The OCU men win their 5th game in a row, marking the second best win streak in OCU Men's history, second only to last years 6-0 start. The OCU men didn't do it quietly though as they gave up a 3-1 lead, to visiting Crown College, late in the game. In the 80th minute Crown scored on a rare lapse of the OCU defense and one minute later scored again on a phenomenal goal making it 3-3.
Marissa Tackett, a 2006 graduate of Chillicothe High School, is currently ranked 1st in Kill Average per set in the NCCAA II Division. Two weeks into the season, Marissa has tallied an average of 4.33 kills per set. Tackett has led 7th ranked Ohio Christian University to a record of 2-0 with 39 kills and 7 blocks.
The Ohio Christian University Women's Volleyball team tallied their second win of the season against OSU-Mansfield with scores of 25-17, 13-25, 25-17, 13-25, 15-6.
"There were several bright spots in tonight's match," said Head Coach Wes Brothers. "The team is playing more as one unit on the court, reading offensive attacks and getting quicker on transitions.
Lady Trailblazers defeated the Warriors of Appalachian Bible College 20-25, 25-13, 28-26, 25-18.
"Playing the Warriors on the road is always a challenge," said Head Coach Wes Brothers. "The team showed improvement over the course of the match, however, we will need to focus on reducing our unforced errors."
The third set saw the Trailblazers down at one point 20-23.