October 2009

OCU Men Honored by Region

OCU Men were honored by the Mid-East Region Coaches after a successful season.  Four players were selected 1st team:

  • Emanuel Harris (So.)
  • Dave Blamo (Fr.)
  • Kevin Street (Jr.)
  • Stu Hostetter (So.)
  • Selected to the 2nd team was:
  • Jimmy Galvan (So.)
  • Dexter Chapman (So.)
  • Taylor Ryan (Fr.)

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OCU Men win 1st Regional Game ever!

OCU Men came into the Regional Tournament as the #1 seed. They did so a year ago also, but were beaten by Johnson Bible College in a tough loss. This year they played Appalachian Bible College and defeated them 3-1 in OCU men's first regional tournament win in school history.

OCU scored 3 first half goals by Chad Dobbs, Dave Blamo and Dexter Chapman to enjoy a comfortable lead Read more »

OCU Women Honored

The NCCAA Mid-East Regional coaches met to decide who was the regional team of the year.  OCU was blessed to be honored with four 1st teamers. 

  • Lieci South (Jr.)
  • Sarah Peters (Jr.)
  • Christine Myers (So.)
  • Hannah Woolever (Fr.)
  • OCU also had 2 women for Honorable Mention:
  • Kim Uetriecht (So.)
  • Elena Vluegels (Fr.)

OCU Women to play in Regional Final

OCU Women's soccer is in it first year of existance.  No one expected the women to do what they have done to this date.  Today they defeated Johnson Bible College in the Mid-East Regional Tournament.  The women move on to play Kentucky Christian Univ. in the Regional final.  Winning tomorrow would mean a trip to Florida to play in the National Tournament. Read more »

Lady Trailblazers Placed on All Conference Teams

Junior Marissa Tackett was selected to be on the 2009 1st Team All Conference for the Ohio College Athletic Conference. Tackett suffered an ankle sprain halfway through the season and after a few weeks was back on the court. Read more »

Men's Basketball Pre-Season Review

Coach Christopher is returning for his third year as head coach for the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers. The last two seasons have been successful with '07-'08 being the first 20 win season in the school's history.  They went on to be the runner up at the ACCA National Tournament. Read more »

Liesi South Named NCCAA Player of the Week

Liesi South, junior forward helped her team shut out Johnson Bible College (TN)
along with NCCAA DII #7 Kentucky Christian University (KY). She also scored the game winner in double overtime against KCU and had an assist against Johnson from a defensive position.

Dave Blamo Named NCCAA Player of the Week

Dave Blamo, freshman forward had a great week scoring 2 goals and 1 assist in a win against Kentucky Christian, one goal in a win against Johnson Bible (TN) and one goal in a win against Crown College (TN). His totals for the year are 18 goals and 6 assists.

OCU falls in closing minutes

The OCU Men's Soccer team traveled down to Portsmouth, Ohio on Monday to play Shawnee State, an improved NAIA team in 2009.  The Trailblazer went toe to toe with SSU all game long but with 5 minutes left in the game, Shawnee State caught them off guard and scored.  Shawnee State has struggled of recent years in the NAIA but this year have turned it around and are 7-5-1.  "They ar Read more »

OCU Women win 2nd game

Women's soccer at OCU is in it's infancy, but one wouldn't know that with how they are playing soccer.  On Friday, October 16th the OCU women beat Johnson Bible College 3-0 solidifying a 2nd seed in the Mid-East Regional Tournament.  "We are getting better each day.  We have some girls who know the game and played for a long time who we rely on, but some of the more "green" girls Read more »