March 2010

History Continues to Elude Ohio Christian University Softball

There it is looming on the horizon. Sometimes seeming almost close enough to touch, close enough to grasp. Yet, the first win in program history continues to elude the Lady Trailblazers who lost both games of a double header against Ohio University-Chillicothe at Paint Stadium on Tuesday night.

The Hilltoppers would take the first game by a score of 13-2. Read more »

OCU Volleyball Coach Wes Brothers Attends Coaches Clinic with US Olympians

Ohio Christian University Coach Wes Brothers is going for Gold-at least he is learning coaching strategy from Gold Olympians Hugh McCutcheon and Karch Kiraly.

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OCU Baseball Sets Records in Thumping of Freewill

The Ohio Christian Baseball Squad had the hot bats on a cool evening at VA Stadium in Chillicothe, banging out a school record 17 hits and scoring a record 23 runs in thumping Freewill Baptist 23-4 Monday night.

The win also set another Blazer Baseball mark with the sixth win of the season marking the most wins in a season for OCU Baseball. Read more »

Blazers Baseball Pick up Fifth Win

The Ohio Christian Baseball Team picked up their fifth win of the young season with a 12 to 10 rain shortened win over Ohio University Chillicothe. The Blazers played in a cold consistent rain at the VA Stadium in Chillicothe, led the entire game and got the win when the umpires called the game after 6 innings when it became nearly impossible to hang on to the ball or the bat. Read more »

Trailblazers Have Second Good Week in National Rankings

After the second week of statistical reporting the Ohio Christian University Trailblazer softball program dropped in the national rankings to 30 out of 33 teams reporting. "We kind of expected that kind of drop this week since a lot of the schools had not reported during the first week," said Head Coach Emory Clark.

The Trailblazers do have some team stats that are worthy of note. Read more »

Trailblazers Fall Short in OCAC Double Header

The Ohio Christian University Trailblazer softball team fell short in both games of last Saturday's double header at Southern State Community College. The final score for the first game was 15-0 and the second ended with a final score of 17-0. Read more »

Lady Trailblazers Sign Pickerington Guard Jazmin Smith

The Lady Trailblazers signed Jazmin Smith, a 2009 Pickerington Central High School grad, to play basketball next season.  Jazmin will bring athleticism and speed to OCU's backcourt, which is a perfect fit for the Lady Blazers' fast-paced style of play. 

Head Coach Mandy Wray said, "Jazmin will fit our style of play really well.  We like to press for forty m Read more »

Boldman signs with Lady Blazers

Kelly Boldman, a 6'3 senior at Minford High School, signed to play basketball for the Ohio Christian University Lady Trailblazers next season.  It will add some much-needed height to the Lady Blazers' roster, who were out-sized almost every game this season.  Boldman said, "It has always been a dream of mine to play college basketball, and God has allowed it to come true." < Read more »

Baseball Blazers Split with Clark State

Ohio Chrisitan split a doubleheader with one of the OCAC league favorites, losing the first game with two outs in the seventh and then turning the tables winning the nightcap with two outs in the seventh.

OCU won the second game in their final at bat when Tae Spell walked, stole his third base of the game and then scored on a two out single by Kelton Sines.

The Blazers lost the Read more »

Ohio Christian University Softball Garners National Rankings

After the first week of statistical reporting for the National Christian College Athletic Association the Ohio Christian University softball team has garnered their first national ranking as a varsity softball program. The NCCAA uses a Revised Burbridge Rating Method that assigns values based on the opponent's highest affiliation. Read more »