Field Hockey: Offense explodes in Bobcat win

After a forgetful four-game road trip, Ohio was able to get back in the win column by defeating Ball State, 5-3. Ohio got on the board quickly, scoring two goals in the first ten minutes of the game. Both goals were scored off corners, with the first coming from senior Lauryl Desch three minutes into the…

Field Hockey: Ohio defeats Longwood in shootout

Ohio was able to complete the weekend home sweep by defeating Longwood in a shootout, 1-0. Similiar to their game against Ohio State on Friday, the first half was led by strong defensive performances by both teams. Neither team was able to score, with Brittany Walker, who had four saves, and Lauren Bernard, who made…

Field Hockey: Syracuse offense too much for Ohio

After losing the first game of the year to Boston on Sunday, Ohio was unable to control the offensive attack of the Syracuse Orange, losing 7-0 at Pruitt Field on Monday afternoon. Ohio trailed right from the beginning, and it started with Annalena Ulbrich scoring off a Syracuse corner just over two minutes into the…

Bobcats fall just short of Northwestern

The Ohio Bobcat field hockey team (2-4) was unable to overcome a stingy defensive effort from No. 12 Northwestern despite a great effort, falling 1-0. The Wildcats (7-1) were able to produce 12 shots, with six of them targeting the net. Ohio senior Brittany Walker stole the show with five saves, but was unable to hold…

Field Hockey splits weekend contests

The Ohio University field hockey team (1-3) played in Louisville this past weekend in two contests, taking a victory over the William & Mary Tribe and a loss to the host Louisville Cardinals. In their first game, the Bobcats were able to earn a 2-1 victory over William & Mary off of a goal each…

Bobcats bury Bears on Senior Day

In her last home game at Ohio University, Taylor Brown scored four goals to give the Bobcats a convincing 5-1 win over the Missouri State Bears. Brown scored a 22-minute hat trick, while fellow senior Laura Mastro scored her first goal of the season to give the Bobcats a comfortable lead at halftime. Brown scored…

Macmillan: I felt like I could be successful at Ohio

On the south coast of England in Portsmouth, one will find a plentiful amount of rugged beaches with many different types of pebbles lying in the sand. One will also find Ohio field hockey head coach Neil Macmillan’s roots. Macmillan is the main man in charge to lift the program to unprecedented heights. Coach Macmillan…

Spartans strike in overtime, beat Bobcats

Sophomore forward Allie Ahern’s goal in the 74 minute gave the No. 20 Michigan State Spartans a 1-0 overtime victory over the Ohio Bobcats at a cold and damp Pruitt Field on Sunday. Forward Abby Barker galloped down the left side of the field and found Ahern, whose shot went past goalkeeper Brittany Walker into the…