Women's Volleyball News

OCAC Tournament Roundup

To begin the 2010 Ohio Collegiate Athletics Conference, Ohio Christian faced off against Southern State Community College. The Trailblazers came out strong and put together a solid 3 set victory over the Patriots with scores 25-9, 25-17, 25-7. Sophomore Linette Shetler  and Freshman Ashley Southard headed up the offense with 8 kills a piece.

OCU Volleyball Ends Regular Season with Win

The Ohio Christian University Women's Volleyball team completed its string of 5 matches in 5 days with a win and a 5 match record of 4-1. The Lady Trailblazers defeated the Patriots of Southern State Community College in 3 straight sets with scores of 25-18, 25-9, 25-16. Sophomore Linette Shetler led the offensive charge with a season high 11 kills with a 50% hitting percentage.

Ohio Christian Upsets Clark State

The OCU Volleyball team pulled out a close road win over OCAC opponent Clark State Community College 15-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-23. Five OCU hitters had 7 or more kills in the 4 set victory. Freshman Ashley Southard had a solid match with 10 kills and a 21% hitting percentage. Freshman Rachel Briggs chipped in 3 aces at critical moments in the match.

OCU Volleyball Takes Road Win

The OCU Women's Volleyball team downed the Warriors of Appalachian Bible College 25-9, 25-16, 25-17. OCU's two middle hitters had near season high hitting percentages. Freshman Ashley Southard led the Trailblazers with 10 kills. Sophomore Linette Shetler chalked up 7 blocks in the win. "Appalachian is always a challenging environment to play in.

Cougars Edge Trailblazers

The OCU Trailblazers lost a tightly contested match in 4 sets to the Cougars of UC-Clermont 25-11, 23-25, 19-25, 24-26. Freshman Ashley Southard led the team with 9 kills. Junior Kristen Uetrecht tallied 5 blocks and Freshman Tiffany Mosher had a season high 26 digs. "We continue to have great energy in that first set," stated Coach Wes Brothers.

Trailblazers Close Out Last Home Match with Win

The Ohio Christian University Trailblazers won in 3 sets over the Mavericks of OSU-Mansfield 25-7, 25-21, 25-21. Seven different Trailblazers contributed kills in this victory with Freshman Ashley Southard and Sophomore Hillary Stump leading the way with 7 kills each. Southard and Freshman Tiffany Mosher led the team with 3 aces a piece.

Trailblazers Take Scarlet Wave to 5 set Marathon

Ohio Christian University nearly pulled off a victory in the 5 set loss to Ohio State University - Marion with scores of 25-21, 28-30, 14-25, 25-19, 12-15. Junior Kristen Uetrecht and Freshmen Ashley Southard contributed 12 and 11 kills respectively. Southard led the team with 5 aces.

OCU Volleyball Outcome from Grace Bible Tournament

OCU Volleyball loses to IU Northwest Ohio Christian University lost in three sets to the Red Hawks 16-25, 21-25, 18-25. Sophomore Meredith Fairrow matched her season high 32% hitting percentage and co-led the team with Linette Shetler earning 7 kills each. Freshman Mary Ashbaucher led the offense with 26 assists.

Lady Trailblazers Volleyball fall to KCU

Ohio Christian University dropped three sets to the Lady Knights of Kentucky Christian University 12-25, 17-25, 19-25. Freshman Mary Ashbaucher led the team with 4 aces and Freshman Tiffany Mosher led the defensive effort with 9 digs. "We made a lot of unforced errors early and KCU is not a team you can do that against and expect to pull off a win," said Coach Wes Brothers.

OCU Volleyball Pick Up Conference Win

Ohio Christian University defeated the Warriors of Appalachian Bible College in three sets 25-9, 25-14, 25-17. Freshmen Ashley Southard led the attacking with 7 kills and Sophomore Linette led the team with 4 aces. "This was a fun match to watch," said Coach Wes Brothers.