7 errors, the Ohio Bobcats (4-12) had to focus on one thing entering the second game: get back to basics. “You just have to continue to work on your skills,” coach Rob Smith said. “Some of the errors today, obviously, were very routine.…

Bobcats break down in 7th, lose 6-4 to Bonnies

Despite holding a steady lead through the middle innings, the Ohio Bobcats (4-10) lost to the St. Bonaventure Bonnies 6-4 on Friday evening. The game started with consistent scoring as the Bonnies recorded an earned run in each of the first three innings while the Bobcats pulled away with a three-run second inning. After that,…

Big win caps off senior night for Bobcats

In the final game of the regular season, the Ohio Bobcats (29-7-2) honored their seniors and defeated the Pittsburgh Panthers (12-11-5) by a score of 5-0 while outshooting the Panthers 75-13. “All along we just want to get pucks on net and bodies on the net,” coach Jonathan Sheridan said. “Their goalie played unreal. You have…

Big game by Breslin leads Bobcats to 8-1 victory

It took nearly 15 minutes for the first goal, but from then on the onslaught never stopped as the Ohio Bobcats (28-7-2) defeated the Pittsburgh Panthers (12-10-5) by a score of 8-1. The offenses finally started with a simple tap in goal by Garrett Williams off a hard and tight pass by Logan Pfeffer that was nearly…

Team effort gives Bobcats sweep over Kent State

Adam Steranko was the only player dressed for the Ohio Bobcats (27-7-2) not to register a shot on goal in Friday’s 8-2 victory over Kent State (7-24-1), a testament to the offensive firepower at hand. “That’s one of our goals is to get pucks on net,” coach Jonathan Sheridan said with a laugh. “We want pucks and bodies…