Soccer: Bobcats pummel Pioneers in spring season finale

In the team’s final spring season match, the Ohio Bobcats used a powerful offensive attack to defeat the Malone Pioneers, 6-0, at Chessa Field on Saturday afternoon. “For us, it’s not about the opponents we play,” Ohio coach Aaron Rodgers said. “It’s about how we develop as a team. We have the opportunity to develop…

Soccer: Three thoughts from Ohio’s spring season opener

A trio of thoughts following the Ohio Bobcats’ back-to-back 6-1 victories against West Virginia Wesleyan and Findlay at the Walter Fieldhouse on Saturday. The players are getting more comfortable with Aaron Rodgers’ philosophy From the moment Ohio and West Virginia Wesleyan kicked off, the Bobcats looked comfortable on the ball and usually made the right…

Ohio Soccer comes from behind to win at Toledo, 2-1

Holly Harris (Soph.) knocked home a goal in the 88th minute to give Ohio (7-5-5, 3-3-3 MAC) a victory on Friday over Toledo (5-11-1, 2-6-1 MAC), 2-1. The Bobcats came from behind on the road with two 2nd half goals to win their fifth road game of the season. Toledo scored first in the 64th minute with…

Bobcats hold Broncos to draw on Senior Day

Both the Ohio Bobcats (6-5-5, 2-3-3 MAC) and the Western Michigan Broncos (7-4-4, 5-1-2 MAC) had chances to win on Sunday afternoon, but neither side was able to take full advantage of its opportunities. Sophomore striker Holly Harris saw two shots saved in overtime, and the Ohio women’s soccer team was able to earn a…

Bobcats return home to face off against Eagles

The Ohio women’s soccer team (6-4-4, 2-2-2 MAC) is where it wants to be. The squad is currently in a position where it can qualify for the Mid-American Conference Tournament and, of their five remaining fixtures, three of them will take place at Chessa Field. However, the ‘Cats will be challenged by two teams who…

Cislo’s second-half goal gives Ohio draw in Akron

After three failed attempts, the Ohio women’s soccer team team has one more chance to earn a victory on their current four-game road swing. Despite gaining the early advantage, the Bobcats battled back to draw 2-2 against the Akron Zips at FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field on Friday evening. Sophomore Holly Harris scored on 16 minutes…

Bobcats, Cleveland State battle to scoreless draw

One hundred and ten minutes weren’t enough for the Bobcats (4-2-2) and Cleveland State Vikings (5-4-1) Friday evening. At the end of regulation play and two overtime periods, the two teams were staring at two goose eggs, with a 0-0 tie. At Krenzler Soccer Field in Cleveland, Ohio and Cleveland State were both vying to…

Late strikes by Murnane, Harris sink Niagara

With five minutes to go against Niagara, the Ohio women’s soccer team was on the verge of losing their third match of the season. However, the Bobcats saved their best soccer for the end of the match. Goals from Maggie Murnane and Holly Harris handed the Ohio Bobcats a come-from-behind 2-1 win against Niagara in…

Bobcats fend off Zips

The Ohio Bobcats women’s soccer team came away with a 3-2 win against the Akron Zips in a game that saw most of the action played out in the final 18 minutes of the match at Chessa Field Friday afternoon. “Any time you can get three points, you take it,” head coach Stacy Strauss said.…