Women's Soccer News
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.
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
In a day of firsts for OCU, the women trailblazers defeated nationally ranked Kentucky Christian (no.
The OCU Men's and Women's soccer game time on Oct. 16th versus Johnson Bible College has been changed. It will now be the women at 2pm and the men at 4pm. It was originally set for a 3 and 5 start time.
The OCU women stepped onto the pitch on Friday for the second time in school history. What they didn't know is that they would be making history that night. In the 11th minute, Sarah Peters took a free kick that ended up in the near post corner of the goal from about 23 yards out. "What a first goal to have for this program! That was a zinger she hit and it is historical
This year, 2009, marks an exciting year for OCU women. The inaugural season opens this year and there is much to be excited about! The women's team is a varsity team; this allows them to play in post season play in the NCCAA. Due to their first year status, the women have eight regular season games.
On July 6-8, Oho Christian University Soccer teamed up with Countryside Church of the Nazarene in Darbyville to put on a camp for the local youth. Over 40 kids attended in which they learned the basics of soccer and were "Kickin it with Jesus".
Ohio Christian's soccer programs both made significant signings this past week. The men signed highly touted Dave Blamo from Westland High School. Dave was sought after by Defiance College and Ohio Dominican, but OCU is where he is headed. "Dave is a big boost to our offense but more importantly he is a great young man. He is quiet but one of the more pleasant people I have been around.
OCU Athletics approved earlier this year that a women's soccer program will begin in the fall of 2009 and on 3/23/09, they signed their first recruit.