Men's Soccer News
OCU Men's Soccer Team made a splash in the National Tournament. They could not do it without the men named to the NCCAA National All-Tournament Team.
OCU Men's Soccer did the unbelievable. In 2007, the program hit rock bottom, going 1-16. In 2008 OCU hired Josh Murton and he led them to a 10-5-1 record, a school record. In 2009 the men took one more step towards being nationally known and took the nation by storm by going undefeated in the National Tournament. OCU started by upsetting 2 time defending National Champs,
The Mid-East Region Champs, OCU was seeding #7 for the up and coming NCCAA National tournament. Their draw is 2-time defending National Champs Manhattan Christian College. MCC has been a force in the NCCAA of late but that doesn't concern Coach Murton. "We want to be the best, so we have to play the best. It doesn't concern me at all.
On Saturday, October 31st at 3:30pm, Ohio Christian University celebrated their first Regional Tournament Champion in school history when the men's soccer team downed Johnson Bible College 5-2.
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.) OCU was als
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
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.
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
On Friday, October 16th, Emanuel Harris scored his 41st goal for OCU in two years. The relevance with that is he now has more goals than any other player in school history. He surpassed Terry Bosworth (1988-92) for the goals scoring title. "I am so proud of Eman and what he has accomplished here at OCU. His mark here will never be forgotten and I know he has helped put O
For the second year in a row, the OCU Men's Soccer took the NCCAA Mid-East Regional Regular season title by defeating Johnson Bible College on Friday 3-2 and Crown College on Saturday 4-0. The men swept through the regular season with a perfect 8-0-0 record against their regional foes. The wins also marked the most wins in a season for an OCU soccer team with 12. The previous